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Fuel-cell hydrogen EVs are 'the ultimate car': Hyundai Nexo
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9th Jan 2018
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Fuel-cell hydrogen EVs are 'the ultimate car': Hyundai Nexo

Hyundai says that hydrogen fuel cell powered vehicles have proven to be the ultimate solution to the future of transportation, with pure battery electric vehicles better suited to smaller cars and suburban needs. Hyundai unveiled its latest hydrogen-powered vehicle with the Nexo SUV this week, which has an 800-kilometre range courtesy of three hydrogen tanks that take just five minutes to refill – a significant advantage over pure battery electric vehicles.
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Alborz Fallah
Top 10 growth brands for Australia in 2017
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9th Jan 2018
3 min read

Top 10 growth brands for Australia in 2017

The Australian new vehicle market scaled new heights in 2017, growing 0.9 per cent to 1,189,116 self-reported ‘sales’ for the year. According to VFACTS data supplied by the industry’s lobby group, called the FCAI, 42 car and commercial brands out of a field of 73 paid-up members (a notable absentee includes Tesla) recorded positive growth. MORE: VFACTS: Industry claims annual record for 2017
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Mike Costello
Autonomous car designs to be non-aggressive: Hyundai
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9th Jan 2018
2 min read

Autonomous car designs to be non-aggressive: Hyundai

The head of design for Hyundai says that autonomous and electric vehicles will likely adapt a non-aggressive design philosophy to suit their inherent nature going forward, with only the second-generation of these vehicles likely to deviate from the path.
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Alborz Fallah
Australian car industry split over EV subsidies
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8th Jan 2018
6 min read

Australian car industry split over EV subsidies

Representative body for Australia’s motoring industry, the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), says it will not necessarily lobby government to apply subsidies encouraging the take-up of zero emissions vehicles.
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Mike Costello
Bentley Bentayga V8 heading to Geneva - report
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8th Jan 2018
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Bentley Bentayga V8 heading to Geneva - report

The Bentley Bentayga looks set to gain a twin-turbo V8 petrol option, after documents detailing the new model were uncovered in the US. AutoGuide published images of a VIN decoder document submitted by the British marque to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which details two petrol variants of the Bentayga - the existing W12, and a new V8 version.
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James Wong