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2017 Audi S3 pricing and specs: More power and tech for new hot models
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2017 Audi S3 pricing and specs: More power and tech for new hot models

Local pricing and specifications for the updated 2017 Audi S3 range have been revealed, alongside the regular A3 range. Starting at $62,900 plus on-road costs for the S3 Sportback and topping out at $72,000 for the S3 cabriolet, the facelifted hot hatch, sedan and drop-top all see the addition of new equipment, technology, and a slight power bump over the outgoing model...


Jaguar I-Pace: Tesla Model X no benchmark, project boss says
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Jaguar I-Pace: Tesla Model X no benchmark, project boss says

While it might come as a surprise to some, Jaguar says the Tesla Model X wasn’t the benchmark for the development of its all-new I-Pace electric SUV concept, revealed today in Los Angeles. Ian Hoban, Vehicle Line Director, Jaguar Land Rover, is adamant the company did not benchmark Tesla or any other EV manufacturer during the all-out development of its first ever electrically powered SUV...


Auto industry lobbies Trump to ease fuel economy targets, safety regulations
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Auto industry lobbies Trump to ease fuel economy targets, safety regulations

A lobbying group representing the majority of the American automotive industry has begun trying to persuade President-elect Donald Trump to ease environmental and safety regulations covering the industry. Automotive News has obtained and published a letter sent by the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers to the President-elect and his transition team...


Jaguar I-Pace 'concept' revealed: British luxury brand readies move into EV arena
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Jaguar I-Pace 'concept' revealed: British luxury brand readies move into EV arena

The Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV concept has been revealed at the Los Angeles motor show this week, signalling the company's plans to rival the likes of the Tesla Model X...


Jaguar I-Pace concept: Most important car since the E-Type
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Jaguar I-Pace concept: Most important car since the E-Type

British Luxury marque Jaguar has today taken the wraps off its first ever all-electric SUV concept, dubbed the I-Pace. And it did so, via a world-first virtual reality experience, ahead of its official reveal at the 2016 Los Angeles motor show this week...


2018 Ford EcoSport facelift Escapes LA: New-look compact SUV in Oz next year
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2018 Ford EcoSport facelift Escapes LA: New-look compact SUV in Oz next year

The newly updated 2018 Ford EcoSport has surfaced today with a new face clearly inspired by the larger Edge and the recently revised Escape nee Kuga SUV. The new-look EcoSport makes its debut at this week's Los Angeles motor show, ahead of a North American market launch - nearly four years after the current model first touched down in Australia...


US mandates noise generators for hybrids, EVs from 2019
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US mandates noise generators for hybrids, EVs from 2019

As part of the US' new 'quiet car rules', all new hybrid and electric cars sold in the US from September 1, 2019 will need to have a noise generator that operates when the car is moving at low speeds. The new rule requires the generator to emit a noise whenever an EV or hybrid is idling, or travelling forward or in reverse at speeds up to 30km/h...


Workhorse W-15 PHEV ute detailed with 128km all-electric range
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Workhorse W-15 PHEV ute detailed with 128km all-electric range

Workhorse Group, a US-based vehicle electrification company, has released the first details of its upcoming W-15 range-extended hybrid ute, which claims an all-electric range of up to 80 miles (128km)...


MG 'ZS' compact SUV teased for Guangzhou motor show - UPDATE
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MG 'ZS' compact SUV teased for Guangzhou motor show - UPDATE

After handing down a stylised sketch earlier this month, Chinese-owned British brand MG has now released two revealing previews of its upcoming compact SUV, reportedly set to wear the badge 'ZS'. Destined for the Guangzhou motor show on November 18, the new compact offering is being reported overseas as a rival to the Nissan Juke - which, although an ageing offering, remains the compact SUV to beat in the European market...


2016 Suzuki Vitara diesel recalled: 32 vehicles affected - UPDATE
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2016 Suzuki Vitara diesel recalled: 32 vehicles affected - UPDATE

Update - This article originally stated 47 vehicles were affected by this recall. A representative from Suzuki Australia has since confirmed the number is 32 units. See article for details. Suzuki has recalled 32 of its diesel-powered Vitara SUVs over concerns an incorrect software program could cause a loss of power...


Your next car stereo could be a Samsung: $10 billion Harman purchase announced
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Your next car stereo could be a Samsung: $10 billion Harman purchase announced

Despite a nearly $7 billion cost in recalling its explosive Galaxy Note 7 phone this year, Korean tech giant Samsung has announced it will acquire connected audio visual specialist Harman in a $10 billion dollar all-cash deal to accelerate growth in connected car technologies...


Chevrolet Spark Activ: Soft-roader version of Holden Spark revealed in LA - UPDATE
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Chevrolet Spark Activ: Soft-roader version of Holden Spark revealed in LA - UPDATE

The Chevrolet Spark Activ has been unveiled at the Los Angeles auto show. The Activ is distinguished from other Spark models by its jacked-up suspension, which increases the car's ride height by 10 millimetres, while GM has also restyled the Spark's side sills and bumpers, with lots of new grey plastic hinting at some sort of off-road ability...


Volkswagen to reveal production T-Roc at Geneva - report
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Volkswagen to reveal production T-Roc at Geneva - report

The production version of the Volkswagen T-Roc SUV concept is set to be revealed at the 2017 Geneva motor show next March, according to a new report out of Europe. Britain's Autocar reports that the German automotive giant is planning to present a small crossover model that will be influenced by the 2014 T-Roc concept...


Volkswagen Passat GT Concept: American sedan given a sporty flavour in LA
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Volkswagen Passat GT Concept: American sedan given a sporty flavour in LA

The Volkswagen Passat GT Concept will make its in-the-flesh debut at the Los Angeles motor show this week. Designed by Volkswagen's North American arm, the Passat GT is, according to the Matthias Erb, the region's chief engineering officer, meant to be an "early example of how the new Volkswagen North American Region will meet the needs and desires of American customers going forward"...


Hyundai Ioniq EV to boast 320km range from 2018
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Hyundai Ioniq EV to boast 320km range from 2018

The Hyundai Ioniq, fresh from its unveiling earlier this year, will be given a significant range boost in order to take on the Chevrolet Bolt and Tesla Model 3. Currently, the Ioniq Electric is powered by an electric motor boasting 88kW of power and 295Nm of torque, which drives the front wheels via single-speed transmission...