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BMW M5 Competition on the way – report
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14th Mar 2018
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BMW M5 Competition on the way – report

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James Wong
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14th Mar 2018
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BMW M5 Competition on the way – report

BMW M5 2018
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James Wong
2017 Jeep Wrangler recalled
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13th Mar 2018
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2017 Jeep Wrangler recalled

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has recalled the 2017 Jeep Wrangler over concerns about the vehicle's brake switches. According to the company, the Malfunction Indicator Lamp will illuminate on cars with the faulty brake switches, accompanied by an audible chime. The car's brake lights will also be illuminated when the problem occurs.
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Scott Collie
Greens propose 2030 sales ban on petrol and diesel cars
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13th Mar 2018
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Greens propose 2030 sales ban on petrol and diesel cars

The Greens have proposed aggressive measures to encourage electric vehicle adoption, including a heavier Luxury Car Tax on internal-combustion vehicles and free registration for battery-powered buyers, ahead of a total ban on petrol and diesel cars by 2030. The policy proposal has five main elements:
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Scott Collie
Configurator Challenge: Porsche 911
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12th Mar 2018
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Configurator Challenge: Porsche 911

Customisation is in vogue at the moment, but choice can be seriously confusing. In our new configurator challenge, we're going to let the CarAdvice team loose on a manufacturer's website to create their ideal spec of a certain model. For this edition of the Configurator Challenge, we're building motorsport Porsche 911s. Start your engines, folks. Let us know what you think in the comments, and let us know which cars you'd like to see next!
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James Wong
2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI won't have a manual gearbox in Australia
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12th Mar 2018
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2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI won't have a manual gearbox in Australia

In news for traditional hot hatch enthusiasts, Volkswagen Australia will not offer a manual gearbox on the brand new Polo GTI, due in August — though it will become available overseas, should the company’s local arm change its mind. Citing a lack of market demand for three-pedal cars in our market, the company will instead offer its new entry grade pocket rocket solely with a DSG and paddles — just like the outgoing model before it received a mid-life upgrade in 2015.
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Mike Costello