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2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Australian launch set for March
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20th Feb 2020
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2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Australian launch set for March

The high-tech Chevrolet 1500 pickup truck will arrive in Australia next month, as Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) prepares to take on the strong-selling Ram 1500. HSV today confirmed the Silverado, which is converted to right-hand drive alongside the Chevrolet Camaro muscle car in Clayton, has been certified for Australia and New Zealand.
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Scott Collie
Lexus and Mazda Australia top customer satisfaction table
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19th Feb 2020
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Lexus and Mazda Australia top customer satisfaction table

Lexus and Mazda cleaned up in the 2019 Roy Morgan Customer Satisfaction awards, based on findings from its single-source survey with a claimed sample size around 50,000 Australians. Lexus won the ‘Best of the Best’ award, given to the company with the highest average satisfaction of all 41 category winners. The awards do not merely focus on automotive, but various other sectors as well.
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Mike Costello
Luxury Car Tax: Industry, MPs renew calls to scrap "bad tax"
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19th Feb 2020
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Luxury Car Tax: Industry, MPs renew calls to scrap "bad tax"

Automotive industry bodies and political figures have banded together for a renewed push to end the Luxury Car Tax (LCT) following the demise of the Holden brand in Australia. The Morrison government today responded to calls from several backbenchers to abolish the LCT, suggesting the tax could be removed in the future, if and when the budget can afford it.
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Susannah Guthrie
2020 Renault Master pricing and specs
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19th Feb 2020
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2020 Renault Master pricing and specs

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Liam Murphy
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19th Feb 2020
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2020 Renault Master pricing and specs

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Liam Murphy
2020 Alpina B3 pricing and specs
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19th Feb 2020
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2020 Alpina B3 pricing and specs

Alpina Australia has locked in pricing for its comfort-focused BMW M3 alternative, the B3, ahead of its arrival later this year. Although it's a high-performance 3 Series with power from an inline-six, the B3 isn't an M3 in drag. For one, it's offered with a choice of sedan and wagon bodies – something BMW M simply refuses to do.
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Scott Collie
Environmental concerns halt German Tesla Gigafactory
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18th Feb 2020
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Environmental concerns halt German Tesla Gigafactory

Tesla’s plan to build a ‘gigafactory’ near Berlin have been put on hold by order of a German court injunction. As reported by the BBC, local environmentalists Green League filed for the injunction against the plant’s construction, which could see close to 300 hectares of the Brandenburg region cleared. The proposal has seen resistance in Germany since its announcement, amid concerns of deforestation and excessive water-usage.
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Liam Murphy