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Retro RV teams up with Camplify

Retro RV teams up with Camplify

Retro RV motorhomes has committed its franchise operators to list their vans exclusively with leading motorhome, campervan and caravan rental platform Camplify. The Retro RV fleet numbers 25 vehicles.

Australian road accident report April 2022

Australian road accident report April 2022

The Australian Government released some sobering news in April 2022: road fatalities spiked 2.7-percent in the last 12 months – the largest increase in incidents since 2018. More than 1100 people have died in road accidents since February 2021.

SsangYong future under a cloud

SsangYong future under a cloud

Unlike popular motoring news outlets, Outback Travel Australia didn’t share in the media enthusiasm for the proposed merger and acquisition (M&A) offer made by Korean electric bus maker, Edison, for troubled SsangYong Motors – currently operating under Seoul Rehabilitation Court administration.

Ford F-150 coming Down Under in 2023

Ford F-150 coming Down Under in 2023

Ford Australia is planning for the legendary F-150 to arrive in Australia by mid-2023, through a right-hand drive, local remanufacturing program with RMA Automotive Holdings.

Nissan legends search

Nissan legends search

Nissan’s legendary Patrol celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2021and to celebrate, Nissan is finding Patrol owners around Australia who have done incredible things with their vehicles. One such owner is Les Siviour.

Isuzu UTE Australia racks up 200,000 sales

Isuzu UTE Australia racks up 200,000 sales

As reported by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), by the end of February 2021 an accumulative total of 148,077 D-MAX utes and 52,038 MU-X SUVs have been delivered in Australia.

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Goodyear taking over Cooper

Goodyear is taking over Cooper in a deal that has been approved by the boards of directors of both companies, Cooper shareholders will receive US$41.75 per share in cash and a fixed exchange ratio of 0.907 shares of Goodyear common stock per Cooper share for a total equity value of approximately US$2.8 billion.

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Special-edition Land Rover Trophy Defender event

Special-edition Land Rover Trophy Defender event

Land Rover Classic is a Division of Land Rover that refurbishes second hand vehicles and resells them. This Division continuing the formidable expedition legacy of the original Defender with a limited production run of adventure-ready Defender Works V8 Trophy vehicles for an exclusive competition at Eastnor Castle in 2021. 

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Hummer electric ute breaks cover in the USA

Hummer electric ute breaks cover in the USA

GMC has started taking orders in the USA for its brand new all-electric Hummer crew-cab ute. Variations in power, driving range and equipment levels are available and deliveries are scheduled for 2022.

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Mercedes-Benz off-road electric concept vehicle

Mercedes-Benz off-road electric concept vehicle

Based on the Mercedes-Benz battery-electric EQC car is a concept vehicle that demonstrates the off-road ability of an all-electric vehicle. The EQC 4×4² shows that electrification at Mercedes-Benz goes further than the road network. 

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Winton’s Way Out West Festival scheduled for April 2021

Winton’s Way Out West Festival scheduled for April 2021

One of Queensland’s most anticipated music festivals, the iconic Winton’s Way Out West Festival, is scheduled for April 2021, with a star-studded line-up of more than 100 Australian artists and musicians. Way Out West is planned to run for six days and nights of entertainment in seven Outback locations.  

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“Where The Bloody Hell Am I?”

“Where The Bloody Hell Am I?”

The slightly modified Iconic 2006 travel slogan has been brought back by comms specialist GME as more Aussies go ‘bush’ and country icons, including Lee Kernaghan, urge Aussies to prioritise safety when exploring the great outdoors.

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Reflections rewards front-line health workers

To mark the start of spring Reflections Holiday Parks is calling on Australians to share their feel-good moments as part of an online initiative to give a well-deserved holiday to some of the country’s hard working frontline healthcare workers in Victoria.

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Alice Springs Beanie Festival

The 2019 event will be held at the Araluen Culturaln Precinct, 61 Larapinta Drive, Araluen, Alice Springs from Friday 28th June to Monday, 1st July.

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Redarc Tow-Pro Elite recall

REDARC has announced a product recall on Tow-Pro Elite V2 Electric brake controller units sold after the 1st September 2018. 

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Warn turns 70

Seventy years ago, Arthur Warn started Warn Industries with a set of locking hubs for surplus WWII Jeeps. Over the next seven decades, the company pioneered the electric winch and supplied automakers with OE parts.

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Fuel cell Colorado on test

A militarily-modified Chevrolet Colorado, designated the ZH2, is the most off-road-capable fuel-cell-powered electric vehicle ever from General Motors.

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The Caravan and Motorhome Book

Review by Allan Whiting: This is an excellent publication and the third edition in a series that has been updated annually since 2001. However, I have an issue with the title that doesn’t really describe the contents.

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Winton’s Way Out West Festival scheduled for April 2021

Winton’s Way Out West Festival scheduled for April 2021

One of Queensland’s most anticipated music festivals, the iconic Winton’s Way Out West Festival, is scheduled for April 2021, with a star-studded line-up of more than 100 Australian artists and musicians. Way Out West is planned to run for six days and nights of entertainment in seven Outback locations.  

read more
“Where The Bloody Hell Am I?”

“Where The Bloody Hell Am I?”

The slightly modified Iconic 2006 travel slogan has been brought back by comms specialist GME as more Aussies go ‘bush’ and country icons, including Lee Kernaghan, urge Aussies to prioritise safety when exploring the great outdoors.

read more

Reflections rewards front-line health workers

To mark the start of spring Reflections Holiday Parks is calling on Australians to share their feel-good moments as part of an online initiative to give a well-deserved holiday to some of the country’s hard working frontline healthcare workers in Victoria.

read more

Alice Springs Beanie Festival

The 2019 event will be held at the Araluen Culturaln Precinct, 61 Larapinta Drive, Araluen, Alice Springs from Friday 28th June to Monday, 1st July.

read more

Redarc Tow-Pro Elite recall

REDARC has announced a product recall on Tow-Pro Elite V2 Electric brake controller units sold after the 1st September 2018. 

read more

Warn turns 70

Seventy years ago, Arthur Warn started Warn Industries with a set of locking hubs for surplus WWII Jeeps. Over the next seven decades, the company pioneered the electric winch and supplied automakers with OE parts.

read more

Fuel cell Colorado on test

A militarily-modified Chevrolet Colorado, designated the ZH2, is the most off-road-capable fuel-cell-powered electric vehicle ever from General Motors.

read more

The Caravan and Motorhome Book

Review by Allan Whiting: This is an excellent publication and the third edition in a series that has been updated annually since 2001. However, I have an issue with the title that doesn’t really describe the contents.

read more

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