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2020 BMW 530e update revealed
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3rd Aug 2019
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2020 BMW 530e update revealed

The updated BMW 530e plug-in hybrid sedan has been unveiled in Europe. According to BMW, the 530e benefits from "the latest advances in the field of battery cell technology", allowing the company to fit a 12kWh battery in same physical space, primarily under the rear seats, as the outgoing car's 9.2kWh unit.
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Derek Fung
2013 Hyundai Veloster recalled
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2nd Aug 2019
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2013 Hyundai Veloster recalled

Hyundai has recalled the 2013 Veloster over concerns about the ECU software. According to the company, the software installed on the ECU could cause premature ignition and make the engine stall. The issue also creates a risk of fire. If the engine stalls at high speed there's an increased risk of crash or a fire, putting drivers and other road users in danger. A total of 5171 cars are included in the campaign – a VIN list is attached here.
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Scott Collie
Volkswagen Tiguan: Next-gen coming in 2022 - report
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2nd Aug 2019
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Volkswagen Tiguan: Next-gen coming in 2022 - report

The second-generation Volkswagen Tiguan is now half way through its life cycle, and it's believed the next iteration will lob around 2022. According to a new report by the UK's Auto Express, the German brand has some pretty big changes in store for its top-selling nameplate – Volkswagen reportedly sold more than 850,000 units globally in 2018 alone.
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James Wong
Class action filed over Toyota DPF issues
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1st Aug 2019
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Class action filed over Toyota DPF issues

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Scott Collie
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1st Aug 2019
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Class action filed over Toyota DPF issues

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Scott Collie
Jaguar Land Rover discussing further partnerships
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1st Aug 2019
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Jaguar Land Rover discussing further partnerships

Tata Motors, the Indian automaker which owns Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), says the British car maker will need to embrace technology partnerships in order to handle a future full of hybrid, electric and autonomous cars.
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Derek Fung
Fiat Chrysler Australia appoints new managing director
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1st Aug 2019
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Fiat Chrysler Australia appoints new managing director

Fiat Chrysler Australia has appointed Kevin Flynn (above) its new managing director amid falling sales. Alfa Romeo, Jeep, and Fiat have all seen their sales decline throughout 2019, with registrations dropping 31.8 per cent, 28.0 per cent and 9.8 per cent year-to-date respectively. Chrysler is bucking the trend, up 20.7 per cent on the back of a New South Wales police contract.
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