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Holden Commodore V8 fans must embrace downsizing or watch brand die, says GM exec
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15th Sep 2015
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Holden Commodore V8 fans must embrace downsizing or watch brand die, says GM exec

Fans of the traditional V8-powered, rear-wheel-drive Holden Commodore sports sedan need to accept that the world is moving on and embrace the future of engine downsizing, says the head of General Motors in our region.
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Tim Beissmann
2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport Dynamic in Australia from May: All Terrain Progress Control added to range
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15th Sep 2015
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2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport Dynamic in Australia from May: All Terrain Progress Control added to range

Land Rover’s small Discovery Sport will soon welcome a new flagship to the range, with the unveiling today of a new ‘Dynamic’ variant that will hit Australia from May 2016. Revealed for this week’s Frankfurt motor show, the Discovery Sport Dynamic introduces a number of styling and driving tricks in its move to unseat the Luxury grade as the line-up’s top model.
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Mike Stevens
Audi e-tron quattro SUV revealed for Frankfurt: Production model due in 2018
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15th Sep 2015
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Audi e-tron quattro SUV revealed for Frankfurt: Production model due in 2018

Having covered the concept before, CarAdvice was at the release of the impressive Audi e-tron quattro SUV this week for the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. "It's not just any electric car, but one of the most beautiful, one of the most forward looking and one with the best range," said Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Member of the Audi Board of Management for technical Development.
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Trent Nikolic
Chevrolet Corvette firms as Holden's new V8 sports car
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15th Sep 2015
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Chevrolet Corvette firms as Holden's new V8 sports car

The man in charge of General Motors in our region has given the best indication yet that the Chevrolet Corvette is the V8 sports car destined to fly the performance flag for the company post-Commodore. At the beginning of this year, General Motors International president Stefan Jacoby revealed the brand would introduce “something which truly fulfils the requirement of a true Holden sports car” after local production of V8-powered Holden Commodore performance models wraps up at the end of 2017.
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Tim Beissmann
Volkswagen global CEO says "new era" coming
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14th Sep 2015
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Volkswagen global CEO says "new era" coming

The "reinvention of Volkswagen" is upon us, with Europe's biggest auto-making group set determinedly on a path of expanding its programs into electrification, digitisation and vehicle autonomy. These were the words of Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn, speaking tonight on the eve of the world’s biggest motor show in Frankfurt at the annual Group Night, showing the latest and greatest from Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, Skoda, Seat, Lamborghini, Bentley and all other subsidiaries.
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Mike Costello