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BMW M: Hybrids are on the horizon
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13th May 2019
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BMW M: Hybrids are on the horizon

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Scott Collie
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13th May 2019
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BMW M: Hybrids are on the horizon

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Scott Collie
2019 Opel Combo 4x4 unveiled
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12th May 2019
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2019 Opel Combo 4x4 unveiled

The Opel Combo Cargo 4x4 has been revealed with modifications to make the van more capable off the beaten track. Developed and converted by Dangel, the Combo 4x4 features 20mm taller suspension, bash plates for the engine and transmission, and a recalibrated steering setup.
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The week's top news stories: May 12, 2019
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11th May 2019
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The week's top news stories: May 12, 2019

The automotive news wheel is always turning. If you’re not constantly checking CarAdvice – which you should be doing, by the way – it can be easy for some headlines to slip through the cracks. To make sure you haven’t missed anything important, we’ve gathered what we reckon are the hottest news stories from this week, right here. Check them out, and let us know what caught your eye.
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2019 M8 a "Porsche Turbo killer" - BMW M boss
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10th May 2019
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2019 M8 a "Porsche Turbo killer" - BMW M boss

We're used to car companies keeping their cards close to their chest. We're used to them being coy, refusing to comment on their rivals. That's not the case at BMW M. The upcoming BMW M8 has its sights set on the Porsche 911 Turbo. In fact Markus Flasch, recently-appointed head of BMW M, says it's being described as a "Porsche Turbo killer" in waiting. A bold claim.
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2020 BMW M8 to get adaptive braking system
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10th May 2019
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2020 BMW M8 to get adaptive braking system

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Scott Collie
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10th May 2019
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2020 BMW M8 to get adaptive braking system

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GM to convert Canadian factory into parts plant, test track
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10th May 2019
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GM to convert Canadian factory into parts plant, test track

GM will invest C$170 million ($180 million) into its plant in Oshawa, Ontario to turn it into a factory producing aftermarket parts and testing facility. The Oshawa plant currently produces the previous-generation Chevrolet Silverado (below) and GMC Sierra, as well as Cadillac XTS and Chevrolet Impala (above). All of these vehicles are due to cancelled by the end of the year.
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Dyson patents hint at design of its electric crossover
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10th May 2019
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Dyson patents hint at design of its electric crossover

Patents related to the first Dyson electric car have revealed some of its potential design elements – and it'll look nothing like a vacuum cleaner, for those of you playing along at home. According to the patent application, which was filed 18 months ago and published today, the Dyson crossover will be around five metres in length, and ride on a 3.3 metre wheelbase.
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