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Aston Martin DBX 'most important car' in brand's history
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28th Aug 2019
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Aston Martin DBX 'most important car' in brand's history

The first-ever Aston Martin crossover, the upcoming DBX, is shaping as a make-or-break vehicle for the British brand. Speaking with The Detroit Bureau, the brand's boss said the DBX "will probably become the most important car in our history, because it will become the car that transforms us as we try to address all parts of the high-luxury market".
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Yamaha Sony SC-1 autonomous vehicle has no windows
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27th Aug 2019
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Yamaha Sony SC-1 autonomous vehicle has no windows

The SC-1 Sociable Cart has been unveiled with self-driving vehicle smarts from Yamaha and imaging technology from Sony. There's seating for up to five people within the SC-1 Sociable Cart, which is 3135mm long, 1306mm wide and 1830mm tall. Powered by a DC motor, the SC-1 has a top speed of 19km/h. The vehicle features exterior cameras, LiDAR, and ultrasonic sensors, as well as double wishbone suspension up front, four-wheel disc brakes, and a lithium-polymer battery pack.
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2020 BMW X6 pricing and specs
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27th Aug 2019
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2020 BMW X6 pricing and specs

BMW Australia has released pricing and specifications for the new-generation X6 'Sports Activity Coupe', with first deliveries to commence before the end of the year. Three models will be available from launch, one diesel and two petrol, commanding between $4000 and $9000 more than the equivalent X5.
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James Wong
2021 Ford Bronco patents hint at removable doors
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26th Aug 2019
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2021 Ford Bronco patents hint at removable doors

The Ford Bronco could be available with removable doors, as well as minimalist tubular doors. Patent filings uncovered by AutoGuide show Ford is working on ways of incorporating side airbags into tubular doors (above) with the inflation mechanism mounted well away from the doors themselves. Ford has also submitted a number of designs to improve side impact protection when the car's doors are removed completely.
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Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download
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26th Aug 2019
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Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Scott Collie reads each news story word-for-word. Today's download includes: Listen to the CarAdvice podcasts: iTunes | Pocket Casts (Android, iOS, web) | RadioPublic | Omny | Stitcher|TuneIn
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Honda develops safer front airbags
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26th Aug 2019
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Honda develops safer front airbags

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Scott Collie
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26th Aug 2019
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Honda develops safer front airbags

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