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WHAT’S NEXT? – AAA Magazine

Capricorn Team CEO David Fraser asks if we’re in a position, as our trade enters a brand new generation

David Fraser 2022 update
David Fraser, Team CEO, Capricorn Society Ltd

As we are saying good-bye to 2022, I will be able to’t assist however really feel that, as an trade, we’re at the precipice of one thing particular.
The anticipated transition to electrical cars is the most obvious start line.
In Australia, the brand new Federal Executive appears to be like to be getting extra fascinated with shifting this transition ahead, whilst in New Zealand the federal government has been introducing tasks to inspire EV adoption for a while.
We see from Capricorn’s State of the Country 2022 document that our Participants at the moment are servicing a mean of 4 EVs or hybrids a month (up from 2.5 remaining 12 months).
The face of our trade could also be converting. Millennials (the eldest of whom at the moment are 40) are taking on extra of our companies as older generations retire and so they’re willing to do issues their very own manner, embracing alternate and era.
The continuing abilities scarcity additionally method we’re taking a look at who we welcome into the trade.
We’re doing extra to inspire extra girls into the car trades.
The truth that 3 of the 5 Capricorn Emerging Megastar apprentice-of-the-12 months finalists this 12 months (together with the winner) have been girls is an excessively public demonstration of this — regardless that we’ve nonetheless were given a protracted approach to pass.
What we do subsequent issues and all of us want to have one eye at the long run, to be ready for what’s coming down the monitor.
From the entire group right here at Capricorn, have a gorgeous vacation season and a more than happy New Yr.
Yours in cooperation,
David Fraser
Team CEO – Capricorn Society Ltd


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