Monthly Archives: March 2021

How the Agency Model Disrupts the Australian Automotive Market with Mark and John



In Talking Automotive with Mark and John Ep 35, Mark Palavestra and John Sinclair talk about the traditional franchise distribution model. The challenges between the dealer and the OEM distributors. They discuss what the impact will be of the Agency model and how this will effect both dealers and distributors. They also delve into the future and what impact distribution models may have on the market.

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Sponsor CarZapp Operations. https://www.carzapp.com.au/

Sponsor: PrixCar Fleet Services https://prixcar.com.au/services/fleet…

Production and editing by Ky Sinclair.

This information on this site is intended as a general reference for Internet users. It is made available on the understanding that Talking Automotive with Mark & John, as a result of providing this information, is not engaged in providing professional advice. Viewers & Listeners should seek their own advice re undertaking any commercial actions. All information in this site is provided “as is”, with no guarantee of accuracy, timeliness of the predictions discussed & is without warranty of any kind, express or implied.


How the Automotive Aftermarket DELIVERS Products, Services and Profits



In Talking Automotive with Mark and John Ep 34, Mark Palavestra and John Sinclair talk to Stuart Charity CEO of the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association. Stuart shares insight into the Australian Aftermarket which is a 35-billion-dollar industry. He delves into both the opportunities and challenges of the industry. He talks about skills shortage and difficulty to find technicians and the need to upskill with ever changing technology. He shares information on the many services the AAAA provides and the support it provides to its members. He provides insight to the AAAA Auto Innovation Centre and assistance they provide to the industry. If you liked what you heard, subscribe to the show to receive notifications of future shows.
If you would like to get more information on any of the topics reach out to Mark Palavestra or John Sinclair on LinkedIn.
Stuart Charity is on LinkedIn.
More about AAAA (Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association) can be found here https://www.aaaa.com.au/about-us/
Thank you to our sponsors
CarZapp Operations can be found at https://www.carzapp.com.au/ 
PrixCar Fleet Services can be found athttps://prixcar.com.au/services/fleet…
Production and editing by Ky Sinclair.
This information on this site is intended as a general reference for Internet users. It is made available on the understanding that Talking Automotive with Mark & John, as a result of providing this information, is not engaged in providing professional advice. Viewers & Listeners should seek their own advice re undertaking any commercial actions. All information in this site is provided “as is”, with no guarantee of accuracy, timeliness of the predictions discussed & is without warranty of any kind, express or implied.

New Car Buyer Trends Post Pandemic



In Talking Automotive with Mark and John Ep 33, Mark Palavestra and John Sinclair talk to Ben Sullivan Head of Automotive Services at Potentiate and CEO Ad Clarity.
Ben shares insight into how to understand and interpret automotive data. He delves into the need to better understand the data and the impact this can have on key decision making. He makes suggestions on managing the OMNI channel and the need to ensure online is effectively integrated with bricks and mortar.
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If you would like to get more information on any of the topics reach out to Mark Palavestra or John Sinclair on LinkedIn.
Ben Sullivan can be found on LinkedIn.
Thank you to sponsors
CarZapp Operations. https://www.carzapp.com.au/ 
Production and editing by Ky Sinclair.
This information on this site is intended as a general reference for Internet users. It is made available on the understanding that Talking Automotive with Mark & John, as a result of providing this information, is not engaged in providing professional advice. Viewers & Listeners should seek their own advice re undertaking any commercial actions. All information in this site is provided “as is”, with no guarantee of accuracy, timeliness of the predictions discussed & is without warranty of any kind, express or implied.

EP 32: Gaining $$$ in Used Car Wholesale with Andrew Tyson from CarZapp



In “Talking Automotive with Mark and John” Ep 32, Mark Palavestra and John Sinclair talk to Andrew Tyson General Manager at CarZapp Operations Pty Ltd. Andrew goes into detail about CarZapp a used vehicle wholesale platform for dealers. He goes into depth about the used vehicle market and the need to be able to make buyers and sellers more easily accessible to each other. He explains how this relationship improves the efficiency of used vehicle processes which ultimately benefits the buyer, seller and the customer. If you liked what you heard, subscribe to the show to receive notifications of future shows.
If you would like to get more information on any of the topics reach out to Mark Palavestra or John Sinclair on LinkedIn.
For more information on CarZapp Operations. https://www.carzapp.com.au/
Production and editing by Ky Sinclair.
Sponsor: PrixCar Fleet Services https://prixcar.com.au/services/fleet…
This information on this site is intended as a general reference for Internet users. It is made available on the understanding that Talking Automotive with Mark & John, as a result of providing this information, is not engaged in providing professional advice. Viewers & Listeners should seek their own advice re undertaking any commercial actions. All information in this site is provided “as is”, with no guarantee of accuracy, timeliness of the predictions discussed & is without warranty of any kind, express or implied.