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Holden “a portfolio that needs improvement”, admits exec who vows increased consistency in future line-up
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15th Jan 2015
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Holden “a portfolio that needs improvement”, admits exec who vows increased consistency in future line-up

General Motors vice president of design Ed Welburn has admitted the current Holden line-up “needs improvement”, vowing to put consistency back into the future range with a plan that has “thrilled” Australian dealers. Welburn recognises that in the future there needs to be consistency of design language across all Holden products so customers are not confused by a varied array of models.
Daniel DeGasperi
Mercedes-Maybach working on uber-luxury SUV to rival Bentley Bentayga
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14th Jan 2015
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Mercedes-Maybach working on uber-luxury SUV to rival Bentley Bentayga

Mercedes-Benz is laying the groundwork for the development of a new ultra-luxury SUV to rival the forthcoming Bentley Bentayga and the long-wheelbase Range Rover. The flagship SUV, if Mercedes goes ahead with the project, will be the second member of its new Mercedes-Maybach sub-brand, which launches this week with an S-Class-based limousine for the rich and famous (pictured bottom).
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Mike Costello
Meet the Australian-designed and built concept car that could “change the industry” worldwide
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13th Jan 2015
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Meet the Australian-designed and built concept car that could “change the industry” worldwide

The pure electric Chevrolet Bolt SUV concept revealed this week in Detroit might be the most significant job ever undertaken by Holden’s Melbourne-based design and fabrication team, according to General Motors International vice-president of design Mike Simcoe.
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Mike Costello
2015 Honda NSX supercar's developement not as slow as some think, says chief engineer
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13th Jan 2015
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2015 Honda NSX supercar's developement not as slow as some think, says chief engineer

Acura has dismissed suggestions that the exciting new Ferrari and Porsche-hunting NSX hybrid supercar revealed today at the Detroit motor show had an unusually long gestation period from the proposal stage to production.
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Mike Costello
Volkswagen Golf and Ford F-150 win 2015 North American Car and Truck of the Year awards
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12th Jan 2015
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Volkswagen Golf and Ford F-150 win 2015 North American Car and Truck of the Year awards

The Volkswagen Golf and Ford F-150 have been named the 2015 North American Car and Truck of the Year respectively at today’s Detroit motor show. The Golf claimed the Car of the Year gong with a score of 256 points, holding off the Ford Mustang (204 points) and the Hyundai Genesis (110 points). The win was the second for Volkswagen, coming 16 years after the New Beetle took top honours in the 1999 edition of the awards.
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Tim Beissmann