02 Oct 2020

Living with the Nissan Leaf – three months in

What’s it like to live with the second-generation Nissan Leaf? Part Three – Leaf me alone It’s amazing what a microscopic virus can do, locking down the entire city of Melbourne and the cause of micro-living for humans too, with a 5km radius to travel in and limited means to

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12 Jun 2020

New Australian carmaker H2X to build SUV in NSW

Aussie car maker H2X Australia comes out of nowhere to announce it will soon be building hydrogen-electric vehicles south of Sydney. New local car manufacturer H2X Australia has launched, outlining plans to build a hydrogen-electric SUV in NSW, Australia, plus two new heavy vehicles. The news, broken by auManufacturing, is

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11 Jun 2020

Electric Nikola Motor Badger ute is coming to Australia

Nikola Motor has begun detailing its upcoming EV ute, and also said that it will land in Australia. US car startup Nikola Motor has announced that its debut ute, the Badger, will be available for preorder in the US this month. It will also go on sale in Australia in

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22 May 2020

GM vs Tesla for the million-mile battery

Two carmakers are surging to the top at the moment when it comes to developing long-life battery technology. A two-horse race is on to be the first manufacturer to deliver a “million-mile” battery, capable of lasting 1.6 million kilometres before needing to be replaced. The competitors are General Motors and

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15 May 2020

Tesla Model 3 to get million-mile, low-cost battery this year

A new report suggests Tesla Model 3s will begin to be offered with a battery capable of lasting one million miles. Tesla will reportedly introduce a new battery either later this year or early 2021 which will be capable of lasting one million miles (1.6 million kilometres) and cost even

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01 May 2020

Tesla posts quarterly profit but cash flow remains negative

Tesla’s quarterly earnings report for the first quarter of this year in the face of COVID-19 is a success, though some benchmarks are yet to be reached.  TESLA HAS posted its third consecutive quarterly profit since promising investors it would pull itself out of a historically long period of red

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BMW hydrogen SUV X5 australia
31 Mar 2020

BMW confirms hydrogen-powered SUV model

BMW X5 powered by hydrogen will be available to a limited number of customer in two years. BMW WILL produce a hydrogen-powered version of the X5 in limited availability in 2022. Revealing its BMW i Hydrogen NEXT overnight, the model will underpin the German carmaker’s move into hydrogen vehicles, with

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Toyota LandCruiser hybrid for Australia 300 Series
26 Mar 2020

Toyota: LandCruiser hybrid “an education thing” for Aussies

You don’t need to be worried about towing, driving long distances and offroad ability when it comes to a hybrid LandCruiser. QUELLING ANY thoughts that a hybrid Toyota LandCruiser could be too soft for the land down under, Toyota Australia says that it has ‘considerable input’ on what the new

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GMC Hummer EV front end face teaser
31 Jan 2020

GMC Hummer EV’s 15,574Nm not quite right

Resurrected Hummer with an electric drivetrain will produce over 700kW and 15,000Nm….or will it?

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Karma Fisker ute concept render australia
29 Jan 2020

Another electric pickup truck is coming…

A new Tesla Cybertruck and Rivian R1T rival is coming this year, and like those two it’ll be offered in the US first…. But don’t rule Australia out of contention.

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Jeep Wrangler 4XE PHEV Rubicon render
13 Jan 2020

JEEP WRANGLER PHEV: First official specs and details

Specs and details for the Wrangler PHEV have been leaked to Practical Motoring before the model’s official detailed announcement, the new Wrangler set to come with a 2.0-litre petrol turbo engine mated to a ZF-sourced eight-sped hybrid transmission with a plug-in electric battery.

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Hummer electric vehicle lebron james 2022
13 Jan 2020

LeBron James to relaunch Hummer as an electric car brand

Hummer by name, hummer by an electric drivetrain…

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Mercedes AMG C63 S
20 Dec 2019

Report: Mercedes-AMG could axe 75 percent of its range next year

Vehicle emissions targets set years ago are starting to have an effect on what cars we can buy now, with Mercedes-Benz set to cut back on AMGs.

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10 Oct 2019

Nissan Australia launches solar EV charging station

You could soon be able to buy a solar electric vehicle charging station to juice up your EV at home.

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30 Sep 2019

Bollinger electric ute and SUV revealed

A 21st century alternative to the Land Rover Defender is about to arrive, touting an almost 2400kg payload capacity and serious off-road ability.

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