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South Australia proposes special license requirement for high-powered cars

It wants supercar owners to take additional training and testing

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Australian vehicle crash tests to include underwater performance

It sounds silly, but the ability to escape a sinking car is increasingly a concern

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BP aims to start producing green jet fuel in Australia by 2025

Air travel industry aims to reach net-zero emissions by 2050

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Subaru WRX Sportwagon confirmed for Australia

It's essentially a Levorg with a bigger engine

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Australia files case against Mercedes for downplaying Takata airbag risks

It's part of the world's largest automotive recall, affecting 100 million vehicles

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Koala causes 5-car pileup in Australia, hitches a ride as it's rescued

The koala later was released in a forest — well away from the freeway

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Startup aims to revitalize Australia's car industry with hydrogen technology

H2X has developed several prototypes, including an SUV named Snowy

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Watch as Australian firefighters drive their truck through walls of fire

It's a terrifying scene

Hundreds of residents and holiday-makers have been ordered to evacuate Australia's temperate Snowy Mountains region in the state of New South Wales as fierce fires threaten from two sides, authorities said on Thursday. The order covers the Kosciuszko National Park, a near 7,000 square km (2,700 square mile) area popular for snow sports in winter, requiring hotels and other businesses to close and people to leave by Friday morning. "This is not a fire season that New South Wales has seen before

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Australians are the only drivers ever to leave the DMV with a smiley face

Emojis will be offered on license plates

Emojis will be offered on license plates.