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Toyota announces new engines, hybrid and AWD systems
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27th Feb 2018
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Toyota announces new engines, hybrid and AWD systems

Toyota has unveiled a range of new TNGA-based powertrains, including a 2.0-litre Dynamic Force four-cylinder petrol, a revised hybrid system and a new torque-vectoring all-wheel drive setup. The new, excitingly-named Dynamic Force Engine has been designed to deliver an impressive 40 per cent thermal efficiency, all the while offering more torque at essentially any speed.
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2018 Mazda 3 pricing and specs
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26th Feb 2018
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2018 Mazda 3 pricing and specs

Australian pricing and specifications for the upgraded 2018 Mazda 3 range have been announced this week, with extra equipment and sharp drive-away deals on offer for lower-grade versions of the popular hatch and sedan. Headlining the changes is a host of extra equipment for the lower Neo, Maxx and Touring grades, with the former two now renamed Neo Sport and Maxx Sport.
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2019 Toyota Corolla confirmed for Geneva
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26th Feb 2018
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2019 Toyota Corolla confirmed for Geneva

The next-generation Toyota Corolla has been confirmed for reveal at the Geneva motor show on March 6, sharing the stage with a preview of the upcoming Supra sports car. Shown in a single shadowy teaser (above), the new Corolla hatchback – known as the Auris in Europe – appears to have inherited some of the more angular elements of the C-HR crossover, namely the headlight and tail-light signatures.
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2019 Porsche 911 '992' unveiled... sort of
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26th Feb 2018
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2019 Porsche 911 '992' unveiled... sort of

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26th Feb 2018
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2019 Porsche 911 '992' unveiled... sort of

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Mercedes-Benz X-Class headlines latest five-star ANCAP ratings
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25th Feb 2018
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Mercedes-Benz X-Class headlines latest five-star ANCAP ratings

Independent crash-testing ANCAP has released its latest set of safety ratings this week, with the BMW X2, Jaguar E-Pace, Mercedes-Benz X-Class and Volkswagen Polo all receiving five-star safety ratings. Headlining ANCAP's release is the X-Class's standard inclusion of autonomous emergency braking – a first for the ute segment in Australia. Meanwhile, the littlest Volkswagen offered in Australia scored an impressive 96 per cent for adult occupant protection.
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Geely chairman becomes largest Daimler stakeholder
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25th Feb 2018
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Geely chairman becomes largest Daimler stakeholder

Daimler, parent company of Mercedes-Benz and Smart, has confirmed Li Shufu, founder and chairman of Geely, has aquired a 9.69 per cent stake in the German van, truck and luxury car maker. According to The Detroit News and other outlets, Li's stake in the German company cost around €7.3 billion ($11.5 billion). Li's 103 million shares make him the largest single shareholder in Daimler, ahead of Kuwait's sovereign wealth fund, which controls around 6.8 per cent of the company.
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Derek Fung
The week's top new stories: February 25
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24th Feb 2018
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The week's top new stories: February 25

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Scott Collie
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24th Feb 2018
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The week's top new stories: February 25

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