Motor industry

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Feedback is being sought on various options for changes to the laws regulating the buying, selling and repair of motor vehicles in Western Australia. Acting Commissioner for Consumer Protection Gary Newcombe is encouraging consumers and anyone involved in the industry to have their say through a consultation paper released today (Friday 6 November 2015). “With more than two million motor vehicles...
Consumer Protection
Media release
06 Nov 2015
An unlicensed motor vehicle dealer who was fined $20,000 and ordered to pay costs of $563 by the Armadale Magistrates Court about three months ago has had his fine reduced to $12,000 and costs increased to $1,058.10 this week. 23-year-old Joshua Robert Clifford WAYNE, currently of Roleystone, had purchased 59 vehicles and sold 50 from July 2013 to March 2015 without having a licence as required...
Consumer Protection
Media release
06 Nov 2015
The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by 17 cents per litre (cpl) to 131.5 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that on Tuesday 3 November 2015, most Coles Express sites are increasing their ULP price by 27 cpl, to 139.9 cpl. The majority of Puma sites are increasing their ULP price to 137.9 cpl, most BP sites...
Consumer Protection
Media release
02 Nov 2015
The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by 14 cents per litre (cpl) to 132.1 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that on Tuesday 27 October 2015, most Caltex and Coles Express sites are increasing their ULP price by 20 cpl or more, to 137.9 cpl. Most BP and Puma sites are increasing their ULP price to 135.9 cpl...
Consumer Protection
Media release
26 Oct 2015
The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by 15 cents per litre (cpl) to 135.2 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that on Tuesday 20 October 2015, most BP, Caltex and Puma sites are increasing their ULP price to 139.9 cpl (a hike of 20 cpl by most BP and Caltex sites and a hike of 21 cpl by most Puma sites). The...
Consumer Protection
Media release
19 Oct 2015
The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 14 cents per litre (cpl) to 136.4 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that on Tuesday 13 October 2015, most Caltex sites are increasing their ULP prices by 22 cpl to 141.9 cpl. The majority of BP sites are also increasing their ULP price to 141.9 cpl; most Caltex...
Consumer Protection
Media release
12 Oct 2015
The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 14 cents per litre (cpl) to 137.1 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that on Tuesday 6 October 2015, most Caltex sites are increasing their ULP prices by 20 cpl to 143.9 cpl; most BP sites are increasing to 142.9 cpl; the majority of Puma sites to 141.9 cpl and...
Consumer Protection
Media release
05 Oct 2015
Consumer Protection and WorkSafe would like to remind the community and travel industry about the importance of having an alert driver on express coach or bus services going from Western Australia to Victoria for the AFL Grand Final. Acting Commissioner for Consumer Protection Gary Newcombe said footy fans from Perth, heading across the Nullarbor, should seek assurances from coach or bus charter...
Consumer Protection
Alert
29 Sep 2015
The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 15 cents per litre (cpl) to 136.7 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that on Tuesday 29 September 2015, most Caltex sites are increasing their ULP prices to 143.9 cpl, most sites increasing by 22 cpl. Most BP sites are increasing to 141.9 cpl; the majority of...
Consumer Protection
Media release
28 Sep 2015
An unlicensed car dealer operating mostly from his Yokine home has been fined $8,000 by the Perth Magistrates Court on 24 September 2015. Zaid Tareq Al-Asadi was convicted of buying and selling numerous motor vehicles between October 2012 and June 2014, without having a licence as required by the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act. He was ordered to pay costs of $5,725. Acting Commissioner for Consumer...
Consumer Protection
Media release
25 Sep 2015

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