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Skoda to launch five EVs by 2025
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27th Nov 2017
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Skoda to launch five EVs by 2025

Skoda has announced plans to offer five electric vehicles (EV) by 2025, along with its first plug-in hybrid in 2019. In a new release, the Czech subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group confirmed it is planning five EV models across "various segments", with the first model in this new electric family to be built in the Czech Republic.
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James Wong
Holden registers Camaro trademark
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27th Nov 2017
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Holden registers Camaro trademark

In news that's sure to excite Holden fans, General Motors Holden has just registered the Camaro trademark for Australia. If history is any indication, trademarks registered for Australia generally don't mean much beyond the brand protection steps taken by most multinational companies. But, in the case of the Camaro trademark, extra work has gone into ensuring it covers all elements of the sale process. Holden has registered Camaro under Class 16, 25, 35 and 37. These relate to:
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Paul Maric
Aria FXE teased ahead of LA reveal
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26th Nov 2017
1 min read

Aria FXE teased ahead of LA reveal

The Aria Group, usually known for helping creating vehicle concepts for automotive manufacturers, has teased its own FXE sports car, scheduled to be revealed at the Los Angeles motor show next week. According to the teaser image, the Aria FXE will be unveiled on November 30, though it's unclear whether it will be branded with the company's own name or a partner manufacturer. One of Aria's most notable projects of late include the Kia GT4 Stinger concept.
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James Wong
Honda to roll out 15-minute fast-charging by 2022 - report
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25th Nov 2017
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Honda to roll out 15-minute fast-charging by 2022 - report

Honda is aiming to launch electric vehicles (EV) capable of 15-minute fast-charging in 2022, in an effort to address one of the key barriers to the wider uptake of EVs. In a new report with Japan's Nikkei, the company plans to roll out all-electric models that can run for 240 kilometres on a single 15-minute charge. By comparison, most of the current EV crop take more than twice the time to reach 80 per cent charge, even when using a fast charger.
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James Wong
Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder on the way with GT3 flat six - report
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24th Nov 2017
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Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder on the way with GT3 flat six - report

Porsche is reportedly working on a new pair of hardcore 718 models, both of which will trade turbo-four power for the aspirated flat-six engine from the 911 GT3. According to a new article by Autocar, the German sporting marque is developing a new 718 Cayman GT4 and 718 Boxster Spyder, badges that were used on the most focused versions of the previous-generation Cayman and Boxster.
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