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2016-17 Mercedes-Benz E-Class recalled for seatbelt fix
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26th Oct 2017
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2016-17 Mercedes-Benz E-Class recalled for seatbelt fix

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall notice for 283 examples of its 2016 and 2017 E-Class range for a potential fault in the right-rear seatbelt tensioner squib. According to the company, the seat belt tensioner on the driver-side rear seat might not deploy in an accident, increasing the risk of injury. The recall affects 283 cars sold between September 30, 2016 and January 30, 2017. A list of VIN numbers is available here.
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Scott Collie
Nissan dithering on next-gen Z car
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25th Oct 2017
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Nissan dithering on next-gen Z car

Nissan’s chief planning officer, Philipe Klein, has played a very straight bat when asked when — or if — a successor to the nine-year old 370Z halo sports car will be launched, meaning the next iteration seems years away in even the best-case scenario.
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Mike Costello
Yamaha Cross Hub ute concept unveiled
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25th Oct 2017
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Yamaha Cross Hub ute concept unveiled

Yamaha has unveiled the Cross Hub ute concept in Tokyo, with room for four people and two motorbikes its compact body. With everything from motorcycles and boats to outboard motors, scooters, all-terrain vehicles, generators, snow throwers, golf carts and snowmobiles in its range, Yamaha Motor says it "knows the potential and possibilities for fun through mobility".
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Derek Fung
Subaru WRX STI S208 unveiled in Tokyo
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25th Oct 2017
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Subaru WRX STI S208 unveiled in Tokyo

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Scott Collie
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25th Oct 2017
2 min read

Subaru WRX STI S208 unveiled in Tokyo

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Scott Collie
Honda Sports EV Concept revealed
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25th Oct 2017
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Honda Sports EV Concept revealed

Honda has unveiled the hotly-anticipated Sports EV Concept at the Tokyo motor show. The cute coupe follows in the footsteps of the Urban EV launched at the Frankfurt motor show, with compact proportions and a pure-electric powertrain. The pair also share their platform and retro-inspired looks, with cues pulled from the original Civic prominent in both designs.
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Scott Collie
Lexus LS+ Concept launched in Tokyo
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25th Oct 2017
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Lexus LS+ Concept launched in Tokyo

Lexus has whipped the covers off the LS+ Concept at the 2017 Tokyo motor show, providing a peek at how the Japanese marque envisions its luxury flagship of the future. Central to the concept is a suite of autonomous driving systems, designed to deal with driving from “entrance ramp to exit ramp on motor-vehicle-only roadways”.
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Scott Collie
Mazda Kai Concept previews 2019 Mazda 3
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24th Oct 2017
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Mazda Kai Concept previews 2019 Mazda 3

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Alborz Fallah
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24th Oct 2017
2 min read

Mazda Kai Concept previews 2019 Mazda 3

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Alborz Fallah