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// Wage subsidy support returns

Minister details range of measures that offer vital financial boost to keep businesses going through pandemic response.

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// This is it: Nissan Z finally revealed with 298kw twin-turbo V6

After years of rumour and speculation, with a high-profile tease or two thrown in for good measure, Nissan has finally dropped its new Z sports car in its full 2023 production-version glory;

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// Next-gen Subaru WRX confirmed to come with a manual

Subaru has teased the new generation of WRX, and it looks like it will definitely come with a manual transmission.

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// Nissan Note Aura Nismo is one quirky ‘hot’ hatchback

It’s a big day in Nissan-land! Today is the day that the Japanese firm reveals its new ‘400Z’ in its production form.

// New details emerge on hybrid Corvette

Some new details have emerged on Chevrolet’s new Corvette. No, not the one already on sale overseas and due here early next year. These details concern the more powerful hybrid version.


IN OTHER NEWS

// Nio to launch ‘mass-market’ affordable EV

Nio aims to mass-market a new sub-brand designed as a more affordable EV to its premium ones.

// Warning over seatbelt units

Industry association releases advice on how to transport items that have an explosive charge.

// Tesla’s US$25k EV likely soon

Reports from China indicate the smaller and more affordable US$25,000 Tesla is close. Claims a prototype has already been completed have come from a “prolific auto leaker”,

// In Russia’s Far East, an electric car proves cheaper than a Lada

When Dmitry Unagaev bought his first electric car five years ago, the purchase bewildered friends and neighbours in his hometown of Khabarovsk.

// Tesla probe ushers in get-tough era at U.S. auto-safety watchdog

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) investigation into the involvement of Tesla’s Autopilot in car accidents signals a more activist approach to regulating auto safety by the Biden administration — particularly new technologies.


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