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2020 Alpina B7 xDrive revealed
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12th Feb 2019
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2020 Alpina B7 xDrive revealed

Alpina Automobiles has taken the wraps off the updated 2020 B7 xDrive, based on the facelifted BMW 7 Series limousine. Like the vehicle on which it's based, the B7 gets a host of design revisions including new lights and bumpers, along with a revised interior incorporating the latest BMW driver assistance and infotainment systems. Under the skin, changes have been made in the engine bay to improve responsiveness and enhance power delivery across the rev range.
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James Wong
2019 Fiat 500C Spiaggina '58 confirmed for Australia
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11th Feb 2019
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2019 Fiat 500C Spiaggina '58 confirmed for Australia

Fiat Chrysler Australia has confirmed the throwback 500 Spiaggina '58 special edition is headed for our shores, priced from $25,990 before on-road costs and available right now. Back in the 1950s, the 500 Jolly Spiaggina was a fixture on the Italian Riviera, shuttling wealthy jet-setters around glamorous beachside resorts. With a stable economy came money, and the cute little beachside Fiat became a glamorous luxury designed to put a smile on your face.
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Scott Collie
Volkswagen Caddy Beach arrives from $46,990 drive-away
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11th Feb 2019
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Volkswagen Caddy Beach arrives from $46,990 drive-away

Volkswagen Australia has announced details for the new Caddy Beach camper van, with prices starting at $46,990 drive-away. Dubbed as the "most affordable and cleverest recreational vehicle on sale today" by the director of Volkswagen's local commercial division, the Caddy Beach is based on the long-wheelbase Maxi Trendline grade and gains a host of lifestyle-oriented features.
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James Wong
Toyota GR Supra Performance Line: TRD-fettled concept revealed
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11th Feb 2019
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Toyota GR Supra Performance Line: TRD-fettled concept revealed

Toyota has revealed a hotted-up take on its hotly-anticipated Supra at the Osaka Auto Messe, with the TRD Performance Line concept. Although it's billed as a show car at the moment, the Performance Line likely showcases a range of factory accessories for the Supra.
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Scott Collie
Amazon invests in autonomous driving technology company
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9th Feb 2019
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Amazon invests in autonomous driving technology company

Aurora, a startup focused solely on self-driving vehicle technology, has secured over US$530 million ($750 million) in Series B funding. This round of funding is led by venture capital firm Sequoia, Amazon, and T Rowe Price Associates, an asset management company. Thanks to this latest round of investment Sequoia gains a seat on Aurora's board. According to the Aurora, Amazon will be tapped for its "unique expertise, capabilities, and perspective".
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Derek Fung