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Audi e-TTron: EV crossover to replace TT - report
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27th Oct 2019
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Audi e-TTron: EV crossover to replace TT - report

There's been talk for ages about the current Audi TT sports car morphing into a four-door vehicle of some sort to compete in higher-volume segments – now, it looks like that car could be a sporty EV crossover. Britain's Auto Express claims it can confirm "Audi's bosses have finally settled on a proposal for the next-generation TT", which will transform the slow-selling coupe and roadster into an all-electric compact crossover with more sporting intentions.
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James Wong
Genesis GV80 spied, powertrain details revealed
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27th Oct 2019
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Genesis GV80 spied, powertrain details revealed

This is the most revealing look yet at Genesis’s first crossover, the GV80, ahead of its anticipated debut at this year’s Los Angeles motor show. The Korean Car Blog reports Hyundai and Kia revealed the specs of the GV80’s engine range at the 2019 Hyundai-Kia International Powertrain Conference this week. The GV80 will use three different engines, according to the report.
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William Stopford
GM strike in the US ends after 40 days
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26th Oct 2019
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GM strike in the US ends after 40 days

The 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers (UAW) employed by General Motors in the US have voted to go back to work, with just over 57 per cent in favour of the new four-year deal. The majority vote ends the longest automotive strike in the US in 50 years. Both sides will paint the end of the strike as a victory.
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Derek Fung
Yamaha abandons development of cars
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25th Oct 2019
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Yamaha abandons development of cars

Yamaha is putting aside its dreams of becoming a carmaker, and will instead concentrate on motorcycles, outboard motors and carts. The company had been developing cars in association with Gordon Murray Design. The 2013 Motiv.e (below), 2015 Sports Ride (top) and 2017 Cross Hub concepts were all based on the Murray's iStream manufacturing process.
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Derek Fung
Week 1 wraps up for Drive Car of the Year 2020
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24th Oct 2019
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Week 1 wraps up for Drive Car of the Year 2020

It's been a strong opening week for Drive Car of the Year 2020, powered by BP, with favourites and winners announced for the first five categories. Standout picks included the new Volkswagen Polo, Mazda 3, Toyota Camry, Skoda Superb and Kia Carnival. Easy bets, in some respects, and a clear sign of how deserving this year's winners are. Catch the full list of favourites and winners below, along with what the Drive.com.au team will announce next week.
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