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Chevrolet C8 Corvette ZR1 to use hybrid power, all-wheel-drive
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26th Nov 2019
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Chevrolet C8 Corvette ZR1 to use hybrid power, all-wheel-drive

The C8 Corvette is not only the first mid-engined Corvette, it’ll also be the first generation of Chevrolet’s iconic sports car to feature all-wheel drive and hybrid power. Motor Trend has revealed some insider information from a senior GM official about the upcoming Z06 and range-topping ZR1 variants. Both powertrains are a marked departure from the Corvette’s traditional pushrod power.
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William Stopford
2020 Honda City unveiled
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25th Nov 2019
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2020 Honda City unveiled

The fifth-generation Honda City sedan has made its debut in Thailand at the 2019 Bangkok motor show. Due to enter Thai showrooms just before Christmas, the new City will go on sale across Asia during 2020. We're waiting to hear back from Honda Australia about local availability and timing.
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Isuzu D-Max wins SuperUtes championship, as series switches to V8s for 2020
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25th Nov 2019
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Isuzu D-Max wins SuperUtes championship, as series switches to V8s for 2020

The Isuzu D-Max has won the 2019 SuperUtes championship in the hands of young Kiwi ace Tom Alexander, who secured the title with one race remaining after establishing an unassailable lead. Last weekend’s Supercars Newcastle 500 was also the finale for diesel-powered double cabs, having trialled the format for two years following the end of local production of Ford Falcon and Holden Commodore V8 utes.
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GM sues Fiat Chrysler for bribing labour union
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24th Nov 2019
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GM sues Fiat Chrysler for bribing labour union

General Motors (GM) has filed a lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler (FCA), claiming the rival's bribery of officials from the United Auto Workers (UAW) union caused it serious financial damage. GM alleges FCA instigated a “multi-year pattern of corruption” to “undermine the integrity of the collective bargaining process and cause GM substantial damages".
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Bloodhound LSR tops 1000km/h in testing
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23rd Nov 2019
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Bloodhound LSR tops 1000km/h in testing

Darcy Foster • The Bloodhound LSR has recorded a top speed of 1010km/h (628mph) in final testing for 2019 ahead of a land-speed record attempt some time in the next two years. Piloted by Air Force wing commander Andy Green, the Bloodhound LSR completed a number of tests and obtained vital data to help engineers determine the rocket’s payload size for a crack at the current land-speed record.
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