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Tesla rolls out Enhanced Autopilot, Model S and Model X 100D variants added to range
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Tesla rolls out Enhanced Autopilot, Model S and Model X 100D variants added to range

Tesla has rolled out its second-generation of Autopilot hardware - with the option of full self-driving capability - while adding the Model S 100D and Model X 100D to its line-up, providing the longest driving ranges in their respective model families...


Nissan Pathfinder recalled for fuel tank replacement
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Nissan Pathfinder recalled for fuel tank replacement

Nissan has recalled a number of its current-generation R52 Pathfinder SUVs, over concerns the fuel tank could rupture. The recall centres on the fuel tank wall thickness, which may be "below the design specification". In the event of a crash, a fuel leakage could occur more easily than intended...


DS E-Tense trademarked: Electric sports car edges closer to production - report
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DS E-Tense trademarked: Electric sports car edges closer to production - report

The all-electric DS E-Tense sports car could be one step closer to production, after parent company PSA Groupe (formerly PSA Peugeot Citroen) filed an application to trademark its name this week. Britain's Autocar reports that PSA's luxury arm filed the application this week, in preparation for its halo model to arrive around the turn of the decade - likely between 2018 and 2021...


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. Website MacRumors reports Julio Ceja, a resident from Apple's home state of California, is seeking a class action lawsuit against the company for not implementing a lock-out mechanism to prevent drivers from using their phones behind the wheel...


Volkswagen California campervan under consideration for Australia
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Volkswagen California campervan under consideration for Australia

The Volkswagen California campervan is being considered for an Australian launch, CarAdvice can exclusively reveal. The pop-top version of the Volkswagen T6 van is being evaluated by the German company's local arm, with a Facebook post by the brand's Australian branch stating: "We are currently collating customer feedback regarding the Volkswagen California for future product consideration"...


2017 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid pricing and specs
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2017 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid pricing and specs

Although Australian pricing for the 2017 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid was revealed back in September last year, local specification details for the plug-in hybrid five-door limousine have only just been released to coincide with the variant's global launch program this week...


Donald Trump: What does the new American president mean for the auto industry?
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Donald Trump: What does the new American president mean for the auto industry?

Update (24 January, 2017): Trump has withdrawn the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, we've updated the "And China too?" section to reflect this. On November 8, 2016, Donald Trump won a surprise victory against Hillary Clinton in the race to become the 45th president of the United States...


Honda Australia expands Takata recall - UPDATE
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Honda Australia expands Takata recall - UPDATE

Honda has issued a recall for 25,284 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...


2017 Subaru XV teased ahead of Geneva unveiling - UPDATE
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2017 Subaru XV teased ahead of Geneva unveiling - UPDATE

The all-new 2017 Subaru XV will make its debut at March's Geneva motor show, the Japanese car maker has confirmed today. Previewed in concept form at last year's Geneva show, the new 2017 XV will follow its predecessor by building on the design of the regular Impreza hatch...


A diary by Renault-Nissan's celebrity CEO, Carlos Ghosn
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A diary by Renault-Nissan's celebrity CEO, Carlos Ghosn

This type of story isn’t in our traditional wheelhouse, but we found this nifty piece supplied by Nissan, originally published in Japan by business paper Nikkei. It’s a cool insight into the head of one of the world’s most high-profile auto executives, Carlos Ghosn, the man who runs Nissan and Renault, and is additionally the new chairman of Mitsubishi Motors...


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...


2018 Ford Mustang Convertible revealed
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2018 Ford Mustang Convertible revealed

Just days after unveiling the newly facelifted Mustang coupe to the public at Detroit's motor show, Ford has peeled back its lid. The new-look 2018 Ford Mustang Convertible takes its cue from the hardtop, introducing a new front-end design, resculpted tail lamps and a host of drivetrain changes...


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...