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2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class arriving in August
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23rd May 2018
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2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class arriving in August

Mercedes-Benz Australia has confirmed the updated C-Class range – including the sedan, wagon, coupe and cabriolet – will be arriving in August, followed by the hi-po AMG C63 in December. Speaking with CarAdvice, public relations and product communications manager for Mercedes-Benz's local arm, Jerry Stamoulis, said the core range will be launching in a couple months time, with final pricing and specifications to be announced around July.
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James Wong
Volkswagen USA rolls out four concepts in Georgia
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22nd May 2018
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Volkswagen USA rolls out four concepts in Georgia

Volkswagen Australia is sparking enthusiast conversation by only offering the Golf GTI in dual-clutch performance package guise from October this year. Meanwhile, Volkswagen USA is trying to get car-lovers talking in a different way, rolling out four hotted-up concepts at SOWO: The European Experience in Savannah, Georgia. Here they are, standing out with their dropped suspension and bright paintwork.
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Scott Collie
Hands-free phone users drive more cautiously - study
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22nd May 2018
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Hands-free phone users drive more cautiously - study

Mobile phones and driving don't really mix: it's illegal to touch your smartphone in the car, even while stationary, and distracted driving is a known killer. A new study from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) put subjects through their paces using their mobile phone, hands-on and hands-free, to further explore the technology's impact on driver behaviour.
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Scott Collie
Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance trim becomes standard for MY19
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21st May 2018
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Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance trim becomes standard for MY19

Volkswagen Australia has announced the Golf GTI Performance will return in October, becoming standard fitment across the GTI range as part of a forthcoming 2019 model-year update.
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James Wong
Mark Webber takes the Porsche Mission E for a spin - video
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21st May 2018
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Mark Webber takes the Porsche Mission E for a spin - video

After ending his Formula 1 career with Red Bull Racing, Mark Webber made the switch to World Endurance Championship (WEC) racing with Porsche. He's not competing anymore, but the Porsche partnership isn't over. In a promotional video for the upcoming all-electric Mission E, the Australian racer is let loose on the Weissach test track – with plenty of cameras on hand, naturally – to see what he thinks.
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Scott Collie