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2019-2020 Volkswagen Crafter van recalled for faulty window fitment
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19th Oct 2020
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2019-2020 Volkswagen Crafter van recalled for faulty window fitment

Volkswagen Australia has issued a recall of 45 examples of its Crafter van with Model Years from 2019 to 2020 (MY19-MY20) due to a fault with window fitment. The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says affected vehicles "could allow water into the vehicle and could even fall off the vehicle". Vehicles were sold between 1 July 2018 and 29 September 2020. Volkswagen is contacting owners to organise a repair, free of charge.
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Ben Zachariah
Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series to get GR treatment – report
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18th Oct 2020
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Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series to get GR treatment – report

The next-generation Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series due next year is reportedly going to be joined by a flagship GR version, similar to the Nissan Patrol V8 Warrior being developed in Australia. The unconfirmed report by Japanese website creative311.com sites unnamed sources and other media outlets, who claim Toyota is developing a new top-end model.
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Joshua Dowling
Ford Bronco is right-hand drive capable, says Ford engineer
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18th Oct 2020
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Ford Bronco is right-hand drive capable, says Ford engineer

Ford is yet to confirm that a right-hand drive Bronco will be coming, but a recent interview has confirmed that it's far from impossible, and could pave the way for an Australian-delivered Bronco in the future. News and forum website Ford Authority quotes Paul Wraith, Bronco and Bronco Sport chief designer, who said that a right-hand drive Bronco is definitely feasible, and not overly challenging from and engineering point of view.
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Sam Purcell
Meet Luca, the electric car built from ocean waste
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17th Oct 2020
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Meet Luca, the electric car built from ocean waste

Students at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands have built Luca – an electric car made almost entirely from recycled waste. Matthijs Van Wijk, who worked on the project as a media representative, told CarAdvice the year-and-a-half manufacturing process represented a significant feat of engineering.
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William Davis
Around the tracks: A very 2020 licence plate and an extremely tiny garage
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16th Oct 2020
3 min read

Around the tracks: A very 2020 licence plate and an extremely tiny garage

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay?
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Susannah Guthrie