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Peugeot 208 GTi Édition Définitive arrives from $33,990 drive-away
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1st Aug 2018
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Peugeot 208 GTi Édition Définitive arrives from $33,990 drive-away

Peugeot Australia has launched the 208 GTi Édition Définitive, complete with mechanical and cosmetic upgrades to send off production of the current-generation pint-sized hot hatch. Just 20 examples will make their way Down Under, priced from $33,990 drive-away – $4000 more than the new $29,990 drive-away price for the standard 208 GTi.
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James Wong
Uber ends self-driving truck development - report
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31st Jul 2018
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Uber ends self-driving truck development - report

Uber has decided to close its self-driving truck department, and concentrate its autonomous vehicle efforts in passenger car sphere. "We recently took the important step of returning to public roads in Pittsburgh, and as we look to continue that momentum, we believe having our entire team’s energy and expertise focused on this effort is the best path forward,” Eric Meyhofer, head of Uber Advanced Technologies Group, said in an internal email sent to employees and seen by Techcrunch.
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Derek Fung
Traffic tops future concerns for Melbourne, Sydney residents
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31st Jul 2018
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Traffic tops future concerns for Melbourne, Sydney residents

Cost of living is still forefront of mind right now, but a new study has found Melbourne and Sydney residents are more concerned about congestion than ever before. A study of almost 1000 inner-city residents found traffic was fourth on the current list of concerns, but it was the biggest forward-looking concern among respondents.
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Scott Collie
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance first-half sales results revealed
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31st Jul 2018
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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance first-half sales results revealed

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance has recorded growth across its three member brands in the first half of 2018, shifting a combined 5,538,530 vehicles to the end of June. On the Nissan side of things, global demand was up for the X-Trail, Note, Serena and Qashqai. Its strongest market was the USA, followed by China and Japan, with a global sales figure of 2.8 million.
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Scott Collie
Lamborghini Aventador SVJ to be last V12 'on its own' - report
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30th Jul 2018
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Lamborghini Aventador SVJ to be last V12 'on its own' - report

The upcoming Lamborghini Aventador SVJ will be the last of a dying breed, with the company's research and development chief indicating the company's next generation of vehicles will be assisted in some form – likely to be electrification. In a report by Top Gear, Maurizio Reggiani, Lamborghini R&D boss, is quoted saying that the SVJ is the "last time the V12 will be on its own".
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James Wong