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2019 Range Rover Astronaut Edition revealed
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10th May 2019
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2019 Range Rover Astronaut Edition revealed

Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations has taken the wraps off a special-edition Range Rover that could be considered 'out of this world'. Co-developed with Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson's space exploration division, the Range Rover Astronaut Edition features special appointments inside and out inspired by outer space.
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James Wong
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
Honda Architecture: Flexible platform to debut in 2020
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9th May 2019
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Honda Architecture: Flexible platform to debut in 2020

In a speech this week Takahiro Hachigo, CEO of Honda, gave a broad outline of the company's near-term plans, including a new global architecture, cost cutting, and electrification measures. The headline announcement is the new Honda Architecture, which seems to be a scalable platform or module set similar to Volkswagen's MQB and Toyota's TNGA.
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Derek Fung
2016 Volvo XC90 recalled
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9th May 2019
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2016 Volvo XC90 recalled

Volvo has recalled the petrol 2016 XC90 SUV, over concerns about a short bleeder hose in the engine bay. According to the company, the hose could degrade and crack, causing coolant leakage. If coolant accumulates on the catalytic converter, there's a risk the catalytic converter's heat insulation could act like a wick, potentially resulting in a fire. A total of 571 units are included – a VIN list is attached here.
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Scott Collie
GM plans to sell Lordstown factory to electrified ute company
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8th May 2019
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GM plans to sell Lordstown factory to electrified ute company

In a series of tweets overnight, US President Donald Trump revealed GM is in discussions to sell its "beautiful" Lordstown, Ohio factory to Workhorse, a company looking to produce an electrified pickup truck. Later the automaker confirmed it's in discussions about selling the facility to Workhorse and "an affiliated, newly formed entity", with Workhorse holding a minority stake in the plant.
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Derek Fung