Energy efficiency practices in the automotive industry - Victoria and Tasmania

Australian Government
Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce

The Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce (VACC), the peak automotive body in Victoria and Tasmania, rolled out the Automotive Energy Information Program in October 2012. The program was designed to identify and promote energy efficiency practices and resources through the distribution of practical information for the industry to reduce costs and adopt energy efficiencies. This series of case studies were developed through program funded energy audits conducted by an energy specialist across a diverse range of businesses. They cover a range of topics including:

  • dealerships
  • automotive dismantler and parts recyclers
  • automotive electrical repair
  • air compressor
  • mechanical repair
  • body repair
  • commercial vehicle dealer
  • draught proofing
  • engine reconditioning
  • farm and industrial machinery dealers
  • lighting
  • motorcycle repairer and dealer
  • solar PV system
  • solar hot water system
  • spray booths and baking ovens
  • service station and convenience store
  • tyre dealerships