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Toyota Yaris GR Sport unveiled for Europe
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14th Sep 2018
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Toyota Yaris GR Sport unveiled for Europe

Toyota has revealed the Yaris GR Sport ahead of its official debut at the 2018 Paris Motor Show. Inspired by the Yaris GRMN, the GR Sport keeps the standard European model’s hybrid powertrain, while adding several styling and suspension modifications. The GR Sport will swap the GRMN’s three-door body style for a five-door design, and its six-speed manual for a CVT automatic.
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Chris Gething
Volvo Vera autonomous truck concept has no cab
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14th Sep 2018
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Volvo Vera autonomous truck concept has no cab

The cabless Volvo Vera autonomous truck has been debuted, as the company continues development on self-driving heavy-haulers. Vera is designed to carry standard container and trailers over short distances within ports, factories and large logistics centres. Operating at low speeds to "ensure maximum safety", Vera trucks are connected wirelessly to a central command centre, which keeps track of every vehicle's location, battery state, goods type, traffic flow, and other critical factors.
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Derek Fung
2019 Renault Kadjar confirmed for Australia
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13th Sep 2018
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2019 Renault Kadjar confirmed for Australia

Renault has confirmed the mid-sized Kadjar SUV will be making the trip Down Under, with an arrival set for some time in 2019. Andrew Moore, Renault Australia managing director, this week confirmed the news at the local launch of the Megane RS. The car coming Down Under is the facelifted model, revealed on Thursday morning for the European market.
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Scott Collie
Tesla freeing up battery capacity for potential hurricane victims
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13th Sep 2018
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Tesla freeing up battery capacity for potential hurricane victims

Tesla will free up any software-locked battery capacity in cars owned by people in Hurricane Florence's path, thanks to its over-the-air update system. Although it's not offered anymore, the company at one point sold a Model S 60. The cheapest variant shared its battery with the 75kWh car, with the extra 25 per cent battery power locked only through software.
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Scott Collie
2020 Aston Martin Rapide E details revealed
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12th Sep 2018
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2020 Aston Martin Rapide E details revealed

The first concrete details about the Aston Martin Rapide E and its powertrain have been revealed by the British sports car maker. Developed in conjunction with Williams Advanced Engineering, the Rapide E will feature two rear-mounted electric motors delivering a total of 450kW of power and 950Nm of torque.
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Derek Fung