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National transport costs continue to rise

22.5.2017

The Australian Automobile Association’s (AAA) latest Transport Affordability Index shows the average Australian family is now paying $17,464 per year in land transport costs, an increase of $686 over the four quarters to March 2017. Read more of National transport costs continue to rise

Federal Budget a win for road safety and transport infrastructure

9.5.2017

Australia’s peak motoring body says the 2017-18 Budget is a win for road safety with $16 million in new funding provided for the keys2drive learner driver program and the announcement of a national inquiry into the National Road Safety Strategy. Read more of Federal Budget a win for road safety and transport infrastructure

Latest road death numbers show need for Budget commitment

1.5.2017

Australia’s peak motoring organisation, the Australian Automobile Association (AAA) today called for renewed focus from the Federal Government on road safety, as road deaths remain stubbornly high. The target of a thirty per cent reduction in road deaths by 2020 is slipping from the Government’s grasp, and requires a renewed commitment in next week’s Budget. Read more of Latest road death numbers show need for Budget commitment

Consumers deserve transparency from Volkswagen

7.4.2017

The Australian Automobile Association (AAA) today repeated its call for Volkswagen Australia to give its customers who are affected by the ‘dieselgate’ scandal certainty and transparency, amid reported claims customers are experiencing decreased performance and fuel economy after the company’s ‘fix.’ Read more of Consumers deserve transparency from Volkswagen

London and Paris leading Australia on real-world vehicle emissions testing

5.4.2017

Australia’s peak motoring organisation, the Australian Automobile Association (AAA) welcomes the joint initiative by the Mayors of London and Paris to provide car buyers better information with which to make environmentally responsible choices. Read more of London and Paris leading Australia on real-world vehicle emissions testing

Emissions tests cast further doubt over Government fuel savings projections

27.3.2017

Results from Australia’s first on-road vehicle emissions test program reveal vehicles are using up to 60 per cent more fuel on the road than in Government-mandated laboratory tests, raising serious concerns about the information provided to consumers and casting doubts over Government claims that motorists will save on fuel costs as a result of proposals to introduce tougher vehicle emissions standards. Read more of Emissions tests cast further doubt over Government fuel savings projections