The ACCC will release an interim report by 30 November 2017 and will seek industry feedback on this interim report.
On 28 September 2017 the Treasurer extended the reporting period for the inquiry.
Chairman Rod Sims discusses the ACCC's New Car Retailing Industry Market Study investigating the competitiveness of the Australian retail car industry.
Car manufacturers need to step up to meet their consumer guarantee obligations under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) and stop putting the squeeze on dealers through dealer agreements, policies and procedures, ACCC Chairman Rod Sims told the 2017 Australian Automotive Dealer Association National Dealer Convention in Sydney today.
Speaking at the Asia Pacific Fuel Industry Forum, ACCC Chairman Rod Sims outlined how fuel price data from websites and apps empower price-sensitive consumers, and help drive more competitive markets in petrol retailing.
Chairman Rod Sims outlines the role of the regulator in a changing economy, including recent actions the ACCC has taken on infrastructure pricing, against cartel conduct and to improve consumer protection.
Traders must give growers regular statements about how they dealt with the grower’s produce during a particular period.