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Toyota recalls 45,683 cars due to fuel pump issue
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6th Apr 2020
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Toyota recalls 45,683 cars due to fuel pump issue

Toyota Australia has issued a recall of 45,683 of its Camry (GSV70), Corolla (ZRE172), FJ Cruiser (GSJ15), Kluger (GSU50 and GSU55), HiLux (TGN121), Prado (GRJ150) and Landcruiser (URJ202) models spanning model-years 2013-2019. Affected vehicles were sold between 11 October 2013 and 3 April 2020. Lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), the defect relates to a fuel pump that may fail.
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Liam Murphy
Ford Mustang Mach-E: UK pricing revealed for new electric SUV
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6th Apr 2020
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Ford Mustang Mach-E: UK pricing revealed for new electric SUV

Pricing for the Ford Mustang Mach-E in the United Kingdom has been revealed, with the electric crossover kicking off from a price equivalent to just over AU$81,000. UK deliveries of the Mach-E will begin later in the year, with the entry-level standard-range rear-wheel drive version starting from £40,270 and boasting a claimed range of around 450km and an output of 180kW from its 76kWh battery.
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Susannah Guthrie
Tesla logs record first quarter in 2020, despite tough conditions
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6th Apr 2020
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Tesla logs record first quarter in 2020, despite tough conditions

Tesla has bucked the trend of falling sales amid the coronavirus pandemic, logging their biggest-ever first-quarter on record. While also logging 103,000 builds in the first three months of 2020, Tesla has reported 88,400 deliveries in the same quarter. This marks a 43 per cent increase compared to 2019 figures. Tesla broke the sales down, with new Model 3 and Model Y accounting for 76,200 deliveries, while the older and more expensive Model S and Model X made up the remaining 12,200.
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Sam Purcell
Toyota showrooms, service centres, parts warehouses remain open nationally 
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5th Apr 2020
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Toyota showrooms, service centres, parts warehouses remain open nationally 

Toyota owners will still be able to access service and parts back-up – and book cars in for recall repairs – as the company confirms its national network of more than 200 dealers remains open for business amid the coronavirus crisis.
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Joshua Dowling
Toyota HiLux bullbar designers use their skills to make medical masks
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4th Apr 2020
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Toyota HiLux bullbar designers use their skills to make medical masks

The team of Australians who design heavy duty accessories for the Toyota HiLux ute are now helping to make medical equipment to assist health authorities in the battle against the coronavirus. While local manufacturing of the Toyota Camry came to an end in 2017, the Japanese car maker retained a Melbourne-based design and engineering team to develop accessories for the Toyota HiLux and other off-road vehicles.
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Joshua Dowling