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Want to be Colin McRae? Now you can try, with Prodrive Legends
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29th Mar 2020
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Want to be Colin McRae? Now you can try, with Prodrive Legends

Fancy yourself as a World Rally Championship driver but just never had the right equipment? Now's your chance to get found out – or be discovered as the next hidden talent. Championship-winning motorsport outfit Prodrive has announced it will launch 'Prodrive Legends', an authentication, restoration and support program for race and rally cars that were originally constructed by the UK firm.
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Justin Narayan
Tesla Cybertruck: Australia the biggest market outside North America 
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29th Mar 2020
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Tesla Cybertruck: Australia the biggest market outside North America 

Australia is the biggest market outside North America for the Tesla Cybertruck, according to crowd-sourced data provided to fan website CybertruckTalk. To gauge global interest in the Tesla Cybertruck, more than 1800 members of the Tesla online community took part in a poll to compare demand for the controversially-styled electric pick-up from country to country. It ranked the USA at the top of the list for pre-orders, accounting for 76 per cent of demand, ahead of Canada at 10 per cent.
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Joshua Dowling
The 10 most popular cars in video games, ranked
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27th Mar 2020
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The 10 most popular cars in video games, ranked

The most popular car brands and models to feature in video games have been revealed in a new study conducted by UK car sales website Carwow. The study – which analysed thousands of video games featuring cars (whether as the main focus or merely as tools for players to utilise) – ranked popularity based on how many appearances brands and models made across the titles.
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Liam Murphy
2012-2013 Renault Trafic II recalled over possible steering wheel failure
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27th Mar 2020
1 min read

2012-2013 Renault Trafic II recalled over possible steering wheel failure

Renault Australia has issued a recall of 409 of its model-year 2012 and 2013 Trafic II vans affected by a faulty steering component. Affected vehicles were sold between 24 September 2012 to 4 November 2012, 10 December 2012 to 20 January 2013, 12 April 2013 to 26 May 2013 and 6 November 2013 to 15 December 2013. Lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), the defect relates to the steering wheel’s hub, which can crack or break under excessive loads.
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Liam Murphy
2019 Mercedes-Benz V-Class recalled due to faulty head restraints
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26th Mar 2020
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2019 Mercedes-Benz V-Class recalled due to faulty head restraints

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for 10 of its 2019 V-Class vans affected by a faulty head restraint component. Affected vehicles were sold between 1 April 2019 and 30 April 2019. Lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), the defect relates to head restraint padding that can separate from the securing rods. Mercedes-Benz reports that during an accident, the exposed rods and missing padding may cause injury to vehicle occupants.
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Liam Murphy