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Apple sued for not 'locking out' iPhones while driving - report

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Apple sued for not 'locking out' iPhones while driving - report

Tech giant Apple is facing a lawsuit over not disabling its iPhone's functionality when in use behind the wheel, according to a new report...

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Honda Australia expands Takata recall
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Honda Australia expands Takata recall

Honda has issued a recall for 25,282 of its previous-generation Accord, Accord Euro, Civic, City, Jazz, Insight and Legend models as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. As with all recalls brought on by the global Takata recall, affected vehicles could see the airbag inflator rupture upon deployment in the event of an accident...


LDV G10 recruited by Campsie police
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LDV G10 recruited by Campsie police

Forget high-powered Audis, BMWs, AMGs and the rest -  the LDV G10 people mover is the latest recruit in the Sydney police force, helping the Campsie Local Area Command carry out its crime prevention community projects. Announced this week, the seven-seat LDV G10 people mover will be used by Sergeant Ghouse Mohammad and his fellow Campsie LAC officers to spread their crime prevention message to the schools, businesses and community groups of the Campsie area...


2017 Peugeot 2008 in Australia from February with new engine, 3008 and 5008 to follow
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2017 Peugeot 2008 in Australia from February with new engine, 3008 and 5008 to follow

The facelifted 2017 Peugeot 2008 will arrive next month with a new look, more equipment and a revised model range. Launching in late-February, the new 2008 has been updated with the French company's new corporate look, picking up a new grille, revised 'feline look' head- and tail-lights, along with a new top-spec GT-Line variant - replacing the outgoing Outdoor trim...


Tesla cleared of fault in fatal Autopilot crash, but autonomous car makers on watch
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Tesla cleared of fault in fatal Autopilot crash, but autonomous car makers on watch

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA) has ruled in favour of electric carmaker Tesla, in an investigation into a fatal crash last year involving a Model S in semi-autonomous Autopilot mode. In May 2016, a man in the US was killed when his Tesla Model S collided with a tractor trailer at an intersection on a non-controlled access highway...


2011-15 Citroen C4, DS4 recalled for bonnet fix
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2011-15 Citroen C4, DS4 recalled for bonnet fix

Citroen has issued a recall for its 2011 to 2015 C4 and DS4 hatchbacks over concerns a faulty bonnet support wire could cause it to fly open while driving. The French manufacturer reports the striker wire on the bonnet report may not work as intended due to corrosion...


Queensland Police trailer cameras snap 600 speeding motorists
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Queensland Police trailer cameras snap 600 speeding motorists

The Queensland Police Service (QPS) has nabbed over 600 speeding motorists since late December thanks to its new trailer speed cameras. Five of the mobile speed cameras were deployed across Queensland's busiest roads on December 23 as part of the Christmas road safety campaign...


2018 Ford Mustang could get Boss 302 variant, teased in press photos
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2018 Ford Mustang could get Boss 302 variant, teased in press photos

The facelifted 2018 Ford Mustang was revealed earlier this week, but the Blue Oval may have been hiding an extra member of the family in the new pony car's press shots. In an image of the Mustang's dash, another Mustang can be seen in the background, and it clearly has a 'Boss 302' decal on the front quarter panel, with the stripe extending across the lower section of the door...


Nissan to begin on-road autonomous vehicle testing in Europe next month
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Nissan to begin on-road autonomous vehicle testing in Europe next month

Nissan has announced it will commence on-road demonstrations of autonomous vehicles on London's public roads from February. A modified Nissan Leaf will allow government officials, along with technical and safety experts, to experience and test the technology in a real-world environment...


2018 BMW X7 spied again
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2018 BMW X7 spied again

The upcoming BMW X7 has been spied again during development testing, this time on the snowy roads of Sweden. Like the vehicle spotted last year, BMW is giving little away when it comes to the new SUV's styling, with plenty of swirly black-and-white camouflage and pre-production lighting packages concealing the X7's lines...


Dodge Challenger SRT Demon teased in new video
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Dodge Challenger SRT Demon teased in new video

Dodge has released a pair of teaser videos for the upcoming Challenger SRT Demon, which is expected to become the new flagship model in the muscle car's range...


2017 Alfa Romeo Stelvio First Edition revealed
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2017 Alfa Romeo Stelvio First Edition revealed

The 2017 Alfa Romeo Stelvio First Edition has been revealed this week, based on the Ti model that sits below the hero Quadrifoglio variant. Even without the Quadrofoglio's aggressive body kit, wheels, tyres and quad-exhaust outlets, the Stelvio First Edition is clearly intended to win buyers chasing a sporting look for their SUV...


2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA spied
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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA spied

The next-generation Mercedes-Benz GLA has been spied this week, despite the facelifted current-generation model debuting in Detroit only a week ago. While this test mule looks very similar to the A-Class prototype that has been spotted over the past year, this vehicle is believed to be a GLA due to its higher ride height, chunkier wheel and tyre package along with what looks to be a slightly wider track...


McLaren teases second-generation 'Super Series' model ahead of Geneva
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McLaren teases second-generation 'Super Series' model ahead of Geneva

McLaren has previewed the successor to its 650S supercar, scheduled to be revealed on March 7 at the Geneva motor show. The second-generation of the company's 'Super Series' range is claimed to be twice as aerodynamically efficient as the current 650S, along with 15 per cent better cooling efficiency...


2018 Kia Stinger lands EyesOn Design award
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2018 Kia Stinger lands EyesOn Design award

The recently-revealed 2018 Kia Stinger has been presented with the EyesOn Design award for production car design excellence this week at the Detroit motor show. With other categories ranging from concept car, concept truck, production truck, innovative use of colour, graphics and materials, to interior design, and more, The EyesOn Design Awards honour the best production and concept vehicles making their worldwide auto show debut at the Detroit motor show...