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Great Wall announces drive-away pricing for Steed ute
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4th Oct 2018
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Great Wall announces drive-away pricing for Steed ute

Great Wall has announced sharp drive-away pricing offers for its Steed ute as part of its 2018 Plate Clearance promotions. Until December 31, the Steed dual-cab 4x2 petrol is being advertised from $19,990 drive-away (normally $25,990 before on-road costs) – making it the most affordable new dual-cab ute on sale in Australia. The company adds that the petrol-powered two-wheel drive dual-cab variant is also eligible for the Government's $20,000 instant tax write-off.
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James Wong
Honda invests $3.8 billion in GM's autonomous car division
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4th Oct 2018
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Honda invests $3.8 billion in GM's autonomous car division

Honda will help General Motors and Cruise, its self-driving car unit, fund and engineer a next-generation autonomous vehicle to be sold throughout the world. Honda will plow roughly US$2 billion ($2.8 billion) into Cruise over the next 12 years, and is also investing US$750 million ($1 billion) upfront for a 5.7 per cent share in the self-driving unit.
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Derek Fung
Peugeot: 'You buy the car then choose the powertrain'
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4th Oct 2018
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Peugeot: 'You buy the car then choose the powertrain'

Peugeot says that its strategy going forward is to be powertrain agnostic, focusing instead on the design and quality of its vehicles and leaving the drivetrain choice to customers
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Alborz Fallah
Peugeot won't sell high-performance ‘bad boys’ compensated by EVs
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4th Oct 2018
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Peugeot won't sell high-performance ‘bad boys’ compensated by EVs

Peugeot says that with the every stringent emission regulations taking place in Europe and the United States, that take into account the overall CO2 output of brands, it will not sell electric vehicles just to compensate its high performance and high CO2 output vehicles.
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Alborz Fallah
Citroen to improve ‘quality and customer service’ in Australia
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4th Oct 2018
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Citroen to improve ‘quality and customer service’ in Australia

Citroen says that it needs to get its quality and customer service right before it pushes for a big relaunch in Australia during the first half of 2019. Speaking to CarAdvice at the Paris motor show this week, global CEO for Citroen, Linda Jackson, said that regardless of how good its upcoming vehicles may be, unless the brand can get its quality, after sales and general customer experience right in Australia, it will ultimately fail.
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Alborz Fallah