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Ford EcoSport recycles 470 plastic bottles for carpets
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21st Jun 2019
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Ford EcoSport recycles 470 plastic bottles for carpets

Ford has outlined one of its measures for a sustainable future, detailing its use of recycled plastic bottles in the EcoSport SUV. Since the little crossover went on sale in 2012, Ford has reused more than 650 million 500ml plastic bottles to make the vehicle’s carpets, with each car giving 470 bottles a new lease on life.
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James Wong
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi signs autonomous car deal with Google
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21st Jun 2019
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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi signs autonomous car deal with Google

Waymo, Google's self-driving car unit, has signed a deal to commercialise autonomous vehicle services with the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance. According to the companies, this new agreement is "exclusive... for an initial period" and will see the partners "explore all aspects" of autonomous vehicle services in France and Japan, including passenger services and cargo delivery.
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Derek Fung
2018-19 Subaru Impreza recalled
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20th Jun 2019
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2018-19 Subaru Impreza recalled

Subaru Australia has become the second brand to recall cars because of improperly-tempered rear window glass, launching a recall for the 2018-19 Impreza. The campaign follows in the footsteps of one announced by Toyota earlier this week. According to Subaru, the left-hand rear door window may have been inadequately tempered because of an incorrect cooling process during manufacture.
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Scott Collie
Henrik Fisker continues SUV tease
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20th Jun 2019
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Henrik Fisker continues SUV tease

Fisker has continued playing a slow, drawn-out game of strip poker with its upcoming rival to the Tesla Model Y, today sharing a picture of the car's roof and rear. Guys, reveal it already. Where Elon Musk uses Twitter to share news about Tesla, Henrik Fisker uses his personal Facebook page. Twice this week he's posted pictures of the sub-$40k crossover, stopping just short of revealing it in full.
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Scott Collie
2020 BMW M2 'CS' spied inside and out
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19th Jun 2019
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2020 BMW M2 'CS' spied inside and out

Photographers have snapped the upcoming BMW M2 CS once again, this time including shots of the track-focused coupe's interior. While the exterior remains hidden under camouflage, the Alcantara-heavy interior doesn't have much to hide. There's suede trim on the steering wheel, door cards, and on the dashboard. An Alcantara trim option for the seats is also likely.
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James Wong