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2020 Geely Icon launched, nets 30k digital orders
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25th Feb 2020
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2020 Geely Icon launched, nets 30k digital orders

China’s Geely claims to have taken more than 30,000 digital pre-orders for its brand new Icon small SUV ahead of the completely online product launch this week. The company - which has launched an online test-drive, sales and servicing portal, and which owns the subscription-based car brand Lynk & Co - also claims to have fast-tracked the fitment of a bolstered air purification system in response to the Coronavirus.
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Mike Costello
Exclusive: Holden to keep its historical car collection in Australia
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24th Feb 2020
2 min read

Exclusive: Holden to keep its historical car collection in Australia

EXCLUSIVE Holden’s priceless collection of up to 70 classic and historically significant cars – including the first and last vehicles it manufactured locally – will remain in Australia and not sent to Detroit, as some fans had feared. While Holden is yet to announce exactly where the vehicles will be stored and if the public will be able to view them, CarAdvice has been told there are no plans to export the vehicles to join the global General Motors collection in Detroit.
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Joshua Dowling
Hyundai Australia hit by lengthy delays due to parts shortages caused by coronavirus factory stoppages
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24th Feb 2020
3 min read

Hyundai Australia hit by lengthy delays due to parts shortages caused by coronavirus factory stoppages

EXCLUSIVE Anyone looking to buy a new Hyundai in the coming months may experience lengthy delays in taking delivery of their car. Australia’s third most popular car brand – behind Toyota and Mazda – is facing lengthy hold-ups in the arrival of new showroom stock due to parts shortages caused by factory shutdowns following to the coronavirus in China.
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Joshua Dowling
Exclusive: General Motors knew at least four months ago it was axing Holden
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23rd Feb 2020
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Exclusive: General Motors knew at least four months ago it was axing Holden

EXCLUSIVE US car giant General Motors knew at least four months ago that it planned to shut Holden – however industry insiders believe the management decision to leave Australia was made some time in the first half of 2019 but was kept a closely guarded secret in Detroit. CarAdvice understands even the most senior Holden executives in Australia were kept in the dark and not told of General Motors’ plan until less than a fortnight ago.
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Joshua Dowling
Polestar Precept teased before unveiling next week, 2020 Geneva motor show after
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22nd Feb 2020
1 min read

Polestar Precept teased before unveiling next week, 2020 Geneva motor show after

Volvo’s performance electric and hybrid brand Polestar has teased its new Precept model, before a dedicated unveiling event and 2020 Geneva motor show showing. The single image released by Polestar shows only the top-down outline of headlights and taillights on an otherwise obscured Precept. There is not a lot insofar as detail in the teaser, however there is room for speculation. Polestar’s parent company Volvo is slated to release its first electric model, the XC40 Recharge in 2021.
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Liam Murphy
2021 Volkswagen Arteon R spied
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21st Feb 2020
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2021 Volkswagen Arteon R spied

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Scott Collie
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21st Feb 2020
1 min read

2021 Volkswagen Arteon R spied

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Scott Collie