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School pick-up 'the most dangerous time' on Australian roads
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28th Jan 2020
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School pick-up 'the most dangerous time' on Australian roads

As Australian children return to school from holidays, new research serves as an important reminder to exercise caution, with school pick-up time found to be a particularly dangerous period on our roads. According to the latest AAMI Crash Index (produced annually), over a quarter of all road incidents in Australia occur in the afternoon, around school pick-up time.
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Susannah Guthrie
Kia Stonic: Australian launch confirmed for late 2020
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28th Jan 2020
2 min read

Kia Stonic: Australian launch confirmed for late 2020

The compact SUV segment, despite ever more competition, shows no sign of slowing down in Australia – and now Kia has confirmed the arrival of its new Stonic compact SUV for the fourth quarter of 2020.
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Trent Nikolic
2021 Volkswagen Caddy sketched more realistically
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27th Jan 2020
2 min read

2021 Volkswagen Caddy sketched more realistically

The next-generation Volkswagen Caddy has been teased again ahead of its debut in February. While the sketches issued by the company last month had a much more sporty front end with a wraparound windscreen, and slim headlights with teardrop extensions, the latest images supplied by Volkswagen paint a much more conservative — and likely more accurate — picture of the upcoming van.
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Derek Fung
Kia says demand for its electric cars overseas could delay their arrival in Australia
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25th Jan 2020
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Kia says demand for its electric cars overseas could delay their arrival in Australia

Kia Australia was hoping to go electric for the 2020 Australian Tennis Open – with a fleet of electric vehicles to shuttle sports stars and support screws during the event before the cars arrived in local showrooms. However, those plans were scuttled by strong demand overseas, pushing Australia down the queue for Kia's electric-car rollout.
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Trent Nikolic
Volkswagen Group donates $2.5 million to bushfire relief, boss shaves 'old growth' moustache
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24th Jan 2020
2 min read

Volkswagen Group donates $2.5 million to bushfire relief, boss shaves 'old growth' moustache

Volkswagen Group has bolstered its existing contribution toward the relief and recovery efforts for Australia's tragic bushfires, announcing a $2.5 million donation today. The company has earmarked $500,000 for fire services and those affected by the fires, with the remaining $2 million divided equally on reforestation and organisations involved with endangered wildlife.
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Mike Stevens