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101 Best Australia Automotive Startups – The Future of Transportation

This article showcases our top picks for the best Australia based Automotive companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Automotive industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Australia Automotive Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Tritium

Tritium

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Tritium offers energy freedom through flexible, scalable technology solutions.

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Car Next Door is an online marketplace, providing a booking system and a range of in-vehicle technologies to make car-sharing safe and more.

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Titomic Limited

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Titomic is an additive manufacturing specialist.

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Carbar

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Carbar is Australia’s leading vehicle subscription platform

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Sparesbox

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Sparesbox empowers drivers with a smarter auto maintenance solution. It is a one stop digital shop for auto parts & mobile car servicing.

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Fleetsu

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Connected Vehicle Platform

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Calumino

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Thermal sensor + AI. Sensing unprecedented, privacy-protecting, human activity data.

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EVOS Energy

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EVOS Energy is a startup specialising in fleet energy management and charging for electric vehicles.

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Seeing Machines

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Driver-facing camera technology that detects Driver Fatigue & Distraction for Fleet vehicles & Automotive ADAS

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Carhood

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Carhood is like Airbnb for cars! Eligible car owners can list their car on Carhood and receive a range of benefits like free car detailing,

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Chargefox

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Chargefox making electric vehicle charging stations.

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PKUP

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PKUP is an online platform where users can request an on demand driver to drive their car.

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GoFar

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GoFar motivates drivers to cut car costs and safely.

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Shebah

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Shebah is a provider of Ride sharing service for women and children.

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Carly Holdings

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Carly Holdings engages in the collaborative consumption business that creates peer-to-peer marketplaces.

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Fast Cities Australia

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Fast Cities Australia is a Automotive Company.

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Tiller Rides

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Tiller Rides is a manufacturing company.

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Connexion Media

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Connexion Media is an ASX listed technology company revolutionising smart car technology for the automotive industry.

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DingGo

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DingGo is The cheapest and easiest way to repair your car.

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Raine Scooters

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Raine Scooters operates as an electric scooter company.

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Evans Electric Pty Ltd

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Full Stack EV Powertrain Developer – Hardware + Software

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Axiflux

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Axiflux is the creator of the Adaptive Magnetic Flux Array™, a modular, real-time, software-reconfigurable electric motor and generator.

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IMR Technologies

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IMR Technologies is a wholly owned and based Western Australian company

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Mogo Cars

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Mogo Cars is a Car matchmaking startup.

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AdaptiveFinder

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AdaptiveFinder transforms mortgage brokers into financial concierges for life.

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Autogenie

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Autogenie gets you a great price on your new car.

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Carsales

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Carsales is the number one online automotive classifieds business in Australia with a growing global presence in Asia and Latin America.

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STRICTLY SERVICE

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STRICTLY SERVICE is an online platform that allows its users to make car reservations.

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Austin Engineering Limited

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Austin Engineering leads designer and manufacturer of dump truck bodies, buckets, and ancillary products used in the mining industry.

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Carisma

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Carisma visual reports communicate automotive concepts simply. Educate, retain and build trusting customer relationships.

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ihail

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ihail is an app that connects passengers with more than 30,000 taxis globally in the US, Australia, UK, and New Zealand.

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Tripcover

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Tripcover is a standalone insurer of car rental excess and competes directly with car rental companies in Australia and New Zealand.

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RACQ

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RACQ is a motoring club and mutual organisation.

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Holden

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Holden future is exciting and we’re ready to take you there.

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InfoMedia

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Infomedia (ASX:IFM) is a global provider of SaaS solutions to the parts and service sector of the automotive industry.

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Robological PTY LTD

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Robological is a technology consortium with a talent pool of diverse expertise ranging from engineering to cognitive sciences and the arts.

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Car Test

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Independent & on-demand new car test drive & retail buying service. (Mobility as a Service to OEM’s)

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Autopact

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Autopact is an automotive dealership that offers new and used vehicles, finance and insurance, and provide vehicle servicing and parts.

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SEA Electric

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SEA Electric specialized in the assembly and electrification of electric commercial vehicles around the world.

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AHG

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AHG Limited is a diversified automotive retailing and logistics group.

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OptoLogistics

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OptoLogistics software optimizes automotive manufacturing logistics.

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Pentana Solutions

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Pentana Solutions is a software company engaged in the development and supply of automotive software for automobile dealers.

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GUD Holdings Limited

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GUD Holdings Limited comprises a number of dynamic product companies based in Australia and New Zealand.

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evee

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Electric car sharing

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Repco

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Repco is the largest reseller and supplier in the automotive parts and accessories aftermarket in Australia and New Zealand.

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Optimity

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Planning Software – Complex Processing, Manufacturing and Distribution

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CarsGuide.com.au

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CarsGuide.com.au lists 1000’s of cars for sale, car reviews and loads of tips and tools to help you choose the best car for you.

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AfriCar Group

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AfriCar Group facilitates an online marketplace that enables its customers to sell and buy cars, trucks, and motorbikes.

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Exego Group

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Exego Group is Australia and New Zealand’s largest reseller and supplier in the automotive parts and accessories aftermarket.

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ARB 4×4 Accessories

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ARB 4×4 Accessories is a manufacturer and distributor of aftermarket 4WD accessories.

