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Maserati: New sports car coming next year
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31st Jul 2019
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Maserati: New sports car coming next year

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Scott Collie
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31st Jul 2019
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Maserati: New sports car coming next year

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Scott Collie
Kia Stinger GT420 revealed in the UK
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31st Jul 2019
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Kia Stinger GT420 revealed in the UK

Kia has whipped the covers off its Stinger GT420 in Britain, showing what can be done with a pre-production car and a can-do attitude. Based on the pre-production Stinger used for Britain's media and television demands, the GT420 has been fettled to deliver 315kW of power and 560Nm of torque, 43kW and 50Nm up on the standard car.
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Hyundai investigating Kona Electric explosion
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31st Jul 2019
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Hyundai investigating Kona Electric explosion

Hyundai is investigating why a parked Kona Electric exploded while in a Canadian garage. The pure-electric SUV was sitting unplugged in the garage when its owner noticed clouds of dark smoke coming from the garage. The five-month old Kona Electric then exploded – blowing the garage door off in the progress, and damaging the neighbouring property. Firefighters found no obvious ignition sources in the garage, suggesting the car spontaneously exploded.
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BMW looking to slash slow-selling model lines - report
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30th Jul 2019
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BMW looking to slash slow-selling model lines - report

BMW will stop producing a raft of low-volume model lines through the early 2020s in search of higher profits, according to new reports from North America. Along with its rivals at Mercedes-Benz and Audi, BMW has spent the past decade exploring niches. Four-door coupes, front-drive people movers, and wagon-meets-coupe Gran Turismo models have all been spun off existing model lines, but their days could be numbered.
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PSA prepared to close Ellesmere Port plant after no-deal Brexit - report
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30th Jul 2019
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PSA prepared to close Ellesmere Port plant after no-deal Brexit - report

The PSA Group could close the Vauxhall production plant in Ellesmere Port if the UK leaves the European Union with a 'no-deal Brexit'. Speaking with the Financial Times, PSA Group boss Carlos Tavares said the company already has alternative production site in Southern Europe lined up for the Astra.
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Scott Collie
2019 Hyundai Kona recalled
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29th Jul 2019
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2019 Hyundai Kona recalled

Hyundai Australia has extended its recall for turbocharged versions of the Kona crossover, adding 1115 MY19-plated vehicles to a brake recall first issued in January. "During assembly the vehicles may not have had the front brake tube fitted correctly," Hyundai says in the recall notice. "The tube may come in contact with the exhaust system and the braking performance could be compromised. In addition, a fire could result."
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