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Mitsubishi Australia planning new Adelaide headquarters
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7th Nov 2018
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Mitsubishi Australia planning new Adelaide headquarters

Mitsubishi Australia will build a new national headquarters at Adelaide Airport, with plans to shift the workforce to the new site by 2020. Although it considered moving to other states, Mitsubishi decided sticking with South Australia was the best way to maintain its current workforce.
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Scott Collie
Holden Commodore joins SA Police fleet
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11th Jul 2018
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Holden Commodore joins SA Police fleet

The Holden Commodore has been recruited by the South Australia Police, with "more than 100" set to join the state's enforcement fleet over the next two years. Holden has been supplying the SA Police with vehicles since 1948, with this latest agreement marking 70 years of service by the Lion brand. In terms of variant, the vehicles supplied to the South Australian authorities will be based on the Commodore RS trim level, fitted with the 3.6-litre naturally-aspirated V6 and all-wheel drive.
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James Wong
Hands-free driverless testing "5 or 6 years away" for Victoria
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31st Oct 2017
4 min read

Hands-free driverless testing "5 or 6 years away" for Victoria

Revised regulations could allow autonomous vehicles on California roads without a human minder in the driver seat next year, but it could be five or six years before we see similar tests on local roads.
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Scott Collie
Is it illegal to use an Apple Watch while driving? : The answer from Victoria, NSW, ACT, WA, NT, SA and Tasmanian police forces
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13th Aug 2015
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Is it illegal to use an Apple Watch while driving? : The answer from Victoria, NSW, ACT, WA, NT, SA and Tasmanian police forces

With technology continuously evolving, it's sometimes hard to keep up with laws and the way they adapt to modern technology. Reader Andrea contacted CarAdvice asking whether it is illegal to use an Apple Watch while operating a motor vehicle, similar to the way it would be using a mobile phone while driving. A: Excellent question, Andrea. We have an Apple Watch in the office and have often asked ourselves the same question.
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Paul Maric
Greg Combet to head SA automotive industry transformation taskforce
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18th Dec 2013
2 min read

Greg Combet to head SA automotive industry transformation taskforce

Former federal government minister Greg Combet has been appointed South Australia's automotive transformation coordinator in a role that will see him oversee the evolution of the industry over the coming years. The appointment follows Holden's announcement that it will end production at its Elizabeth assembly plant in South Australia - and its Port Melbourne engine plant in Victoria - at the end of 2017.
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Tim Beissmann