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Hyundai i40 discontinued in Australia
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1st Apr 2019
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Hyundai i40 discontinued in Australia

Hyundai Australia has confirmed the ageing i40 sedan and wagon have been dropped from the local line-up, with the next-generation Sonata to be the brand's standalone mid-sized offering when it arrives later this year. Currently, the brand offers the i40 and Sonata concurrently in the medium segment, with the i40 available in both sedan and wagon forms while the Sonata is sedan-only.
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James Wong
2022 Alfa Romeo GTV rendering leaked
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1st Apr 2019
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2022 Alfa Romeo GTV rendering leaked

A second rendering of the Alfa Romeo GTV has been leaked well ahead of its expected debut, revealing what is effectively a coupe variant of the Giulia sedan. If this photo is authentic and accurate, the new GTV will have a completely unique body draped over the Giorgio rear- and all-wheel drive platform shared with the Giulia and Stelvio.
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Derek Fung
Hyundai Australia lacks direct Accent light car successor
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1st Apr 2019
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Hyundai Australia lacks direct Accent light car successor

Hyundai Australia is at risk of entering 2020 without a cut-price light car once stock of the massively popular $15,990 drive-away Accent hatch runs out before the end of this year. The ‘current’ Accent sold in Australia is actually now out of production, but Hyundai ordered a sufficient final-run supply from Korea to keep its dealers stocked for the time being.
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Mike Costello
Foton committed to Australia as a market ‘test bed’
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31st Mar 2019
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Foton committed to Australia as a market ‘test bed’

Foton will use the Australian market to test and enhance its products before taking on the European and North American markets, with the Chinese brand affirming its commitment extends beyond chasing sales and profit Down Under. Speaking to CarAdvice at the launch of its new trucks and the updated Tunland ute, the company’s general manager, Robert Zhang, confirmed the importance of the Australian market. “Australia and New Zealand are really tough markets,” Zhang said.
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Alborz Fallah
Nissan adds five-year warranty and roadside assist across the range
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31st Mar 2019
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Nissan adds five-year warranty and roadside assist across the range

Anyone who buys a new car from a Top 10 brand will get at least five years factory-backed warranty from today. Nissan – the last of the Top 10 to offer extended coverage – has finally added a five-year/unlimited-kilometre warranty across the range and included five-year roadside assistance for good measure.
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Joshua Dowling