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2014-2015 Renault Clio recalled for defective front windscreen wipers, faulty fastening of rear spoiler
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7th Apr 2020
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2014-2015 Renault Clio recalled for defective front windscreen wipers, faulty fastening of rear spoiler

Renault Australia has issued two recalls for its 2014-2015 Clio hatchback due to a defective front windscreen wiper component and faulty fastening of rear spoilers on some variants. Renault Australia has issued a recall of 5881 of its model-year 2014-2015 Clio IV due to a defective front windscreen wiper component. Affected vehicles were sold between 1 August 2013 and 31 December 2016.
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Liam Murphy
Toyota recalls 45,683 cars due to fuel pump issue
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6th Apr 2020
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Toyota recalls 45,683 cars due to fuel pump issue

Toyota Australia has issued a recall of 45,683 of its Camry (GSV70), Corolla (ZRE172), FJ Cruiser (GSJ15), Kluger (GSU50 and GSU55), HiLux (TGN121), Prado (GRJ150) and Landcruiser (URJ202) models spanning model-years 2013-2019. Affected vehicles were sold between 11 October 2013 and 3 April 2020. Lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), the defect relates to a fuel pump that may fail.
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Liam Murphy
Hyundai Prophecy electric concept is a study in curves - UPDATE
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6th Apr 2020
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Hyundai Prophecy electric concept is a study in curves - UPDATE

UPDATE: With the Hyundai Prophecy concept robbed of a proper motor show unveiling, Hyundai Motor Group’s Chief Design Officer Luc Donckerwolke has delivered a walkaround tour of the car on video. You can check out both videos at the bottom of this story. March 4, 2020: Hyundai has thrown another curveball for punters looking to predict the future of its styling themes, with the unveiling today of its new Prophecy concept.
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Mike Stevens
2019 Mercedes-Benz VS20 Vito recalled due to incorrect head restraints
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5th Apr 2020
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2019 Mercedes-Benz VS20 Vito recalled due to incorrect head restraints

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall of 14 of its model-year 2019 VS20 Vito vans affected by an incorrectly-fitted head restraint. Affected vehicles were sold between 2 December 2019 to 31 January 2020. Lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), the defect relates to incorrect head restraints being fitted to the vehicle’s rear bench seat.
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Liam Murphy
Car dealers lobby for assistance to continue to remain open
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5th Apr 2020
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Car dealers lobby for assistance to continue to remain open

New-car showrooms and used car lots across Australia remain open – some with reduced hours – however the Australian Automotive Dealers Association (AADA) says many will soon need some form of government assistance to keep operating. “Unfortunately, car dealers don’t qualify for many of the federal government’s stimulus packages because of their high turnover and staff levels,” said James Voortman, the CEO of the AADA.
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Joshua Dowling