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The models driving Australia's used-car price surge
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15th Sep 2020
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The models driving Australia's used-car price surge

Used vehicle prices in Australia are 25 per cent higher than they were during the same period last year, marking an all-time record rate of growth for the sector. Although new car sales are dwindling, demand for used vehicles has accelerated rapidly, smashing the previous record of 20 per cent growth set in December 2009.
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Susannah Guthrie
2021 Hummer EV to get 'crab mode' four-wheel steering
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15th Sep 2020
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2021 Hummer EV to get 'crab mode' four-wheel steering

The 2021 Hummer EV will be capable of driving diagonally thanks to a 'crab mode' four-wheel steering system, GMC has revealed. In a promotional video posted to YouTube, the General Motors truck division demonstrated the technology alongside a less-than-cryptic slogan “Sometimes the biggest leaps forward are actually diagonal”. However, the clip indicates the feature will be an optional extra, rather than fitted as standard.
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William Davis
Mobile phone cameras catch 4000 distracted drivers in Victoria
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14th Sep 2020
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Mobile phone cameras catch 4000 distracted drivers in Victoria

Thousands of Victorian motorists have been caught using their mobile phones while behind the wheel, as the government trials new mobile phone detection cameras across the state. In less than two months, a total of 4000 drivers were detected driving while distracted, representing 2 per cent of all 200,000 vehicles tested.
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Susannah Guthrie
2023 Ford Bronco Raptor spy photos
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13th Sep 2020
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2023 Ford Bronco Raptor spy photos

A vehicle thought to be the Bronco Raptor has been caught driving in the US. These spy photos show a number of features suggesting this may be the performance version of the Bronco: raised ride height, wider body, and upgraded suspension all providing clues that this could be the Raptor.
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Ben Zachariah
2021 BMW 4 Series convertible revealed in patent images
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12th Sep 2020
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2021 BMW 4 Series convertible revealed in patent images

New images have emerged of the upcoming 2021 BMW 4 Series Convertible. Published by China's National Intellectual Property Administration – and revealed through Autoblog – the rendered design drawings suggest BMW is planning to replace the current generation retractable metal roof with a more traditional (and lighter) soft top. Earlier this year a prototype of the model was spied testing at the Nürburgring.
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William Davis