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BMW 8 Series Convertible, Gran Coupe confirmed for 2019
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6th Aug 2018
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BMW 8 Series Convertible, Gran Coupe confirmed for 2019

Harald Krüger, chairman for the board of management at BMW AG, has confirmed the 8 Series Convertible and four-door 8 Series Gran Coupe will launch next year, in addition to a production version of the upcoming iNext concept.
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James Wong
Bentley celebrates centenary with 30kg limited-edition book
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5th Aug 2018
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Bentley celebrates centenary with 30kg limited-edition book

Bentley will release a limited-edition book in collaboration with Opus, a specialist book maker, to celebrate its centenary next year. According to the super-luxury automaker, the book will cover the company's past glories, including its iconic models, Le Mans victories in the 1920s, and the craftspeople who decorate and customise its vehicles.
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Derek Fung
Takata: Nissan sends mechanics to Torres Strait Islands for recall
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4th Aug 2018
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Takata: Nissan sends mechanics to Torres Strait Islands for recall

The massive Takata recall has already forced manufacturers to take extraordinary measures, including targeted online advertising, multiple letters and door-knocking campaigns. The industry has even come together to create a website for concerned owners. According to the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), there are more than 19,500 vehicles with unchanged alpha inflators kicking about, while around 1.6 million are still fitted with some form of faulty airbag.
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Scott Collie
2018 Audi A1, A3, A4 and Q3 special editions detailed
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3rd Aug 2018
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2018 Audi A1, A3, A4 and Q3 special editions detailed

Audi has revealed a handful of cut-price limited editions based on the A1, A3, A4 and Q3 through its consumer website, offering more equipment and drive-away pricing. Kicking off proceedings is the A1 Sportback 1.4TFSI Style Edition, priced from $30,990 drive-away. It gains gains xenon headlights and light washers, LED tail-lights and 17-inch alloy wheels over the 1.4 TFSI Sport on which it's based. You also get parking sensors at both ends and keyless entry/start.
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Scott Collie
Kia Picanto X-Line coming to Australia
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3rd Aug 2018
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Kia Picanto X-Line coming to Australia

It appears the Kia Picanto X-Line will indeed make its way Down Under, according to a leaked dealer bulletin obtained by CarAdvice this week. Going by the materials, the Picanto X-Line will be offered later this year as a limited-run AO Edition, with sales to kick off in November ahead of the 2019 Australian Open tennis Grand Slam.
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James Wong