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Jaguar I-Pace joins Waymo driverless fleet
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30th Mar 2018
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Jaguar I-Pace joins Waymo driverless fleet

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and Google's Waymo autonomous driving division have announced a long-term strategic partnership this week at the New York motor show. The two companies will work together to design and engineer a driverless version of the Jaguar I-Pace, with 20,000 units forecast to join Waymo's self-driving fleet in its first two years of production.
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James Wong
What's inside a Mercedes-Benz S-Class seat? – Video
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30th Mar 2018
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What's inside a Mercedes-Benz S-Class seat? – Video

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is the gold standard for luxury limousines, and nowhere is that more evident than its heated, cooled, electrically-adjustable, massaging seats. They're a paragon of opulence, reserved for wealthy behinds (or Trent Nikolic's behind, albeit briefly). How do they actually work, though? We weren't game to find out – luckily, the team at What's Inside? were willing to get their hands dirty for us.
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Scott Collie
Hyundai Kona Electric coming late 2018/early 2019, long-range the priority - UPDATE
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29th Mar 2018
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Hyundai Kona Electric coming late 2018/early 2019, long-range the priority - UPDATE

UPDATE: News story now updated with preview video from the 2018 New York motor show. Hyundai Australia says the hotly-anticipated Kona Electric should be touching down locally late this year, or early in 2019. According to the company, our compact electric SUV will be sourced from Korea when it arrives. Local tuning for the suspension and steering is set to commence shortly.
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Scott Collie
2017/18 Jeep Grand Cherokee tow bar kit recalled
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29th Mar 2018
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2017/18 Jeep Grand Cherokee tow bar kit recalled

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has issued a recall for the WK Grand Cherokee fitted with a tow bar kit, over fears bolts and washers on the kit could come loose while towing. If the bolts and washers come loose, there's a risk the tow bar could detach while towing, putting drivers and other roads users at risk. FCA estimates 2350 tow bars are affected, and says there are no reported injuries or accidents related to the fault at this point.
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Scott Collie
Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak revealed in New York
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28th Mar 2018
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Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak revealed in New York

Volkswagen has revealed an MQB-based pickup concept in New York, in the form of the (stunning) Atlas Tanoak. Named after a species of tree native to the Pacific Coast of North America, the dual-cab pickup is 5438mm long, 2030mm wide and 1844mm tall, with a cargo tray measuring 1627mm x 1450mm x 530mm. Ground clearance is a handy 250mm, an increase of 5cm over the standard Atlas SUV.
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Scott Collie