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2021 Honda Odyssey revealed with hands-free door
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7th Sep 2020
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2021 Honda Odyssey revealed with hands-free door

An updated 2021 Honda Odyssey has appeared on the Honda Japan website, showing a facelifted exterior, revised interior and new tech. Also new for the Odyssey is a hands-free automatic sliding door, allowing passengers to enter the car using nothing more than a gesture motion. The door has a hidden light strip, indicating where to gesture in order for the electric door to open. Inside, the 2021 Odyssey gets a much larger infotainment screen, slimmer air vents and a new steering wheel.
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Video: Teenager breaks world record in Porsche 718 Spyder
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6th Sep 2020
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Video: Teenager breaks world record in Porsche 718 Spyder

A teenage racing driver has broken the Guinness World Record for Fastest Vehicle Slalom. Sixteen-year-old Chloe Chambers, a US karting driver, broke the record at an airfield in New Jersey, USA, driving a Porsche 718 Spyder. On one run through the 762-metre course, Chambers tied with the previous record.
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How Victoria slammed the brakes on Australia’s new-car sales
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6th Sep 2020
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How Victoria slammed the brakes on Australia’s new-car sales

The dramatic new-car sales slump in Victoria in August – due to stage-four lockdown restrictions – has slammed the brakes on national figures. Last month new-car sales plummeted 66 per cent in the garden state, contributing to an overall Australian downturn of 28.8 per cent. This represents the worst decline since record keeping began.
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Video: Hawkei begins full-scale production in Central Victoria
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5th Sep 2020
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Video: Hawkei begins full-scale production in Central Victoria

The next-generation of light armoured patrol vehicles for the Australian Defence Force is entering full-scale production in Bendigo. The Hawkei MPV – designed and manufactured by defence giant Thales – is a 7000kg armoured four-wheel-drive truck, capable of being adapted to troop carrying, a command hub, electronic warfare centre, or reconnaissance missions.
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2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class spied undisguised, All-Terrain caught too
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4th Sep 2020
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2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class spied undisguised, All-Terrain caught too

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class has been snapped undisguised in a production facility. A user posted this blurry, zoomed-in photo on Spanish website CocheSpias, showing a similar design language to the new S-Class flagship sedan unveiled earlier this week. The all-new C-Class will replace the current model in 2022 – however, not seen before in the line-up is a C-Class All-Terrain wagon, which was spied testing in full camouflage.
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