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// Tesla Model 3 gets another huge price cut in NZ

For the second time this year, Tesla has announced big price cuts to New Zealand’s most popular new electric car — the Model 3.

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// This is the weirdest little electric truck and we want it

German maker Electric Brands has built a new modular platform for electric vehicles, using the new Xbus to show off what it can do.

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// Genesis gets its first e-truck

Genesis says its new Fuso eCanter is the first series-produced fully electric truck to hit New Zealand roads, and it’s the first company in the Southern Hemisphere to introduce one into its fleet.

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// Cheaper green hydrogen production planned

Hyundai, Kia and Next Hydrogen have agreed to develop an advanced alkaline water electrolysis system that helps produce green hydrogen economically.

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// Lamborghini set to develop all-new V12 engine

Last week Lamborghini confirmed the imminent death of the Aventador and the naturally aspirated V12 with the reveal of its end-of-an-era Aventador LP780-4 Ultimae. But, that won’t mean the death of the quintessential Lamborghini V12 entirely.

// Boomers least likely to buy an EV

Research from financial comparison website, Finder, shows that the baby boomer generation are the least likely demographic to buy an electric vehicle, but Generation Z would be the most likely demographic to do so.


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// Dealer warns of lack of appetite for EVs

Concerns government’s clean-car goals are out of synch with the market and will cause plenty of pain for consumers.

// John Andrew Ford recognises employees: “driving greatness”

John Andrew Ford has recognised the efforts of two employees for “driving greatness” in the dealerships business.

// Aldridge appointed Dealer Principal Mercedes-Benz Botany

Armstong’s has appointed Jon Aldridge to the position of dealer principal at its state-of-the-art Mercedes-Benz Botany dealership.

// Trail Boss arrival just weeks away

GMSV says the first orders of the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Trail Boss is only a few weeks away from arriving to expectant owners around Australia and New Zealand.

// ComCom outlines new fuel industry rules, warns of $5m penalties

The Commerce Commission has released an open letter to the fuel industry outlining the commission’s role and expectations of fuel businesses ahead of a new regulatory regime taking effect on August 11, 2021.


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