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Australian states relax licence conditions for elderly drivers during COVID-19 - UPDATE
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31st Mar 2020
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Australian states relax licence conditions for elderly drivers during COVID-19 - UPDATE

Roads and Transport departments in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia have relaxed licensing conditions for older drivers during the COVID-19 outbreak. UPDATE 3/4/20 - Northern Territory's Motor Vehicle Registry has confirmed it does not require age-based medical assessment, however does assess driving capability based on medical fitness to drive. Drivers struggling to obtain medical assessment can contact the Motor Vehicle Registry to discuss their individual situation.
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Liam Murphy
Tesla truck prototype spied following winter testing
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31st Mar 2020
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Tesla truck prototype spied following winter testing

Tesla’s Semi – its fully-electric answer to a heavy-duty freight vehicle – has been spotted after completing cold weather testing in Alaska. Two prototypes of the Semi – which was first revealed in 2017 – were spotted in Oregon, presumably on their way back to Tesla headquarters in California. According to the Reddit user who originally posted the picture, the red Semi was wearing Alaska license plates. It’s known that Tesla has a cold testing facility in Alaska state.
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Liam Murphy
Tesla electric cars now available with V8 exhaust sound
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30th Mar 2020
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Tesla electric cars now available with V8 exhaust sound

Did you crave the performance of a Tesla electric car but miss the sound of a rumbling V8? A UK exhaust manufacturer may have the answer: fake external noise. The Milltek exhaust company has invented a muffler that has a built-in speaker to emit a fake but realistic V8 noise – or one of a number of high performance sounds that can be selected via a smartphone app. The noise gets louder as the otherwise silent electric car in driven faster or accelerates harder.
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Joshua Dowling
Detroit motor show cancelled, site to be used as makeshift hospital
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29th Mar 2020
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Detroit motor show cancelled, site to be used as makeshift hospital

The 2020 Detroit motor show – which had been moved from the US winter in January to summer in June from this year – has been cancelled so the massive exhibition centre can be used as a field hospital. Health authorities in Detroit will bring 900 hospital beds into what was going to be the motor show display area to help manage the expected increased in patients being treated for COVID-19.
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Joshua Dowling
Tesla Cybertruck: Australia the biggest market outside North America 
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29th Mar 2020
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Tesla Cybertruck: Australia the biggest market outside North America 

Australia is the biggest market outside North America for the Tesla Cybertruck, according to crowd-sourced data provided to fan website CybertruckTalk. To gauge global interest in the Tesla Cybertruck, more than 1800 members of the Tesla online community took part in a poll to compare demand for the controversially-styled electric pick-up from country to country. It ranked the USA at the top of the list for pre-orders, accounting for 76 per cent of demand, ahead of Canada at 10 per cent.
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