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Holden's trend-setting design and performance engineering work praised by GM bosses
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22nd Sep 2015
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Holden's trend-setting design and performance engineering work praised by GM bosses

Leading General Motors executives say Holden’s trend-setting design work and performance engineering know-how will influence future models built and sold around the world. Addressing journalist in Frankfurt last week, GM CEO Mary Barra praised Holden’s design and engineering teams and promised continued investment to ensure they could keep contributing on a global scale.
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Tim Beissmann
Hyundai i30 could be offered with 1.0-litre turbo three-cylinder
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21st Sep 2015
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Hyundai i30 could be offered with 1.0-litre turbo three-cylinder

The Hyundai i30 could be set for a new high-tech, downsized petrol powerplant. Hyundai Motor Europe head of powertrain development, Dr Michael Winkler, told Australian media at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show that the Hyundai i30 small hatch could follow the lead of the European-market Kia Cee’d by being offered a three-cylinder engine.
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Matt Campbell
Fiat 500L won’t join 500X in Australia
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19th Sep 2015
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Fiat 500L won’t join 500X in Australia

The Fiat 500L mini MPV won’t follow the 500X compact crossover to Australia, Fiat Chrysler Australia (FCA) has confirmed. Initially planned to go on sale in our market by the beginning of 2015, the 500L is now on the outer, with FCA director of marketing Zac Loo revealing the local division has decided the 500X is a better fit for our market.
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Tim Beissmann
Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk: Hellcat-powered super-SUV “high” on local wish list
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18th Sep 2015
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Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk: Hellcat-powered super-SUV “high” on local wish list

The thought of the rumoured Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk powered by the immense Hellcat V8 engine has Fiat Chrysler Australia (FCA) very excited. Reports have been circulating for months that the American SUV brand is preparing a hardcore performance model powered by the supercharged 6.2-litre Hemi V8 currently fitted to the Dodge Challenger Hellcat and Charger Hellcat models.
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Tim Beissmann
2015 Frankfurt motor show Image Gallery : Day Two
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17th Sep 2015
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2015 Frankfurt motor show Image Gallery : Day Two

Day 2 Gallery Click on a photo to bring up a larger version in the gallery. View our 2015 Frankfurt motor show Day 1 Gallery here. Click on the Photos tab for more images by Jarrod Moore.
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James Ward