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ANCAP: New HiAce, Nissan Leaf get 5-star crash safety ratings
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27th May 2019
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ANCAP: New HiAce, Nissan Leaf get 5-star crash safety ratings

Independent crash testing authority ANCAP has released safety ratings for the new Toyota HiAce and Nissan Leaf, both scoring the full five stars. Both vehicles managed over 90% for adult occupant protection, with the HiAce impressing further with an 84% rating for vulnerable road users, too.
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James Wong
Fiat Chrysler proposes $52.7 billion 'transformative merger' with Renault
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27th May 2019
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Fiat Chrysler proposes $52.7 billion 'transformative merger' with Renault

Fiat Chrysler has proposed a €32.7 billion ($52.7 billion) merger with Renault, in a move that could reshape the global automotive landscape. Groupe Renault's board of directors will meet to discuss the proposal, which would have Renault and FCA each owning 50% of the business.
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Scott Collie
Jaguar I-Pace recalled for brake fix - CORRECTION
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27th May 2019
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Jaguar I-Pace recalled for brake fix - CORRECTION

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) Australia has issued a recall for the all-electric I-Pace crossover from the 2019 and 2020 model years, over concerns that any potential failure of the regenerative braking system could lead to reduced responsiveness in the conventional friction braking system. Such an event would increase the vehicle's braking distance, posing a hazard to the vehicle occupants and other road users.
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James Wong
Fiat Chrysler in discussions with Renault, could join alliance with Nissan - report
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26th May 2019
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Fiat Chrysler in discussions with Renault, could join alliance with Nissan - report

Discussions initially focussed on Fiat Chrysler (FCA) using platforms and technologies from Renault have reportedly morphed into something more complex and wide-ranging. Multiple sources have told The Financial Times the talks between FCA and Renault are on-going, with a lot of structures and options currently being evaluated. The sources have cautioned the discussions could still fall apart and yield no deal.
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Derek Fung
Rolls-Royce Wraith Eagle VIII revealed
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24th May 2019
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Rolls-Royce Wraith Eagle VIII revealed

Rolls-Royce has unveiled the Wraith Eagle VIII this week, ahead of its public debut a the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este on May 24. Just 50 examples of this very special Wraith will be produced, created to commemorate the 100th anniversary of "one of the most pivotal moments of the 20th century".
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James Wong
2020 Mercedes-AMG A45 spied at the 'Ring
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24th May 2019
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2020 Mercedes-AMG A45 spied at the 'Ring

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James Wong
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24th May 2019
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2020 Mercedes-AMG A45 spied at the 'Ring

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James Wong