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    Articles by Tom White

    Tom White

    Tom White


    Despite studying ancient history and law at university, it makes sense Tom ended up writing about cars, as he spent the majority of his waking hours finding ways to drive as many as possible. His fascination with automobiles was also accompanied by an affinity for technology growing up, and he is just as comfortable tinkering with gadgets as he is behind the wheel. His time at CarsGuide has given him a nose for industry news and developments at the forefront of car technology.

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    When the new-generation Kia Sorento launched in Australia over a year ago, there was a lot to like about it. It experienced a revolutionary design overhaul, had a versatile seven-seat interio r, and was pleasant to drive. The only thing that seemed to be missing from an otherwise impressive package...Read more

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    It’s fair to say hybrid cars are now a hot topic in Australia, with an explosion of models available in just the last few years. This is not only because a hybrid will significantly cut down your fuel bills, but also because of their lower emissions footprint, which brands increasingly need to sell...Read more
    Haval has re-invented itself over the last year in Australia. While it took Korean brands decades to have the confidence to re-invent themselves with contemporary designs to really take on their Japanese rivals, absurdly rapid innovation out of China sees Haval and by extension its parent company,...Read more
    During the course of 2021, it felt as though electric vehicles (EVs) reached something of a turning point. Many automakers released their first next-generation offerings or expanded on their catalogue of pure EVs in their line-ups, and the cost of entry for some of the more promising examples has...Read more

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    I’ve been waiting for the opportunity to live with an electric car for quite some time. While I’ve tested almost every model on the market, it’s one thing to tell people an EV should have enough range and charging convenience to live with when you only have a car for a week, and quite another to...Read more

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