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PLAYING IN THE TRAFIC | Van review – Renault Trafic

Neil Dowling takes the shortest version of Renault’s van range for a workout. RENAULT’S efficient Trafic van now comes with one less feature that will delight every delivery operator – a clutch pedal. The 2020 Trafic, distinguished by a more imposing and arguably prettier face together with upmarket vertical taillights, now adds an automatic transmission to compete on a level ...

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Expert Advice | Van Review

Peugeot strengthens its focus on the Australian LCV market European mid-size vans have taken the fight to the established Asian brands in recent years and the reasons are easy to understand. European vans have long enjoyed a reputation for incorporating higher levels of safety, improved standards of ride and handling and for offering more comfort to minimise driver fatigue. They’re ...

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Renault Attraction increases with EOFY Benefits | TRANSPORT NEWS

Renault Australia has value-packed offers on the award-winning LCV range of Trafic, Master, and Kangoo throughout May. The Renault Trafic is now available from $37,990 drive away for the short wheelbase manual version. The automatic line-up now starts from $45,490 drive away, complete with Renault’s Efficient Dual Clutch transmission (EDC). Buyers can take advantage of a competitive 3.9 per cent finance offer ...

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READY FOR ANYTHING | Ute Review – Nissan Navara

Nissan’s Navara N-TREK Warrior is the complete package – word and images by Neil Dowling Life is a compromise and the modern epitome is the dual cab ute. It’s the reason the ute is our most popular vehicle, with the Toyota Hilux and Ford Ranger repeatedly topping the sales charts. But is it bought for family chores, for work, for ...

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SHAPE-SHIFTER | Van Review – Toyota HiAce

Neil Dowling reviews the all-new Hiace van Preparing to go to work punting a delivery van through city traffic is usually as warmly anticipated in terms of excitement and pleasure as waiting at the dentist before root canal surgery. Vans can be the coldest, noisiest and most body-shaking mobility machine on the market, with levels of acceptability directly correlating to ...

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LIVING THE DREAM | UTE Review – RAM 1500

How does the RAM 1500 compare with the 2500 in the choice of petrol V8 versus diesel straight six?  Delivery and its sister heavy truck publication PowerTorque have been involved in analysis of the RAM Trucks model line-up since the idea of creating an official brand presence was first discussed at the headquarters of the Ateco group. With a long ...

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ECONOMIES OF SCALE | Review -The rise and rise of LDV light commercials

The rise and rise of LDV light commercials – Chris Mullett reports from Shanghai, China Ten years ago, we looked at the Chinese auto industry with little enthusiasm, in much the same way as we considered the viability of Korean car manufacturing a decade earlier. Time is a great leveller, and today it is increasingly obvious that Australia can no ...

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PROGRESSIVE PROCESS | UTE REVIEW-Mercedes’ X-Class continues to appeal to the top end of town

Mercedes’ X-Class continues to appeal to the top end of town – Words by Stuart Martin Beneath the bonnet of the big Benz-badged ute finally sits a venerable V6, although more than a few wishful thinkers (the author included) half-joke about whether we’ll ever see a hotter AMG-tuned version. Hope springs eternal that they might one day shoehorn a twin-turbo ...

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CAUGHT IN TRAFIC |TRANSPORT NEWS – The latest developments in the world of LCVs from France, Japan and India

Australia’s best-selling medium-sized European van, the Renault Trafic, is gaining a new sibling as the French manufacturer rejigs its Trafic range, enabling buyers to take advantage of Government incentives for tax breaks when purchasing new equipment. Into the Renault model mix comes an 85 kW long-wheelbase variant, extending the range lengthwise from the short-wheelbase 5.2-cubic-metre version that uses the same ...

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Chinese Trailblazing | UTE REVIEW – LDV T60 UTE

LDV adds extra interest to its T60 ute range. – Report by Warren Caves, Images by Torque it Up.  The hotly-contested dual-cab 4×4 market has seen its fair share of contenders throughout the past few years with manufacturers all vying for their piece of this lucrative market. In such a booming sector, it comes as no surprise to see new ...

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