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2021 Nissan Leaf price and specs: Long-range Leaf e+ joins line-up from $60,490
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28th Apr 2021
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2021 Nissan Leaf price and specs: Long-range Leaf e+ joins line-up from $60,490

The 2021 Nissan Leaf electric vehicle range has expanded with the addition of a longer-range Leaf e+ variant. Priced from $60,490 before on-road costs, the Leaf e+ justifies its $10,000-plus premium over the standard variant (on sale locally since 2019) with a larger battery, more power, faster charging and, crucially, a longer driving range.
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Alex Misoyannis
Around the tracks: YouTuber jumps a Lamborghini Urus over an Aventador
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9th Apr 2021
3 min read

Around the tracks: YouTuber jumps a Lamborghini Urus over an Aventador

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay?
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Susannah Guthrie
Federal Opposition promises tax cuts for electric vehicle buyers
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1st Apr 2021
2 min read

Federal Opposition promises tax cuts for electric vehicle buyers

The Federal Opposition has vowed to exempt electric cars from import and fringe benefit taxes, if it forms government following the next federal election. The new policy platform – which was outlined by party leader Anthony Albanese during the organisation’s annual national conference on Wednesday – says: “Labor will give people choice and ensure that more Australians who want electric cars can afford them.
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William Davis
Melbourne-based company to launch hybrid battery recycling program
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11th Feb 2021
3 min read

Melbourne-based company to launch hybrid battery recycling program

A Melbourne-based company will soon launch Australia's first scalable hybrid battery remanufacturing program in an effort to reduce single-use hybrid batteries nationwide. After receiving a $103,000 grant from the Federal Government, Injectronics – a supplier of new and remanufactured automotive electronic components – plans to partner with automotive workshops to supply drivers with a more cost-effective, sustainable way to replace to their faulty battery.
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Susannah Guthrie
It's official: Australians are still committed to diesel cars
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2nd Feb 2021
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It's official: Australians are still committed to diesel cars

Despite car companies shifting their attentions elsewhere, a whopping 2.6 million Australians still drive a diesel car – representing roughly 16 per cent of the nation's 16.2 million-strong fleet. According to new Roy Morgan data, diesel is second only to petrol in popularity, with petrol cars making up 80 per cent of the vehicles on Australia's roads.
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Susannah Guthrie