The Australian Government notes that today Audi Australia and Volkswagen Australia have issued public statements providing more information about the Australian impact of the global conduct of the Volkswagen Group in installing emissions defeat devices in certain diesel powered vehicles.
A new report into the benefits of anti-lock braking systems (ABS) on motorcycles in Australia has found that ABS could help in 93 per cent of crash situations.
CONSTRUCTION will start this week on $1.3 billion CityLink Tullamarine Widening project between Bulla Road and Bell Street.
Australian Government officials today met with representatives of VW Australia and Audi Australia to seek clarification regarding the presence of emissions ‘defeat devices’ in vehicles sold in Australia.
Congestion on major roads could be eased through the greater use of technology to improve the flow of vehicles by tracking cars and matching traffic signals under plans to be considered by the Turnbull government.
DAVID LIPSON: Well joining me now, Paul Fletcher, the new Minister for Local Government and Major Projects, and Graham Perrett, the Shadow Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Attorney-General. Thank you both very much for your time.
TIM WEBSTER: For many Sydney-siders, too many, an average trip to work is at a pace matched by the cyclists. You could walk quicker.
The Minister for Territories, Local Government and Major Projects Paul Fletcher today announced the Government had sought urgent clarification from Volkswagen Australia and Audi Australia on whether emissions defeat devices were being used in vehicles in Australia.
Speaking after becoming Liberal Party leader last week, Malcolm Turnbull said his government would make decisions in a thoughtful and considered manner — and the culture of his leadership would be consultative and collaborative.