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Australia’s cheapest electric vehicle: China's BYD promises sub-$35,000 van, here this year
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31st May 2021
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Australia’s cheapest electric vehicle: China's BYD promises sub-$35,000 van, here this year

A little-known Chinese brand is poised to introduce Australia's newest electric van – which will also be the cheapest electric car on sale to date. TrueGreen Mobility – the Australian importer for Chinese automotive brand BYD – has confirmed plans to bring the T3 electric van onto the local market for “less than $35,000.”
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William Davis
Ford readying twin-turbo Godzilla engine – report
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31st May 2021
1 min read

Ford readying twin-turbo Godzilla engine – report

Ford is reportedly working on a force-inducted version of its massive 7.3-litre 'Godzilla' V8 engine which would likely be sold as a crate motor. According to sources close to development, Ford Authority reports the pushrod powerplant will offer a twin-turbocharged variant and is currently being tested in at least two Ford Super Duty pick-up trucks.
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Tom Fraser
Volvo Polestar electric car due here this year, fixed pricing expected as dealers are side-stepped
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30th May 2021
2 min read

Volvo Polestar electric car due here this year, fixed pricing expected as dealers are side-stepped

The first Volvo-based Polestar electric car is due on sale locally later this year with deliveries expected in early 2022. However, Australian customers will likely be forced to pay fixed prices. This week's announcement about the imminent arrival of the relatively new Polestar brand came as a surprise to industry observers – and Volvo dealers.
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Joshua Dowling
Around the Tracks: General Motors to develop next-gen Lunar Rover for NASA
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28th May 2021
3 min read

Around the Tracks: General Motors to develop next-gen Lunar Rover for NASA

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay?
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Emma Notarfrancesco
Instant asset-write off and how to benefit your business at EOFY 2021
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28th May 2021
4 min read

Instant asset-write off and how to benefit your business at EOFY 2021

As part of the 2021-2022 Federal Budget, the Australian Government announced an increase in the instant asset write-off scheme. This removed the $150,000 per asset limit in response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Emma Notarfrancesco