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Ferrari: Hybrid supercar to be revealed this month
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10th May 2019
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Ferrari: Hybrid supercar to be revealed this month

Ferrari's CEO has confirmed the Prancing Horse will reveal its first series production hybrid later this month, during the company's first-quarter financial call. First reported by Motor1, Louis Camilleri said: "It will be a top-of-the-line hybrid with supercar performance and a true beauty". The hybrid supercar is set to slot above the current 812 Superfast, serving as the brand's new flagship of the core range – excluding halo products like the LaFerrari and hardcore track specials.
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James Wong
Mazda preparing inline-six petrol, diesel engines
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10th May 2019
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Mazda preparing inline-six petrol, diesel engines

Mazda is committed to bringing back the six, with an investor report revealing the brand is working on a pair of longitudinally-oriented inline-six engines with 48V and plug-in hybrid technology. In a presentation dubbed Fiscal Year 2019 March Results there's a graphic dedicated to future product and, under the "Large Architecture" header, features straight-six Skyactiv-X and Skyactiv-D engines.
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Scott Collie
Buick Enspire concept headed for production - report
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9th May 2019
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Buick Enspire concept headed for production - report

The Buick Enspire concept revealed at last year's Beijing motor show could be headed to production, if a new report is any guide. CarDesignNews recently spoke with Bob Boniface, global director of exterior design for Buick, at GM's technical centre in Warren, Michigan, where they saw a full-size model for a "four-door crossover with a sweeping coupe-like roofline" which Boniface said had been confirmed for production.
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James Wong
Teslas can automatically diagnose faults, order parts
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9th May 2019
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Teslas can automatically diagnose faults, order parts

Tesla is constantly making headlines with the small features embedded in its infotainment system. Some are silly, like the inbuilt whoopee cushion, others are very clever. A Model 3 owner has discovered one of the clever ones, posting an image of an automated message about a faulty part on Reddit. "An unexpected condition has been detected with the Power Conversion System on your Model 3. A replacement part has been pre-shipped to your preferred Tesla Service Centre," the message said.
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Scott Collie
Range Rover Evoque PHEV coming in 2020 - report
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8th May 2019
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Range Rover Evoque PHEV coming in 2020 - report

Land Rover has confirmed it won't offer an all-electric Evoque for the time being, instead focusing on plug-in hybrid tech in the short-term. Speaking with Britain's Autocar, Jaguar Land Rover's (JLR) UK boss, Rawdon Glover, said "there will be a market for a small to medium-sized SUV", though such a model won't arrive in the current generation.
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