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Hyundai Veloster delayed until late 2019 - UPDATE
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2nd Nov 2018
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Hyundai Veloster delayed until late 2019 - UPDATE

The new-generation Hyundai Veloster has been delayed again, now scheduled to arrive in Australian showrooms in the fourth quarter of 2019, over a year after originally planned. UPDATE, 7/11/18: Hyundai Australia has confirmed the Veloster will launch locally in 2019, though couldn't offer further details other than that it's related to production line scheduling.
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James Wong
Aston Martin DBS 59 revealed - UPDATE
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1st Nov 2018
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Aston Martin DBS 59 revealed - UPDATE

Q by Aston Martin – the marque's bespoke division – has revealed the DBS 59, a very limited edition commemorating the DBR1's historic win at Le Mans in 1959. UPDATE, 2/11/18: Aston Martin's local division has confirmed the DBS 59 will only be available through Aston Martin's Cambridge dealer in the UK. Based on the DBS Superleggera, the DBS 59 is limited to just 24 examples, one for every hour of the endurance race – 24 Hours of Le Mans, for the uninitiated.
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James Wong
Volkswagen may share MEB EV platform with Ford
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1st Nov 2018
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Volkswagen may share MEB EV platform with Ford

Volkswagen may grant Ford access to the company's upcoming MEB electric car platform as part of wide-ranging collaboration talks between the two car makers. During a conference call discussing the German automaker's third quarter results, Frank Witter, the Volkswagen Group's chief financial officer (CFO), told Automotive News and other outlets, "Whether we might provide access [to MEB] to other brands outside of the VW Group is theoretically possible, but there is no decision".
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Derek Fung
Ferrari initiates Takata airbag recall
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31st Oct 2018
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Ferrari initiates Takata airbag recall

Ferrari has commenced its Takata airbag recall, affecting various model lines across the 2014 and 2015 model years. As with all Takata-related notices, affected vehicles are fitted with airbags that could degrade over time due to exposure to high temperatures and humidity. If the condition occurs and the vehicle is involved in an accident which triggers the airbags, the metal inflator housing could rupture, shooting metal fragments into the cabin.
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James Wong
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB spied inside and out
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31st Oct 2018
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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB spied inside and out

The upcoming Mercedes-Benz GLB has been spied once again, though this time photographers have snapped images of the new SUV's cabin. Despite the black sheets covering most of the dashboard and door details, we can see the GLB will have an almost identical cockpit to the related new-generation B-Class, incorporating a dual-screen driver and infotainment setup with the company's new MBUX intelligent software.
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James Wong