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MBUX will 'quickly proliferate' throughout the Mercedes-Benz range
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3rd Feb 2018
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MBUX will 'quickly proliferate' throughout the Mercedes-Benz range

The new MBUX infotainment system will be offered in quick order in other Mercedes-Benz models. According to Ola Kaellenius, head of research and car development at Mercedes-Benz, the new infotainment system will "quickly proliferate" through the company's range, and "within a couple of years" it will be available in every model.
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Derek Fung
Mazda, Alpine winners in Festival Automobile International design awards
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2nd Feb 2018
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Mazda, Alpine winners in Festival Automobile International design awards

The Mazda Vision Coupe and Alpine A110 have taken out awards at the Festival Automobile International awards in Paris, France overnight. Alpine's compact Porsche Cayman-hunter was voted Most Beautiful Car of 2017 in a public online vote, while the Vision Coupe won Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year.
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Scott Collie
Skoda Vision X concept previewed
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1st Feb 2018
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Skoda Vision X concept previewed

The Skoda Vision X concept has been revealed in designer drawings, ahead of its unveiling at the Geneva motor show next month. Said to preview a new "urban crossover", the Vision X also sets the direction for Skoda's next generation of SUVs – headlined by a two-tier headlight cluster, "distinctive bumpers", "dominant side sills"and "precise lines".
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James Wong
2017/18 Aston Martin DB11 recalled for steering wheel fix
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1st Feb 2018
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2017/18 Aston Martin DB11 recalled for steering wheel fix

Aston Martin has issued a recall notice for the DB11 V8 and V12, over concerns the driver's airbag may inadvertently deploy. The British marque reports the combination of a damaged steering column module clock spring and insufficient grounding could, when subject to an electrostatic discharge, set off the driver's airbag. The problem is accompanied by an airbag warning light on the dashboard.
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Scott Collie
Lister unveils 666hp, Jaguar-based Thunder
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1st Feb 2018
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Lister unveils 666hp, Jaguar-based Thunder

Lister Motor Company has unveiled its latest creation, based on the Jaguar F-Type. Dubbed the Thunder, it's powered by a 5.0-litre supercharged V8 producing 666hp (497kW). No, that's not an accident and yes, it's the number of the beast. The engine is based on the standard supercharged F-Type V8, but Lister has fitted upgraded supercharger pulleys, custom intercoolers, a better air filtration system and a unique engine management system.
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Scott Collie