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Time Machine Tuesday: November 19, 2019
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19th Nov 2019
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Time Machine Tuesday: November 19, 2019

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19th Nov 2019
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Time Machine Tuesday: November 19, 2019

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Nissan Pathfinder: More than 6000 cars recalled over fire risk
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19th Nov 2019
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Nissan Pathfinder: More than 6000 cars recalled over fire risk

Nissan has recalled more than 6000 Pathfinder large SUVs in Australia, as part of a wider global campaign involving more than 450,000 vehicles. A faulty oil seal in the antilock braking system (ABS) assembly could cause a brake fluid leak in affected Pathfinders, which can create an electrical short that, in extreme cases, leads to a fire.
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Ferrari 812 GTS Spider V12 to cost $675,888 when it arrives in late 2020
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18th Nov 2019
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Ferrari 812 GTS Spider V12 to cost $675,888 when it arrives in late 2020

Liam Murphy • The Ferrari 812 GTS Spider V12 has arrived in Australian showrooms, however it will be a year before the first customers will take delivery of their cars. The display model was on a flying visit to show customers who have already placed orders, and to attract interest from new buyers. The first shipment of cars is already accounted for after buyers placed deposits more than a year ago without even knowing the price.
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Car News Daily: Your daily download
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18th Nov 2019
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Car News Daily: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word. Today's download: LISTEN: Car News Daily podcastLISTEN: Automotive Industry Insights podcastLISTEN: Reverse Gear podcastMORE: All CarAdvice podcasts
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Volkswagen Group increases spending on electric vehicles
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17th Nov 2019
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Volkswagen Group increases spending on electric vehicles

After a meeting of the Volkswagen Group's supervisory board late last week, the automaker confirmed it was increasing its average annual spend on developing electric, hybrid and digital technologies by around 36 per cent from €8.8 billion ($14.3 billion) to €12 billion ($19.5 billion). As part of Volkswagen's latest five-year plan, it will increase spending on EV development to €6.6 billion ($10.7 billion) annually.
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Aspark Owl: Electric hypercar makes production debut
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16th Nov 2019
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Aspark Owl: Electric hypercar makes production debut

The production version of the Aspark Owl made its debut at the 2019 Dubai motor show this week. With four electric motors, the Aspark Owl has a total of 1480kW of power and 2000Nm of torque. Using road-legal tyres, the startup automaker says the hypercar can accelerate from 0-60mph (0-97km/h) in 1.69 seconds and hit 300km/h in 10.6s, while top speed is claimed to be 400km/h.
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