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2021 VW Golf GTI TCR spy photos
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12th May 2020
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2021 VW Golf GTI TCR spy photos

The 2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR edition has been out flexing its muscles on the Nurburgring race circuit in Germany ahead of a likely European debut later this year or early next year. The photos show the latest generation Volkswagen Golf with an aggressive front bumper, low profile tyres and a large front brake package.
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Joshua Dowling
Lotus working on vehicle-to-grid technology
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12th May 2020
2 min read

Lotus working on vehicle-to-grid technology

English sports car maker Lotus has partnered with Centrica plc – parent company of British Gas, the largest energy supplier in the UK – to develop what could be vehicle-to-grid technology. In a statement, Lotus says the venture will “[make] the car an extension of the home, capable of storing electricity, minimising emissions and generating new income by providing services to the energy market”.
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Charges laid against the team who helped Carlos Ghosn escape
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12th May 2020
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Charges laid against the team who helped Carlos Ghosn escape

Turkish prosecutors have prepared charges against seven people in relation to former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn’s escape from Japanese authorities while under house arrest in Tokyo. Mr Ghosn escaped Japan in December 2019 – while under house arrest for charges of under-reporting pay and misusing company funds while at Nissan – by hiding in an ‘instrument box' shipped to Lebanon via Turkey.
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Liam Murphy
Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series recalled due to fire risk
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11th May 2020
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Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series recalled due to fire risk

Toyota Australia has issued a recall for 22,971 of its LandCruiser 70 Series models built between 13 June 2016 and 5 November 2018 due to an increased risk of fire. Toyota’s recall says that – due to the design of the exhaust pipe heat shield – vegetation may accumulate during off-road usage if the debris is not routinely removed.
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Liam Murphy
Tesla delays Roadster to make way for Cybertruck
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10th May 2020
2 min read

Tesla delays Roadster to make way for Cybertruck

Tesla boss Elon Musk has hit the brakes on the next-generation Roadster in an attempt to get the Cybertruck on the road sooner and prioritise other projects. However, the outspoken Tesla boss did not outline when the Cybertruck might arrive in showrooms or confirm if the production version will look like the controversial wedged-shaped concept vehicle unveiled last year.
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