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Secret plan: Chevrolet Camaro could replace Holden Commodore in V8 Supercars
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18th Feb 2020
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Secret plan: Chevrolet Camaro could replace Holden Commodore in V8 Supercars

EXCLUSIVE The Chevrolet Camaro muscle car could replace the Holden Commodore on the racetrack and go head-to-head with the Ford Mustang as early as next year's V8 Supercar championship according to a secret proposal seen by CarAdvice. The rollout of the local racing program for the American Camaro is part of a confidential plan to establish a new niche brand called General Motors Specialty Vehicles (GMSV).
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Joshua Dowling
Queensland gains tougher fines for parking in disabled bays, but how do other states rate?
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17th Feb 2020
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Queensland gains tougher fines for parking in disabled bays, but how do other states rate?

Queensland will become the Australian state with the third-harshest punishment for drivers parking in disabled bays after introducing new rules that double the current fine. Under new proposed legislation, motorists caught committing the inconsiderate offence will be fined $533, twice the existing penalty of $266.
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Susannah Guthrie
Maserati invests $1.29 billion in hybrid and EV program
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17th Feb 2020
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Maserati invests $1.29 billion in hybrid and EV program

Maserati has taken the next step in its commitment to hybrid and electric vehicles (EV) with an investment of €800 million ($1.29 billion) in one of its key production hubs. After announcing plans for its first hybrid and EV models, the Ghibli, GranTurismo, and GranCabrio, Maserati has invested in upgrades to its Mirafiori production line to suit.
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Liam Murphy
Holden history: from the beginning to the end
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17th Feb 2020
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Holden history: from the beginning to the end

General Motors has sold cars in Australia since 1902, setting up an Oldsmobile dealer north west of Adelaide – which continues to sell Holdens today. However, the US giant first became involved with Holden in 1924. At the time Holden was a motor body builder, fitting its designs to other car brand’s chassis, graduating to this new fangled form of transportation after starting as a saddlery in 1856.
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Joshua Dowling
2020 Volkswagen Golf GTD teased
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16th Feb 2020
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2020 Volkswagen Golf GTD teased

The eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf GTD has been teased ahead of its formal debut at the 2020 Geneva motor show in March. While the seventh-generation GTD was never sold in Australia, the new model should offer clues to the styling of the Mk8 GTI.
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Derek Fung