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2021 Morris JE unveiled
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23rd Nov 2019
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2021 Morris JE unveiled

Defunct marques are never gone forever as they always seem to be resurrected by the burgeoning Chinese car market. While today’s MGs look little like the MG roadsters of yore, the Morris JE dusts off another illustrious British nameplate for a slavishly faithful recreation of an old design. There is, however, a modern twist – it’s an electric vehicle.
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William Stopford
Ken Block conquers Tianmen Mountain in Climbkhana 2 - video
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22nd Nov 2019
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Ken Block conquers Tianmen Mountain in Climbkhana 2 - video

Darcy Foster • Ken Block is at it again. Dubbed ‘Climbkhana Two’, the latest 'khana' video sees the rally and drift ace take on the 99-turn, 11km Tianmen Mountain road in China. Ken’s ascent to ‘Heaven’s Gate’ (the literal Mandarin translation of ‘Tianmen’) required serious planning, but luckily he had one of the newest tools in his automotive arsenal for the job; the Hoonitruck.
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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE recalled
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22nd Nov 2019
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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE recalled

Darcy Foster • Mercedes-Benz Australia has recalled the 2019 GLE over concerns the trim divider at the rear door windows might not meet specification. According to the company, the external trim divider at the rear windows could be incorrectly attached, which could make the divider separate from the vehicle while driving, posing a risk of injury to other road users. A total of 780 cars are affected – a full VIN list is attached here.
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2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC priced at $137,900
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21st Nov 2019
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2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC priced at $137,900

Mercedes-Benz’s first battery-electric vehicle (BEV) in Australia, the EQC 400, will hit showrooms on December 9, ahead of deliveries to those who’ve made deposits from early 2020. The company today announced a price of $137,900 before on-road costs for the single specification offering, placing it in line with the mid-range Jaguar I-Pace SE ($135,400), and between the Tesla Model X Long Range ($131,900) and Performance ($141,100).
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Mustang could become a Ford sub-brand – report
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21st Nov 2019
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Mustang could become a Ford sub-brand – report

Mustang is arguably Ford’s most iconic and well-known nameplate, globally. Now Ford's considering on capitalising on the equity in that name and expanding the Mustang stable. Murat Gueler, the design chief for Ford Europe, told Autocar, “We’ve talked about building a family.” For those already concerned about the scope creep of an electric crossover bearing the Mustang name, rest assured there are no plans for a wide range of Mustang EVs in different sizes.
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