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The week's top news stories: February 10, 2019
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9th Feb 2019
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The week's top news stories: February 10, 2019

The automotive news wheel is always turning. If you’re not constantly checking CarAdvice – which you should be doing, by the way – it can be easy for some headlines to slip through the cracks. To make sure you haven’t missed anything important, we’ve gathered what we reckon are the hottest news stories from this week, right here. Check them out, and let us know what caught your eye.
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Scott Collie
Lexus USA launches Complete Lease subscription
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8th Feb 2019
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Lexus USA launches Complete Lease subscription

Lexus has joined the horde of manufacturers offering a subscription service, although it's not technically being marketed that way. The new Complete Lease program will be offered on the UX SUV in the California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.
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Scott Collie
Jaguar Land Rover suffers massive fourth-quarter loss
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8th Feb 2019
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Jaguar Land Rover suffers massive fourth-quarter loss

Jaguar Land Rover has posted a £3.4 billion ($6.2 billion) loss for the fourth quarter of 2018, on the back of low demand for diesel engines and sluggish sales in China. The result is the company's worst quarterly loss, driven in part by a £3.1 billion ($5.7 billion) write-down on the value of its investments.
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Scott Collie
2020 Subaru Liberty unveiled
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7th Feb 2019
3 min read

2020 Subaru Liberty unveiled

The seventh-generation Subaru Legacy — known as the Liberty in Australia and New Zealand — has been unveiled at the 2019 Chicago motor show. Riding on the company's new global platform, the new Liberty/Legacy is said to be significantly stiffer than today's car.
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Derek Fung
2018-19 Volvo XC60 recalled
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7th Feb 2019
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2018-19 Volvo XC60 recalled

Volvo Car Australia has issued a recall for the 2018 and 2019 model-year XC60 SUV over concerns the optional power tailgate mightn't operate as intended in cold weather conditions. The manufacturer reports the tailgate lifting arms may freeze "under certain conditions in cold climates", which could also lead to an unusual noise, loss of function, or even the complete separation of the tailgate lifting arms.
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James Wong