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Supercars: Holden welcomes Ford fight
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17th Apr 2018
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Supercars: Holden welcomes Ford fight

In a big day of performance news for Ford and its fans, Holden couldn't help but remind racing tragics of its own legend status on the track. Fair enough, too, given Ford has announced it'll race its hugely popular rear-wheel-drive V8 Mustang next year, while Holden's entry is based on a car that has hurt more than a few feelings in the Lion camp. (The Camaro could fix everything…)
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Mike Stevens
Ford Mustang confirmed for Supercars series, Ford Performance hits Australia
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17th Apr 2018
3 min read

Ford Mustang confirmed for Supercars series, Ford Performance hits Australia

Ford has announced the launch of Ford Performance sub-brand in Australia, backed by the news the 2018 Mustang will be homologated for the 2019 Supercars season. The first Ford Performance-branded models to touch Australian soil will be the 2018 Mustang and hotly-anticipated Ranger Raptor. The company says its performance arm is focused on "developments in aerodynamics, light-weighting, electronics, powertrain performance and fuel efficiency".
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Scott Collie
EV onslaught: 10 electric cars coming by 2021 - UPDATE
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16th Apr 2018
5 min read

EV onslaught: 10 electric cars coming by 2021 - UPDATE

UPDATE (17/4): We've updated this article with new details of some of the models listed. Electric cars are coming, there's no stopping it. Here's a quick look at 10 noteworthy electric vehicles (EVs) heading for market in the next three years. The Ioniq is Hyundai's answer to the Toyota Prius, available in three flavours – hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric.
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James Wong
Mercedes-Benz mulling GLA 'Coupe' - report
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16th Apr 2018
2 min read

Mercedes-Benz mulling GLA 'Coupe' - report

The next-generation Mercedes-Benz GLA could be getting a 'coupe' version to tackle the likes of the BMW X2, according to a new report. Speaking with Top Gear UK, CEO Dieter Zetsche said the new version of the A-Class-based crossover will "have two interpretations". "The new BMW X2 is basically like the [current] GLA,” he said. "And you will see a new GLA. As in other segments we’ll have two interpretations. So the GLA will be more in the SUV direction, and that will expand our scope."
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James Wong
Jaguar Land Rover cuts 1000 jobs in the UK - report
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16th Apr 2018
1 min read

Jaguar Land Rover cuts 1000 jobs in the UK - report

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has cut 1000 jobs at its Solihull base this week, according to a new report out of the UK. Autocar reports the British manufacturer has restricted the layoffs to agency workers, with JLR citing a decline in diesel vehicle sales for the decision. In addition to the job cuts, JLR's Solihull facility will reduce production levels – the site currently produces models including the Jaguar XE and Land Rover Discovery. The company released the following statement:
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James Wong