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Genesis ranked number one for dependability in US
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28th Feb 2020
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Genesis ranked number one for dependability in US

Genesis has taken first place in J.D. Power’s 2020 Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) in the marque’s first year of inclusion in the study. J.D. Power is a United States-based automotive consumer analytics and car reviewing publication that devised the VDS to focus on vehicle dependability in a more practical time frame of vehicle ownership.
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Liam Murphy
2020 Skoda Octavia RS PHEV primed, but Australia will get 180kW petrol one
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27th Feb 2020
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2020 Skoda Octavia RS PHEV primed, but Australia will get 180kW petrol one

The electrified Skoda Octavia RS iV PHEV has been teased one last time before its world premiere next week. The range-topping derivative in the new-generation Octavia family “points the way towards a sustainable future” for the badge.
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Mike Costello
2021 BMW i4 electric car to debut at Geneva motor show
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27th Feb 2020
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2021 BMW i4 electric car to debut at Geneva motor show

BMW is set to debut the i4 – its first electrified Gran Coupe – at the 2020 Geneva motor show in March, the German carmaker has confirmed this week. Key figures confirmed for the i4 include a powerful 390kW electric motor and a large 80kWh battery pack. BMW claims these figures should be good for a 0-100km/h dash in approximately four seconds, on its way to a top speed of over 200km/h.
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Liam Murphy
Holden dealers expected to sell out of cars “within weeks” after buyers rush showrooms
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27th Feb 2020
3 min read

Holden dealers expected to sell out of cars “within weeks” after buyers rush showrooms

Buyers looking to snap up a new-car bargain – driven by discounts of up to $17,500 – are running out of time and choice as Holden dealers sell out of stock faster than expected. An investigation by CarAdvice has found most Holden dealers are keen to clear their remaining stock as quickly as possible, and some are now likely to run out of vehicles “within weeks”, while a small number of outlets are trying to stockpile and keep trading for a few months.
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Joshua Dowling
Nissan Patrol Warrior looking good for Australia
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26th Feb 2020
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Nissan Patrol Warrior looking good for Australia

Nissan Australia is looking to expand the ‘Warrior’ program it runs with Premcar and has picked out its other 4X4, the Patrol, as an ideal candidate. Fresh off a facelift, the Patrol is Nissan’s only other proper 4X4 that can follow in the wheel-tracks of the Navara with increased off-road ability.
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Sam Purcell