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Australia falls down Autonomous Vehicle Readiness Index
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14th Feb 2019
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Australia falls down Autonomous Vehicle Readiness Index

Australia has slipped from 14th to 15th in the Autonomous Vehicle Readiness Index, a trend the Australia Driverless Vehicle Initiative (ADVI) says should "sound warning bells". According to ADVI, Australia has "gone from being on the international radar as a leader, to a country that risks being marginalised as it slips further into autonomous vehicle obscurity". "Now is the time for leadership and positive action to address these concerns," said Rita Excell, director of ADVI.
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Electric vehicle charging infrastructure is 'high-priority' - Infrastructure Australia
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14th Feb 2019
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Electric vehicle charging infrastructure is 'high-priority' - Infrastructure Australia

Infrastructure Australia has labelled the expansion of electric vehicle charge infrastructure as a high priority, putting it on a list of 29 High Priority Initiatives for Australia. In a report published today, the independent statutory body identified a lack of charge infrastructure as a significant barrier to electric vehicle adoption, calling for a "network of fast-charging stations on the national highway network" to drive adoption.
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Seat concept teased ahead of Mobile World Congress debut
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13th Feb 2019
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Seat concept teased ahead of Mobile World Congress debut

While new smartphones will make most of the headlines at Mobile World Congress 2019, Seat will be using the gathering to unveil a new "mobility platform" concept car. Details about the car are thin on the ground right now, with the company stating the concept will make a "difference in Seat's urban micromobility strategy".
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2020 Mini JCW GP to make over 220kW
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13th Feb 2019
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2020 Mini JCW GP to make over 220kW

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13th Feb 2019
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2020 Mini JCW GP to make over 220kW

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Toyota 86 British Green Limited revealed for Japan
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13th Feb 2019
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Toyota 86 British Green Limited revealed for Japan

Toyota Japan has revealed a new special-edition version of its entry-level sports car: the 86 British Green Limited. Yes, that's right, it's named after the iconic shade of green the Brits have used on their motorsport entrants for decades, and it looks great on the little Toyota 86.
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Volkswagen unclear on e-van timeline in Australia
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12th Feb 2019
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Volkswagen unclear on e-van timeline in Australia

Volkswagen Australia's commercial division says it isn't sure exactly when it will introduce all-electric versions of its van range, despite the brand's push towards electrification globally. Speaking with CarAdvice at the local launch for the Caddy Beach camper van in Sydney this week, director for commercial vehicles at Volkswagen Australia, Ryan Davies, said it's "too early to tell" what the future of electric vans will look like here.
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Citroen teases concept for Geneva
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12th Feb 2019
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Citroen teases concept for Geneva

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12th Feb 2019
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Citroen teases concept for Geneva

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