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Auto Report

Auto Report

The Auto Report provides comprehensive insights of developments in the rapidly evolving world of mobility. The program delves into pertinent trends shaping the automotive landscape.

Hosted by esteemed industry figures, Matt Hobbs, CEO of Motor Trades Association of Australia and Mike Costello, Corporate Affairs Manager of Cox Automotive. 

Mike Costello

Mike Costello boasts a distinguished career spanning 14 years as a motoring journalist and editor. Subsequently, he transitioned into a pivotal role overseeing Public Relations for Cox Automotive Australia, a subsidiary of Cox Automotive Inc., the global leader in vehicle services.

Matt Hobbs

Matt Hobbs assumed the role of CEO at the Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) in January 2024. With a background spanning automotive and aviation industries, including senior roles at GM Holden, General Motors, Nissan Motors, and Tiger Airways, he brings extensive leadership experience. Additionally, he served as an Adviser to the Minister for Tourism during the ‘where the bloody hell are you’ campaign. The MTAA represents over 15,000 automotive businesses nationwide, from dealerships, recyclers and everything in between.

Episodes | 13 minutes

Are silent vehicles putting pedestrians at risk?

New standards impact car industry

Pain points loom large for EV

The EV revolution: where are the commercial vehicles?

New vehicle efficiency standards: AUS VS. U.S