The leading independent vehicle safety advocate, the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), released 5-star safety ratings for four vehicles, the Holden Spark, the Kia QL Sportage, the Jaguar XF and the Skoda Superb.
GENESIS has unveiled its striking ‘New York Concept’ luxury sports sedan at the New York International Auto Show. The New York Concept hints a new level of prestige for the South Korean automaker as it attempts to challenge German brands such as Mercedes and BMW.
Australia’s Michael Simcoe, after a 33-year stint on General Motors design team and currently Vice President of GM International Design, has been appointed to Vice President of GM global Design and will start transitioning into his new role from May.
Rolls Royce are challenging their ‘crusty’ stereotype by catering towards the well-heeled baby-boomer and millennial market with their new ‘Black Badge’ series, in the hope that it will capture sales opportunities for today’s young, ‘self-empowered, self-confident rule-breakers’.
The MTA Institute has launched its new Learning Management System (LMS). In development since mid-2015, the LMS will offer training courses, and certain elements of training courses, to students via an online portal.
A $16 million advanced biofuels pilot plant will be built at Southern Oil Refining’s Yarwun plant at Gladstone.
Caleb Ferguson is MTAQ’s Apprentice of the Month for February 2016.
South Australia’s Premier Jay Weatherill has urged General Motors to make a financial contribution to the northern Adelaide suburb at the core of Holden's looming shutdown.
The 21-year-old Gold Coast mechanic, who trained with the MTA Institute and completed his apprenticeship at the beginning of the year, was presented with the award at the Club’s national rally in Launceston, Tasmania, at the beginning of March.