Technology Update

New life for electric vehicle batteries

On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced $1.49 million in funding to Melbourne battery technology company Relectrify to advance their commercial scale...
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Ready, Tradie Go!

The NSW Department of Education and their Regional Education Industry Partnerships program have teamed up with several collision industry partners to launch Ready, Tradie Go!, a digital skills program...
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The art AND science of welding

There are many reasons why car manufacturers are very specific about how to weld, where to weld, and what equipment to use to ensure a safe and proper repair....
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EV Adoption – the stumbling blocks!

The largest study of Australia’s fleet marketplace on Electric Vehicle (EV) adoption has found limited action from Federal Government, high purchase costs and limited availability as leading causes for...
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Tasmanian government goes electric!

The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) applauds the Tasmanian government’s proposed transition of the government vehicle fleet to 100% electric vehicles by 2030. “The announcement that the Tasmanian...
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South Australia to disincentivise electric vehicles with tax

The South Australian government will seize the dubious honour of becoming the only jurisdiction in the world actively disincentivise the purchase of electric vehicles through tax if it goes...
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Auto Innovation Centre offers aftermarket ADAS calibration alternative

The Auto Innovation Centre (AIC) has added Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) calibration to its extensive list of capabilities. Built as a centre of excellence, the cutting-edge AIC facility...
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I-CAR announces Gold Class for Total Collision Repairs

I-CAR Australia Gold Class Coordinator Gary Wood has announced that Total Collision Repairs in Airport West, Victoria has been awarded the prestigious I-CAR Gold Class Collision status. “I-CAR has...
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Plastfix launches digital training studio

Plastfix has officially launched its exciting new digital training and research studio in Adelaide, which has accelerated the company’s ability to deliver online training in plastic restorations to their...
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Leading industry groups join Waste Motive

Waste Motive has continued to move at pace, notwithstanding the COVID-19 disruption, as the initiative secured the support of several of the automotive industry’s leading groups, such as Allianz,...
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