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2019 Mazda CX-3 launches in Japan with new 1.8L diesel
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29th May 2018
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2019 Mazda CX-3 launches in Japan with new 1.8L diesel

The facelifted 2019 Mazda CX-3 range has launched in the company's home market of Japan, hinting at what's to expect from the updated crossover when it arrives in Australian showrooms later this year. Headlining the upgrades are a new 1.8-litre turbo diesel, new active safety equipment, and more upmarket trimmings and finishes throughout the cabin.
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James Wong
ACCC adds 1.1 million vehicles to compulsory Takata recall
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29th May 2018
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ACCC adds 1.1 million vehicles to compulsory Takata recall

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has added around 1.1 million vehicles to the Takata airbag recall, publishing a new list of vehicles previously not known to have been affected. While these models aren't under active recall just yet, the ACCC has identified them as subject to future recalls by their respective manufacturers as part of the compulsory campaign that requires affected makes to replace all defective airbags before the end of 2020.
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James Wong
Rolls-Royce Wraith: Bespoke Black Badge arrives in Melbourne
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28th May 2018
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Rolls-Royce Wraith: Bespoke Black Badge arrives in Melbourne

Rolls-Royce Melbourne has revealed a special Wraith Black Badge at its Richmond showroom, showcasing the limitless personalisation options available in the British marque's range. Finished in Arctic White, the Wraith Black Badge features an array of black-accented exterior trimmings, including for the front splitter, window surrounds, and sports exhaust tips, dark chrome Spirit of Ecstasy and grille, along with dark-finished 21-inch carbon alloy wheels.
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James Wong
Nissan Pitch-R debuts for UEFA Champion's League
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27th May 2018
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Nissan Pitch-R debuts for UEFA Champion's League

Nissan has revealed the Pitch-R at the UEFA Champion's League final in Kiev this week, which uses self-driving technology to draw soccer fields "wherever there is space". Using four cameras, GPS location tracking and collision avoidance systems, the Pitch-R can draw white lines on grass, tarmac, or gravel with its "eco-friendly dissolvable paint".
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James Wong
The week's top news stories, May 27
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26th May 2018
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The week's top news stories, May 27

The automotive news wheel is always turning. If you’re not constantly checking CarAdvice – which you should be doing, by the way – it can be easy for some headlines to slip through the cracks. To make sure you haven’t missed anything important, we’ve gathered what we reckon are the hottest news stories from this week, right here. Check them out, and let us know what caught your eye.
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