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Mazda preparing inline-six petrol, diesel engines
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10th May 2019
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Mazda preparing inline-six petrol, diesel engines

Mazda is committed to bringing back the six, with an investor report revealing the brand is working on a pair of longitudinally-oriented inline-six engines with 48V and plug-in hybrid technology. In a presentation dubbed Fiscal Year 2019 March Results there's a graphic dedicated to future product and, under the "Large Architecture" header, features straight-six Skyactiv-X and Skyactiv-D engines.
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Scott Collie
Bentley Continental GT Convertible Bavaria Edition revealed
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9th May 2019
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Bentley Continental GT Convertible Bavaria Edition revealed

Bentley has revealed yet another special edition in collaboration with its Mulliner bespoke coach building division, this time based on the new Continental GT Convertible. Dubbed the *gasp* Bentley Continental GT Convertible Bavaria Edition by Mulliner, the limited-run model "pays tribute to the Bavarian region" and features a Bavarian-inspired colour scheme.
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James Wong
2016 Volvo XC90 recalled
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9th May 2019
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2016 Volvo XC90 recalled

Volvo has recalled the petrol 2016 XC90 SUV, over concerns about a short bleeder hose in the engine bay. According to the company, the hose could degrade and crack, causing coolant leakage. If coolant accumulates on the catalytic converter, there's a risk the catalytic converter's heat insulation could act like a wick, potentially resulting in a fire. A total of 571 units are included – a VIN list is attached here.
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Scott Collie
McLaren GT teased ahead of next week's launch
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8th May 2019
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McLaren GT teased ahead of next week's launch

McLaren is getting ready to launch the latest model in its Track25 business plan, with the 'Superlight Grand Tourer' teased today locked in for a May 15 debut. By now, we know a fair bit about the GT. For one, we know what it'll look like from behind thanks to a bit of quick brightening of McLaren's teaser image.
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Scott Collie
New-car sales to accelerate after the Federal election
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8th May 2019
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New-car sales to accelerate after the Federal election

Regardless of who wins the upcoming Federal election, new-car sales are expected to surge in the second half of this year – following the longest slump since the Global Financial Crisis in 2008-2009. Official car sales figures show April, the 13th month in a row in negative territory, took the biggest hit with eight of the top 10 brands posting significant declines.
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Joshua Dowling