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Ford Ranger Raptor to be revealed February 7: This is how it'll look
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8th Jan 2018
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Ford Ranger Raptor to be revealed February 7: This is how it'll look

Ford is set to take the wraps off the Ford Ranger Raptor on February 7 at a global reveal in Bangkok, Thailand, and this is how it's likely to look. These commissioned renderings are based off spy photographs obtained by CarAdvice and show a more muscular, wider and aggressive Ranger that will proudly wear the F-150-derived Raptor insignia.
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Paul Maric
China's Byton reveals tech-heavy electric SUV concept
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8th Jan 2018
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China's Byton reveals tech-heavy electric SUV concept

Chinese electric start-up firm, Byton, has revealed its first concept car at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week. First teased last September, the Byton Concept takes the form of a high-riding electric crossover that features new-age in-car infotainment and semi-autonomous driving systems. In terms of design, the Byton Concept is bold and futuristic, though it doesn't push the envelope as much as some previous show cars of the same ilk.
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James Wong
BMW to fit smarter traction control from i3s across range
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7th Jan 2018
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BMW to fit smarter traction control from i3s across range

BMW will outfit its cars with a more intelligent traction control system, capable of responding faster than traditional setups. The system was first fitted to the i3s, and responds 50 times faster than conventional traction management systems. How? Rather than working out what it needs to do in a remote unit, the setup makes its calculations from within the powertrain.
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Scott Collie
VW Amarok recalled for steering fix
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6th Jan 2018
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VW Amarok recalled for steering fix

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Scott Collie
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6th Jan 2018
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VW Amarok recalled for steering fix

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Scott Collie
Audi to better differentiate between models
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5th Jan 2018
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Audi to better differentiate between models

Audi is planning to branch out with its design, in an attempt to give each model its own identity. Having established itself in emerging markets like China, the German manufacturer is confident people will be able to recognise a broader range of design cues. "This [repetition] design process was used to make Audis more recognisable in newer and emerging markets,” Rupert Stadler, Audi chief executive, told Autocar.
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Scott Collie
2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class leaked, off-road 'Schöckl-ready' tech detailed
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4th Jan 2018
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2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class leaked, off-road 'Schöckl-ready' tech detailed

UPDATE, January 5, 7pm: The story story 2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class exterior leaked was originally published this morning, with only leaked photos and details reported in the overseas press. Although Mercedes-Benz has yet to hand down official undisguised photos, the company has now at least revealed key technology details. This story has been updated to reflect that release.
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Derek Fung