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These areas are Australia's car theft hotspots
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13th Nov 2020
3 min read

These areas are Australia's car theft hotspots

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Susannah Guthrie
News
13th Nov 2020
3 min read

These areas are Australia's car theft hotspots

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Susannah Guthrie
Rimac to destroy $31.2 million worth of cars all in the name of safety
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3rd Nov 2020
2 min read

Rimac to destroy $31.2 million worth of cars all in the name of safety

Croatian hypercar manufacturer, Rimac Automobili, is undertaking a rigorous and expensive crash-test program for its all-electric C_Two hypercar ahead of its production run commencing in 2021. In all, Rimac is building 13 prototypes and five pre-production examples of its 415km/h all-electric hypercar, with plans to destroy 11 of them in order to homologate the C_Two globally.
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Rob Margeit
Advanced driver assistance systems 'inconsistent and dangerous' – report
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16th Aug 2020
2 min read

Advanced driver assistance systems 'inconsistent and dangerous' – report

Vehicles equipped with advanced driving assistance systems – such as lane-keeping and lane-wander warning technology – behave inconsistently and are potentially dangerous, according to a study conducted by the American Automobile Association (AAA). The study tested so-called 'level-two' autonomous technologies, which allow the car to take over control of steering, braking, and acceleration under some circumstances.
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William Davis
2021 Volkswagen Arteon R and wagon revealed
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24th Jun 2020
1 min read

2021 Volkswagen Arteon R and wagon revealed

Volkswagen has unveiled the 2021 Arteon line-up, showing off a sleek new wagon body style, and R and plug-in hybrid options. The 2021 Arteon gets revised styling front and rear, with the new option of an illuminated grille. A 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster, Volkswagen’s new MIB3 infotainment system and an 8.0-inch touchscreen all feature amid a redesigned dash and centre console.
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Liam Murphy
Australia's animal collision 'hotspots', according to insurance data
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20th May 2020
3 min read

Australia's animal collision 'hotspots', according to insurance data

Motorists travelling to regional areas are being warned to stay vigilant on the roads ahead of a predicted 15 per cent rise in animal collisions from May to August this year, with a major Australian insurance company issuing a warning about "hotspots" for incidents involving animals and cars.
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Susannah Guthrie