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New Mazda 3 costs more, and will sell less
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21st Feb 2019
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New Mazda 3 costs more, and will sell less

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Mike Costello
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21st Feb 2019
3 min read

New Mazda 3 costs more, and will sell less

Mazda 3 2019
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Mike Costello
Peugeot 508 Sport Engineered concept revealed for Geneva
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21st Feb 2019
2 min read

Peugeot 508 Sport Engineered concept revealed for Geneva

Peugeot Sport has revealed a high-performance version of the 508 Hybrid, ahead of its public debut at the Geneva motor show next month. Dubbed the 508 Peugeot Sport Engineered, the concept car teams a 'PureTech 200' 150kW turbocharged petrol engine with a 110bhp (82kW) electric motor on the front axle, while an additional 200bhp (150kW) electric motor drives the rear wheels, giving the performance sedan all-wheel drive.
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James Wong
Toyota Australia cyber attack: Customers and showrooms unaffected
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21st Feb 2019
1 min read

Toyota Australia cyber attack: Customers and showrooms unaffected

UPDATED Toyota Australia has confirmed it has been the victim of an attempted cyber attack although it believes no customer data has been accessed. However, anyone buying a new car that is not already in dealer stock may experience delays in finding the exact model they want. Toyota has temporarily shut off dealer access to the computer system that allows them to see incoming vehicle stock or cars being held by other dealerships.
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Joshua Dowling
Skoda Vision iV concept interior sketched
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20th Feb 2019
1 min read

Skoda Vision iV concept interior sketched

The Skoda Vision iV will debut at the 2019 Geneva motor show at the beginning of March, and could preview a new electric crossover "coupe" for the brand. Like the recently launched Scala hatch, the company's word mark is used for the centre of the steering wheel instead of its winged arrow logo. The two-tier dashboard features a small instrument pod and an infotainment screen, both of which appear to float above the dashboard top.
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Derek Fung
Nissan x Opus concept revealed
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20th Feb 2019
2 min read

Nissan x Opus concept revealed

Nissan has collaborated with Opus Campers to create a concept camper trailer that features second-life battery packs from the Leaf EV to offer "up to a week's worth" of off-grid power for remote adventures. Incorporating the vehicle manufacturer's new Energy Roam system, a portable weather-proof power pack with 700Wh capacity, the concept camper trailer offers both 230V and 12V circuits with enough juice for "around seven days of camping", aided by the on-board solar panel accessory.
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James Wong
Emojis coming to Queensland numberplates
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19th Feb 2019
1 min read

Emojis coming to Queensland numberplates

Queensland drivers could soon be staring at an emoji on the back of another car, with the state allowing five faces on its latest range of personalised plates. Announced with an Instagram post, drivers will be able to add a classic smiley, a 'laughing cry' face, a 'heart-eyes' face, a winking face, and the cool, sunglass-wearing emoji. Unfortunately the smiling pile of poo, eggplant and peach won't be offered...
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Scott Collie