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Chevrolet Silverado 1500 coming to HSV showrooms early 2020
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23rd Dec 2019
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Chevrolet Silverado 1500 coming to HSV showrooms early 2020

The hugely popular Ram 1500 pick-up is about to get a new rival from within. Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) is about to ramp up production of the new generation Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in right-hand drive – on an adjacent assembly line under the same Melbourne roof where the Ram 1500 is being converted 24 hours a day.
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Joshua Dowling
2020 Nissan Navara N-Trek Warrior pricing: from $62,990 drive-away, in showrooms now
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9th Dec 2019
3 min read

2020 Nissan Navara N-Trek Warrior pricing: from $62,990 drive-away, in showrooms now

The Nissan Navara N-Trek Warrior has laid out a new challenge to top-end ute rivals – the Ford Ranger Raptor, HSV Colorado SportsCat and Toyota HiLux Rugged X – by launching with a super-sharp drive-away price. The Nissan Navara Warrior six-speed manual starts from $62,990 drive-away while the seven-speed auto is $65,490 drive-away. Both prices exclude metallic paint, which adds $550 to grey and white. Black is a no-cost option.
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It’s official: Tesla Cybertruck now on sale in Australia
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29th Nov 2019
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It’s official: Tesla Cybertruck now on sale in Australia

The Tesla Cybertruck is officially on sale in Australia and orders are already being taken online, as the latest figures show more than 250,000 people around the world have signed up just one week since the electric pick-up was unveiled. The order books are already open on the Tesla Australia website, with buyers asked to place a modest $150 deposit to secure a place in the queue.
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Hyundai ute: American Santa Cruz production starting 2021
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14th Nov 2019
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Hyundai ute: American Santa Cruz production starting 2021

Hyundai has confirmed production of its Santa Cruz ute will start for North America in 2021. The brand has stopped short of confirming the development of a workhorse in the past, but Hyundai has previously said we're likely to see a ute of some variety in Australia during 2022 or 2023.
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Scott Collie
Mercedes-Benz dismisses X-Class ute as “niche” model, confirms it is under “review”
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23rd Oct 2019
3 min read

Mercedes-Benz dismisses X-Class ute as “niche” model, confirms it is under “review”

Mercedes-Benz has dismissed the X-Class as a “niche product” globally – despite the importance of the ute market in countries such as Australia – and confirmed in a statement to CarAdvice the future of the vehicle is under “review”. The comments come less than 24 hours after the global head of Nissan pick-up programs refused to say whether or not the partnership with Mercedes-Benz would continue.
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