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Hyundai Ioniq to take on Toyota for Uber partnership in Europe
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Hyundai Ioniq to take on Toyota for Uber partnership in Europe

Hyundai is looking to entice Uber drivers to its Ioniq electric vehicle (EV) in an effort to take over Toyota’s hold on the ride-sharing service. In May, Toyota announced a partnership with the ride-sharing monolith, establishing a special fleet program to sell Toyota and Lexus vehicles to Uber drivers...


2018 Holden Commodore spied without false body panels
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2018 Holden Commodore spied without false body panels

The next-generation Opel Insignia, which is widely believed to be sold down under as the new Holden Commodore, has been spied testing again on the streets of Europe. Unlike earlier prototypes, this vehicle has shed most of its false body panels, although there's still a few small pieces hiding the fog light treatment in the front bumper, and covering up the design of the C-pillar area...


Ford completes trial of collaborative robots in Germany
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Ford completes trial of collaborative robots in Germany

Ford has completed a limited trial with a series of collaborative robots, or co-bots, at its factory in Cologne, Germany. These new co-bots straddle the line between the large, mainly autonomous, machines that are a standard part of modern car factories, and the smaller hand-held power tools used by workers...


Mercedes-Benz C350e, GLE500e, S500e plug-in hybrids on sale in Australia
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Mercedes-Benz C350e, GLE500e, S500e plug-in hybrids on sale in Australia

Mercedes-Benz has released a trio of plug-in hybrid (PHEV) models in Australia this week - the C350e sedan and estate, GLE500e SUV and the S500e limousine. Following the debut of the S500 Plug-in Hybrid nearly three years ago and the C350 Plug-in Hybrid’s Detroit motor show reveal in January 2015, the three PHEV models are available to order now in Mercedes-Benz dealerships...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for July 15
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for July 15

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Jaguar's next XJ could rival Porsche Panamera in design and performance
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Jaguar's next XJ could rival Porsche Panamera in design and performance

Jaguar looks to have commenced work on the next generation XJ, with a source close to Jaguar suggesting the brand is in the process of confirming drivetrains and styling for the car ahead of a launch date around 2019 or 2020. The current Jaguar XJ, which has been on sale since 2009, pushed the brand forward in terms of technology — and especially in body construction...


2017 BMW 740e iPerformance plug-in hybrid detailed
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2017 BMW 740e iPerformance plug-in hybrid detailed

Full details for the new BMW 740e iPerformance plug-in hybrid sedan have been handed down overnight, following its unveiling at the Geneva motor show earlier this year. Although the 740e iPerformance was the first model in the new iPerformance range to be revealed, it was beaten to market by the 330e and X5 xDrive40e models...


2018 Audi Q8 development mule spied
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2018 Audi Q8 development mule spied

An early development mule for the new range-topping Audi Q8 crossover has been spied during testing in Spain. As we can see in this photo set, the Q8 will feature a wider track than the Q7, with which it will share its platform. According to AutoExpress, the Q7 and Q8 will have almost identical wheelbases, but the Q8 will only be able to seat a maximum of five people thanks to its shorter rear overhang...


2016 Renault Koleos: Australian price and launch timing confirmed for all-new SUV
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2016 Renault Koleos: Australian price and launch timing confirmed for all-new SUV

Australian details for the all-new 2016 Renault Koleos, which will make its global sales debut here, have been announced today. Revealed in April, the new Koleos is billed as Renault's first-ever 'D-Segment' SUV. Thanks to its shared platform with Nissan's new X-Trail, the 2016 Koleos is 150mm longer than its predecessor...


Tesla Roadster 3.0 upgrade priced at $47,000
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Tesla Roadster 3.0 upgrade priced at $47,000

The Telsa Roadster 3.0 upgrade has begun its slow roll out, with local owners set to pay just a little over $47,000 if they want the revised battery pack.


2016 Mazda 3 facelift goes official, Australian debut coming soon
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2016 Mazda 3 facelift goes official, Australian debut coming soon

The Mazda 3 facelift has been officially unveiled in Japan ahead of its arrival in local showrooms at the beginning of August. Visually, Mazda has resisted the temptation to meddle too much with what has been a successful formula for the 3, known as the Axela in Japan...


2017 Audi RS3 sedan spied
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2017 Audi RS3 sedan spied

The new Audi RS3 sedan has been spied doing testing on the Nurburgring Nordschleife. These first spy photos of the RS3 sedan provide further proof that Audi is working on a new range-topping variant for its smallest sedan. In February, images leaked out from the private Audi Summit event, showing what appeared to be a production ready RS3 sedan...


Fiat Chrysler offers reward to hackers in boosted safety push
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Fiat Chrysler offers reward to hackers in boosted safety push

In a move that further highlights the closing gap between cars and technology, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is now offering financial incentives to hackers that successfully expose flaws in the company's software systems. Using a third-party code-sharing platform called BugCrowd, FCA is offering bounties between $150 and $1500 to participants who identify security gaps in vehicle and customer-facing software architecture...


Small SUV sales growth slowing
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Small SUV sales growth slowing

Now that we’re beyond the half-way point of 2016, it’s possible to sit back a little and look at wider segment trends. One of the more interesting developments this year has been the moderate slowdown in growth among small SUVs — the high-riding, city-car based crossovers that have boomed in recent times. Granted, year-to-date sales are up 9...


Nissan ProPilot self-driving system launched in Japan
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Nissan ProPilot self-driving system launched in Japan

Overnight Nissan launched the ProPilot self-driving system in the new domestic market Serena people mover. This first version of the ProPilot system is only capable of piloting the car in a single lane on a highway. The driver activates the system via a button on the steering and sets a preferred speed between 30 and 100km/h...