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A quarter of Victoria's dealership staff could lose their jobs, survey finds – UPDATE
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7th Aug 2020
4 min read

A quarter of Victoria's dealership staff could lose their jobs, survey finds – UPDATE

UPDATE, 7/8/2020: Australian car dealers have welcomed the government's recent changes to the eligibility criteria for its extended JobKeeper scheme, which will allow previously ineligible dealerships to apply for ongoing financial support.
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Susannah Guthrie
Land Rover loses trademark appeal against 'copycat' Ineos Grenadier
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6th Aug 2020
2 min read

Land Rover loses trademark appeal against 'copycat' Ineos Grenadier

Land Rover has lost an appeal in the United Kingdom High Court in its attempt to trademark the original design of the Land Rover Defender. This decision comes after Land Rover appealed the decision of the UK Intellectual Property Office, when it found the design is not distinctive enough. In those proceedings – Land Rover versus the Ineos Group, which recently unveiled the Grenadier off-roader – both car makers presented evidence through hand-picked expert witnesses.
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Sam Purcell
2021 Audi A5 price and specs
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6th Aug 2020
3 min read

2021 Audi A5 price and specs

Pricing and specifications have been announced for the refreshed 2021 Audi A5 range, encompassing three body styles – coupe, liftback five-door sportback and cabriolet – across its six variant range. Audi’s seven-speed S tronic dual-clutch auto is standard across the range, along with Audi’s 2.0-litre, four-cylinder petrol engine, albeit with different tunes.
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Rob Margeit
Toyota hybrids hit record sales in July 
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6th Aug 2020
3 min read

Toyota hybrids hit record sales in July 

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Joshua Dowling
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6th Aug 2020
3 min read

Toyota hybrids hit record sales in July 

Toyota RAV4 2020 cruiser 2wd hybrid
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Joshua Dowling
Holden down to its last 2000 cars, some dealers already taking down signs
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5th Aug 2020
2 min read

Holden down to its last 2000 cars, some dealers already taking down signs

Holden is believed to be down to its last 2000 or so new cars, after another 1100 vehicles were reported as sold in July. Numerous dealers have already begun taking down signage and some already have new car brands taking their place. Some empty Holden showrooms are displaying used cars until another new automotive brand can be installed. CarAdvice has been told by a number of dealer sources Holden has about 2000 or so vehicles in dealer stock, holding yards, and in transit.
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Joshua Dowling
Is your car's warranty at risk if you skip a scheduled service?
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5th Aug 2020
5 min read

Is your car's warranty at risk if you skip a scheduled service?

Although they're designed to make your life easier in the long run, scheduled services can be a pain when they pop up out of nowhere and add to your living expenses. It's easy for an annual service to slip through the cracks. Before you know it, it's six months since you got that first reminder and you're encountering some kind of mechanical issue that probably could have been avoided. Where does this leave you with your car's warranty?
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Susannah Guthrie