VFACTS Says The Cliff Is Here.

Figure released by VFACTS on May 5th show that the Australian new car market has taken a hammering from the Covid-19 lockdown. Compared to April 2019, sales are down by a massive 48.5% in new vehicle numbers, with just 38,926 units sold. in context however, it’s still a tick under 1,300 units per day. The […]

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Australian Car Icons Slide Back Whilst Sales Overall Hit The Million Again.

Although the icons of Australia’s automotive industry, Ford and Holden, went backwards in sales in 2015, overall sales hit the million mark for the fourth year in a row, with preliminary figures tipping 1.156 million. Holden went backwards by 2.9% and was within reach of Hyundai, with less than 1000 sales between the two. The […]

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Classic Cars: Holden Monaro

There’s something about the shape of a classic two door car that attracts the eyes like little else; Jaguar found that with the E-Type, Ferrari with the GTO (and pretty much every one of their cars!) and Australia’s Holden did it with the Monaro. July of 1968 saw the release of the first “two door […]

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Long Bow Drawn: Nissan Altima Ti-S

The large car market in Australia is under threat. Entries classified as medium from Mazda, Kia and Hyundai have eroded the market share that cars such as the Commodore and Falcon once had. Nissan has continued to chip away, this time with the Altima, the successor to the Maxima. There’s four models, three with a […]

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