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Skoda Klement e-bike showcased at Eurobike
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6th Sep 2019
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Skoda Klement e-bike showcased at Eurobike

Skoda’s come full circle. Or is that full cycle? Around 124 years after Václav Laurin and Václav Klement founded the company and started manufacturing motorised bicycles, Skoda is debuting a segment-busting electric two-wheeler. Appropriately, it’s called the Klement after the aforementioned co-founder.
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William Stopford
Toyota GA-B platform unveiled, likely to underpin new Yaris
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6th Sep 2019
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Toyota GA-B platform unveiled, likely to underpin new Yaris

Toyota has unveiled its new GA-B platform, the latest to be spun off from the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA). GA-B will be used for vehicles smaller than those current residing on the existing GA-C platform, such as the C-HR, Corolla, and Prius. This fact, combined with the timing of the announcement just ahead of the 2019 Frankfurt motor show, indicates the GA-B platform will be used by the new Yaris.
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Derek Fung
Mitsubishi to sell only SUVs, utes and vans in Australia
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6th Sep 2019
3 min read

Mitsubishi to sell only SUVs, utes and vans in Australia

Australia’s seismic shift away from passenger cars – and towards SUVs and utes, not unlike North America – is about to claim its first casualty. Japanese company Mitsubishi – the fourth most popular brand behind Toyota, Mazda and Hyundai – will not replace its Mirage and Lancer small cars once they sell out in local showrooms. While Mitsubishi will continue to offer passenger cars overseas, its Australian showrooms will soon have only a range of SUVs, utes and Renault-sourced vans.
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Joshua Dowling
2020 Hyundai Veloster pricing and specs
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5th Sep 2019
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2020 Hyundai Veloster pricing and specs

The all-new 2020 Hyundai Veloster has been priced and specified for the Australian market, with the three-tier range kicking off at $29,490 plus on-road costs. Nearly a year since it was initially slated to arrive in local showrooms, the "2+1 door sports coupe" claims to bring upgrades to drivetrains and equipment levels across the line-up, while keeping the price of entry $100 down on the previous iteration.
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James Wong
Ferrari 812 Superfast, F8 Tributo Spiders coming
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5th Sep 2019
1 min read

Ferrari 812 Superfast, F8 Tributo Spiders coming

Ferrari will use this month's Universo Ferrari event to launch the F8 Tributo Spider and 812 Superfast Spider, leaked details have confirmed. Although the convertible F8 Tributo comes as no surprise, the 812 Superfast Spider will be the first roofless front-engined Ferrari to be series-produced since the Superamerica, a drop-top take on the 575 Maranello.
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Scott Collie