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2021 Hyundai Palisade price and specs: Flagship SUV arrives
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11th Dec 2020
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2021 Hyundai Palisade price and specs: Flagship SUV arrives

The 2021 Hyundai Palisade is due to land in Australia in the new year, positioned as a large SUV with more agreeable on-road driving dynamics and the convenience of up to eight seats. Hyundai will give buyers the choice of two trim levels: the eight-seater Palisade (no badge), priced from $60,000 plus on-road costs, and the range-topping Palisade Highlander, available with either seven or eight seats and priced from $71,000 plus on-road costs.
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Ben Zachariah
2021 Hyundai Tucson plug-in hybrid detailed for Europe, no plans for Australia – for now
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10th Dec 2020
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2021 Hyundai Tucson plug-in hybrid detailed for Europe, no plans for Australia – for now

Further details of the 2021 Hyundai Tucson plug-in hybrid (PHEV) have been revealed in Europe overnight, however plans for Australia are yet to be announced. As with other plug-in hybrid vehicles, the PHEV version of the 2021 Hyundai Tucson is able to use only its electric motor for up to 50km in ideal conditions (and with a full charge) before the petrol engine takes over.
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Alex Misoyannis
2021 Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid fails emergency swerve test
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10th Dec 2020
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2021 Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid fails emergency swerve test

The 2021 Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid (PHEV) has failed an emergency swerve-and-avoid “moose test" by Swedish motoring magazine Teknikens Värld. The experiment – which tests a vehicle's ability to safely avoid a hazard, such as a moose – has been standardised since the late 1990s, and requires a car to swerve between cones at incrementally higher speeds without skidding out of control.
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William Davis
2019-20 Land Rover Discovery Sport, Range Rover Evoque mild-hybrids recalled for 48V system fault
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9th Dec 2020
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2019-20 Land Rover Discovery Sport, Range Rover Evoque mild-hybrids recalled for 48V system fault

Jaguar Land Rover Australia has issued a recall on 1729 examples of its Land Rover Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque mild-hybrid models, citing a potential fault with the 48-volt electrical system. The affected vehicles were sold between 25 May, 2018 and 2 October, 2020 (model years 2019-2020).
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William Davis
Ineos Grenadier: Land Rover Defender-inspired 4WD will be made in France
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9th Dec 2020
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Ineos Grenadier: Land Rover Defender-inspired 4WD will be made in France

The modern-day version of the original Land Rover Defender – the Ineos Grenadier – has changed its manufacturing plans, but is still on target for its global debut in early 2022. Ineos Automotive has finalised its acquisition of Daimler's 'Smartville' production facility in France, for building the upcoming Grenadier off-roader.
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Sam Purcell