Toyota Australia building Tonka-inspired Hilux concept

Posted on February 13th, 2017
Posted on February 13th, 2017

Toyota Australia is creating a dream toy for grown-ups: a life-size Tonka truck based on a 2.8-litre Toyota Hilux SR5 4×4 Double Cab ute. The Tonka-inspired Toyota HiLux monster truck is the brainchild of Toyota Read More

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‘VW owners must be compensated like US counterparts’: CHOICE CEO

Posted on February 13th, 2017
Posted on February 13th, 2017

Refunds should be made available to Australian VW owners affected by the “dieselgate” scandal along with their US counterparts, says consumer group CHOICE. It is believed 99,672 diesel Volkswagen’s are affected in Australia. A case Read More

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Bosch targets EVs, hybrids with powertrain division

Posted on February 13th, 2017
Posted on February 13th, 2017

Bosch is predicting that almost 20 million hybrids and electric vehicles will be produced in 2025. With this in mind, Bosch is setting up an operating unit for electromobility. The unit will be part of Read More

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New Isuzu D-MAX range arrives at dealers

Posted on February 10th, 2017
Posted on February 10th, 2017

Isuzu’s new 17MY D-MAX and 16.5MY MU-X are now available at Australian dealerships. The models come with a three litre turbo-diesel engine, developed for local conditions. Both new models are now equipped with a Euro5 Read More

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FCAI cracks down on fake, faulty car parts

Posted on February 9th, 2017
Posted on February 9th, 2017

Cases of fake car parts being imported into Australia has prompted the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) to set up a new system that will help stop them at the border. The online reporting Read More

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Hitachi, Honda JV to build and sell EV engines

Posted on February 9th, 2017
Posted on February 9th, 2017

A joint venture company which will develop, manufacture and sell electric vehicle motors will be formed by Hitachi Automotive Systems and Honda. The two companies now will conduct formal discussions regarding the establishment of the Read More

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Toyota Australia achieves hybrid sales milestone

Posted on February 9th, 2017
Posted on February 9th, 2017

Toyota has officially sold 20,000 Prius hybrid models in Australia since it arrived in 2001. Prius, which is the world’s best-selling hybrid vehicle with total sales approaching four million cars, celebrates its 20th anniversary this Read More

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Trucking businesses will suffer under extended payment times: ATA chair

Posted on February 8th, 2017
Posted on February 8th, 2017

A mandatory code to prohibit extended payment times being forced on small businesses should be created, says the chair of the Australian Trucking Association (ATA), Noelene Watson. Watson released the ATA submission to the Australian Read More

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