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2022 Honda Civic Type R to retain manual transmission, making plug-in hybrid switch unlikely
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2nd May 2021
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2022 Honda Civic Type R to retain manual transmission, making plug-in hybrid switch unlikely

The next-generation 2022 Honda Civic Type R will continue to offer a manual transmission, all but confirming it will resist a much-rumoured switch to eco-friendly, plug-in hybrid power. A Honda US representative confirmed on social media that the new Civic Type R will be fitted with a manual gearbox as standard, with the wider Civic hatch range to offer a three-pedal layout on certain variants in the US – despite the recently-revealed 2022 Civic sedan being CVT automatic only.
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Alex Misoyannis
2021 Peugeot 508 plug-in hybrid due in Australia by the end of 2021
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10th Mar 2021
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2021 Peugeot 508 plug-in hybrid due in Australia by the end of 2021

The 2021 Peugeot 508 range will double in size by the end of 2021, with the introduction of plug-in hybrid variants of the French brand's mid-size liftback and wagon. A Peugeot Citroen Australia spokesperson confirmed to CarAdvice the 508 plug-in hybrid (PHEV) – badged 508 Hybrid – will arrive in Australian showrooms in the second half of 2021, joining a plug-in version of the 3008 mid-size SUV also due in showrooms during the same period.
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Alex Misoyannis
2021 MG HS Plug-In Hybrid price and specs: Electrified SUV from $46,990 drive-away
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2nd Mar 2021
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2021 MG HS Plug-In Hybrid price and specs: Electrified SUV from $46,990 drive-away

Update 4/3/21: MG has updated the combined power and torque figures for the HS PHEV to 189kW and 370Nm, not 209kW and 480Nm as provided initially. The main body of this article has been updated to reflect this change. The 2021 MG HS Plug-In Hybrid has arrived into the Australian market as one of the best-value plug-in hybrid (PHEV) models available. The new electrified MG enters as the flagship to the HS range, priced from $46,990 drive-away.
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Ben Zachariah
2021 Kia Niro confirmed, order books open soon
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7th Jan 2021
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2021 Kia Niro confirmed, order books open soon

The 2021 Kia Niro has been officially confirmed for Australia, with order books set to open between April and June this year. Along with the fully electric E-Niro, Australia will also get Kia's small SUV in hybrid and plug-in hybrid variants of the Niro. The closed-loop hybrid is expected to be the volume-seller, as Kia is keen to tap into Australia’s appetite for efficient, electrified SUVs.
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Sam Purcell
Video: Lewis Hamilton tests Mercedes-AMG One hypercar in new campaign
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15th Dec 2020
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Video: Lewis Hamilton tests Mercedes-AMG One hypercar in new campaign

Mercedes-AMG has launched its newest marketing campaign, this time focusing on its upcoming One hypercar and seven-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton.
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Alex Misoyannis