The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has today released a draft report for the new car retailing industry market study. The draft report is available on the ACCC’s website. A media release is available here.

The draft report details the ACCC’s initial findings and recommendations in relation to a number of issues, including:

  • consumer guarantees
  • access to technical information to repair and service new cars
  • fuel consumption and emissions.

Submissions on the draft report are due 7 September 2017. The ACCC expects to release a final report in late 2017.

The ACCC has also released additional guides for the draft report available at the links below:

Further information on the new car retailing industry market study can be found at



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