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28.09.2020

From 2035, California plans to make it impossible to buy a new car that runs on fossil fuels but existing internal-combustion vehicles will still be legal to operate or sell privately.

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28.09.2020

If your search for a used car has been unsuccessful in recent weeks, you're not alone. Here's why dealers are struggling to find used cars to sell.

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28.09.2020

Forget aircon and electric windows, these ancient company cars are from another time and still keep the business running.

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28.09.2020

Car sales are down around the country and, according to one car dealership, caryards are desperate for used cars to sell to customers but second-hand vehicles are in 'tight supply'.

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28.09.2020

Reasons for postponing the 2021 Adelaide 500 street race rather than shifting it to The Bend Motorsport Park remain unclear.

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28.09.2020

A former Google engineer is sentenced to 18 months in prison for stealing company trade secrets before joining Uber's effort to build robotic vehicles for its ride-hailing service.

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28.09.2020

If you live near the water and your car's engine light has come on there is a chance a rat could be nesting in your engine to ride out the winter.

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28.09.2020
A BMW was spotted displaying 'COVID19' as the number plate in Adelaide. > More...
28.09.2020

Shine Lawyers plans to file a class action on behalf of thousands of car buyers — the latest in a slew of customer and shareholder lawsuits to arise from the banking royal commission.

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28.09.2020

Tesla is now the world's most valuable car manufacturer as shares surge over 400 per cent, but tech companies like Elon Musk's have big questions to answer over ethically sourced materials.

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28.09.2020

Used car prices plunged in March and April amid the coronavirus shutdowns and panic, but prices rebounded strongly in May, almost back to pre-pandemic levels.

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28.09.2020

Australian company H2X aims to produce 20,000 hybrid vehicles from Port Kembla by 2025.

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28.09.2020

US auto giant General Motors is set to be dragged through the courts after failing to strike a compensation deal with angry Holden dealers left out of pocket by its sudden decision to withdraw from Australia.

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28.09.2020

Holden and its car dealers are sitting down in front of a Federal Court judge today to try and negotiate fair compensation after General Motors suddenly pulled the plug on its Australian operations earlier this year.

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28.09.2020

Tritium continues to make waves in the electric car space, securing a multi-million-dollar deal to supply more than 1,500 charging stations over the next several months.

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28.09.2020

Supercars Championship organisers believe a new generation of muscle cars from 2022 will keep the wheels turning on the popular V8 racing category despite Holden's decision to end its commitment to the series.

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28.09.2020

A few years ago there were high hopes that demand for lithium would skyrocket, but the industry has been plagued with a slow uptake of electric vehicles, falling lithium prices and now COVID-19.

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28.09.2020
Reuters has reported seeing several hundred cars in the employee parking lot and workers entering and leaving the facility. > More...
28.09.2020
A trade dispute between Russia and Saudi Arabia, combined with a sharp drop in demand, has seen prices at the bowser drop dramatically. So what's driving these price falls? And will they stay around their current levels? > More...
28.09.2020

The fuel pump in some models, including the Camry, Corolla and LandCruiser, can fail, causing vehicles to stall and increasing the risk of crashes, Toyota says.

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28.09.2020

While known for pristine beaches and blue skies, Pacific Islands are also polluted with thousands of man-made monuments: rusting cars, trucks, buses and other wreckage.

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28.09.2020

Auto-electrician Warren Close has seen hard times, but he thinks coronavirus will spell the end for his business unless the NT Government and landlords help out.

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28.09.2020

Beyond Indonesian shores, the story of Holden's successful export foray into the tropics over more than three decades isn't widely known.

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28.09.2020

A US investigation finds an Apple engineer was playing a game on his phone when his partially automated car slammed into a concrete barrier on a freeway.

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28.09.2020

Just over 206,000 people attended the event over the four days to Sunday with the lower numbers being blamed on factors such as the bushfires, the weak economy and fewer racing categories.

