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BMW M working on more powerful V8 - report
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27th Sep 2019
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BMW M working on more powerful V8 - report

BMW could have a more powerful twin-turbo V8 engine to play with in 2021, according to new reports from Europe. BMW Blog reports the 'S68' V8 engine is between two and three years away, and will be a significant upgrade over the current 'S63' engine powering the M5 and M8 ranges, along with a smatter of M Performance models. The new engine "will still be a twin-turbo setup and it will keep the ‘hot V’ configuration alive too", the report claims.
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Scott Collie
Automotive Industry Insights podcast: Take a ride in the Supra!
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27th Sep 2019
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Automotive Industry Insights podcast: Take a ride in the Supra!

Join Mandy Turner, Josh Dowling, and Mike Costello live from Wakefield Raceway. Josh chats about the Tesla Model S and Porsche Taycan battling it out at the Nurburgring, the Toyota LandCruiser celebrating its 10-millionth worldwide sale, and the update coming for the Nissan Patrol. Mike reviews the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300e PHEV, and Paul Maric takes the 2020 Toyota Supra around Wakefield Park Raceway. Lastly, Scott Collie reviews the 2019 Nissan Pathfinder.
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Mandy Turner
2007-14 Mitsubishi Triton under 'critical' Takata recall
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26th Sep 2019
2 min read

2007-14 Mitsubishi Triton under 'critical' Takata recall

The previous-generation 2007-14 model-year Mitsubishi Triton has been put under "critical recall" as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign, with 57,025 vehicles affected nationally. 'ML' and 'MN' generation utes fitted with the four-spoke steering wheel are included in this notice, with the recall classified as 'critical'.
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James Wong
Hyundai heir: 'Still a long way to go' for autonomous cars
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25th Sep 2019
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Hyundai heir: 'Still a long way to go' for autonomous cars

Chung Eui-sun, executive vice president of Hyundai, who has assumed day-to-day running of the company from his father, sounded a cautious note after announcing a joint venture for developing autonomous vehicle technology. The new development firm will be owned 50/50 by Hyundai Motor Group and Aptiv, with the South Korean firm contributing US$1.6 billion ($2.4 billion) in cash and US$400 million ($590 million) in engineering and research services, as well as intellectual property.
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Derek Fung
Car News Daily: Your daily download
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25th Sep 2019
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Car News Daily: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word. Today's download: LISTEN: Car News Daily podcastLISTEN: Automotive Industry Insights podcastLISTEN: Reverse Gear podcast
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Mandy Turner