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Automotive News Alert - Nov - 2017

Automotive News Alert - Nov - 2017

Automotive News Alert - Nov - 2017


Car Servicing & You is bringing the most impactful automotive stories which should matter to all the automobile enthusiasts in Australia and across the world. 

 Car Servicing & You is bringing the most impactful automotive stories which should matter to all the automobile enthusiasts in Australia and across the world. 

LKQ Corporation Ready to Acquire Aftermarket Business of Warn Industries, Inc. : The Warn’s business is known for vehicle equipment and accessories, like hoists, winches, hubs, locking and bumpers. The Specialty Segment (Keystone Automotive Operations Inc.) of LKQ Corporation will be acquiring the aftermarket business of Warn Industries Inc. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of the year.

AAA launches a campaign for the Federal Government to test auto emissions : The Australian Automobile Association (AAA) wants the government to introduce real-world emissions testing. This campaign aims at the new cars or hybrid vehicles which consume up to 59% more fuel and emit noxious emissions which are 7 times the legal limit.

US and California regulators approve fix for 38,000 Volkswagen crossovers : After reports of potential excessive emissions, the regulators have made a decision to fix and not buy back the VW 3.0-liter diesel crossovers. The decision can save more than $1 billion for the automaker. Under a settlement approved by U.S. District Judge in May, VW would have been forced to offer to buy back, the luxury 2013-16 model-year diesel Porsche Cayenne, Volkswagen Touareg, and 2013-2015 Audi Q7 crossovers, if it had not won government approval for a fix.

Ground-breaking Future Transport 2056 new transport vision for NSW : Developed by Transport for NSW, the vision focuses on the decisions which need to be made to bring changes in the state over the coming 40 years. It consists of Draft Future Transport Strategy, the Draft Regional NSW Services and Infrastructure Plan, and the Draft Greater Sydney Services and Infrastructure Plan.

Social media is quickly becoming the most effective marketing engagement tool for car dealers : According to the DriveSocial Australia reports, more than 8 in 10 automotive shoppers today are on social media platforms. The DriveSocial Australia provides Social Media Support and digital marketing assistance to achieve boost sales and engage with the potential buyers.

The UK government promotes electric cars with a drafted law for more charging points : According to the reports, the law obligates the service stations to add to a current network of 11,500 charging points around the country. The provisions are included in the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill that is introduced to remove carbon from the environment. Moreover, Britain is investing above 1.2 billion pounds in electric and driverless-vehicle technology.

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