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Melbourne Motor Show cancelled, Sydney might follow suit

Organizers have cancelled the Melbourne Motor Show in the face of declining attendance and lackluster support from automakers. Australia has already seen shows in Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth close their doors, and with Melbourne following suit, Sydney is the country's last major auto show left standing. According to reports, the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries and the

Melbourne 2009: Limited edition HSV Senator unveiled

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GM officially debuts Holden Cruze, shows off Australian Volt

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Melbourne 2009: GM releases new shots of Holden Volt

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Melbourne 2009: GM debuts new Holden Cruze

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Melbourne 2009: Toyota shows off HC-CV (Hybrid Camry Concept Vehicle)

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Melbourne 2009: Toyota HC-CV (Hybrid Camry Concept Vehicle)

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REPORT: Sydney Motor Show scrapped, Melbourne to go on

Eight automotive brands failed to make the trip to this year's Detroit Auto Show. Compare that to last year's Sydney Auto Show in Australia, where eighteen brands declined the offer to showcase their wares, and you might conclude that things in Cobo Hall really aren't that bad. The shortfall of manufacturers on display contributed to a 40% dip in visitors to the Sydney show last year. Facing that same predicament this year, the op

Australian Badass: HSV W427 unveiled in Melbourne

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TRD HiLux to make official debut in Melbourne. Honest.

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Melbourne '08 Preview: Holden to unveil Z06-powered super HSV sedan

Today at the Melbourne Auto Show in Australia, GM's Holden subsidiary is rumored to debut a new super sedan based on the Commodore and developed by its highly capable Holden Special Vehicles division. The exact nomenclature to be affixed to the sedan's flanks is unknown, but we expect a suitably sporty one like HSV GTSR, or something to that effect. It will powered by the 7.0L LS7 V8 from the Chevy Corvette Z06, which makes 505 hp in the Vette but will likely be detuned a smidge to just under 50

E-vade track tool unveiled ahead of Melbourne Motor Show

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Melbourne: Toyota shows off TRD versions of Aurion sedan and HiLux pickup

Click image for TRD Aurion gallery. TRD HiLux gallery below.