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Nissan e-LCV in the Works
Nissan e-LCV in the Works

28 Jun 2010, 06:31 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Being the first global manufacturer to offer an electric vehicle at an let's call it affordable price, Japanese carmaker Nissan is already looking at expanding its EV offering into other segmen...

 
VW Amarok Goes to AIMS
VW Amarok Goes to AIMS

18 Jun 2010, 14:11 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The only Australian auto show to open this year after the cancellation of the Brisbane Motor Show, the Australian International Motor Show (AIMS) in Sydney, will mark a very special event for German...

 
New South Wales to Start Smart Grid Testing
New South Wales to Start Smart Grid Testing

15 Jun 2010, 09:24 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The government of New South Wales announced this week the start of a AU$100 million "smart grid" testing and demonstration, with 20 electric vehicles to put the network through its paces. ...

 
2011 BMW 5 Series Touring to Go Down Under
2011 BMW 5 Series Touring to Go Down Under

12 Jun 2010, 15:05 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The Australian division of German carmaker BMW recently announced it is planning to introduce the new BMW 5 Series Touring to their lineup towards the end of the year, inviting customers to take adv...

 
2011 Hyundai Grandeur Released in Australia
2011 Hyundai Grandeur Released in Australia

7 Jun 2010, 10:01 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The Australian division of South Korean manufacturer Hyundai announced yesterday the launch of the 2011 Grandeur, a revised and tweaked version of the existing model. The changes are not that extens...

 
2011 BMW X5 Starts at AU$92,100
2011 BMW X5 Starts at AU$92,100

1 Jun 2010, 14:57 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The Australian division of German manufacturer BMW announced yesterday the prices for the new facelifted X5 SUV. To begin sales Down Under next month, the new X5 will start at $92,100 for the X5 xDr...

 
Peugeot 3008 Arrives in Oz in July
Peugeot 3008 Arrives in Oz in July

31 May 2010, 14:29 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Over a year after the introduction of the 3008 crossover model, French manufacturer Peugeot will bring the car to Australia. Sales in the country are scheduled to begin in July, with one car already...

 
First ChargePoint Station Available in Sydney
First ChargePoint Station Available in Sydney

24 May 2010, 10:33 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / EV charging solutions provider ChargePoint, together with car sharing company GoGet debuted over the weekend the first charging station in Sydney, as part of a bigger roll out plan in Australia. ...

 
Skoda Yeti Goes Down Under
Skoda Yeti Goes Down Under

22 May 2010, 09:03 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Skoda's young-oriented Yeti will finally debut on the Australian market in the last months of this year and will be offered in either two- or four-wheel drive configurations. Skoda Australia�...

 
Lexus Becomes Sponsor for the Wallabies
Lexus Becomes Sponsor for the Wallabies

18 May 2010, 10:54 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Japanese manufacturer Lexus took the opportunity which arose with the opening of the new Lexus store in Australia and announced it has signed a deal to become the official vehicle supplier of the Au...

 
Michael Delaney Quits MTAA
Michael Delaney Quits MTAA

17 May 2010, 09:05 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) will get a new CEO in the weeks to come, after the man currently holding the position, Michael Delaney, decided to leave the organization. The move i...

 
Covert Speed Cameras in Australia
Covert Speed Cameras in Australia

11 May 2010, 14:31 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Drivers in New South Wales and Queensland will have no way of dodging the bullet from July, when authorities will begin using covert mobile digital speed cameras and number-plate recognition technol...

 
Ferrari 458 Italia Priced at AU$526,950
Ferrari 458 Italia Priced at AU$526,950

11 May 2010, 13:56 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The latest addition to the Ferrari stable gets ready to hit Australia next month, wearing a price tag of AU$526,950, AU$66,000 more than the outgoing 430, but less than the predicted AU$580,000. Acc...

 
Suzuki Kizashi Goes to Australia
Suzuki Kizashi Goes to Australia

11 May 2010, 12:47 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Finally, the much anticipated Kizashi sedan model from Suzuki made its debut on the Australian market, the manufacturer announced today. The car is powered by a 2.4-litre DOHC in-line four cylinder ...

 
Lotus Elise Gets New Engine in Australia
Lotus Elise Gets New Engine in Australia

11 May 2010, 10:46 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The 2011 model year Lotus Elise introduces a number of changes and improvements for the Australian market, namely a new 1598cm3 1ZR-FAE engine, provided by Toyota. The engine is said to be more fuel...

 
Volvo Targets Sales of 7,000 Cars a Year in Australia
Volvo Targets Sales of 7,000 Cars a Year in Australia

11 May 2010, 08:02 UTC · By: Dan Mihalascu / Volvo estimates sales of 7,000 cars a year in Australia in the following years, based on new models and injection of fresh resources from new owner Geely. According to Just Auto, Volvo’s ta...

 
New Ford Mondeo Diesel Powertrain Goes to Australia
New Ford Mondeo Diesel Powertrain Goes to Australia

10 May 2010, 08:47 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Ford had just revealed the upgraded Mondeo range for Australia, which consists of a new diesel powertrain that delivers more performance with less fuel and lower carbon dioxide emissions. The new 2....

 
VW Up May Not Go Down Under
VW Up May Not Go Down Under

10 May 2010, 08:15 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / With the Volkswagen Up! minicar getting ready to enter production sometime in 2011, German carmaker Volkswagen is making its calculations to see where the car will be best sold. According to those c...

 
Mitsubishi Keeps ASX Nameplate for Australia
Mitsubishi Keeps ASX Nameplate for Australia

9 May 2010, 14:34 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / Mitsubishi’s Australian division has confirmed that the ASX crossover will keep its name when it comes to the country’s market. The new sub-compact all wheel drive vehicle is schedule...

 
FCAI Calls for Govt. to Support EVs
FCAI Calls for Govt. to Support EVs

7 May 2010, 14:31 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / After being appointed president of the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries(FCAI) in Australia yesterday, Holden's chairman, Mike Devereux, went to work and call for the local government t...