Recently Holden announced that its expanding Maven Gig to Perth, Western Australia, as consumer demand for GM’s mobility solutions continues to grow in Australia. Maven Gig provides freelance rideshare and delivery drivers in major cities access to a range of Holden vehicles, from compact hatches to SUVs and sedans, all with...
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  • Australian Government wants to force tech companies to provide user data

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    It seems Tesla’s keen to give those who pre-ordered a teasing look at their upcoming vehicle. Reservation holders for the Model 3, due out mid-2019 in Australia are receiving email invites to an event on August 21st, 2018 between 9AM and 5PM to check out the Model 3 in...
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