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2019 Volkswagen Tiguan pricing and specs
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1st Aug 2018
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2019 Volkswagen Tiguan pricing and specs

Volkswagen Australia has narrowed its ‘regular’ five-seat Tiguan range by retaining only the more expensive 132TSI Comfortline and 162TSI Highline all-wheel drive (AWD) variants, while adding a 162TSI Wolfsburg Edition range-topper.
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Mike Costello
BMW to open new plant in Hungary
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1st Aug 2018
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BMW to open new plant in Hungary

BMW has announced a new plant in Hungary, able to produce around 150,000 cars per year, employ around 1000 people, and cost roughly €1 billion ($1.6 billion) to construct. It hasn't been announced when the plant will start operation, or which models it will produce. BMW says it is adding another European factory to its roster because sales on the continent accounted for almost 45 per cent of its volume in 2017.
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Derek Fung
Uber ends self-driving truck development - report
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31st Jul 2018
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Uber ends self-driving truck development - report

Uber has decided to close its self-driving truck department, and concentrate its autonomous vehicle efforts in passenger car sphere. "We recently took the important step of returning to public roads in Pittsburgh, and as we look to continue that momentum, we believe having our entire team’s energy and expertise focused on this effort is the best path forward,” Eric Meyhofer, head of Uber Advanced Technologies Group, said in an internal email sent to employees and seen by Techcrunch.
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Derek Fung
Faraday Future builds first body-in-white FF91
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31st Jul 2018
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Faraday Future builds first body-in-white FF91

Chinese-backed, US-based electric vehicle start-up Faraday Future has released images of the first body-in-white example of its upcoming FF91 crossover. With deliveries on track to commence in December this year, the company says it has beaten its "timeline objectives" so far, and is working closely with "key suppliers" to continue beating or meeting its deadlines.
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James Wong
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance first-half sales results revealed
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31st Jul 2018
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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance first-half sales results revealed

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance has recorded growth across its three member brands in the first half of 2018, shifting a combined 5,538,530 vehicles to the end of June. On the Nissan side of things, global demand was up for the X-Trail, Note, Serena and Qashqai. Its strongest market was the USA, followed by China and Japan, with a global sales figure of 2.8 million.
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Scott Collie
2019 BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe spied
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30th Jul 2018
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2019 BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe spied

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Derek Fung
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30th Jul 2018
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2019 BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe spied

BMW 8 Series 2018
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Derek Fung