Automotive Transformation Scheme
The Automotive Transformation Scheme (ATS) commenced on 1 January 2011 and will run until 31 December 2020. It aims to encourage competitive investment, innovation and economic sustainability in the Australian automotive industry.
The ATS will achieve this in a way that:
- improves environmental outcomes
- promotes the development of workforce skills
Through the scheme, participants can claim assistance for:
- 50% of the value of eligible investment in research and development
- 15% of the value of eligible investment in plant and equipment, and
- allowable production of motor vehicles, engines and engine components for local and export markets (Motor Vehicle Producers only)
Applications for registration in the ATS are open to:
- Australian Motor Vehicle Producers (MVPs)
- Australian Automotive Component Producers (ACPs)
- Australian Automotive Machine Tool and Automotive Tooling Producers (AMTPs)
- Australian Automotive Service Providers (ASPs)
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