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Video: New solar tonneau cover helps charge electrified utes and accessories
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22nd Aug 2020
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Video: New solar tonneau cover helps charge electrified utes and accessories

An American company is working on a solar-panelled tonneau cover for ute tubs. Worksport announced the Terravis product is currently in development, and has been designed with future fully-electric pick-ups in mind. But the solar array can also charge batteries fitted to any vehicle, giving outdoor enthusiasts and builders a way to power their devices when they're off-grid. MORE: Now is the time for more full-size US trucks to be made available in Australia
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Ben Zachariah
Australian used car prices surge to an all-time high – report
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21st Aug 2020
4 min read

Australian used car prices surge to an all-time high – report

Used cars are increasingly hot property in Australia, with a new report recording a 30 per cent surge in prices since April as buyers rush to avoid public transport and new car dealers face stock shortages. According to data from Moody's Analytics, July used-vehicle prices broke records for a second month running, recording a 16.2 per cent rise on pre-pandemic prices and a whopping 30.8 per cent increase on prices during the April 2020 slump.
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2021 Nissan Pathfinder spied in cloth-tape camo
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21st Aug 2020
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2021 Nissan Pathfinder spied in cloth-tape camo

The 2021 Nissan Pathfinder has been caught in the wild wearing, of all things, cloth-tape camo. These spy pics, posted on Instagram account @carsofbodensee, show the SUV sporting Nissan's 'V-motion' grille and new 'boomerang' headlights – similar to the design language on the recently-facelifted Nissan Patrol.
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Ben Zachariah
Electric car battery technology breakthrough
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20th Aug 2020
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Electric car battery technology breakthrough

Emerging as one of the world's most prominent battery makers, Chinese company CATL claims it is at the forefront of electric vehicle technology, supplying its technology to Volvo, BMW, and Tesla. Last week, the Chinese company claimed it is developing a battery with no nickel or cobalt, according to a report from news outlet Reuters.
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Ben Zachariah
Two Holden concept cars find new home, classic collection split among local museums
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19th Aug 2020
3 min read

Two Holden concept cars find new home, classic collection split among local museums

Two classic Holden concept vehicles have found a new home in Melbourne – as US car giant General Motors prepares to split Holden's collection of priceless concept and production cars across a range of local museums. CarAdvice understands the Holden collection will be shared across numerous museums for safe-keeping, and in many cases to enable the public to view the vehicles. Two of Holden's most unusual concept cars are understood to be the first to be split from the collection.
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