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Chinese car sales up nearly 50 per cent in shrinking Australian market
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20th Aug 2020
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Chinese car sales up nearly 50 per cent in shrinking Australian market

Sales of Chinese cars in Australia have rise by an average of 48.2 per cent in the first seven months of this year – as the overall market slowed by by 19.2 per cent. Four Chinese brands are currently offered to consumers in Australia – namely MG, LDV, Great Wall and Haval.
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William Davis
2020 Fiat Ducato price and specs: New engine and transmission for Fiat's large van
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20th Aug 2020
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2020 Fiat Ducato price and specs: New engine and transmission for Fiat's large van

The 2020 Fiat Professional Ducato has been announced for Australia, with a significant powertrain overhaul, and new safety features to help the Series 7 van catch up to newer competitors. Under the bonnet Fiat has switched to an all-new ‘Multijet 180’ 2.3-litre turbo diesel four cylinder engine, producing 130kW and 400Nm when matched to a six-speed manual, or 450Nm when paired with the new nine-speed automatic.
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Kez Casey
Ferrari F40 tribute to be revealed – report
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19th Aug 2020
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Ferrari F40 tribute to be revealed – report

A one-off supercar inspired by the iconic Ferrari F40 could be about to be revealed, according to a report from The Supercar Blog. Sources have said Ferrari is getting ready to unveil the secret project, known internally as 'SP42'. Like the original Ferrari F40, the homage will use a twin-turbo V8 powertrain, thought to be the 3.9-litre engine borrowed from the Ferrari F8 Tributo.
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Ben Zachariah
2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC spy photos
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19th Aug 2020
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2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC spy photos

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Joshua Dowling
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19th Aug 2020
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2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC spy photos

Mercedes-Benz GLC 2020
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Joshua Dowling
Bridgestone introduces street legal track-spec Potenza RE-71RS tyre range
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19th Aug 2020
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Bridgestone introduces street legal track-spec Potenza RE-71RS tyre range

Bridgestone’s new Potenza RE-71RS tyre has gone on sale in Australia, positioned as an entry-level motorsport offering within Bridgestone’s high performance range. Stepping in for the previous RE-71R, the new RE71-RS fills the range between the high performance road-focussed RE003 and S007A, and the track-only RE-11S. According to Bridgestone, the RE-71RS delivers a five per cent increase in wear life over the tyre it replaces, while also boasting lower noise during road use.
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Kez Casey
Mercedes-Benz pays $4.15 billion in settlements to US authorities, diesel owners
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19th Aug 2020
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Mercedes-Benz pays $4.15 billion in settlements to US authorities, diesel owners

The parent company of Mercedes-Benz has agreed to settle an investigation and lawsuit into diesel emissions cheat software in the US. An announcement by Daimler – owner of Mercedes-Benz – outlined the settlements to US authorities and those included in the civil lawsuit, totalling almost US$3 billion (AU$4.15B).
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Ben Zachariah