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Ford Ranger gets the military treatment – and it could come to Australia
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10th Oct 2019
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Ford Ranger gets the military treatment – and it could come to Australia

The Ford Ranger is ready for battle – not just in the sales race against the Toyota Hilux – but now it has received military honours. One of Europe’s leading military suppliers and automotive engineering firms, Ricardo, has created a concept vehicle based on the Ford Ranger pick-up that can be used for defence, policing, security and rescue services.
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Joshua Dowling
Volkswagen Group plans to share new PPE platform with rivals – report
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10th Oct 2019
2 min read

Volkswagen Group plans to share new PPE platform with rivals – report

If the Volkswagen Group has its way, its new electric platforms won’t just be proliferating throughout their own corporate range – they’ll be proliferating through rival automakers’ line-ups, too. Bloomberg reports the German giant is in discussions with other automakers to share with them its upcoming, all-electric 'PPE' platform.
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William Stopford
2018 Peugeot 3008 recalled
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10th Oct 2019
1 min read

2018 Peugeot 3008 recalled

Peugeot Australia has issued a recall for the 2018 model-year 3008 SUV, due to a child-seat anchor point being incorrectly fitted to the front passenger seat. Just like the notice for the Citroen C3 earlier this week, Australian laws do not allow the front airbag to be switched off, which means a child seat can't be fitted in the front. According to Peugeot, a top-tether child seat anchor point has been fitted to the passenger seat when it shouldn't have been.
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James Wong
2021 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 revealed in the US
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9th Oct 2019
1 min read

2021 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 revealed in the US

The updated Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 has been revealed alongside revisions for the North American version of the ute. Revisions to the off-road-focussed ZR2 model include a unique full-height black grille with Chevrolet lettering and a just a small offset “flow through” bow tie emblem, and red tow hooks.
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Derek Fung
2020 Nissan Navara N-Trek Warrior: Aussie-tuned hero revealed
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9th Oct 2019
4 min read

2020 Nissan Navara N-Trek Warrior: Aussie-tuned hero revealed

Australia's ute segment has continued its move upmarket, with Nissan Australia today revealing its new range-topping Navara N-Trek Warrior. Aimed at the the Toyota HiLux Rugged X, Ford Ranger Raptor and HSV SportsCat, the Warrior is a Navara N-Trek developed from the ground up with a range of off-road-ready components. "What's truly special is... this is not just a cosmetic change, this has really been done from the ground up," Stephen Lester, Nissan Australia managing director, told media.
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Scott Collie