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VIDEO | Fly The Flag car tour visits Horsham

Jacqui Jones and David Jones show Zane Munyard their car at the 2018 Fly The Flag Tour at Holy Trinity Lutheran College.

Fly The Flag car rally stopped in Horsham on its annual run, much to the delight of students at Holy Trinity Lutheran College. Students farewelled the 180 cars and more than 300 participants as they left the school’s oval on Monday. Tour organiser Tony Pettigrew said it was the fifth time in the tour’s 17-year […]

Global demand

Volkswagen Group Australia has been forced to push back the arrival of the much anticipated – and much needed – T-Roc small SUV, with worldwide demand far outstripping supply. Launching in Europe now, the Portuguese-built small SUV’s production run has already been increased to 200,000 units a year, but it is not enough to supply […]

High five for Chinese brands

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program, ANCAP, has handed down five-star ratings to the Haval H2 small SUV and LDV T60 pick-up, making them the second and third Chinese vehicles after the MG GS to achieve a maximum safety rating. Also among the five-star achievers was the Honda CR-V mid-size SUV, which managed the highest overall rating of the […]

Fords, Holdens at Balmoral

A seventh annual Lions Club of Balmoral District Show ‘n’ Shine with a market next month will feature a ‘Ford and Holden Supercars’ theme. Event spokesman David Appleton said the theme was based on the last year of Australian production-made Ford and Holden cars and he encouraged people with historic examples of makes and models […]

Emma Kealy: Reducing speed limits lazy

Member for Lowan Emma Kealy has described suggestions the State Government might limit the speed limit on some unsealed country roads to 70 kilometres an hour as ‘lazy policy’. She said the Daniel Andrews government had cut $160-million from the maintenance of country roads and bridges across country Victoria and was now trying to deal […]

Model update for hot WRX pair

Subaru has given its WRX and STI performance pair a 2018 model year update, boosting the all-wheel-drive sedan with additional equipment, revised exterior styling and a new top-spec variant dubbed the STI spec.R. Price of entry for the updated range remains steady at $39,240 plus on-roads for the WRX six-speed manual, with some variants increasing in price from $500 […]

Wimmera Four Wheel Drive Club celebrates 40th anniversary

One hundred past and present members gathered at Zumsteins to celebrate Wimmera Four Wheel Drive Club’s 40th anniversary. Festivities occurred in a bush setting at the Cooinda Burrong Scout Camp. A variety of accommodation types were used – dormitory style for some, tents, swags and slide-ons, with caravans becoming increasingly popular with the older members. […]

Accolades for Horsham Auto Electrical team

Horsham Auto Electrical won runner-up honours in the Best Auto Electrical category at the 2017 Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce Industry Awards ceremony in Melbourne. The VACC Industry Awards program is designed to reward VACC member businesses that meet and exceed the high standards set by the organisation. Elite businesses across Victoria sought awards in […]

PHOTOS: Inaugural Holdens of Age Auto Expo at Stawell Harness Racing Club

Nitro Circus show reveals versatility of Horsham venues

Nitro Circus at Horsham City Oval.

A performance from international daredevil act Nitro Circus has provided Horsham planners with a foundation blueprint on which to explore other major attractions.

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