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Skoda introduces used-car capped-price servicing
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13th May 2020
2 min read

Skoda introduces used-car capped-price servicing

Skoda Australia has announced capped-price servicing packages available to owners of its used cars. The packages – which cover all items in the routine service schedule – are available for used Skoda cars that are more than 12 months old or have travelled more than 15,000km, providing they have had their first scheduled service. Skoda’s packages are valid for four years and span the vehicle’s next four annual services or 60,000km, whichever comes first.
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Liam Murphy
Jeep responds to footage of Wrangler tipping over in US safety tests
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12th May 2020
3 min read

Jeep responds to footage of Wrangler tipping over in US safety tests

The new Jeep Wrangler Unlimited four-door has been filmed tipping over in two crash tests conducted by a US safety body, prompting the US car giant to issue a statement defending the vehicle's safety record.
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Susannah Guthrie
Trump supports Tesla factory restart, Musk says “thank you”
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12th May 2020
2 min read

Trump supports Tesla factory restart, Musk says “thank you”

The US President Donald Trump took to Twitter overnight to support Tesla’s plans to reopen its electric car factory – weeks earlier than local authorities allowed and in defiance of county shutdown orders. The 45th US President wrote on social media: “California should let Tesla & @elonmusk open the plant, NOW. It can be done Fast & Safely!” The controversial boss of Tesla, Elon Musk, replied on Twitter: “Thank you!”
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Joshua Dowling
Charges laid against the team who helped Carlos Ghosn escape
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12th May 2020
1 min read

Charges laid against the team who helped Carlos Ghosn escape

Turkish prosecutors have prepared charges against seven people in relation to former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn’s escape from Japanese authorities while under house arrest in Tokyo. Mr Ghosn escaped Japan in December 2019 – while under house arrest for charges of under-reporting pay and misusing company funds while at Nissan – by hiding in an ‘instrument box' shipped to Lebanon via Turkey.
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Liam Murphy
Tesla Cybertruck: 'Iconic. Brutal. Perfect,' says rival designer
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11th May 2020
2 min read

Tesla Cybertruck: 'Iconic. Brutal. Perfect,' says rival designer

One of the world’s leading car designers has called the Tesla Cybertruck a "perfect design". François Leboine, the boss of concept car design at French auto giant Renault, bestowed the accolades on Tesla’s striking and revolutionary design for a ute during a video conference with Australian journalists.
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Rob Margeit