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2021 Nissan Ariya electric SUV revealed, Australian arm keen - UPDATE
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16th Jul 2020
4 min read

2021 Nissan Ariya electric SUV revealed, Australian arm keen - UPDATE

UPDATE: A European press release for the 2021 Nissan Ariya offers additional details on variants and WLTP-estimated driving ranges, which we've added to the body of this story as a breakout. July 15, 2020: The 2021 Nissan Ariya crossover has been revealed, debuting as the Japanese car maker's latest electric car after the Nissan Leaf and its first electric SUV, boasting all-wheel-drive capabilities, autonomous driving technology and more than 600 kilometres of range.
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Susannah Guthrie
Jeep teases plug-in hybrid Wrangler 4Xe
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15th Jul 2020
3 min read

Jeep teases plug-in hybrid Wrangler 4Xe

US off-road icon Jeep appears to be having an each-way bet on what will drive its future vehicles, teasing fans with images of a plug-in hybrid Wrangler barely a day after it showed off a gas-guzzling V8. A video of the upcoming Jeep Wrangler plug-in hybrid was posted on Instagram, and shows the vehicle gliding silently on an off-road track, without any sound of a combustion engine running.
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Sam Purcell
2021 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack, wagon spy photos
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15th Jul 2020
2 min read

2021 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack, wagon spy photos

The next generation of Volkswagen’s high-riding small wagon, the 2021 Golf Alltrack, has been spied testing in Europe. As with the outgoing Mk7.5 model, the Mk8 Alltrack will be pitched as a more off-road-oriented version of the regular Golf wagon, riding higher than the standard model in a bid to improve its abilities off the beaten track.
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Alex Misoyannis
Toyota Corolla Cross – what to expect from Toyota’s new compact SUV in Australia
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14th Jul 2020
8 min read

Toyota Corolla Cross – what to expect from Toyota’s new compact SUV in Australia

Toyota has unveiled its newest SUV internationally, introducing the Corolla Cross nameplate to trade on the one-two punch of its best-selling badge and the continuing rise of SUV sales. Despite the recent global reveal, Australia isn't expected to see the new model any earlier than late 2022, while markets such as Thailand, where the new model will be manufactured, will see stock filling showrooms as early as September 2020.
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Kez Casey
2020 Hino 300 Series: car licence range gets updated safety, hybrid efficiency
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14th Jul 2020
3 min read

2020 Hino 300 Series: car licence range gets updated safety, hybrid efficiency

The 2020 Hino 300 Series two-wheel-drive truck range has been given an update with added safety features and a revised hybrid option for car licence holders needing a light-duty truck. It is one of a number of light duty trucks that can be driven on a car licence, competing with the likes of the Isuzu N Series and Fuso Canter, and is designed to appeal to tradies who may have outgrown their ute.
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Ben Zachariah