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28.09.2020

It was 1973, and a night I will remember for the rest of my life. There, parked in front of me, was my brand new company car: a gold Statesman DeVille with just 50 kilometres on the speedo and a full tank of fuel, writes Peter Henry.

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28.09.2020

A new report warns electric vehicles could substantially increase demand for electricity from the grid — but with the right systems in place there could be benefits for drivers.

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28.09.2020

We've heard about the death of the Australian automotive industry many times, most recently this week as GM retired the Holden brand, but such reports are premature and exaggerated, writes Michael Janda.

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28.09.2020

Government handouts became a business model for the world's biggest car makers. Once the cash dried up, Holden's fate was sealed, writes Ian Verrender.

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28.09.2020

Holden superfan — and parts shop owner — Tony Dowsett shares his birthday with the first Holden car and is covered in tattoos celebrating the brand.

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28.09.2020

The future of the traditional Holden versus Ford rivalry at the Adelaide 500 is under threat following General Motors axing of the Holden brand and Ford's decision to replace the Falcon with the American-made Mustang.

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28.09.2020

Bad decisions killed a brand that not long ago seemed invincible, but expect the passion of Holden to linger for decades, writes Toby Hagon.

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28.09.2020
Holden's American parent company, General Motors, announced it's scrapping the iconic brand. > More...
28.09.2020

Back in the day there were Ford families and Holden families and you would no more change your football team than change your brand allegiance. Now things have changed, writes James Valentine.

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28.09.2020

Cara Bertoli owns four Holden vehicles and worked at the company's plant in Adelaide's north for six years, and admits her heart sank when she learned of the decision to discontinue the brand.

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28.09.2020

Since they were first made in Australia in 1948, Holden cars have been a familiar site on roads and racetracks across the country, creating memories of summer holidays, first cars and first dates. Here's a look at some of the cars that made Holden.

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28.09.2020
Kristian Aquilina says the iconic Australian car brand couldn't deliver a a sufficient return on investment in a crowded automotive market. > More...
28.09.2020
General Motors has made the decision to discontinue selling cars under the Holden brand. > More...
28.09.2020

General Motors has announced it will be ceasing the production and sales of Holden cars, bringing an end to an iconic Australian brand. Find out what will happen next for car owners and Holden employees.

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28.09.2020
Industry Minister Karen Andrews says the decision not to include the Government in their plans to dissolve the company is unacceptable. > More...
28.09.2020
GM International Operations Senior Vice President Julian Blissett said it had been "increasingly challenging" to support the Holden brand. > More...
28.09.2020

About 600 Holden employees will lose their jobs after parent company General Motors announced it would axe the iconic Australian car brand by the end of the year.

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28.09.2020

The shift from checkout operators to self-service will be soon be followed by eliminating the checkout system, and attendants, entirely — and it could happen faster than we realise, writes Richard Holden.

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28.09.2020
Ghosn made his first appearance at news conference in Beirut since fleeing Japan last month ahead of his trial for alleged financial misconduct. > More...
28.09.2020

Toyota, Mazda and Suzuki issue voluntary recalls of more than 18,000 cars manufactured between 1996 and 1999 that are fitted with potentially deadly Takata airbags.

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28.09.2020

The motor vehicle manufacturer is hit with a double whammy in one day — fined $125 million for misleading consumers about its diesel emissions and hit with allegations that it broke responsible lending laws.

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28.09.2020

Holden throws the Commodore overboard because of dwindling sales, ending the flagship nameplate's four-decade history in Australia, as the carmaker switches focus to SUVs and utes.

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28.09.2020

Grey nomads are among scores of people who have lost tens of thousands of dollars after the collapse of a motor home dealer and conversion company.

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28.09.2020
Elon Musk has unveiled the "Cybertruck", an electric utility vehicle. However, the vehicle's armour glass shattered during a demonstration of its supposed strength. > More...