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Holden Commodore LS3 V8 fuel injector dramas
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23rd Jun 2019
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Holden Commodore LS3 V8 fuel injector dramas

EXCLUSIVE The final series of Holden Commodore V8s – powered by an engine once used in the Chevrolet Corvette – were built to roar. But less than two years after the end of local production, “thousands” of Commodore V8s have been reduced to a whimper. The last run of Holden Commodore V8s made locally – assembled from October 2015 until the last day on October 2017 – were meant to send off the homegrown hero on a high note.
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Joshua Dowling
Genesis puts pressure on luxury rivals over warranty
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23rd Jun 2019
2 min read

Genesis puts pressure on luxury rivals over warranty

There are renewed calls for luxury car brands to increase their warranty now that Hyundai’s upmarket entrant Genesis has gone on sale locally this week with class-leading five-year coverage. All Top 10 mainstream brands now have five-year warranty coverage – or more – but, as reported by CarAdvice in January, Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Jaguar-Land Rover are staying firm with three-year warranties.
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Joshua Dowling
Nissan e-NV200 ice cream van concept unveiled
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22nd Jun 2019
1 min read

Nissan e-NV200 ice cream van concept unveiled

The Nissan e-NV200 ice cream van concept, unveiled in partnership with Mackie's of Scotland, is hoping to provide a more environmentally friendly way of enjoying some summer refreshment. While most ice cream vans employ a diesel generator to power their soft-serve maker, freezer and fridge, the e-NV200 uses two Nissan Energy Roam portable power packs.
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Derek Fung
2018-19 Mercedes-Benz X-Class recalled
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21st Jun 2019
1 min read

2018-19 Mercedes-Benz X-Class recalled

Mercedes-Benz has recalled the 2018 and 2019 X-Class over concerns about incorrect information in their owner's manual. According to the company, the ute's maximum permissible roof load is incorrectly stated, the ESP function is "incorrectly stated for certain circumstances and some warning messages that may be displayed" for the Pre Safe system. Mercedes-Benz says incorrect or missing information could increase the risk of an accident.
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Scott Collie
Car industry to use 1997 tobacco precedent to block stamp duty increases
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20th Jun 2019
3 min read

Car industry to use 1997 tobacco precedent to block stamp duty increases

EXCLUSIVE The car industry plans to use a precedent set by tobacco distributors in 1997 in an attempt to stop state governments across Australia from imposing an additional stamp duty on luxury vehicles.
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Joshua Dowling
2018-19 Subaru Impreza recalled
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20th Jun 2019
1 min read

2018-19 Subaru Impreza recalled

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Scott Collie
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20th Jun 2019
1 min read

2018-19 Subaru Impreza recalled

Subaru Impreza 2019
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Scott Collie