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2016 MG6 Plus recalled for rear seat fix
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15th Dec 2017
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2016 MG6 Plus recalled for rear seat fix

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Scott Collie
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15th Dec 2017
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2016 MG6 Plus recalled for rear seat fix

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Scott Collie
Renault buys media company in preparation for autonomy
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14th Dec 2017
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Renault buys media company in preparation for autonomy

Groupe Renault has purchased a 40 per cent stake in Challenges Group, a publisher with five magazines in its stable. It's an interesting acquisition for the French manufacturer, motivated by the looming onset of autonomy. According to the company, European commuters spend two hours in the car every day. As the burden of driving is gradually handed over to computers, that time will need to be filled with other activities.
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Scott Collie
Mercedes-Benz to debut new infotainment system at CES
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14th Dec 2017
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Mercedes-Benz to debut new infotainment system at CES

Mercedes-Benz will use the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to unveil its next-generation infotainment system. Dubbed Mercedes-Benz User Experience, or 'MBUX' for short, the system makes use of artificial intelligence for a more intuitive user experience.
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Scott Collie
Audi decides to keep Ducati
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13th Dec 2017
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Audi decides to keep Ducati

Audi has ditched plans to sell Ducati, electing instead to keep the motorcycle division. Rupert Stadler, CEO of Audi, confirmed to Reuters and other news outlets: "I can assure you that Ducati belongs to the Audi family. Ducati is the perfect implementation of our premium philosophy in the world of motorbikes."
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Derek Fung
Kia Stinger gets controversial ANCAP score
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13th Dec 2017
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Kia Stinger gets controversial ANCAP score

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Mike Costello
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13th Dec 2017
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Kia Stinger gets controversial ANCAP score

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Mike Costello
Ford confirms Focus RS 'white smoke' issue, one case in Oz
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13th Dec 2017
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Ford confirms Focus RS 'white smoke' issue, one case in Oz

Ford Australia has acknowledged an issue with the 2016-17 Focus RS, where excess coolant consumption makes the car produce white smoke under acceleration. According to the local division, just one Focus RS is known to be affected in Australia, though more of the circa-1200 units sold locally could potentially be included, too. In a statement, Damion Smy, product communications manager for Ford's local arm, said:
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James Wong
2019 Mercedes-Benz B-Class spied
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12th Dec 2017
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2019 Mercedes-Benz B-Class spied

The next-generation Mercedes-Benz B-Class has been spotted during cold weather testing in northern Europe. As with the first two generations of the B-Class, the new model shares its underlying front-wheel drive platform with the A-Class, but with improved passenger comfort and load-lugging ability thanks to a taller roof line. The updated MFA platform will be used for A-Class hatch and sedan variants, as well as new versions of the CLA four-door "coupe" and wagon, and GLA crossover.
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