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Top 5: Car Culture stories of 2018
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21st Dec 2018
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Top 5: Car Culture stories of 2018

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James Wong
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21st Dec 2018
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Top 5: Car Culture stories of 2018

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James Wong
Class action against Toyota over DPF issues being considered
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21st Dec 2018
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Class action against Toyota over DPF issues being considered

Toyota Australia is facing a class action lawsuit over issues with the Diesel Particulate Filters (DPF) in 2015-18 HiLux, Prado and Fortuner vehicles powered by the 2.8-litre turbo-diesel engine. According to the legal firm considering the claim, its clients have experienced "increased fuel consumption and a loss of power of the vehicle" because "hard deposits accumulating on the DPF oxidisation catalyst" stop it reaching the necessary temperature.
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Scott Collie
Hyundai unveils fingerprint unlocking, starting
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20th Dec 2018
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Hyundai unveils fingerprint unlocking, starting

Hyundai has revealed a new fingerprint authentication system, allowing drivers to unlock and start their car using smartphone-style technology. The system features two fingerprint sensors: one on the engine start/stop button, and one on the driver's side exterior door handle. Hyundai's system is capable of storing authentication details for two drivers, including three sets of fingerprints for each person.
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Derek Fung
Mazda MX-5 carbon hardtop, 3 bodykit revealed
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20th Dec 2018
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Mazda MX-5 carbon hardtop, 3 bodykit revealed

Mazda has revealed a removable carbon-fibre hardtop for the MX-5 at the Tokyo Auto Salon, alongside a new 3 hatchback with a factory bodykit. Although it technically offers two hardtop options for the MX-5 – the RF, and an aftermarket unit designed for racing – this carbon-fibre top takes a different approach.
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Scott Collie
CarAdvice on YourMoney, 19 December 2018: What's on this week's show?
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19th Dec 2018
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CarAdvice on YourMoney, 19 December 2018: What's on this week's show?

On this week's episode of CarAdvice, Trent Nikolic and Paul Maric look at the new Mitsubishi Triton, look into the Australia success story that is ARB, and talk about the best commercial vans on the market today. First up: Toyota has confirmed there will be three drivetrain options on the new RAV4 SUV in Australia, including a hybrid. It's due to touch down in the second quarter of 2019.
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Scott Collie
Porsche 718 T: Boxster, Cayman gain pared-back variants
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19th Dec 2018
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Porsche 718 T: Boxster, Cayman gain pared-back variants

Porsche has added another variant to its 718 Cayman and Boxster range, today announcing a pared-back 718 T for both coupe and drop-top.
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Scott Collie
2020 Land Rover Defender teased
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18th Dec 2018
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2020 Land Rover Defender teased

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James Wong
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18th Dec 2018
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2020 Land Rover Defender teased

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