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Jeep Grand Commander revealed for China
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22nd Jan 2018
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Jeep Grand Commander revealed for China

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James Wong
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22nd Jan 2018
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Jeep Grand Commander revealed for China

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James Wong
Scientists make carbon-fibre from plants, may reduce its price
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22nd Jan 2018
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Scientists make carbon-fibre from plants, may reduce its price

Scientists have found a way that could make carbon-fibre both cheaper and more environmentally-friendly to produce. Carbon-fibre reinforced plastic is light, strong and fashionable, and a great way to make a car a faster or more fuel efficient. Unfortunately, it's also hugely expensive, which means it's largely restricted to vehicles with big sticker prices or designed specifically for racing.
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Derek Fung
QLD police union: hidden speed cameras are 'revenue raisers'; don't save lives
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22nd Jan 2018
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QLD police union: hidden speed cameras are 'revenue raisers'; don't save lives

The head of the Queensland Police Union (QPU) has publically acknowledged that covert and hidden speed cameras do not save lives and are indeed nothing more than revenue raisers for the state government. Confirming the public’s perception that hidden camera vans and trailers have no effect in reducing the road toll, the president of the Queensland Police Union, Ian Levers, told CarAdvice it’s time for a change. “They are revenue raisers pure and simple, we all know it,” Levers said.
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Alborz Fallah
Lexus Australia welcomes Scott Thompson as new CEO
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22nd Jan 2018
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Lexus Australia welcomes Scott Thompson as new CEO

Lexus Australia has this month welcomed Scott Thompson as its new Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Peter McGregor as head of the Japanese luxury marque's local arm. Thompson returns to Australia after two years as a senior executive with Toyota and Lexus in the US, working as the general manager of marketing for Toyota Motor Sales USA from early 2016. For the last six months, Thompson has been working working with Lexus's US arm.
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James Wong
Pre-war wonders go under the hammer
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20th Jan 2018
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Pre-war wonders go under the hammer

A number of pre-war vehicles will be in the spotlight for the upcoming Shannons Late Summer Auction, which sees a 1935 Auburn 653 Phaeton that’s been in the same family since new going under the hammer. Once a carriage manufacturer, Auburn was considered one of the most elegant American cars of the ‘20s, and this example (top) is no exception, having undergone a full restoration in ’90s.
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Mandy Turner
Cutaway drawings reveal how complex the modern car really is
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19th Jan 2018
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Cutaway drawings reveal how complex the modern car really is

If you have ever wondered what every component of a modern car looks like underneath all that sheet metal, your questions have been answered. Two Americans, Beau and Alan Daniels have illustrated dozens of technical car cutaways of a four-door sedan, which are so detailed, they appear real.
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Mandy Turner