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Uber self-driving crash has made manufacturers 'cautious' on autonomy
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6th Nov 2018
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Uber self-driving crash has made manufacturers 'cautious' on autonomy

We've seen some bold claims from car manufacturers about their autonomous programs. General Motors wants to deliver a car without pedals or a steering wheel in 2019, while BMW and Ford are targeting 2021 with their self-driving programs. But the push to automation hasn't been smooth – far from it, in fact. Earlier this year, an Uber test vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona, garnering the attention of media around the world.
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Hyundai, Kia appoint former Bentley man as new design chief
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5th Nov 2018
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Hyundai, Kia appoint former Bentley man as new design chief

Hyundai Motor Group, which includes Kia and Genesis, has reshuffled its management ranks with Chung Eui-sun, son of the current chairman, close to succeeding his father in the top job at the automaker. With Chung Eui-sun now able to exercise more day-to-day control at the Korean automaker, he has appointed Luc Donckerwolke as the company's chief design officer.
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2019 Lexus UX pricing and specs
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5th Nov 2018
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2019 Lexus UX pricing and specs

Lexus Australia has announced pricing and specs for its long-awaited compact crossover, the UX, ahead of its arrival in local showrooms. The range will start at $44,450 before on-road costs for the UX200 Luxury, and runs to $61,450 for the range-topping UX250h AWD F Sport.
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Scott Collie
Audi RSQ e-tron: Cartoon concept unveiled
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5th Nov 2018
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Audi RSQ e-tron: Cartoon concept unveiled

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5th Nov 2018
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Audi RSQ e-tron: Cartoon concept unveiled

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How much are you willing to pay for an autonomous car?
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4th Nov 2018
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How much are you willing to pay for an autonomous car?

If a self-driving car and a human-controlled vehicle were sat side-by-side in a dealership, how much would you be willing to pay for autonomy? According to a new study from the Australian Road Research Board (ARRB), over 40 per cent of Australians and New Zealanders would be happy shelling out more cash for an automated vehicle.
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Bentley to offer super-fast in-car internet from 2019
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4th Nov 2018
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Bentley to offer super-fast in-car internet from 2019

The Bentley Advanced Connectivity Wi-Fi System, a new high-speed in-car internet solution, will be offered in the luxury automaker's cars from 2019. The Advanced Connectivity Wi-Fi System is supplied by Viasat, a company which primarily delivers satellite internet services to commercial airlines and government organisations.
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