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London Electric Vehicle Company predicts massive growth for 2020
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24th Feb 2020
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London Electric Vehicle Company predicts massive growth for 2020

Geely-owned electric vehicle (EV) maker, London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) has forecasted major growth for 2020 following its 2019 sales figures. After selling more than 2500 of its hybrid TX taxi and shuttle variants across 2019 (up from 1300 in 2018), the marque has begun preparations for a projected further 50 per cent increase in demand in 2020. LEVC believes it will be selling into 20 markets globally by the end of 2020.
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Liam Murphy
Hyundai Australia hit by lengthy delays due to parts shortages caused by coronavirus factory stoppages
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24th Feb 2020
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Hyundai Australia hit by lengthy delays due to parts shortages caused by coronavirus factory stoppages

EXCLUSIVE Anyone looking to buy a new Hyundai in the coming months may experience lengthy delays in taking delivery of their car. Australia’s third most popular car brand – behind Toyota and Mazda – is facing lengthy hold-ups in the arrival of new showroom stock due to parts shortages caused by factory shutdowns following to the coronavirus in China.
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Joshua Dowling
2020 Cupra Leon range to debut at Geneva motor show, hybrid included
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23rd Feb 2020
2 min read

2020 Cupra Leon range to debut at Geneva motor show, hybrid included

Cupra, performance wing of Spanish marque Seat, will debut its new range of beefed-up Leons at the 2020 Geneva motor show. The Cupra Leon will be available in a five-door or Sportstourer wagon body. Models of the sportier Leon will be available in front-wheel drive layout or 4Drive all-wheel drive. All models of the Cupra Leons will come equipped with a six-speed DSG transmission.
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Liam Murphy
Polestar Precept teased before unveiling next week, 2020 Geneva motor show after
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22nd Feb 2020
1 min read

Polestar Precept teased before unveiling next week, 2020 Geneva motor show after

Volvo’s performance electric and hybrid brand Polestar has teased its new Precept model, before a dedicated unveiling event and 2020 Geneva motor show showing. The single image released by Polestar shows only the top-down outline of headlights and taillights on an otherwise obscured Precept. There is not a lot insofar as detail in the teaser, however there is room for speculation. Polestar’s parent company Volvo is slated to release its first electric model, the XC40 Recharge in 2021.
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Liam Murphy
Peugeot Landtrek: Emerging market dual-cab ute revealed
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21st Feb 2020
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Peugeot Landtrek: Emerging market dual-cab ute revealed

Peugeot has revealed the 2020 Landtrek, a dual-cab ute digging deep into the parts bin aimed squarely at emerging markets Power in the Landtrek comes from a Euro 4 four-cylinder 1.9-litre turbo-diesel engine making 110kW and 350Nm, put to the road through a 4x2 or 4x4 system and six-speed manual. No automatic option is mentioned. The two-wheel drive variant hits 100km/h in 14.9 seconds, the four-wheel drive takes an even more leisurely 15.8 seconds.
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Scott Collie