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2021 BMW iX3 due in Australian showrooms next year, pricing yet to be announced
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8th Nov 2020
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2021 BMW iX3 due in Australian showrooms next year, pricing yet to be announced

The 2021 BMW iX3 all-electric SUV will come onto the Australian market mid-next year, the company has confirmed. Underpinned by the same architecture as the conventional petrol- and diesel-powered X3, the new SUV will debut BMW’s fifth-generation electrified eDrive system.
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William Davis
This Aussie company has affordable electric vans and utes available to order
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7th Nov 2020
3 min read

This Aussie company has affordable electric vans and utes available to order

The good old Aussie panel van is making a comeback, of sorts – and Australians will be able to support local manufacturing once again for less than $30,000 a pop. Australian start-up Ace now has two of its European-designed, locally-assembled (from local and imported parts), all-electric cars available for pre-order, with the first deliveries expected to be start late next year.
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Susannah Guthrie
The surprising countries our cars come from
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6th Nov 2020
2 min read

The surprising countries our cars come from

With local car manufacturing a thing of the past, it comes as no surprise that our new car stocks come from all over the world. We have Japanese, Thai, Korean, German, British, US and Chinese manufacturers clamouring for our hard-earned. But, not everything is as it seems when it comes to country of origin for vehicle manufacturers.
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Rob Margeit
2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA recalled for eCall programming issue, over the air update available
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6th Nov 2020
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2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA recalled for eCall programming issue, over the air update available

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for 571 examples of the Model Year 2019 CLA range (C118 generation), due to a programming issue with the eCall emergency call system. The affected vehicles were sold in Australia between 3 April 2019 and 1 September 2020.
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Kez Casey
BMW raises prices for the second time in six months
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5th Nov 2020
3 min read

BMW raises prices for the second time in six months

Less than six months after prices increased by up to $5000 across the range, BMW has upped prices again. Buyers will need to dig deeper to purchase a 1 Series, 2 Series Gran Coupe, 3 Series, 5 Series, X3, X4, or X6. Smaller BMW models models see increases of $1000, while SUVs and 5 Series models have gone up by $2000.
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Ben Zachariah