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Western Australia stands to reap huge benefits from the global transition to electric drive trains and renewable energy storage, through its large natural resources of key raw materials required to produce rechargeable batteries.

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Suzuki Australia has confirmed that the Suzuki Jimny will be arriving in Australia, with sales to begin in the first quarter of 2019.

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California-based research firm JD Power has released the results of their Initial Quality Survey 2018 & we've brought you the key details!

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The Ford Motor Company have today announced an “upgraded” 2019 Mustang Shelby GT350, with improvements including “anti-lock brake turning” and custom engineered Michelin tires along with aerodynamic and chassis upgrades.

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Wednesday, 06 June 2018 11:47

BMW Announce All-New X5

All-New BMW X5 Announced, with an off-road package available.

BMW has officially released details regarding the fourth generation BMW X5. We've sifted through the details to bring you the key upgrades!

 

 

  • 18-22 inch Wheel packages available
  • Off-Road Package with tailored X-Drive off-road modes and transmission response, two-axle air suspension, differential lock and underguards
  • Acoustic glass windscreen (acoustic side windows optional)
  • BMW Laserlight technology headlights, increasing high-beam functionality from 300m to 500m of range vs Standard LED
  • Traffic Jam Assistant, Lane Keeping Assistant, Steering Assistant and Automatic Speed Limit Assistant available
  • Up to 1860 litres of boot space
  • 10.2 inch twin rear screens available for passengers
  • Panoramic sunroof called "Sky Lounge" with more than 15,000 illuminated graphic patterns
  • BMW Live Cockpit with Two 12.3 inch screens available
  • 3D Graphic "head-up display"
  • 20 Speaker Bowers & Wilkins Diamond 3D Sound system available
  • 36mm longer, 66mm wider & 19mm taller than predecessor
  • Engines include: V8 Petrol 340kw/650nm (xDrive50i), Straight-6 Petrol 250kw/450nm (xDrive40i) and 2 x 6 cylinder diesel engines with outputs of 294kw/760nm (M50d) and 195kw/620nm (xDrive30d) respectively
  • Entry-level xdrive30d 0-100km/h in 6.5 seconds with the V8 Petrol xDrive50i version reaching 0-100km/h in 4.7 seconds

See BMW's Global Website for full details and specifications - www.bmwgroup.com 

 

 

 

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Thursday, 17 May 2018 12:48

The Catwalk: New car models due in 2018

We’re more than half way through the 5th month of year, so you may be wondering where all the time went in between your new year’s resolution and today. Unlike your green smoothie cleanse, your friends may actually want to know about these pending car releases;

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Compulsory Takata Airbag Recall - ACCC briefing: What dealers and other automotive industries must know!

Key Points:

  • Briefing to be held 28th May 2018
  • Speakers include ACCC, Corrs Chambers Westgarth (Advisers to the Takata Task Force)
  • Interested parties should register below (Free)

 

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Paying homage to the Kawasaki Z1, the Z900RS Café is a svelte interpretation of a Café Racer that marks Kawasaki’s first product in the modern retro category. With an emphasis on smoothness, this may prove to be an instant classic.

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MTA WA Divisional Manager Mark Curnow conducted a training night for “first responders” on Wednesday 2nd May, with the aim of educating emergency services on the specialised shut-down procedures for Electric Vehicles (EV) in the event of an accident.

The evening was held in the MTA WA’s Automotive Institute of Technology's advanced training workshop and allowed for detailed theoretical and practical demonstrations. [Photos at end of the article, full gallery is HERE]

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