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Renault secures €5 billion government-backed loan amid job losses, protests
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4th Jun 2020
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Renault secures €5 billion government-backed loan amid job losses, protests

The future of Renault is looking more secure after the automaker finalised a loan for €5 billion ($AUD 8.1 billion), thanks to the French government stepping-in as guarantor. The French government owns 15 per cent of Renault. According to the Reuters news agency, five banks were involved in the deal to provide the credit facility to the French car manufacturer.
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Ben Zachariah
Chevrolet Corvette right-hand-drive is go!
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4th Jun 2020
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Chevrolet Corvette right-hand-drive is go!

The Chevrolet Corvette is still on track for right-hand-drive, even though development of it and other variants was paused during the coronavirus crisis. A media alert issued by General Motors in Europe overnight has confirmed the new Chevrolet Corvette will still be available in right-hand-drive. It will be the first time in the history of the nameplate that the Corvette has been built in right-hand-drive on the main production line.
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Joshua Dowling
2021 Toyota Hilux and Fortuner: new spy photos 
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3rd Jun 2020
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2021 Toyota Hilux and Fortuner: new spy photos 

UPDATE: The new HiLux has now been officially revealed. Details here. The updated Toyota HiLux has been caught on camera less than 24 hours before it is due to be officially unveiled. The latest photos appear to have been taken in the Middle East, where the crucial external changes were masked, and appeared overnight on Carscoops. The photos confirm that the updated Toyota Hilux will get a new nose and tail-lights, and show off new sets of wheels.
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Joshua Dowling
New Genesis G80 hits the road … as a taxi
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3rd Jun 2020
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New Genesis G80 hits the road … as a taxi

One of the first examples of the new 2021 Genesis G80 luxury sedan to be delivered, has been captured in the wild less than a month after the car was released – and it's been put to work as a taxi. Though few details are known about the South Korean taxi, it's likely it would have been optioned with the 2.2-litre turbo diesel four-cylinder engine producing 154kW and 441Nm.
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Ben Zachariah
2021 Hyundai Santa Fe revealed ahead of Australian launch
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3rd Jun 2020
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2021 Hyundai Santa Fe revealed ahead of Australian launch

The new-look 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe has been unveiled today, following the release of two shadowy teaser images in May. As promised in those earlier photos, the updated Hyundai Santa Fe introduces a wide new grille design that tapers at each end to form what will likely be a new theme for the wider Hyundai range. (CarAdvice reader Jack Sprat describes the grille as a rolling pin, and this writer can't unsee it.)
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Mike Stevens