As of 31st August Col Crawford ceased to be a Nissan Dealer. After 47 years of representing Nissan (originally known as Datsun), Nissan Motor Company Australia has chosen not to renew our Dealer Agreement. This decision by Nissan has not been performance based. Such as a Manufacturer (Franchisor) can design and have in place in a Dealer Agreement with the current Australian legislation and franchising codes, non-renewal, and in our case the franchisor has simply made the decision not to renew the franchisee’s (Col Crawford’s) term as a Dealer.
Our Top 5 Vehicle Maintenance ‘Must Do’s’ from the Col Crawford Service Experts…. With April School Holidays commencing TODAY, for those planning a family ‘road trip’, ensuring your car is in order mechanically puts your safety first and can save you a lot of heartache (& money) if something went amiss along the way.
The Issue with Oil Sludge: Whilst both car engine and oil technology advancements has resulted in dramatically increased service intervals from 5,000 to 15,000 plus kilometres, a major problem is becoming increasingly apparent.
The thermometer is showing temperatures in the minus figures on the slopes. It’s time to pull out the ski gear & thermals, strap on the roof racks and head off on a trip south (of Sydney) to Australia’s winter wonderland – Thredbo and Perisher.
Col Crawford Lifestyle Cars celebrated our apprentices last Monday, at our inaugural Apprentice Celebration and Award Night. Around 30 of our apprentices from 4 workshops were treated to Korean BBQ fun, games and prizes, organised by Apprentice Master – Les Brumby and hosted by Service Manager Phil Ward. Our most gifted apprentice’s won the following awards.
Are you a Small, Medium or Large local business? If so, we would love to assist you with Fleet pricing for your new motor vehicle requirements.
Cheer 1 – Winners Are Grinners @ Our Honda Service Department. With much pleasure we congratulate 2 of our team members from our Honda Service Department, namely Apprentice Joseph Attana and Technician Joel Marsters. Joseph won the Honda Aust Apprentice Competition for NSW and Joel won the Honda Aust Technician Competition for NSW (2nd year in a row).
There have been and continue to be changes to our service department – welcome to our make-over – we would like to be there in the future to help you with your motoring needs. Firstly introducing our Reception Team with a mix of new and old faces with over 90 years trusted Service Experience on the Northern Beaches.
The all new 2012 F30 BMW 3 Series Sedan will be arriving onto Australian shores in a matter of days. And Col Crawford Motors will be launching the model before months end. Here is a little recap on the history of the BMW 3 Series – Our Bread and Butter!
The all Aussie, all new Holden Cruze Hatch has now hatched and his here at Col Crawford Holden.