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Motor Trader

Motor Trader is the official monthly publication of the MTA Queensland and is distributed to all MTA Queensland members. 

It is a digital publication (an e-magazine) that is packed with features and is a reliable source of information on all matters pertaining to the automotive industry – state, national and international. Each edition reaches more than 2000 automotive-related businesses across Queensland and beyond.

December 2017 edition:

MTA Queensland has officially launched MTAiQ – the first innovation hub in Australia dedicated to the automotive industry. 

In this edition of Motor Trader, we take a look at the MTAiQ Hub and talk to two client start-up businesses - Tyrestock and Carisma.

In out MTA Q&A feature, we talk to Jason Grimmond from Grimmo’s Garageon the Gold Coast.

In our Member’s Classic feature, we chat to John McKeon about his 1969 Datsun 240Z.

We also catch up with Superformance, who have been participating in the TV show Rides Down Under: Workshop Wars and see the result of their massive effort to customise a 40-year-old Chevy C10 pick-up truck.

Also in this edition:

  • Member Profiles: Gladstone Nissan & Hyundai, and Middlemount Engineering & Tyres
  • Industrial Relations
  • Concept Corner: The Lamborghini Terzo Millennio 

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MTA Group

MTA Queensland is the peak body representing the interests of employers in the retail, service and repair sectors of Queensland’s automotive industry.

MTA Institute (RTO No. 31529) is the largest private provider of automotive apprenticeships and training in Queensland.

MTAiQ - Australia’s first automotive innovation hub established by MTAQ, is a facility offering an eco-system that supports innovation in the motor trades.

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