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Next-generation Volvo XC60 to go electric, slated for 2024 launch
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21st Jun 2021
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Next-generation Volvo XC60 to go electric, slated for 2024 launch

The next-generation Volvo XC60 mid-size luxury SUV will make the switch to electric power when it arrives in 2024, the brand has confirmed. As part of a broader announcement of Volvo's joint-venture with Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt, the car maker confirmed the next-generation XC60 will offer all-electric power – with the wording of Volvo's announcement strongly suggesting combustion engines will not be offered in any capacity with the new model.
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2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled with powertrain fault
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21st Jun 2021
1 min read

2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled with powertrain fault

Jeep has recalled 11,632 examples of its Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV in Australia, citing a potential fault with the powertrain. The affected vehicles were sold between 1 June 2013 and 1 January 2019 (Model Years 2014 and 2015).
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Honda Clarity hydrogen fuel-cell and plug-in hybrid sedan axed
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21st Jun 2021
2 min read

Honda Clarity hydrogen fuel-cell and plug-in hybrid sedan axed

The Honda Clarity – currently offered overseas in hydrogen and plug-in hybrid guises – will be discontinued later this year, a spokesperson for the brand has confirmed. However, Honda claims it remains committed to fuel-cell technology and on track to for carbon neutrality by 2050.
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2021 Hyundai Kona Electric Standard Range: Smaller 39kWh battery confirmed for Australia – UPDATE: Here within weeks
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20th Jun 2021
3 min read

2021 Hyundai Kona Electric Standard Range: Smaller 39kWh battery confirmed for Australia – UPDATE: Here within weeks

UPDATE, 21 June 2021: Hyundai Australia has confirmed the 39kWh version of the 2021 Hyundai Kona Electric will launch in Australia "in the coming weeks", badged as the Hyundai Kona Electric Standard Range. "Hyundai already has the two most efficient cars on sale in Australia today ... We intend to expand that leadership with the release of the Standard Range version of Kona Electric in the coming weeks," said John Kett, Hyundai Motor Company Australia Chief Operating Officer, in a statement.
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2021 Acura TLX Type S: Honda's turbo Audi S4 fighter that we'll never get
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19th Jun 2021
2 min read

2021 Acura TLX Type S: Honda's turbo Audi S4 fighter that we'll never get

The 2021 Acura TLX Type S has gone on sale in the US, pitched as the Honda luxury brand's high-performance rival for the Audi S4, BMW M340i xDrive and Genesis G70 3.3T – but for Australian onlookers, a local launch will remain just a dream for the foreseeable future.
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Alex Misoyannis
Dacia unveils new logo for 2022
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19th Jun 2021
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Dacia unveils new logo for 2022

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19th Jun 2021
1 min read

Dacia unveils new logo for 2022

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