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2021 Audi A5 price and specs
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6th Aug 2020
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2021 Audi A5 price and specs

Pricing and specifications have been announced for the refreshed 2021 Audi A5 range, encompassing three body styles – coupe, liftback five-door sportback and cabriolet – across its six variant range. Audi’s seven-speed S tronic dual-clutch auto is standard across the range, along with Audi’s 2.0-litre, four-cylinder petrol engine, albeit with different tunes.
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Rob Margeit
GMSV coming this year, Corvette pushed back to late 2021
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6th Aug 2020
2 min read

GMSV coming this year, Corvette pushed back to late 2021

The General Motors Specialty Vehicles (GMSV) brand is expected to outline its plans within the coming weeks or months – effectively replacing Holden Special Vehicles – however the iconic Chevrolet Corvette sports car has been delayed until late 2021 or early 2022. CarAdvice understands General Motors will announce its plans for GMSV once compensation negotiations with Holden dealers are finalised.
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Joshua Dowling
Electric car power accepted as payment for parking in Japan
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5th Aug 2020
1 min read

Electric car power accepted as payment for parking in Japan

Nissan Leaf drivers in Japan can now pay for parking with electricity from their vehicle. The proof-of-concept experiment, at Nissan’s Pavilion exhibition space in Yokohama, allows EV owners to pay for their stay by feeding battery power back into a localised grid. The Pavilion opened on August 1, 2020, and will run until October 23. It is an arena for the Japanese manufacture to show off new technologies.
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William Davis
SUVs set new record: more than half of all vehicle sales for first time
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5th Aug 2020
3 min read

SUVs set new record: more than half of all vehicle sales for first time

For the first time in more than 100 years of Australian automotive history, one in every two new vehicles sold is an SUV. Official sales figures for July 2020 released today by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries show SUVs – which includes soft-roaders, off-roaders, and ‘faux-wheel-drives’ – represented 50.4 per cent of the total mix of new vehicles sold.
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Joshua Dowling
Report shows 'alarming spike' in cyclist deaths on Australian roads
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4th Aug 2020
2 min read

Report shows 'alarming spike' in cyclist deaths on Australian roads

The number of cyclist deaths in Australia has doubled over the last three years, according to a new report examining the country's road safety record for 2020. In the 12 months to June 2020, 48 cyclists died on Australian roads, compared to 34 deaths in the previous corresponding period – a year-on-year increase of more than 40 per cent. COMMENT: Why drivers should give cyclists a chance – and some room on the road
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Susannah Guthrie