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Next generation Kia Stinger under a cloud – report
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28th Apr 2020
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Next generation Kia Stinger under a cloud – report

There may not be a second generation of the Kia Stinger, a report from Korean Car Blog has claimed. It is the second time in less than 12 months the long term future of the turbocharged sports sedan has been questioned. Last year CarAdvice reported Kia was undecided on whether it would build a successor to the current Stinger. The Kia Stinger is a popular choice in Australia among former owners of Holden Commodore V8 and Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo sedans, and has sold well locally.
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Liam Murphy
Kia ramps up electric cars overseas, Australian plans yet to be confirmed
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28th Apr 2020
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Kia ramps up electric cars overseas, Australian plans yet to be confirmed

Kia will introduce two new electric cars by 2021, to bring its tally to 11 electrified vehicles in its fleet by 2025. Although names of the new models are yet to be released, Kia says there will be a plug-in hybrid this year and a full-electric vehicle (EV) slated for a 2021 release. Kia Australia says it is too early to determine whether these models will make it to local showrooms.
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Liam Murphy
Toyota LandCruiser V8 dead: yet another report spells the end of an icon
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27th Apr 2020
3 min read

Toyota LandCruiser V8 dead: yet another report spells the end of an icon

Read it and weep, Toyota LandCruiser V8 fans. Yet another report claims Toyota is well progressed with plans to phase out V8 petrol and diesel power for its heavy duty four-wheel-drives globally. And yes, tragically, that includes the next generation Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series, and any updates to the Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series workhorses. All of them are likely to get V6 turbo diesel power and/or a V6 petrol hybrid option; none of this has yet been confirmed.
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Joshua Dowling
Electric car boom could result in resource shortages and toxic waste, ocean floor may have the solution – report
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27th Apr 2020
3 min read

Electric car boom could result in resource shortages and toxic waste, ocean floor may have the solution – report

The debate about the green credentials of electric cars has been reignited, with new research claiming a rise in electric vehicles could create a shortage in natural resources and further damage to the planet unless we find more sustainable ways to source the metals required to construct battery packs and wiring.
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Susannah Guthrie
Abarth 595e rendered
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26th Apr 2020
1 min read

Abarth 595e rendered

Fiat's new-generation 500 hatch will be sold exclusively in electric 500e form, which will be a delight to many, but what about fans of the existing Abarth 595 hottie? Fiat and its performance arm Abarth have yet to offer diehards any word of an electrified performance-focused 500, but with the regular 500e claiming a mere 9-second sprint to 100km/h… there is certainly room for a hero hatch.
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Mike Stevens
Fiat releases limited-edition 'Dolcevita' 500C
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25th Apr 2020
2 min read

Fiat releases limited-edition 'Dolcevita' 500C

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Susannah Guthrie
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25th Apr 2020
2 min read

Fiat releases limited-edition 'Dolcevita' 500C

Fiat 500c 2020
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Susannah Guthrie