Australia introduces emoji license plates

25 Feb
Australian license plates with emojiThe Australian state of Queensland takes texting so seriously that it'll soon put emojis on car license plates. The state's third-party vanity license plate vendor, Personalised Plates Queensland, said last week that it will soon offer one of five emoji designs as a license plate theme in addition to other layouts with bright colors or rugby team...

Australia marks the end of an era, exits car-building business

23 Oct
Last Holden Commodore to be built in Australia - October 2017General Motors closed its last Holden factory in Australia last week, officially bringing to an end nearly a century of Australian automotive manufacturing. The move was far from unexpected, and follows similar pull-outs from both Ford and Toyota last year as carmakers seek out more sustainable production locations. For almost a century, Australia...