MTAiQ News

Automotive Transformation Scheme (ATS)

13 Jul 2018 - The Automotive Transformation Scheme (ATS) will cover up to 15% of costs for the investment of plant and equipment; and 50% of costs when investing in research and development aimed to encourage investment and innovation in the motor trades.

Queensland EV Company set to Recharge Auto Manufacturing Industry

Jun 14 2018 - The rise of the electric vehicle over the past decade has been extraordinary. In what seems like a blink of the eye, auto manufacturers have gone from barely registering the possibilities of EV technology to embracing it so fully that every major company now has an EV strategy and the future of the industry looks to be battery powered.

Game Over - Virtual Reality Feature

4 May 2018 - When you think of Virtual Reality (VR), the chances are you think of computer games and/or science fiction – of teenagers in bedrooms wearing face-hugging goggles, or fantastical futuristic Hollywood adventures. The truth, however, is much more practical. While virtual reality technology certainly has found a home as a new frontier in gaming and a much-loved plot device in films, its real-world application is far-reaching.

Robots on the move are making life easier

4 May 2018 - Such is the freedom offered by the Ohmnibot, a telepresence robot and a splendidly clever device that allows a person to dial-in and be ‘present’ at wherever the robot is located. Thanks to the fact it can be folded and transported with ease, that location could be anywhere.

Robots and flying cars: Unveiling the next generation of tech

4 May 2018 - The argument for the flying car concept is clear - point-to-point travel via personal flying vehicle will be swift and congestion free – and manufacturers in Europe and the U.S. have embraced the logic and are steaming along in flying vehicle development. Australia, it seems, has been slow in latching on to the idea.

Myriad 2018 - A Glimpse of Tomorrow's World

3 May 2018 - From May 16-18, Brisbane will be the epicentre of the fast-developing worlds of technology and innovation as Myriad - the three-day showcase of start-ups, new concepts, and next-generation technology - opens its doors at the RNA Showgrounds.

MTA Queensland at Myriad Festival

27 Mar 2018 - The Motor Trades Association of Queensland (MTA Queensland) is proud to announce a major partnership for 2018 that fits intrinsically with the future direction of the automotive industry.

MTAiQ Sponsors MTAQ Racing Team

26 Mar 2018 - MTAQ is committed to advancing the automotive industry and one way it does this is by offering the very best training opportunities to students of the MTA Institute.

MTA Queensland Announces Myriad Design

12 Mar 2018 - From the 16th to 18th of May, the Motor Trades Association of Queensland (MTA Queensland) are sponsoring one the biggest innovation events in Queensland for 2018. The Myriad Festival will be held on both levels of the exhibition centre at the Brisbane Showgrounds and will attract some of the world’s most influential thinkers, entrepreneurs, start-ups, students and investors.

THE SKY’S THE LIMIT

8 Mar 2018 - The truth is that flying cars are already here and there is a budding industry developing around them with several prototype vehicles having been recently tested and some already on sale.

MTAiQ is launched!

13 Feb 2018 - The Motor Trades Association of Queensland (MTA Queensland), the automotive industry’s peak body for Queensland, has launched the MTAiQ innovation hub.

Innovation Hub Disruptors Coming Your Way!

12 Feb 2018 - The Motor Trades Association of Queensland (MTA Queensland) is responsible as the peak industry body of Queensland, to ensure that MTA Queensland members are introduced to new and innovative automotive concepts and products that may impact on their business.

Carmageddon

10 Feb 2018 - It is always energizing to see industry being pro-active in responding to potentially game changing disruptions, and MTAQ is taking the lead in doing so through events like Carmageddon