TACC news

Storage Charges

2 July 2019

On behalf of Ken Eagle, Chair of the VACC Towing Operators Division, and his executive committee, VACC is very pleased to announce a substantial increase in storage rates for Towing operators. VicRoads has published the new rates effective from yesterday.

Important information regarding the imports of automobiles and some automotive parts into the United States

11 June 2019

US President Trump issued a Proclamation on 17 May in response to the Section 232 investigation into automotives and auto parts. The Proclamation directed the United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to enter into negotiations with the EU and Japan to limit imports of automobiles and some automotive parts (engines and engine parts, transmissions and powertrain parts, and electrical...

Reminder: Mandatory warranty wording to be included from June 2019

4 June 2019

Members are reminded that amendments to the Competition and Consumer Regulations 2010 (Cth) will mandate the requirement of prescribed text for businesses who give consumer written warranties against defects for the supply of services, as well as goods and services. You can view a copy of the amendments by taking this link.

How well are the major parties performing for automotive?

6 May 2019

Dear Member The federal election on May 18 presents a difficult choice for many businesses within the automotive industry. VACC has widely articulated its policy priorities for the automotive industry, particularly to the ALP and Liberal/National Coalition, through our Keep Australia Moving automotive policy priorities document. Following on from our policy document, VACC has undertaken an...