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Renewed calls to close mobile phone fine loophole in NSW
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20th Aug 2020
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Renewed calls to close mobile phone fine loophole in NSW

Thousands of drivers caught by NSW mobile phone detection cameras have avoided accruing demerit points through the use of a “dangerous loophole," according to the NSW Shadow Minister for Roads, John Graham. Mr Graham told CarAdvice motorists do not receive license penalties if their offence is referred to a company that does not identify them.
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William Davis
Happy Ambulance Day
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20th Aug 2020
1 min read

Happy Ambulance Day

Who knew there is an internationally recognised day acknowledging the contribution to society our paramedics make? Well, there is. And it’s today, the International Day Of Medical Transporters. To celebrate, we’ve thrown together a little gallery of some of the cooler and/or weirder ambulances from around the world. Some ambo trivia. Happy International Day of Medical Transporters, and thanks to all our hard-working ambos and paramedics for the work they do. EH Holden Ambulance
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Rob Margeit
Audi TT Quattro recalled due to fuel tank crash hazard
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19th Aug 2020
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Audi TT Quattro recalled due to fuel tank crash hazard

Audi Australia has issued a recall of 1331 examples of its all-wheel-drive TT coupe made from 2014 to 2019 (MY15-MY19) due to a fault which could cause the fuel tank to be damaged in a crash, and possibly lead to a fire. The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), states "a bracket fitted on the vehicle body could collide with the fuel tank, resulting in damage to the fuel tank".
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Ben Zachariah
2021 Genesis GV80 price and specs: Luxury SUV on sale October 2020
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19th Aug 2020
2 min read

2021 Genesis GV80 price and specs: Luxury SUV on sale October 2020

Australian pricing for the new 2021 Genesis GV80 SUV has been announced, ahead of its showroom arrival in October 2020. The upstart Korean luxury brand – a spin-off of the Hyundai brand – will offer its BMW X5-rivalling large SUV in a choice of four variants, each offering similar levels of standard equipment – but with the option of a $10,000 Luxury Package.
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Alex Misoyannis
More Australian buyers keen on electric cars, but doubts remain - survey
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19th Aug 2020
2 min read

More Australian buyers keen on electric cars, but doubts remain - survey

More Australian buyers than ever before would consider an electric vehicle as their next car purchase, according to a new survey from the nation's peak electric vehicle body. As part of its annual State of Electric Vehicles report, the Electric Vehicle Council (EVC) worked with insurers NRMA, RACV and RAA to survey 2902 Australian consumers and found 56 per cent would consider an electric car as their next vehicle, up on 53 per cent in 2019.
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Susannah Guthrie