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Subaru to stick with three-year warranty, despite competitor moves
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6th Sep 2018
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Subaru to stick with three-year warranty, despite competitor moves

Subaru is set to stick with a three-year warranty for the short term, despite a number of its competitors making the move to longer coverage periods. Speaking with CarAdvice at the launch of the all-new Forester, Subaru Australia managing director, Colin Christie, said he's aware of the competition, but the company is still investigating its options.
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Paul Maric
Mini John Cooper Works GP spied
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5th Sep 2018
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Mini John Cooper Works GP spied

A development vehicle believed to be the Mini John Cooper Works GP has been spied this week in Europe, somewhat confirming that the wild concept revealed at Frankfurt last year will make it to production. While clearly not the final product – rather based on a 'standard' John Cooper Works 3 Door Hatch – this vehicle features a massive rear wing, and massive front brakes behind the aftermarket alloy wheels.
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James Wong
Hyundai i30 N Line to launch with more noise, Michelin tyres
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5th Sep 2018
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Hyundai i30 N Line to launch with more noise, Michelin tyres

Hyundai is set to announce an N Line for the i30 range very soon, and it's likely to feature added punch and more noise. Speaking to CarAdvice at the launch of the updated Tucson, Hyundai's head of product planning was keen to point out noise and performance is a consideration for the new product line.
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Paul Maric
Audi e-tron quattro production kicks off
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5th Sep 2018
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Audi e-tron quattro production kicks off

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Scott Collie
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5th Sep 2018
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Audi e-tron quattro production kicks off

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Scott Collie
VFACTS: August 2018 new vehicle sales
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5th Sep 2018
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VFACTS: August 2018 new vehicle sales

New vehicle sales in Australia dropped 1.5 per cent on the same month in 2017, with new registrations totalling 95,221 units. Queensland, Tasmania and Victoria all recorded increases, while the rest of the nation – led by a 9.7 per cent drop for the Northern Territory – was down. Coming on the back of a July in which sales dipped 7.8 per cent on last year, the result leaves the market 0.3 per cent down on 2017, with a total of 786,294 sales year-to-date.
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Scott Collie
Hyundai 'couldn't push any harder' for dual-cab ute
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4th Sep 2018
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Hyundai 'couldn't push any harder' for dual-cab ute

The rumoured Hyundai dual-cab ute is becoming a bit of a running joke at Hyundai product launches, but the brand says it's still high on the priority list Down Under. Speaking to CarAdvice at the Tucson launch, Hyundai Australia product planning manager, Andrew Tuitahi, was adamant the company is pushing hard to make it happen.
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Paul Maric