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Mercedes-Benz raises prices for the third time in 13 months
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16th Mar 2021
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Mercedes-Benz raises prices for the third time in 13 months

Mercedes-Benz has increased prices across the board, with buyers now having to pay an average of $2341 more than at the start of 2021. The price changes stretched to both Mercedes-Benz passenger cars and Mercedes-AMG performance models this month, while many Mercedes-Benz vans had price increases applied in February – marking the third time the German car company has upped prices in 13 months.
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Ben Zachariah
'Rare and bizarre' 1963 Chrysler Turbine concept sells to mystery buyer
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16th Mar 2021
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'Rare and bizarre' 1963 Chrysler Turbine concept sells to mystery buyer

An exceptionally rare 1963 Chrysler Turbine concept car has sold to an unknown buyer in the USA, just days after it was listed by Hyman Ltd. The obscure coupe – designed by Elwood Engel in 1961 – was built as part of an long-term experiment into the viability of gas turbines for motor vehicles.
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William Davis
Magna eBeam: New tech to switch pick-ups and 4WDs to electric power
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16th Mar 2021
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Magna eBeam: New tech to switch pick-ups and 4WDs to electric power

Canadian automotive company Magna has released innovative technology that converts traditional utes and four-wheel-drives to electric power with minimal mechanical changes. The device – effectively an electric motor housed within a differential or axle casing and dubbed eBeam – is bolted where a traditional differential sits, and provides power to the wheels.
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Sam Purcell
2023 Alpha Wolf electric ute revealed
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15th Mar 2021
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2023 Alpha Wolf electric ute revealed

The 2023 Alpha Wolf electric ute – built by California-based start-up AMC – has been unveiled, with the first customer deliveries expected to begin in 2023. The retro two-seater single-cab pick-up is available with a choice of a single-motor or dual-motor layout. Power outputs are being kept under wraps for now, however Alpha claims the flagship variant will accelerate from 0-100km/h in 6.2 seconds, about as quick as a Volkswagen Golf GTI.
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William Davis
2021 Kia EV6 unveiled in first official images: All-electric model marks new era for Korean brand
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15th Mar 2021
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2021 Kia EV6 unveiled in first official images: All-electric model marks new era for Korean brand

The 2021 Kia EV6 has been officially unveiled, providing a look at the brand's new battery-powered future. Sharing the same architecture as the recently-unveiled Hyundai Ioniq 5, the EV6 is the first dedicated electric model from Kia, with powertrains expected to be offered with both rear- and all-wheel drive.
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Ben Zachariah