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Ram Trucks Australian conversion facility, behind-the-scenes tour
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6th Jul 2016
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Ram Trucks Australian conversion facility, behind-the-scenes tour

Since it launched in Australia at the end of 2015, startup American Special Vehicles (ASV) has boldly claimed that its right-hand drive Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks were a cut above existing converted US pickups already on sale. For one thing, ASV — a joint-venture between Ateco Automotive as distributor and Walkinshaw as converter — is unique in having direct collaboration with Fiat Chrysler in the US, and acts as a de facto RHD supplier with export potential.
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Mike Costello
Ram Trucks still here by end of 2015: American Special Vehicles joint-venture detailed here
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20th Oct 2015
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Ram Trucks still here by end of 2015: American Special Vehicles joint-venture detailed here

Full-size American Ram Trucks pickups will go on sale in Australia by the end of the year, as part of a just-confirmed co-operation between the Walkinshaw Automotive Group and Neville Crichton, owner of automotive distributor Ateco Automotive. A media release today announced that a deal between the two groups had been finalised ahead of the launch of the big Yank Tanks by year’s end, and unveiling to the media on November 18.
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Walkinshaw W497: 955Nm tuned HSV unleashed
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16th Oct 2013
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Walkinshaw W497: 955Nm tuned HSV unleashed

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16th Oct 2013
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Walkinshaw W497: 955Nm tuned HSV unleashed

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Holden Commodore SS Walkinshaw Performance W310 pack released
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12th Jul 2013
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Holden Commodore SS Walkinshaw Performance W310 pack released

Walkinshaw Performance has released the W310 performance package for the all-new Holden VF Commodore SS. The first enhancement package developed for the VF Commodore by the Melbourne-based Holden tuner and the first in the new ‘W Series’ of upgrades, the W310 pack combines a host of mechanical enhancements to boost the 6.0-litre V8’s output from 270kW/530Nm to 310kW/580Nm.
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Tom Walkinshaw dies of cancer
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13th Dec 2010
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Tom Walkinshaw dies of cancer

Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) and Holden Racing Team (HRT) owner and founder, Tom Walkinshaw, passed away overnight after a long battle with cancer. He was 64. Holden Chairman and managing director, Mike Devereux, today paid tribute to Walkinshaw, whose influence and legacy stretches well beyond Australia’s shores.
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