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Takata: Queensland to issue defect notices for Alpha-equipped cars
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2nd Nov 2018
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Takata: Queensland to issue defect notices for Alpha-equipped cars

The Queensland Government has announced that it will be issuing defect notices to owners of more than 2000 cars fitted with faulty 'alpha' Takata airbags. The defect notice will give owners 21 days to have their airbags replaced by the vehicle's manufacturer. If owners choose to take no action, their registrations will be cancelled.
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Chris Gething
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MG opens three new dealers in NSW and QLD
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25th Feb 2017
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MG opens three new dealers in NSW and QLD

MG has commenced its Australian rollout this week, with three new dealerships in Sydney, Coffs Harbour and Brisbane opening their doors to the public. Each location offers sales, service and parts replacement for local MG customers, and are the first dealer representatives for the reborn brand in Australia. The company has also confirmed its plans to expand the local line-up by the end of this year, with the GS and ZS SUVs set to join the current MG3 and MG6 Plus models already on sale.
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James Wong
Australia's 10 most dangerous sections of highway named
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27th Dec 2016
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Australia's 10 most dangerous sections of highway named

The Australian Automotive Association (AAA) has revealed the top 10 worst sections of highway along the National Land Transport Network. AAA's Australian Road Assessment Program (AusRAP) examines the 247 sections of highway across the country that make up the 20,664km National Land Transport Network, and ranks them based on risk determined from the length of road section, traffic volume and casualty crash rates.
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James Wong
QLD Government nets close to $8m after tightening speeding leniency
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25th Oct 2013
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QLD Government nets close to $8m after tightening speeding leniency

The Queensland Government has reportedly netted close to $8 million in revenue in two weeks from speed-related offences following the second tightening of speeding leniency in three months. News Limited reports that 53,816 fines were issued for speeding in the two weeks after speeding tolerance margins in QLD were lowered for the second time since July, translating to 3844 per day. This compares with 41,383 over the same period last year, or 2955 a day.
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David Zalstein
HSV ClubSport R8 SV-R designed to boost road safety
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6th Dec 2011
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HSV ClubSport R8 SV-R designed to boost road safety

Holden Special Vehicles has developed four bright yellow high-performance HSV ClubSport R8 sedans to help boost the visible presence of Queensland Police this holiday season and make the roads safer. The HSV engineering team collaborated with the Queensland Police Fleet Management Branch on the ClubSport R8 ‘SV-R’ (Special Vehicle Response) cars, which will be used predominantly as highway patrol vehicles over the Christmas period and beyond.
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Tim Beissmann