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2020 Porsche Taycan drivetrain details announced
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30th Jul 2018
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2020 Porsche Taycan drivetrain details announced

The first details about the Porsche Taycan and its all-electric drivetrain have been revealed by the Zuffenhausen-based car maker. The Taycan will be powered by two permanently excited synchronous motors, one for each axle, and each featuring a permanently magnetised rotor which spins thanks to a stator's magnetic field.
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Derek Fung
Lamborghini Aventador SVJ to be last V12 'on its own' - report
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30th Jul 2018
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Lamborghini Aventador SVJ to be last V12 'on its own' - report

The upcoming Lamborghini Aventador SVJ will be the last of a dying breed, with the company's research and development chief indicating the company's next generation of vehicles will be assisted in some form – likely to be electrification. In a report by Top Gear, Maurizio Reggiani, Lamborghini R&D boss, is quoted saying that the SVJ is the "last time the V12 will be on its own".
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James Wong
Volkswagen and Skoda initiate Takata recall
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30th Jul 2018
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Volkswagen and Skoda initiate Takata recall

Volkswagen Group Australia has initiated its recall for over 100,000 vehicles across various model lines fitted with faulty Takata airbags, as part of the Australian Government's mandatory safety recall that requires all defective inflators to be replaced by 31 December 2020. In a statement released this week, the company said: According to the statement, no vehicles imported by either brand into Australia are fitted with the more dangerous 'alpha' inflators.
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James Wong
2019 Ford Ranger Raptor: Your top questions answered
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30th Jul 2018
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2019 Ford Ranger Raptor: Your top questions answered

We've been busy in the Northern Territory this week, testing the all-new Ford Ranger Raptor. While we were up there, we wanted to answer the questions you sent through via social media. If there's anything we missed that you're still interested in having answered, let us know in the comments below! MORE: 2019 Ford Ranger Raptor reviewMORE: Ford Ranger Raptor news, reviews, comparisons and videos
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Paul Maric
Infiniti QX50: Interior detailed, Oz launch delayed
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28th Jul 2018
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Infiniti QX50: Interior detailed, Oz launch delayed

The Infiniti QX50 is still a while off for Australia – it's been delayed until mid-2019 at this stage – but the company has given some insight into how it came up with its cabin design. According to Nissan's luxury arm, designers were inspired by the "look and feel of luxury resort hotels", right down to the warmer colour tones, wood-inspired chocolate brown accents, and off-white surfaces designed to evoke sandy beaches.
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James Wong