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A hacker claims they've uncovered what Tesla's driver-facing camera is recording
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5th Oct 2020
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A hacker claims they've uncovered what Tesla's driver-facing camera is recording

A hacker claims they have uncovered what a cabin-facing camera in the Tesla Model 3 is monitoring, with the findings suggesting the electric car maker is hoping to pinpoint the driver behaviours that may precede a car crash. Twitter user @greentheonly routinely investigates Tesla's in-car technology, and their latest findings suggest Tesla is using the Model 3's mysterious internal camera to capture driver head and eye movements.
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Susannah Guthrie
What recession? Porsche, Ferrari and Maserati sales hit the accelerator
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5th Oct 2020
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What recession? Porsche, Ferrari and Maserati sales hit the accelerator

Sales of Porsche, Ferrari and Maserati sports cars hit the accelerator in September as the rest of the car market hit reverse with a 20 per cent decline. Official figures from the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) show Porsche sales increased by 33 per cent in September compared to the same month last year, while Maserati sales more than doubled and deliveries of Ferraris increased by 8.7 per cent.
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Joshua Dowling
2020 Audi E-Tron SUV and E-Tron Sportback price and specs – UPDATE
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5th Oct 2020
4 min read

2020 Audi E-Tron SUV and E-Tron Sportback price and specs – UPDATE

Update, October 2020: The 2020 Audi E-Tron and E-Tron Sportback has now launched in Australia, with pricing now $600 cheaper across the range compared with the model's local announcement back in June 2020. Prices have been updated in this story to reflect the change. The Audi E-Tron and E-Tron Sportback are now available to order.
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Liam Murphy
2021 Hyundai i20 N Line revealed in lead-up to N unveiling
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5th Oct 2020
2 min read

2021 Hyundai i20 N Line revealed in lead-up to N unveiling

The 2021 Hyundai i20 N Line has been unveiled for Europe, as a milder, 'show-over-go' alternative to the upcoming i20 N hot hatch. As with other European-market N Line models, the Hyundai i20 N Line scores many of the sporty exterior and interior visual upgrades set to feature on the forthcoming i20 N, but without the flagship model’s hardcore chassis and anticipated 150kW 1.6-litre turbocharged engine.
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Alex Misoyannis
Renewed calls for increased road spending to cut death toll
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4th Oct 2020
3 min read

Renewed calls for increased road spending to cut death toll

The Federal Government receives approximately $20 billion each financial year from fuel excise – currently 42.3 cents per litre of diesel and petrol pumped at the bowser – but only 22 cents out of every dollar raised is funnelled back into roads. On the eve of the Federal Budget, the Australian Automobile Association (AAA) has renewed calls for roads to receive a fairer share of the funds raised by motorists.
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Joshua Dowling