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Industry estimates a 40 to 60 per cent slump in April, but reports an upswing in the past week
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1st May 2020
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Industry estimates a 40 to 60 per cent slump in April, but reports an upswing in the past week

EXCLUSIVE Industry insiders have estimated new-car deliveries fell by between 40 and 60 per cent in April as the coronavirus lockdowns slammed the brakes on the market – even though all dealerships were allowed to remain open as an "essential service", and many also adopted online sales to abide by social distancing requirements.
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Joshua Dowling
Mercedes EQS electric limousine caught on camera again
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30th Apr 2020
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Mercedes EQS electric limousine caught on camera again

The Mercedes EQS electric limousine has been caught on camera again, this time testing during the tail-end of the European winter. The spy photos show the Mercedes EQS will stay true to the sleek, futuristic and rounded design of the Mercedes EQS concept car that was unveiled at last year’s Frankfurt Motor Show.
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Joshua Dowling
McLaren recalls 2016-2020 570GT, GT, 720S and Senna models due to fire hazard
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29th Apr 2020
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McLaren recalls 2016-2020 570GT, GT, 720S and Senna models due to fire hazard

McLaren has issued a recall notice in the United States for 2763 examples of its 570GT, GT, 720S and Senna (shown above) models built between 2016 and 2020 due to a risk of fire – with two incidents confirmed globally suggesting a global recall may follow.
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Liam Murphy
US medical giant calls on Australian manufacturing to make hospital beds
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29th Apr 2020
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US medical giant calls on Australian manufacturing to make hospital beds

A new group of niche automotive manufacturers and suppliers in Australia are adapting their skills to make medical equipment during the COVID-19 crisis. Three locally-owned and operated businesses have put their minds together to begin production of hospital beds in response to the global coronavirus pandemic.
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Justin Narayan
Right-hand-drive Corvette in doubt for Australia as GM stops development
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28th Apr 2020
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Right-hand-drive Corvette in doubt for Australia as GM stops development

The Chevrolet Corvette is in danger of not making it to Australia after General Motors in Detroit stopped engineering development of all vehicles during the COVID-19 lockdowns. A report out of the US – based on a leaked copy of a secret internal General Motors document – claims GM’s executive director in charge of program management, Michelle Braun, “recently issued a blanket order pausing all future car and truck development, including for the Corvette”.
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Joshua Dowling