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2020 Volkswagen Passat teased for the US
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11th Jan 2019
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2020 Volkswagen Passat teased for the US

Volkswagen USA has teased the new 2020 Passat this week ahead of its full reveal at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit next week. The German manufacturer quietly released sketches of the new sedan without any press release last month, and now the company has taken to Twitter posting a tightly-cropped image of the production alloy wheel. "Fact: In 2018, over 4.25 million sedans were sold in the U.S. Stay tuned," Volkswagen said in the tweet.
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James Wong
2020 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 Coupe spied
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10th Jan 2019
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2020 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 Coupe spied

The next-generation Mercedes-AMG GLE63 Coupe has been snapped for the first time in snowy Europe, ahead of an anticipated reveal sometime later this year. Despite the heavy black-and-white camouflage, we can see the GLE Coupe will look very much like its wagon-bodied sibling, with an updated take on Benz's coupe design language at the rear.
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James Wong
2014-16 Tesla Model S recalled for Takata airbags
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10th Jan 2019
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2014-16 Tesla Model S recalled for Takata airbags

Tesla has initiated its recall for the 2014-16 model-year Model S as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. Like other Takata-related recalls, the fault revolves around airbags propellant that could degrade over time due to exposure to high temperatures and humidity. If the condition occurs and the vehicle is involved in an accident that triggers the airbag, the metal inflator housing could rupture, shooting metal fragments into the cabin.
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James Wong
JLR initiates Takata recall for MY2017 models
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10th Jan 2019
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JLR initiates Takata recall for MY2017 models

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has commenced the next phase of its Takata airbag recall in Australia, issuing notices for the 2017 model-year Jaguar XE, XF and F-Pace, along with the Land Rover Discovery Sport. All vehicles affected by this notice are being asked back for their driver's side airbags, which can experience degradation of their inflator propellant if they are exposed to high temperatures and humidity over time.
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James Wong
2019 McLaren 600LT Spider teased
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9th Jan 2019
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2019 McLaren 600LT Spider teased

The new McLaren 600LT Spider has been teased ahead of its unveiling January 16 UK time. Although the company is only saying the car will the fifth member of its Longtail family, the car in the teaser video has 600LT written on its licence plate, plus the top-mounted exhaust outlets are a pretty big giveaway too. Additionally, the company has filed certification documents for the 2019 600LT Spider with the California Air Resources Bureau.
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Derek Fung