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2018 BMW M5 Competition leaked
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4th May 2018
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2018 BMW M5 Competition leaked

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Scott Collie
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4th May 2018
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2018 BMW M5 Competition leaked

BMW M5 2018 launch edition
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Scott Collie
BMW M7 name trademarked
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4th May 2018
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BMW M7 name trademarked

A trademark registration has been made for the BMW M7 name, suggesting a new high-performance sedan is in the works. Bimmerfest has unearthed an trademark filing by BMW for the M7 name with the US Patent and Trademark Office. The company lodged its application on April 27 this year, and is currently awaiting examination and final approval.
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Derek Fung
Brembo: Brake-by-wire needs work, will become more common
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4th May 2018
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Brembo: Brake-by-wire needs work, will become more common

Giovanni Canavotto, executive director for braking systems at Brembo, believes brake-by-wire systems will become a "strong trend over the next decade", but still have some hurdles to overcome. In an interview with Car and Driver Canavotto noted brake-by-wire systems "really give us and carmakers flexibility with tuning".
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Derek Fung
Nikola sues Tesla over Semi truck design
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3rd May 2018
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Nikola sues Tesla over Semi truck design

Nikola has filed a lawsuit against Tesla, claiming the Silicon Valley-based electric vehicle (EV) firm copied the design of its One fuel-cell truck for the Semi. The company is suing for US$2 billion ($2.66b) over alleged copying of design elements like the One's wraparound windscreen, aerodynamic fuselage design, the mid-entry door to the cabin, and front fender.
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James Wong
VFACTS: April 2018 new vehicle sales
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3rd May 2018
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VFACTS: April 2018 new vehicle sales

Australia’s new vehicle market cooled off in April after a record first-quarter to the calendar year, with the industry’s VFACTS figures reporting 82,930 cars and trucks sold, down 0.2 per cent over the same month last year. One-third of the way into the sales year, the market tally sits at 374,468 units, up 3.3 per cent over 2017’s all-time record figure. So, this year is still set to be the biggest ever for sales/demo registrations.
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Mike Costello
2018 Mazda CX-5 pricing and specs
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2nd May 2018
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2018 Mazda CX-5 pricing and specs

The second-generation Mazda CX-5 has only been on sale since March last year, but the company has already rolled out a series of updates to keep the market's best-selling SUV at the top of the pile. With brand new Toyota RAV4 and Subaru Forester models coming, and a revised Hyundai Tucson near, it's a timely tweak, with the focus on cabin tech and drivetrain engineering.
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Mike Costello