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The Drive Five: The unique stories you might've missed – 16 July 2021
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16th Jul 2021
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The Drive Five: The unique stories you might've missed – 16 July 2021

As we continue toward a single publishing platform, some great news stories are being published on both CarAdvice and Drive. If you're a keen reader of CarAdvice, you might be missing out on some of the unique content we're publishing over on Drive. Here are our favourite stories published on Drive today – but there are plenty more over on the website to enjoy. Head to Drive.com.au to read them for yourself!
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Alex Misoyannis
Genesis confirms three electric vehicles for Australia in 2022; Melbourne showroom opens
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16th Jul 2021
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Genesis confirms three electric vehicles for Australia in 2022; Melbourne showroom opens

Genesis Australia has confirmed plans to launch its first three all-electric vehicles Down Under in the first half of 2022. The confirmation came as part of an announcement detailing the "opening" of Genesis' second 'Studio' showroom in the Emporium Melbourne shopping centre in Melbourne's CBD, joining the Pitt Street Mall location in Sydney, and slated to be followed by a Brisbane Studio next year,
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Alex Misoyannis
2022 BYD E6 electric people mover confirmed for Australia, wider range to be revealed in “next two weeks”
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14th Jul 2021
2 min read

2022 BYD E6 electric people mover confirmed for Australia, wider range to be revealed in “next two weeks”

Nexport – the Australian distributor for Chinese manufacturer BYD – has announced the new all-electric 2022 BYD E6 people mover for the local market, priced from $39,999 before on-road costs. With deliveries of the BYD electric vehicle promised to begin before the end of August 2021, this price would make it the country’s cheapest electric car at launch, undercutting the $44,990 drive-away MG ZS EV. However, just 15 examples will initially be available.
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William Davis
Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series sales up 70 per cent, despite new model around the corner
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13th Jul 2021
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Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series sales up 70 per cent, despite new model around the corner

The Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series has posted a record half-year result in 2021 – despite the all-new replacement Toyota LandCruiser 300 arriving soon. Australians have continued to buy large four-wheel drive in record numbers so far in 2021, as international travel remains a pipe dream amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Along with four-wheel drive utes continuing to dominate the overall sales charts in Australia, other four-wheel drive models are also enjoying a surge in popularity.
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Sam Purcell