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Honda Rugged Open Air Vehicle revealed at SEMA
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31st Oct 2018
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Honda Rugged Open Air Vehicle revealed at SEMA

Honda doesn't offer a dual-cab ute for the Australian market, but it's not truck-less everywhere in the world. If you live in North America, the company will sell you a Ridgeline, a monocoque dual-cab pickup designed to offer a car-like drive than its body-on-frame rivals.
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Scott Collie
Flex commissions banned: New vehicle financing rules coming into force
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31st Oct 2018
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Flex commissions banned: New vehicle financing rules coming into force

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has introduced new ban on 'flex commissions' in automotive lending. When they come into force on November 1, the new rules will apply to all automotive finance lenders, including banks and car dealers. The regulation changes come on the back of an investigation into flex commissions.
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Scott Collie
Mini Countryman Blackheath Edition on sale from $59,990
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30th Oct 2018
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Mini Countryman Blackheath Edition on sale from $59,990

Mini Australia has announced another limited-run special in the form of the Countryman Blackheath Edition, which is now on sale priced from $59,990 drive-away. Just 60 units will be heading Down Under, featuring a range of black-themed add-ons and accessories from the Mini options range as standard equipment. Mini says the special model takes 'inspiration' from Blackheath in south-east London.
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James Wong
Tesla Model 3 coming to Australia in 'mid-2019'
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30th Oct 2018
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Tesla Model 3 coming to Australia in 'mid-2019'

The Tesla Model 3 should start arriving in Australia during the middle of 2019, according to new tweets from company CEO, Elon Musk. Asked by a customer about when the 'affordable' electric sedan would be arriving locally, Musk responded with "around mid-2019" – actually sooner than the initial timeframe promised.
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Scott Collie
Abarth 695 Rivale on sale from $44,990
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30th Oct 2018
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Abarth 695 Rivale on sale from $44,990

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has confirmed the Abarth 695 Rivale will be coming to Australia in strictly limited numbers, with pricing to kick off at $44,990 before on-road costs. Just 35 units will be delivered Down Under, available in both hatchback and cabriolet forms, all featuring a number of equipment, trim and colour appointments specific to this model inspired by Riva Yachts.
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