Category Archives: Latest news

Unicla launches electric-drive compressors

VASA director Mitchell travelled to the IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hannover, Germany this month to launch the revolutionary eDrive range of compressors developed by his company Unicla International. The Unicla eDrive range features unique onboard control electronics and firmware … Continue reading

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VASA celebrates 25 years in style

25th anniversary VASA Wire & Gas conference a huge success VASA’s 25thanniversary Wire & Gas conference was a resounding success, with more than 150 delegates travelling to the Marriott Surfers Paradise Resort & Spa on Saturday August 4 for the … Continue reading

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Women’s Leadership Development Grants of up to $8,000 available

A LIMITED pool of scholarship funding has just been released for women working in the automotive sector to participate in a range of leadership development programs that start later this year. The grants are allocated with the specific intent of providing … Continue reading

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Postponed: government-run HFC phase-down info session in Darwin on July 19

Please note this session has been postponed. Please subscribe to VASA’s free email newsletter to receive updates. THE Department of the Environment and Energy’s free HFC phase-down information sessions continue to tour Australia, with booking now available for the Darwin … Continue reading

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Your chance to shape automotive training

PwC Skills for Australia is seeking people willing to share their thoughts on the skills, knowledge and training needs for the automotive industry. Your feedback will go into developing and refining Automotive Retail, Service and Repair (AUR) and Automotive Manufacturing … Continue reading

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Last chance to save more than your VASA membership fee on Wire & Gas tickets!

VASA members have until May 31 to snap up the last of the heavily discounted early-bird Wire & Gas tickets at just $695 inc GST, after which they will go back up to the usual member-only price of $849 inc … Continue reading

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Video: Autocare Sydney 2018 a success

THE inaugural Autocare Sydney convention held at the Sydney ICC venue on Darling Harbour earlier this month was a resounding success, both for event organiser AAAA (Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association) and VASA, which had a trade show booth and delivered … Continue reading

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Bosch Australia trainer Scott Daly to deliver hybrid training session at Wire & Gas

SCOTT Daly, a technical trainer for Bosch Australia, is now confirmed to deliver the hybrid and electric vehicle training session at Wire & Gas 2018. He has been in the automotive industry for close to 30 years, starting as an … Continue reading

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R1234yf inventor Barbara H Minor honoured with prestigious Science of Chemical Industry award

THOSE who attended the 2015 VASA Wire & Gas convention will remember Barbara H Minor’s fascinating presentation about R1234yf, which she was pivotal in the development of. She has now been honoured with The Science of Chemical Industry (SCI) America … Continue reading

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Queensland dates confirmed for government-run HFC phase-down info sessions

THE Department of the Environment and Energy’s free HFC phase-down information sessions continue to tour Australia, with booking now available for Townsville, Gold Coast and Brisbane in mid-June. Queensland sessions start on June 14 in Townsville, followed by Gold Coast and … Continue reading

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