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2020 Opel Corsa-e officially unveiled
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23rd May 2019
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2020 Opel Corsa-e officially unveiled

As was widely expected, the new Opel Corsa-e has the same drivetrain as the Peugeot 208-e. Under the bonnet, the Corsa-e has an electric motor with 100kW of power and 260Nm of torque. Opel says the electric hatchback is capable of racing from 0-100km/h in 8.1 seconds. Fitted with a 50kWh battery under the floor, the Corsa-e has an expected driving range of 330 kilometres using the WLTP cycle.
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Derek Fung
Nissan Leaf Autech revealed for Japan
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23rd May 2019
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Nissan Leaf Autech revealed for Japan

Nissan Japan has added a new variant to the all-electric Leaf hatchback line-up, in the form of the Leaf Autech. The Autech brand is a Nissan subsidiary, and its take on the Leaf is pitched as offering "sporty, exclusive styling and quality materials to discerning customers".
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James Wong
Ford unveils delivery robot for self-driving vans
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22nd May 2019
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Ford unveils delivery robot for self-driving vans

Dr Ken Washington, Ford's chief technology officer, unveiled the Digit delivery robot via post on the company's Medium blog. Developed and built by Agility Robotics, Digit is said answer the question of how to get packages from autonomous delivery vans into the hands, or at least the doorstep, of its recipient. With only about 1% of American homes being wheelchair accessible, a wheeled robot was not seen as being a feasible solution.
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Derek Fung
Toyota to reproduce A70, A80 Supra parts
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22nd May 2019
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Toyota to reproduce A70, A80 Supra parts

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Scott Collie
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22nd May 2019
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Toyota to reproduce A70, A80 Supra parts

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Scott Collie
2020 Opel Corsa leaked
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22nd May 2019
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2020 Opel Corsa leaked

The next-generation Opel Corsa has been leaked on an online forum, ahead of its official reveal slated for later this year. Posted to French forum WorldScoop, the revealing images were allegedly posted to a news website by accident and taken down, though that didn't stop one user from saving hi-res files and publishing them.
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James Wong
Nissan Destination Frontier: self-sufficient concept truck revealed
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21st May 2019
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Nissan Destination Frontier: self-sufficient concept truck revealed

Nissan USA has revealed the latest in a long list of off-roading concepts, this time based on the Frontier mid-sized truck – also known as the previous-generation Navara. The Destination Frontier (to reiterate, previous-generation Navara) is designed to be a showcase of what can be done with ute, a bit of time, and a desire to go 'overlanding'. The total cost of the vehicle, truck and modifications included, is US$40,000 ($57,800).
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