Tag: Australia

Volkswagen Loses Dieselgate Appeal In Australia To Lower $95 Million Fine

Australia’s federal court has dismissed an appeal from Volkswagen concerning a $125 million AUD ($95.2 million USD) fine that was imposed to it. The fine was set by the federal court for the automaker’s Dieselgate scandal, which ruled the company sold diesel vehicles that polluted more than the legal amount through deception. Volkswagen was trying […]

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One-Off Special Order 1973 Holden HQ Monaro GTS 350 4-Speed Will Cost You Over AU$350,000

Australians go absolutely nuts for the iconic Holden Monaro and one of the finest examples is currently up for sale. This Monaro is a one-off 1973 HQ GTS model that’s believed to be the only 350 4-speed coupe finished in factory black (called Warrigal Black by GM’s subsidiary). The listing states according to the Holden […]

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2021 Hyundai Kona Electric Now Available In Australia In Two Trim Levels

The facelifted 2021 Hyundai Kona Electric has just touched down in Australia a few months after launching in other markets around the world. Two variants of the Kona Electric will be available Down Under: the Elite and the flagship Highlander. Both feature the same mechanical components, meaning a 64 kWh battery pack coupled to a […]

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Toyota Pushes Forward With Hydrogen, Sets Up New Production And Refueling Center In Australia

Victoria sees its first commercial-grade hydrogen production, storage, and refueling facility come online as Toyota has transformed its former manufacturing space at Altona in the west of Melbourne. According to the Japanese auto-making giant, sustainable hydrogen will play a key role in fueling eco-friendly vehicles such as the Toyota Mirai, the first mass-produced hydrogen-powered vehicle […]

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Aussie Son Wrecks His Dad’s Week-Old Ford Mustang R-Spec

<!––> <!––> A 20-year-old from Sydney, Australia crashed his dad’s Ford Mustang into a power pole in the Mount Druitt area. Local publication 7 News asserts that the 20-year-old took a joyride in his dad’s Mustang, a car he was prohibited from driving because of his probational license. His dad had only purchased the American […]

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2021 Renault Captur Heads To Australia, Prices Start At AU$28,190

Presented almost two years ago for Europe, the second generation Renault Captur has now touched down in Australia with deliveries kicking off this month. The subcompact crossover is on sale in three trim levels named the Life, Zen and Intens, with pricing starting at AU$28,190 (equal to US$21,444), AU$30,790 (US$23,421) and AU$35,790 (US$27,225) respectively. Also […]

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2022 Corvette C8 Starts From AU$144,990 In Australia, Sales Start In Q4

Australian enthusiasts have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the right-hand drive (RHD) C8 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray ever since it was unveiled in mid-2019 and finally, pricing and availability details for the car have been announced. Set to be sold by the newly-established General Motors Speciality Vehicles (GMSV), the 2022 Chevrolet Corvette will be offered […]

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Mercedes-Benz EQA Electric Crossover Priced From AU$76,800 In Australia

The Mercedes-Benz EQA will launch in Australia starting next month, with deliveries kicking off in June. The electric crossover will be offered in two versions, the EQA 250 and the EQA 250 Edition 1, priced at AU$76,800 (US$58,400) and AU$84,100 (US$63,950) respectively. A 66.5 kWh battery, positioned beneath the floor for optimum weight distribution, powers […]

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