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Toyota Project Portal Beta fuel-cell truck unveiled
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1st Aug 2018
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Toyota Project Portal Beta fuel-cell truck unveiled

Toyota has unveiled its second hydrogen fuel-cell Class 8 heavy-duty truck at the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City, Michigan. The new truck is dubbed Beta, and is part of its Project Portal program. Like the original Alpha truck, the new Beta model uses two "off-the-lot" Mirai drivetrains running in series, hooked up to a 12kWh lithium-ion battery. The combined setup generates over 500kW of power, and 1796Nm of torque.
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Derek Fung
Opel GT X Experimental concept teased
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1st Aug 2018
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Opel GT X Experimental concept teased

Opel and Vauxhall have given the world a closer look at their upcoming GT X Experimental concept, revealing its angular face and the lack of a conventional grille. The concept, first teased in July, is designed to preview the new 'bold and pure' design language when it launches at some point in the next five months.
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Scott Collie
2019 Infiniti Q50, Q60 pricing and specs
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1st Aug 2018
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2019 Infiniti Q50, Q60 pricing and specs

Infiniti has revised its Q50 and Q60 ranges, cutting the number of variants on offer in half for a simpler line-up and, in most cases, lowering prices.
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Scott Collie
BMW to open new plant in Hungary
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1st Aug 2018
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BMW to open new plant in Hungary

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Derek Fung
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1st Aug 2018
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BMW to open new plant in Hungary

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Derek Fung
Mercedes-Benz X350d pricing and specs
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1st Aug 2018
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Mercedes-Benz X350d pricing and specs

Mercedes-Benz Australia has confirmed the X350d ute will arrive in local showrooms in December, with pricing to kick off at $73,270 before on-road costs. That's a little more than the top-spec Amarok V6 Ultimate's current $68,490 ticket price, while the recently-launched Ford Ranger Raptor kicks off at $74,990. Two equipment lines will be offered – Progressive and Power – with specification levels largely mirroring that of the equivalent four-cylinder models.
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James Wong
2019 Skoda Karoq Scout revealed, not for Oz
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31st Jul 2018
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2019 Skoda Karoq Scout revealed, not for Oz

Skoda has unveiled the Karoq Scout, a more rugged version of its mid-sized SUV that should appeal more to those who regularly venture off the beaten track. While not an all-out off-roader, the Karoq Scout boasts numerous enhancements to give it a more capable look and feel, and comes as standard with all-wheel drive.
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James Wong