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BMW AG: Oliver Zipse to be appointed CEO
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19th Jul 2019
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BMW AG: Oliver Zipse to be appointed CEO

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Scott Collie
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19th Jul 2019
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BMW AG: Oliver Zipse to be appointed CEO

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Scott Collie
Volvo recalls eight models for engine fix
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18th Jul 2019
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Volvo recalls eight models for engine fix

Volvo has announced a recall for the 2014-18 V60/S60, 2017-18 S90, 2015-19 V40/V40 Cross Country, 2017-18 S90, 2017-19 V90 Cross Country, 2014-17 XC60, and 2016-18 XC90 over concerns about an issue with the engine valve. According to the company, the valve could leak and make the intake manifold melt or deform. If the manifold is damaged, the engine could lose power. A total of 3828 vehicles are affected – a VIN list is attached here.
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Scott Collie
2020 Mazda 2 revealed, in Australia next year
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18th Jul 2019
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2020 Mazda 2 revealed, in Australia next year

The Mazda 2 has been given a facelift in its home market of Japan, ahead of its launch Down Under by the first quarter of 2020. Renamed from 'Demio' to Mazda 2, the revised five-door light hatch has been given a new badge to "emphasise the brand", with other updates made to raise "visual and tactile quality in areas such as design and craftsmanship". Mazda says the new 2 has been enhanced in the areas of handling stability, ride feel and cabin quietness.
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James Wong
Ohmie Go: Car sharing service aims to drive electric adoption
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17th Jul 2019
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Ohmie Go: Car sharing service aims to drive electric adoption

A new car-sharing service for the owners of Melbourne apartments is aiming to drive electric vehicle adoption in Australia. Residents in Melbourne's EQ Tower will be able to borrow a pair of Hyundai Kona Electrics hourly, or for an entire day. Although pricing hasn't been finalised, the starting rate will be $15 per hour, with no extra charge for distance covered.
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Scott Collie
2019 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe spied
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17th Jul 2019
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2019 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe spied

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Scott Collie
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17th Jul 2019
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2019 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe spied

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Scott Collie
Brakes slammed on left-hand-drive supercars, ‘grey import’ used cars get stay of execution
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17th Jul 2019
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Brakes slammed on left-hand-drive supercars, ‘grey import’ used cars get stay of execution

The Federal Government has postponed sweeping rule changes that would have enabled million-dollar left-hand-drive supercars to legally be driven on Australian roads – and given a stay of execution to “grey import” used cars that were supposed to be banned.
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Joshua Dowling
Future of Mercedes X-Class ute in doubt - report
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17th Jul 2019
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Future of Mercedes X-Class ute in doubt - report

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class ute looks set to be phased out prematurely due to slow sales that have made the vehicle unprofitable even at its comparatively high price. A report out of Europe, published overnight by respected industry journal Automotive News, cited unnamed but well-informed sources claiming the Mercedes X-Class ute “is to be dropped” as the company “seeks to reduce costs amid profit warnings”.
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Joshua Dowling
2020 Skoda Kodiaq RS confirmed for Australia
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16th Jul 2019
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2020 Skoda Kodiaq RS confirmed for Australia

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Joshua Dowling
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16th Jul 2019
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2020 Skoda Kodiaq RS confirmed for Australia

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