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News Archive for November 2010

# 01-12-2010

M5 West needs more than just widening
NRMA Motoring Services Director David Bentham today revealed that there is vast opportunity for the NSW Government to make the M5 West more than just a road widening exercise.
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# 30-11-2010

Building a Road Network for a globalised world
Opinion Piece by Anthony Albanese: Roads Australia Magazine
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# 30-11-2010

Queensland Police disappointed by drink drivers
Police are disappointed by the number of Queensland motorists who have been caught drink driving state-wide during the national operation codenamed ‘Operation Raid’.
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# 30-11-2010

346 drink-drivers in one weekend
Nearly five drink-drivers an hour were caught in the first 72 hours of Operation RAID in Victoria, with police catching a total of 346 offenders.
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# 27-11-2010

Kia Sportage Wins ‘Best SUV Under $40,000’
Kia’s exciting Sportage SUV has kicked an early goal in the awards season with a win in the SUV under $40,000 category at the prestigious Drive awards.
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# 27-11-2010

Honda Odyssey Wins ‘Best People Mover'
The Honda Odyssey has triumphed again, winning the Drive Car of the Year Award for the Best People Mover for the second consecutive year and the fifth time in six years.
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# 26-11-2010

Bruce Hwy/Matilda station design upgrade
The design for a $1.8 million federally-funded project to improve safety at the Bruce Highway and Matilda Service Station is in its final stages.
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# 25-11-2010

Ssangyong Motor and Mahindra sign an agreement
Ssangyong Motor Company Limited (SYMC) and India’s Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M) its preferred bidder, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement in Seoul.
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# 25-11-2010

Small cars get big rating
Australia’s leading independent vehicle safety advocate, the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) today congratulated Hyundai for its ongoing focus on safety in announcing a 5-star safety rating for its i45 model.
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# 24-11-2010

All stimulus boom gates installed in Queensland
All boom gates funded in Queensland as part of the Gillard Labor Government's Economic Stimulus Plan have now been installed.
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# 24-11-2010

Fatigue case: A message to the trucking industry
VicRoads has won the largest Chain of Responsibility fatigue case to date with a trucking company from Maffra in Gippsland fined $95,000 yesterday.
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# 24-11-2010

Just in Australia: Locally built Chevy El Camarino
American-market Chevrolet Camaro?
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# 23-11-2010

6 month ‘Rego’ payment option wins political support
VACC, the peak automotive industry body in Victoria, has received political backing for its call for the introduction of a six month vehicle registration payment option.
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# 23-11-2010

Do not wing it
RAA is urging drivers heading off towards the Riverland and Flinders Ranges to invest in a cheap, simple fix to protect their vehicles against damage from locusts.
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# 22-11-2010

One million kilometre Landcruiser
Regular maintenance and a great vehicle - they are the reasons Colin Muddle says his LandCruiser has just clicked over one million kilometres on the original engine.
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# 20-11-2010

Building the F6 would fix Heathcote mess
NRMA Deputy President Michael Tynan has called on the NSW Government to listen to the pleas of frustrated southern Sydney and Illawarra motorists and build the F6 extension.
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# 19-11-2010

Cash for clunkers scheme and environmental lemon
The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) is calling for the Cleaner Car Rebate scheme to be struck from the Gillard Government agenda.
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# 19-11-2010

Mazda offers significant savings across its core range
Mazda Australia today announced sharp, new promotional price points across its Mazda2, Mazda3 and Mazda6 passenger cars and BT-50 utility.
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# 18-11-2010

Toyota debuts 160km range Rav4 EV
Toyota today debuted a Toyota RAV4 Electric Vehicle at a news conference at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
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# 18-11-2010

Sleepy students
With University exams shifting into their final week and many students feeling the strain of late night cramming sessions, the RAA is encouraging sleep deprived students to recognise the signs of fatigue before they get behind the wheel to go to their exa
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# 18-11-2010

21 metres - all the difference when trying to stop
Real-time tyre testing by NRMA Motoring & Services has found stopping distances in wet conditions when driving on worn tyres can increase by an alarming 21 metres.
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# 17-11-2010

