IAG road tests AEB tech for impact

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

IAG has conducted industry-first research into the use of Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) systems and called for its wider use. Research conducted by the insurer has found that 80% of road collisions occur at low Read More

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VW launches Electrify America

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

Volkswagen AG (VW) will invest US$2 billion (AUD$2.62bn) in zero emission vehicle (ZEV) infrastructure and awareness programs over a decade across the US. The new company, which will be known as Electrify America, will be Read More

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January 2017 truck sales up 21%

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

The total Australian truck market for January 2017 reached 1920 units, up 21.2% on the first month of 2016, according to new data from the Truck Industry Council (TIC). Interestingly, the result for January 2017 Read More

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Lexus dealership opens in Western Sydney

Posted on February 7th, 2017
Posted on February 7th, 2017

A big crowd, including Toyota Australia president David Buttner, attended the opening of Clintons Toyota and Lexus of Macarthur dealership in Western Sydney. The new dealership includes four levels including an extensive basement service centre, Read More

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Renault Group acquires EV commercial manufacturer

Posted on February 7th, 2017
Posted on February 7th, 2017

The Renault Group is acquiring another French company called Power Vehicle Innovation (PVI), to accelerate the growth of its light commercial vehicle business. PVI assisted Renault on the development and electrification of the new Renault Read More

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Wideland Group goes on Qld acquisition path

Posted on February 7th, 2017
Posted on February 7th, 2017

Rockhampton business Hi-way 1 is one of four truck dealerships which have been bought by rapidly expanding Australian company the Wideland Group. The strategic expansion has seen the group also acquire truck dealerships in Gympie, Read More

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Transport costs rise on back of car loans and fuel

Posted on February 7th, 2017
Posted on February 7th, 2017

The latest Transport Affordability Index shows the average Australian household is paying $17,147 a year for land transport, up from $16,894 in the previous quarter. At the most expensive end, the average family in Sydney Read More

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Maserati sales to rise with Levante SUV arrival

Posted on February 7th, 2017
Posted on February 7th, 2017

Australian Maserati sales increased by 88.9% in January compared to the same month in 2016. The rise has been driven by initial deliveries of the new Maserati Levante, the car maker’s first foray into the Read More

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