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CarAdvice / Drive welcomes television presenter and motorsport reporter Emma Notarfranceso

Emma Notarfrancesco has been a constant on Aussie television screens for the last decade presenting for Sunrise in the traffic chopper before moving to Channel Ten’s nightly 5pm news. In 2014, Emma began reporting for international soccer events before making her motorsport debut covering the Supercars pitlane...

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2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E revealed, Australia ruled out – UPDATE: EPA range figures confirmed
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2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E revealed, Australia ruled out – UPDATE: EPA range figures confirmed

UPDATE, November 26, 2020: Over a year since the Mach-E's initial unveiling, many of the 'estimated' range figures given at launch have finally been confirmed by the US Environmental Protection Agency. Standard Range, 75.7kWh Mach-E models in rear- and all-wheel-drive configurations will be able to travel 370km and 340km respectively (the latter up 1 mile/2km), while Extended Range, 98...


CarAdvice / Drive welcomes new writer and presenter, Charlie Bullis
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CarAdvice / Drive welcomes new writer and presenter, Charlie Bullis

Adding to the ever-expanding CarAdvice and Drive content team, Charlie brings a passion for all things performance and racing, having previously contributed to SpeedCafe.com, MotorSportM8 and the TA2 Muscle Car Series. CarAdvice Managing Editor, Trent Nikolic said: “We are very excited to have Charlie on board...


Hyundai and Kia to partner with computing giant Nvidia on infotainment
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Hyundai and Kia to partner with computing giant Nvidia on infotainment

Charlie Bullis • Hyundai and Kia have joined the list of car companies to introduce over-the-air updates on future vehicles, among the list of new features its next-generation infotainment system – developed in partnership with computing giant Nvidia – will offer...


Melbourne is back: Albert Park to host Formula 1 season-opener in 2021
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Melbourne is back: Albert Park to host Formula 1 season-opener in 2021

Charlie Bullis • The Australian Grand Prix will retain its status as the opening race of the 2021 Formula 1 season, following the announcement of next year's calendar. The preliminary schedule released by Formula 1 yesterday, names Melbourne’s Albert Park as the host for Round 1 from 18-21 March 2021...


MG wants your car photos (for a good cause)
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MG wants your car photos (for a good cause)

Own an MG car? Take a photo of it and you'll simultaneously be supporting charity and increasing your chances of winning a prize. Car brand MG is rallying its community of past and present customers to raise funds for the Australian Red Cross, encouraging MG owners to share photos of their cars as part of the inaugural Show and Shine event...


2021 Genesis GV70 spied in new camouflage
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2021 Genesis GV70 spied in new camouflage

UPDATE: Following our earlier look at the new 2021 Genesis GV70 as it lapped the Nurburgring (shown in this story in the black-and-white vinyl camouflage), a new prototype has appeared in South Korea with a heavy canvas camouflage...


Which electric car has the best battery warranty?
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Which electric car has the best battery warranty?

As more Australians consider buying electric cars, automotive brands are likely to face scrutiny over the warranty periods on their most expensive component: the on-board battery packs. Improvements in charging infrastructure and battery technology have eased concerns about their practicality and usable driving range, meaning electric car batteries are likely to get more use in the coming years as they cover more kilometres...


Fuel economy testing: What is WLTP and how does it work?
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Fuel economy testing: What is WLTP and how does it work?

From September 2018, the World harmonised Light vehicle Testing Procedure (WLTP), a completely overhauled set of fuel consumption and emissions testing rules designed to replace the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) test, will come into force. By then, only WLTP-homologated cars will be allowed for sale in Europe...


2021 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty: Australian debut due next year
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2021 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty: Australian debut due next year

UPDATE: The new RAM 2500 Heavy Duty, unveiled in January 2019 and originally expected to hit Australia "sometime" in 2020, is now expected to arrive in either late 2020 or early 2021. News of the model's coming was announced on Ram Trucks Australia's Facebook page in May, but the company has yet to issue a press release...


2020 Land Rover Defender 110 pricing and specs
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2020 Land Rover Defender 110 pricing and specs

UPDATE – 4 August 2020: Limited stocks of the new generation Land Rover Defender 110 have begun arriving in Australian showrooms. The first completely new Land Rover Defender in 37 years has started appearing in dealerships across Australia before production for our market ramps up later in the year...


Which fuel type do I need? Petrol, diesel, E10, LPG... what's the difference?
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Which fuel type do I need? Petrol, diesel, E10, LPG... what's the difference?

Andrew McDonald • There are so many different types of vehicles on the road, and so many variations in engine choices in one model of vehicle, it can be confusing to the everyday motorist to decide on the appropriate fuel. There are also many reports of people putting the wrong fuel in their vehicles, often with catastrophic results...


Buying a new car? Here are 11 things you should consider first
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Buying a new car? Here are 11 things you should consider first

So you want to buy a car? Excellent! But a car is one of the most significant purchases in your life, and one you want to make sure get right. Whether it's a commuter, an extension of your personality, or for work, the options available are more plentiful and varied than ever before. To make sure you get the right car for the right price, research and preparation is key...


10 new cars we're excited about in 2020
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10 new cars we're excited about in 2020

When planning to buy a new car, it pays to have options. And while the Australian car market currently offers more than enough to keep you browsing for weeks on end – there's more to come over the next 12 months. At CarAdvice, we spend most of our days eagerly anticipating the new cars we've been writing about since they were merely concepts, renders or rumours...


2021 Volkswagen Golf R spied almost undisguised - UPDATE
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2021 Volkswagen Golf R spied almost undisguised - UPDATE

UPDATE, July 7: New photos, revealing nothing new in terms of final details, have again captured the upcoming 2021 Volkswagen Golf R in its final stages of testing. We've added those photos to this story (the blue Golf), but it is otherwise unchanged. February 12, 2020: The next-generation Volkswagen Golf R has been photographed practically undisguised during testing in snow-covered Sweden...