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Holden rules out seven-year warranty
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7th Nov 2019
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Holden rules out seven-year warranty

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Scott Collie
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7th Nov 2019
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Holden rules out seven-year warranty

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Scott Collie
BMW asks owners of 12,663 cars with Takata airbags to stop driving immediately, following a fatality in Australia
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7th Nov 2019
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BMW asks owners of 12,663 cars with Takata airbags to stop driving immediately, following a fatality in Australia

BMW has taken the unprecedented step of asking owners of 12,663 of its 3 Series models made from 1997 to 2000 to stop driving immediately because their cars may have faulty airbags linked to a fatality and a serious injury in two separate crashes in Australia.
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Joshua Dowling
2020 Nissan Patrol pricing and specs: AEB now standard, no CarPlay/Android for Australia
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7th Nov 2019
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2020 Nissan Patrol pricing and specs: AEB now standard, no CarPlay/Android for Australia

Nissan Australia has updated its Patrol off-roader range with a new suite of potentially life-saving semi-autonomous safety assists, but Australia will miss out on the dual-screen infotainment system and smartphone mirroring offered abroad.
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Scott Collie
Hyundai Nexo: first hydrogen car certified for Australia, now for the refuelling stations
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6th Nov 2019
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Hyundai Nexo: first hydrogen car certified for Australia, now for the refuelling stations

The car that emits only water vapour from its tailpipe – the Hyundai Nexo hydrogen-powered vehicle – is officially ready for Australian roads. The electric car that runs on hydrogen has been formally certified by the Australian government, cleared for use on local roads, and scored top marks in the latest crash safety tests. The Hyundai Nexo will be on sale from next year but initially will only be available on lease to governments or fleets that have access to a hydrogen refilling station.
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Joshua Dowling
Popular small car sales plummet
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6th Nov 2019
3 min read

Popular small car sales plummet

With car sales falling 19 months in succession and 2019 year-to-date (YTD) figures showing a market-wide drop of 8.0 per cent, there is no shortage of losers out there - the top 5 of which are all small cars. To be specific, the YTD tally of 893,920 new cars, SUVs and commercials is 77,803 units short of the cumulative 2018 tally.
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Mike Costello
VFACTS: October 2019 sales results
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6th Nov 2019
5 min read

VFACTS: October 2019 sales results

Australia’s new car sales dipped in October for the 19th consecutive month, compared to the same month in the preceding year. Manufacturer-supplied VFACTS figures show sales were down 9.1 per cent for the month, to 82,456, with drops recorded in every State and Territory.
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Mike Costello