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BMW and Mercedes remove advanced safety tech amid semiconductor shortage, mainstream brands unaffected for now
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30th Apr 2021
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BMW and Mercedes remove advanced safety tech amid semiconductor shortage, mainstream brands unaffected for now

Advanced safety technology on certain examples of BMW and Mercedes-Benz cars destined for Australia have been deleted from the next batch of factory orders out of Germany. Customers who placed orders for vehicles equipped with the affected technology will have a portion of their purchase price refunded, according to confidential dealer bulletins seen by CarAdvice.
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Joshua Dowling
Toyota unveils first electric car and it's coming to Australia
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19th Apr 2021
2 min read

Toyota unveils first electric car and it's coming to Australia

Car giant Toyota has unveiled a concept version of what is destined become its first ever pure electric car – and the company says it will be one of seven electric vehicles it will introduce by the end of 2025. The Toyota BZ4X Concept was presented on the opening day of the 2021 Shanghai Motor Show today, taking centre stage in the world's biggest car market.
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Joshua Dowling
2022 Mercedes-AMG C63: 480kW four-cylinder hybrid future detailed
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31st Mar 2021
3 min read

2022 Mercedes-AMG C63: 480kW four-cylinder hybrid future detailed

The next-generation 2022 Mercedes-AMG C63 is now all but confirmed to be a four-cylinder plug-in hybrid. Mercedes-AMG has taken the wraps off a new high-performance plug-in hybrid system based around a four-cylinder engine which will be employed by AMG-badged versions of the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class – with rumours suggesting it'll be the flagship C63 performance mid-sizer that will benefit.
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Alex Misoyannis
2021 Haval H6 Hybrid revealed: Toyota RAV4 Hybrid fighter in line for Australia
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24th Mar 2021
2 min read

2021 Haval H6 Hybrid revealed: Toyota RAV4 Hybrid fighter in line for Australia

The 2021 Haval H6 Hybrid mid-size SUV has been revealed in Thailand – and it could be on Australian showroom floors by the end of the year. Based on the new-generation version of Haval's H6 mid-size SUV – which will go on sale in Australia in petrol-only form in the second quarter of 2021 – the H6 Hybrid aims to do battle with a growing selection of hybrid medium SUVs, led in Australia by the highly-popular Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.
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Alex Misoyannis