Look up and live
Electricity related deaths and accidents are preventable - rural properties can be dangerous and farming families and workers are reminded to avoid powerlines.
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# 16-11-2010

Early Christmas presents for Toyota buyers
Toyota is offering Australian motorists an early Christmas with substantially improved value on key models and low-interest finance offers.
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# 16-11-2010

New traffic technology makes for a safer crossing
Safety has been improved for road users and pedestrians with the commissioning of South Australia’s first extra low voltage (ELV) traffic signals today.
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# 16-11-2010

"PM: We're still waiting!"
The future of automotive industry training in Australia is under threat.
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# 15-11-2010

Landcruiser passes 750,000 sales in Australia
Toyota's LandCruiser has achieved a significant milestone - passing 750,000 sales in Australia during the 60th anniversary year of the iconic off-roader.
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# 12-11-2010

It’s Time To Change Victoria’s ‘Rego’ Payment
VACC is demanding the next Victorian Government introduces a new option for paying vehicle registrations.
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# 11-11-2010

Superway Design and Construct Contract Awarded
The first major milestone has been reached in delivering South Australia's most complex engineering project, the $812 million South Road Superway.
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# 10-11-2010

Motorists switched onto new section of Bruce Hwy
From today, motorists using the Bruce Highway between Sankeys Road and Middle Creek will be diverted onto a new two kilometre section of road.
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# 09-11-2010

Audi Q7 by Project Kahn Tunes
Over the years, Project Kahn has presented an array of mods for the likes of the Range Rover Sport and Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe, but now the time has come for the UK-based tuner to unveil its first take on the Audi Q7.
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# 09-11-2010

Tasmania:New Child Restraint Road Rules
The second phase of mandatory national child restraint rules affecting children aged 4 years to less than 7 years will automatically commence in Tasmania on 1st December 2010.
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# 09-11-2010

Garland D-MAX Heads To Dakar 2011
With the Isuzu MotorSports D-MAX ute on its way to Argentina for the start of the 2011 Dakar Rally, driver Bruce Garland is now in final preparation mode.
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# 05-11-2010

Tasmania Police - Road Safety Camera information
Tasmania Police are now making a new document on speed cameras available to the public for the first time.
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# 05-11-2010

RAA tests EV
The states peak motoring body - RAA – has taken delivery of its first mainstream modern electric vehicle, ready to be among the first in the state to trial this new technology.
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# 05-11-2010

A safer ride for the Sturt highway
Motorists will soon enjoy a better ride on the Sturt Highway with road resealing works to improve the ride quality of the road beginning this week.
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# 05-11-2010

Toyota leads with Hilux, Corolla and SUVs
Toyota's HiLux, Corolla and SUVs have enabled the company to record a strong market-leading sales performance in October.
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# 05-11-2010

New car sales hold the line in October
Official VFACTS data released by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) showed that 80,925 passenger cars, SUVs and commercial vehicles were sold in October, up 0.1 per cent (or 112 vehicles) on the same month in 2009.
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# 04-11-2010

Small, Neat And Very Practical
Possessing all the functions and attributes of their larger counterpart in Model 16, the new series Narva Model 14 marker lamps are smaller in size, compact and economically priced.
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# 04-11-2010

Car into house at Dandenong
Police are investigating an incident in Dandenong North where a car crashed into a house.
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# 03-11-2010

Jeep Wrangler Call of Duty Black Ops 2011
Jeep partnered with Activision to create a limited-edition 2011 Jeep Wrangler Call of Duty Black Ops Edition.
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# 03-11-2010

Red shouldn't go faster
The cameras might be on hiatus but it doesn’t mean drivers can put their foot down on the Hume Freeway, with a 29-year-old Craigieburn man learning the hard way this morning.
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# 02-11-2010

Aston Martin Lagonda SUV green-lighted after all?
Another day, another change in the winds surrounding the Aston Martin Lagonda.
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# 02-11-2010

Loyal Customers Prefer Apple, Amazon And Hyundai
Hyundai’s brand momentum continues its upward trajectory, earning a No. 6 ranking in customer loyalty, one of only two car brands to make it into the Top 50.
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