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2020 Land Rover Defender: Five-star safety rating expected
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11th Sep 2019
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2020 Land Rover Defender: Five-star safety rating expected

The all-new Land Rover Defender has been engineered and developed from the ground up to meet the latest European and worldwide safety regulations, and the company believes it has every chance to gain the maximum five-star safety rating when it undergoes testing in the near future. Speaking to the media at the Frankfurt motor show, Land Rover’s head engineer, Nick Rogers, who had his legs crushed in a vehicle accident at a younger age, said compromising on safety is simply out of the question.
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Alborz Fallah
2021 Jaguar XJ teased
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11th Sep 2019
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2021 Jaguar XJ teased

As we reported in June, the next generation of Jaguar XJ will have an electric powertrain. CEO Dr. Ralf Speth has referred to the next XJ as being “all-electric” and “full-electric”, suggesting there may be no petrol or diesel XJs whatsoever. AutoExpress published a teaser of the next-generation XJ, displayed at Jaguar Land Rover’s press conference this week at the Frankfurt motor show.
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William Stopford
2007-08 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra recalled for Takata airbags
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11th Sep 2019
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2007-08 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra recalled for Takata airbags

Local conversion specialist Victorian American Imports has issued a recall for the 2007-08 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra as part of the ongoing Takata airbag recall. In affected vehicles, the front passenger side airbags could be faulty. Like previous Takata-related notices, airbags in affected vehicles could have propellant that degrades over time due to exposure to high temperatures and humidity.
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James Wong
2020 Hyundai i30 N Project C revealed, not for Oz
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11th Sep 2019
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2020 Hyundai i30 N Project C revealed, not for Oz

Hyundai N has revealed its latest creation – the 2020 i30 N Project C – a "lighter, lower, more aggressive version" of the company's first hot hatch. Limited to just 600 units and exclusive to the European market, the Project C retains the N Performance variant's 202kW/353Nm 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine (378Nm on over boost), though gets a slew of aero, cosmetic and mechanical upgrades drawn from last year's i30 N Option concept to shed 50kg from the 'standard' car.
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James Wong
Mercedes-Benz Australia preparing to sell cars online
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10th Sep 2019
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Mercedes-Benz Australia preparing to sell cars online

Global head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, Ola Källenius, this week reaffirmed the company’s projection that up to one-in-four of its sales by 2025 could be completed to some degree online, outside the conventional dealer model, and potentially with lucrative fixed haggle-free pricing.
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Mike Costello
BMW Concept 4 revealed
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10th Sep 2019
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BMW Concept 4 revealed

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Derek Fung
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10th Sep 2019
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BMW Concept 4 revealed

BMW 4 Series 2019
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Derek Fung