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4th August, 2016 · Feature Consumer sentiment consolidates
The Westpac Melbourne Institute Index of Consumer Sentiment dipped one per cent in June, which represents a consolidation of gains made in May. The Index fell from 103.2 in May to 102.2 in June, after...
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4th August, 2016 · Feature FTG motor group expands its community influence
Selling cars is not rocket science – but, as with many endeavours, there is an art as well as a science to it. An holistic approach nets more in business and community goodwill, and it...
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4th August, 2016 · Feature Australia’s next cop cars
With the exit of Australian car manufacturers coming ever closer, the nation’s police forces will be forced to look elsewhere for their vehicles. Falcons or Commodores have long been used as police cars, so what...
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4th August, 2016 · Feature Non-genuine Commodore hoods – a risk to kids and mechanics
Safety testing has found that steel aftermarket copies of Holden aluminium hoods do not protect children or mechanics as well as the originals. Research conducted by Adelaide University’s Centre for Automotive Safety Research (CASR) found...
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4th August, 2016 · Feature Aussie Volkswagen owners still waiting
The head of Volkswagen has apologised to shareholders regarding the emissions cheating scandal, but Australian owners of the group’s vehicles are still waiting for compensation, asĀ  has been meted out to comparable drivers in the...
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4th August, 2016 · Technology Samsung bets on electric cars
The Yuan is BYD’s latest plug-in hybrid mini SUV. Samsung Electronics says it will acquire a stake in BYD through the Chinese electric vehicle and battery maker’s ongoing US$2.3 billion (A$3bn) share sale, as the...
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