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Greener Commodore To Come Out Of Green Car Innovation Fund Leftovers
Holden Commodore To Use Green Car Innovation Fund For Fuel-saving Upgrades

Holden and the Federal Government have announced today that $39.8 million from the remaining funds in the axed Green ...

May 19, 2011 (6 years ago)
Federal Budget 2011: Little For Motorists
Little For Australia's Motorists In 2011 Federal Budget

There is little joy for motorists in Federal Treasurer Wayne Swann's fourth Budget, the first of the Gillard Labo...

May 11, 2011 (6 years ago)

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Parallel Import Plan Scrapped by Federal Government

THU, 17 AUG, 2017

Australia’s Federal Government has ditched plans to allow mainstream private imports of new vehicles from countries like Japan and the UK, an...

Holden Responds To ACCC Pressure With 60 Day Refund Policy

FRI, 4 AUG, 2017

Holden has introduced a 60-day refund or replacement scheme for customers who experience major problems during their first two months of ownership ...

Mercedes-Benz And Aston Martin CEOs Stand Up Against EV Future

FRI, 28 JUL, 2017

With Britain joining France in forward-planning a ban on internal combustion vehicles, the world's motoring superpowers have began to react, wi...

Britain To Ban Petrol And Diesel Cars By 2040

THU, 27 JUL, 2017

The British government has announced that it will block the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040, joining a growing global push to improv...

Melbourne’s Citylink and EastLink Tollways To Begin Semi-Autonomous Vehicle Trials In 2017

WED, 21 DEC, 2016

The Victorian government has announced that, together with automakers and technology firms, it will begin testing semi-autonomous vehicle technolog...

The Prime Minister’s New Ride: High Security BMW 7 Series

THU, 4 SEP, 2014

Prime Minister Tony Abbott and other senior government ministers will soon be seen in a fleet of high-security BMW 7 Series.

Federal Government Adds $40m To Car Industry Growth Fund

FRI, 2 MAY, 2014

The Abbott government has committed an extra $40 million to its car industry growth fund, taking the total to $100 million.

Melbourne Public Transport To Get $100m Upgrade In East West Link Project

TUE, 11 FEB, 2014

Melbourne's public transport system will be given a $108 million upgrade as part of the coming East West Link project, the Victorian Government...

Lotus Lands $18.5 Million Development Grant From UK Government

WED, 27 NOV, 2013

Lotus has been awarded £10.44 million (AU$18.5 million) by Britain’s Regional Growth Fund (RGF) to fund research and development in its...

Government Moving To Mandate ESC In Commercial Vans And Utes

SAT, 4 MAY, 2013

The Federal Government has proposed an amendment to Australian Design Rules which would mandate tougher safety standards for light commercial ve...

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