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2014 Holden Commodore Sportwagon SV6 LPG Review

The cost equation doesn't entirely add up, but the Holden Commodore Sportwagon SV6 LPG shows you need not be afraid of gas power...

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Filling Up an LPG Holden Commodore
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Filling Up an LPG Holden Commodore

Filling up an LPG car is easy, but there are a few differences from the standard procedure for petrol and diesel that you may not be aware of. Holden’s Commodore LPG range plugs a long-running hole in the company’s large car line-up. Available across sedan, Sportwagon, ute and long wheelbase body shapes, the LPG Commodore is determined to shake up long-standing perceptions of the alternative fuel technology...


Ford Falcon EcoLPi : 3256 sedans, utes recalled over LPG leak
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Ford Falcon EcoLPi : 3256 sedans, utes recalled over LPG leak

More than 3000 LPG-powered Ford Falcon EcoLPi sedans and utes have been recalled over a fuel leak issue that could cause a fire. Ford Australia is recalling 3256 FG Mk2 Falcon EcoLPi models, including sedans built between August 4, 2011 and July 18, 2012, and utes built from September 15, 2011 to July 18, 2012...


LPG conversion proposal could create 500 new auto industry jobs
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LPG conversion proposal could create 500 new auto industry jobs

Gas Energy Australia and the Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce (VACC) are campaigning for the creation of LPG conversion facilities in Victoria and South Australia in a bid to create new jobs and breathe new life into the flailing local automotive industry...


Fuel prices tipped to hit five-year high
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Fuel prices tipped to hit five-year high

A declining Australian dollar and rising Mogas prices are expected to result in the highest average fuel prices in Sydney in five years, according to the NRMA. The NSW motoring association's Weekly Petrol Report reveals the average price of unleaded petrol in Sydney is anticipated to reach $1.58 cents per litre at the high point of the next price cycle – the highest since September 2008...


2012 Holden Commodore LPG Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2012 Holden Commodore LPG Review

Holden's dedicated LPG Commodore range plugs a long-running hole in the company’s large car line-up.


Holden LPG Commodore range unveiled
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Holden LPG Commodore range unveiled

Update: Holden LPG Commodore Review. Holden has unveiled a range of dedicated factory-fit LPG Commodores that it believes is an Australian solution to Australian conditions. In a first for the old General, Holden’s dedicated LPG Commodore option will add $2500 to the price and can be fitted to sedan, Sportwagon, ute or long wheelbase variants...


$2 Grand Prix pits Ford Falcon EcoLPi against Holden Commodore, Toyota Corolla
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$2 Grand Prix pits Ford Falcon EcoLPi against Holden Commodore, Toyota Corolla

Ford Australia has posted a lighthearted yet provocative video of the new Ford Falcon EcoLPi that should spark a few Friday afternoon office arguments. It’s called the ‘Ford Falcon LPi $2 Grand Prix’, and it pits a Ford Falcon XR6 EcoLPi (4.0-litre straight-six LPG) against a Toyota Corolla Ascent hatch (1.8-litre four-cylinder petrol) and a Holden Commodore SV6 (3...


Ford Falcon EcoLPi Review
Rating: 710 /10
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Ford Falcon EcoLPi Review

The EcoLPi ditches the taxi feel and drives as good as (if not better than) the petrol-powered Falcon...


Ford Falcon EcoLPi Review
Rating: 710 /10
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Ford Falcon EcoLPi Review

Could it be? An LPG-powered Ford Falcon beating its equivalent petrol down a drag strip?


2011 Ford Falcon EcoLPI at Australian International Motor Show 2011
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2011 Ford Falcon EcoLPI at Australian International Motor Show 2011

The 2011 Ford Falcon EcoLPI has been unveiled at the 2011 Australian International Motor Show in Melbourne ahead of its Australian launch later in the third quarter of this year. The Falcon range has been struggling from a sales perspective this year, and Ford Australia has partially blamed the poor performance on the absence of a dedicated LPG model...


Holden Commodore fuel economy gets $38.9 million government investment
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Holden Commodore fuel economy gets $38.9 million government investment

Holden has received another $38.9 million from the Federal Government’s Green Car Innovation Fund (GCIF) today, with all the money earmarked to reduce the fuel consumption and carbon emissions of future Commodore models. The money will be used to develop lightweight aluminium body panels and improve aerodynamic performance...


2011 Ford Falcon EcoLPi LPG on sale mid-year
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2011 Ford Falcon EcoLPi LPG on sale mid-year

Update: Ford Falcon EcoLPi Review The new 2011 Ford Falcon EcoLPi LPG will produce the same amount of power and torque as the standard petrol-powered I6 engine when the vehicle goes on sale in a few months’ time. Ford Australia revealed the EcoLPi powertrain will produce 198kW of power at 5000rpm and 409Nm of torque at 3250rpm – figures identical to the petrol-powered I6 engine when operating on 95 RON premium unleaded...


HSV Grange LPI Review
Rating: 710 /10
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HSV Grange LPI Review

The best automotive excuse to be gassy.

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Ford Falcon January 2011 sales lowest in 15 years or more
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Ford Falcon January 2011 sales lowest in 15 years or more

The Ford Falcon endured its worst sales month in at least 15 years – potentially longer – in January 2011. It's a shocker of a result: Ford Falcon sales for January 2011 have plummeted to their lowest level in at least 15 years. CarAdvice has trawled through all all the new vehicle sales data available to us to reveal that last month’s 1157 sales (not including utes) was the worst result in at least a decade and a half for the Australian-made Falcon...


2011 Holden Colorado available with LPG option
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2011 Holden Colorado available with LPG option

The 2011 Holden Colorado light commercial range has been updated to include three models that can run on both petrol and LPG in an attempt to reduce vehicle running costs. The Colorado 4x2 Single Cab Chassis and Crew Cab pickup models (LX and LT-R) are now available with Holden’s locally built Alloytec V6 dual-fuel LPG engine...


2011 HSV Grange Liquid Propane Injection option
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2011 HSV Grange Liquid Propane Injection option

Backed by the government's $2000 cash back rebate, the new WM3 HSV Grange is now available with a factory-fitted liquid propane injection package. This could mean less damage to the environment and to your wallet. Different to conventional liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cars, LPI injects LPG straight into the combustion chambers as a liquid...


Volkswagen Scirocco natural gas-powered racer to compete at Nürburgring 24-hour
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Volkswagen Scirocco natural gas-powered racer to compete at Nürburgring 24-hour

Volkswagen will field three natural gas-powered Scirocco race cars in next month's legendary Nürburgring 24-hour endurance event competitors have dubbed 'Green Hell'. The Volkswagen Scirocco GT24-CNG coupés are all fitted with a 2.0-litre TSI engine, powered by compressed natural gas. The engines develop 243kW, but reduces CO2 emissions by 80 per cent as compared to a conventional petrol-powered engine...