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LDV D90 scores five stars in ANCAP crash safety testing
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21st Dec 2017
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LDV D90 scores five stars in ANCAP crash safety testing

The 2018 LDV D90 has been awarded five stars in the latest round of crash safety testing carried out by the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), following in the footsteps of the related T60 Ute. It scored 14.05 out of 16 for the frontal offset test, and a perfect 16 for the side impact test. It also achieved a perfect score for the pole test, for a total 35.05 out of 37.
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Scott Collie
2017 Good Design Awards, Chicago: Genesis, Kia, Mitsubishi the big winners
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20th Dec 2017
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2017 Good Design Awards, Chicago: Genesis, Kia, Mitsubishi the big winners

The winners of the 2017 Good Design Awards have been announced, with several automotive manufacturers snagging multiple titles - including Genesis, Kia and Mitsubishi. In addition to the aforementioned brands, awards were won by Bentley, Ferrari, Hyundai and Range Rover. Production models to win crowns include the Kia Niro, Rio and Stinger, the Genesis G80 Sport (Hyundai Genesis), Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross (below), Hyundai Sonata, Range Rover Velar, and the Ferrari 812 Superfast.
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James Wong
2017 Mercedes-Benz V-Class, Vito recalled
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20th Dec 2017
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2017 Mercedes-Benz V-Class, Vito recalled

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for 16 vehicles across its V-Class people mover and Vito van lines over concerns the front wheel bearings could come loose. The German marque reports that the retaining rings of the wheel bearings on the front axle may not be "correctly engaged". If the condition occurs, the ABS sensoring fault will trigger a warning display in the driver's instruments, while driver's may also notice noises coming from the service brake.
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James Wong
2018 Honda Insight unveiled in Prototype form
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19th Dec 2017
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2018 Honda Insight unveiled in Prototype form

The Honda Insight Prototype has been unveiled, ahead of a full debut at the 2018 Detroit motor show. As with earlier prototypes, including the CR-V Hybrid and Civic Si coupe, the design of the production Insight should differ slightly from the car seen here, with any changes likely confined to the tail-lamp graphics, bumpers and alloy wheels.
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Derek Fung
2018 Honda Odyssey pricing and specs
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19th Dec 2017
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2018 Honda Odyssey pricing and specs

Honda Australia has released pricing and specs for the updated 2018 Odyssey range, kicking off from $37,990 before on-road costs. The MY18 Odyssey has been treated to a number of upgrades in noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) suppression, along with changes to the exterior and interior design.
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Scott Collie
2018 BMW X3 sDrive20i pricing and specs
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18th Dec 2017
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2018 BMW X3 sDrive20i pricing and specs

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Mike Stevens
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18th Dec 2017
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2018 BMW X3 sDrive20i pricing and specs

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Mike Stevens