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2020 Kia Niro revealed for Geneva
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2nd Mar 2019
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2020 Kia Niro revealed for Geneva

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James Wong
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2nd Mar 2019
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2020 Kia Niro revealed for Geneva

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James Wong
Seat el-Born concept unveiled
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1st Mar 2019
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Seat el-Born concept unveiled

The Seat el-Born concept has been revealed ahead of its full debut at the 2019 Geneva motor show, which takes place next week, and looks almost ready for production. Equipped with a 62kWh battery pack, the el-Born has an estimated driving range of 420 kilometres based on the WLTP cycle. Using a compatible 100kW DC fast charger, the el-Born's battery can be topped up to 80 per cent within 47 minutes.
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Derek Fung
Porsche Macan: Current car to be built alongside new electric-only model
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1st Mar 2019
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Porsche Macan: Current car to be built alongside new electric-only model

The current Porsche Macan (pictured) will have its lifespan extended for an indefinite period, primarily to service markets where EV infrastructure is lacking as the second-generation rolls out in pure-electric form. A senior spokesperson for Porsche told Autocar "the petrol-engine Macan will continue to be produced alongside the new electric PPE-based Macan in Leipzig". The company admitted there will be transition period, but "just how long that will be has not yet been determined".
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Derek Fung
CarAdvice podcast 142: Volkswagen Commercial director, Ryan Davies
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1st Mar 2019
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CarAdvice podcast 142: Volkswagen Commercial director, Ryan Davies

This week Mandy Turner is joined by Paul Maric and James Wong. In car news, the NSW opposition is planning to slug car buyers with the highest stamp duty in Australia, Toyota customers are paying more luxury car tax than many other buyers, and the Australian EV Council has slammed Federal Government's 'plan about a plan' on EVs. Plus, the Honda E Prototype and 2020 Volkswagen T-Roc R have been unveiled.
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Mandy Turner
Ferrari F8 Tributo unveiled
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28th Feb 2019
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Ferrari F8 Tributo unveiled

The Ferrari F8 Tributo has been revealed ahead of its in-person debut at the 2019 Geneva motor show, which starts next week. Powering the F8 Tributo is a 3.9-litre turbocharged V8 delivering 530kW of power at 8000rpm, and 770Nm of torque at 3250rpm. This seems to be the same engine employed by the 488 Pista.
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Derek Fung
CR-V, G-Class, Tarraco score five stars in Euro NCAP testing
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28th Feb 2019
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CR-V, G-Class, Tarraco score five stars in Euro NCAP testing

Euro NCAP has released the latest round of safety ratings this week, with the new Honda CR-V, Mercedes-Benz G-Class and Seat Tarraco all scoring top marks. All three vehicles were tested against the firm's latest 2019 criteria, each achieving at least 90 per cent for adult occupant protection and 80 per cent for child occupants. In particular, the Seat managed an impressive 97 per cent for adult occupant protection, which Euro NCAP says is amongst the best score in this category.
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James Wong
Ginetta supercar revealed
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28th Feb 2019
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Ginetta supercar revealed

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Derek Fung
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28th Feb 2019
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Ginetta supercar revealed

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Derek Fung