Take a look at what has been happening in the automotive industry, and keep up to date with all the latest news and events.

Posted on 09/08/2022

Over-revving electric vehicle hype will do more harm than good


The peak body for WA’s motor trade has urged Australia’s politicians and journalists to take the time to understand our unique motoring environment before loading all of our eggs onto an electric bandwagon.


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Posted on 05/08/2022

MTA WA raises concerns about over-revved EV hype


MTA WA CEO Stephen Moir was recently interviewed on ABC radio in relation to predictions of massive uptake of electric vehicles (EV) by some in politics, mining and other sectors with vested interests.


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Posted on 28/07/2022

Automotive organisations reach a historic agreement on national fleet transition


Australia’s peak National, State and Territory automotive representative organisations have reached a historic agreement at an Industry Summit on critical positions and pathways to achieve the considered and practical transition and electrification o


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Posted on 19/07/2022

ACT ban of petrol vehicles would be naïve and foolish elsewhere


The peak body for WA’s motor trade has urged other Australian jurisdictions to steer clear of the ACT Govt’s decision to announce a ban on the sale of internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles by 2035.


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Posted on 12/07/2022

MTA WA invites India to Invest and Trade in Western Australia


WA’s motor trade industry peak body has today kicked off an 8-day business mission to promote its industry-leading training courses and explore other opportunities for investment and trade with India.


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Posted on 06/07/2022

Coles Express fuel price hike ‘cynical and unjustified’


WA’s peak body for the motor trade industry has slammed the decision of Coles Express to again break with Perth’s fortnightly price cycle and increase the price for ULP by up to 39 cents per litre to 235.9cpl.


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Posted on 28/06/2022

New laws regarding products that use button and coin batteries


As of 22 June 2022, businesses that supply or sell new and certain second-hand consumer goods that use button/coin batteries are required to ensure the goods meet new information and safety standards.


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Posted on 28/06/2022

Swift caravan and camper cooker safety recall


The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued a Gas Safety Recall for 16 models of SWIFT 500 Series Cooker/Grill and Cooktops.


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Posted on 26/06/2022

Repco Bathurst 1000 Membership Renewal Competition


Renew your MTA WA membership for a chance to win a trip for two to the 2022 Repco Bathurst 1000.


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Posted on 24/06/2022

Boost your super before the end of the financial year with Spirit Super


The end of the financial year is just about here, so it's the perfect time to think about boosting your super.


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