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2021 Toyota GR Yaris priced from $39,950 drive-away - UPDATE
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24th Sep 2020
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2021 Toyota GR Yaris priced from $39,950 drive-away - UPDATE

UPDATE, September 29: Toyota dealers claim the first 1000 examples of the 2021 Toyota GR Yaris are all gone, the company says there may be a handful left but have declined to say exactly how many. Full story here. UPDATE, September 24: Toyota has confirmed today that of the first 1000 Toyota GR Yaris cars that will be priced from $39,950 drive-away, 560 have been allocated to buyers already – on the first day.
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Ben Zachariah
California's governor announces 2035 ban on internal combustion engines
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24th Sep 2020
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California's governor announces 2035 ban on internal combustion engines

The governor of California has announced the state will ban the sale of new internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles from 2035, mandating that all new cars sold from that point will be emissions-free. On September 23, Gavin Newsom, the state's 40th governor, signed an executive order decreeing that all sales of new gasoline-powered passenger vehicles will be banned by 2035.
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2021 Range Rover Velar price and specs: Mild-hybrid rollout continues
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23rd Sep 2020
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2021 Range Rover Velar price and specs: Mild-hybrid rollout continues

Jaguar Land Rover has announced the latest updates to its 2021 Range Rover Velar range in Australia, following in the footsteps of models like the Range Rover Sport, Range Rover Evoque and Jaguar F-Pace before it. A simpler model-walk aims to take some of the complexities out of the purchasing experience with the previous four trim levels, two design lines, and eight available engines (excluding the high performance SVO model) stripped back to just five variants.
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Kez Casey
Nissan Z Proto SUV model not ruled out
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23rd Sep 2020
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Nissan Z Proto SUV model not ruled out

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23rd Sep 2020
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Nissan Z Proto SUV model not ruled out

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Tesla Battery Day: More efficient batteries, new AU$35,000 model coming
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23rd Sep 2020
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Tesla Battery Day: More efficient batteries, new AU$35,000 model coming

Tesla's much-hyped Battery Day has indeed delivered a new type of battery cell, which the company says will provide a 16 per cent increase in range. Theoretically, this means a Tesla Model S could offer a range of up to 750 kilometres on a single charge. The new Tesla battery, named the 4680 for its dimensions (46mm by 80mm), reportedly provides five times the energy and six times the power of previous comparable cells.
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Ben Zachariah
Subaru BRZ and Toyota 86 due in third or fourth quarter of 2021
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22nd Sep 2020
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Subaru BRZ and Toyota 86 due in third or fourth quarter of 2021

The much-anticipated 2021 Subaru BRZ and Toyota 86 coupes are expected to be in Australian showrooms at the end of of 2021. CarAdvice understands no firm date has yet been given to local dealerships, however there is an internal expectation that – if all goes to plan – the new models will begin arriving during the second half of 2021, some six months after the model was initially expected.
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