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Signet

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Signet has become a leader in the manufacture and supply of packaging, safety, industrial marking and cleaning consumables.

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LatAm Autos

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LatAm Autos is the leading online classifieds and content platform in the Latin American automobile industry.

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WipeHero

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WipeHero is a complete solution for asset cleaning and maintenance.

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Capricorn Society

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A member based organisation proudly operating by cooperative principles to primarily support businesses in the automotive industry.

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Bapcor

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Premier provider of automotive aftermarket parts, accessories, automotive equipment.

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LOGILICA

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Software intelligence solutions for digital transformation leaders.

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Locata Corporation

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Locata Corporation is specialized in the development of local positioning systems and technologies.

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BMW Australia

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BMW prides itself on being a leading provider of premium products and premium services for individual mobility.

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NRMA

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NRMA is a transport and tourism organization that connects people with each other, with places, and with experiences .

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Toyota Australia

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Toyota Australia is a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation that manufactures, assembles, and sells Toyota automobiles.

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MTData

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MTData provides GPS telematics and fleet management services.

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Lumen Australia Pty Ltd

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Lumen Australia is a supplier of wiring looms, electronic systems and plastic components to vehicle manufacturers.

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StarTrack

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Solely owned by Australia Post, StarTrack has the credentials and resources to tackle any logistics challenge

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CarAdvice

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CarAdvice is a go-to source for car reviews, news, specifications, ratings, galleries, videos, and more.

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nlc

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nlc offers car buying, finance and management solutions.

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Ignition Labs

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Niche Technology Seed Accelerator

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Otter Group

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Otter Group is a supplier of nails, screws and wire products.

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DME Company

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DME Company is a plastics company offering injection molding machine parts.

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CarExpert.com.au

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Independent Australian automotive publisher. Covers automotive news, reviews and video content.

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CarCloud

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E-commerce platform for car rental companies

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AMA Group

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AMA Group Limited operates in the wholesale vehicle aftercare and accessories market in Australia.

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Carbon Revolution

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Carbon is an Australian-based advanced manufacturing company that designs, manufactures and markets single piece carbon fibre wheels.

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Eric Insurance

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Eric Insurance is an insurer in the automotive industry.

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Fleetcare Pty (Ltd)

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Fleetcare is Australia’s largest fleet management company, offering a range of products and services designed for fleets of of all sizes.

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OviDrive

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OviDrive is an operating system delivered as SaaS that manages global on-demand fleets at scale.

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Rent-A-Bomb

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Rent-A-Bomb is providing rental commercial vehicle for clients.

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ultimodl

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AI-powered (car-free) Urban Mobility Framework including robust Micro-Mobility for futureproofing Resilient Cities.

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Covs Parts

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Covs (formerly Coventrys) is a major auto parts, tools, equipment and consumables distribution company.

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Nissan Australia

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Nissan Australia is a car manufacturing company that offers car insurance, maintenance, and sales services.

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RACT

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RACT is a company which provides Tourism, Insurance, Child Restraints, Travel, Driver Training, Auto Glass, Finance & Motoring Services.

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CAR NEWS

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CAR NEWS is a Chinese automobile news and information platform.

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Dealer Solutions

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Dealer Solutions specializes in providing automotive software and solutions for the Australian retail motor industry.

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Auto-IT

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Auto-IT specializes in the development of dealer management software systems for retail automotive and construction equipment dealerships.

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CarSwap

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#1 vehicle trading platform with tens of thousands of registered users and vehicle listings worldwide!

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A.P. Eagers

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A.P. Eagers is an Australia’s oldest listed automotive retail group.

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Automotive Superstore

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Automotive Superstore is an Australian online automotive retailer

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Flexicar

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Flexicar is a membership-based carshare company founded by a group of university friends in 2004.

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Tyroola

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Tyroola is an online tyre company.

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Leaseplan Australia

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LeasePlan’s Car-as-a-Service business purchases, funds and manages new vehicles for its customers, providing a complete end-to-end service.

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Armaguard

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Armaguard business has gone from strength to strength over the past 12 years, with strategic investments helping us become an integrated.

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Workshop Software

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Workshop Software provides auto shop management, mechanical repair and servicing software for automotive mechanical garages.

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PARts

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PARts is an e-cosystem of tools that helps the auto parts industry manage, distribute and share product and fitment data.

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5iQ Workshop Software

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5iQ workshop software covers the gap between the technology and mechanical workshops by offering the efficient garage management system.

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Carlins Auction Group

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Carlins is an Automotive Auctioneers company.

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MotorOne

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MotorOne is an automotive and car care solutions provider.

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PriceMyCar

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PriceMyCar is an automotive pricing intelligence for Australian new car buyers.

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FlexiGO Car Subscriptions Australia

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The best car subscription provider in Australia.

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Burson Auto Parts

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Burson Auto Parts is a specialist supplier of automotive aftermarket parts, accessories and workshop equipment, and services in Australia.

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Schaffer Corporation

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Schaffer Corporation diversified industrial company whose core operating divisions are Building Materials, Automotive Leather and Property.

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Black Rock Motors

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Black Rock Motors was established by Jim Markos.

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Jaunt

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Jaunt transforms iconic cars into electric vehicles.

Written by Warren Tesla

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