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Around the tracks: TikTok user criticised for Tesla Autopilot stunt
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22nd Jan 2021
3 min read

Around the tracks: TikTok user criticised for Tesla Autopilot stunt

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? It's possible that of all car breeds in the wild, the Volkswagen Beetle is the least intimidating.
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Susannah Guthrie
2022 BMW i4 M spied – UPDATE: All-electric M car to be unveiled in 2021
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22nd Jan 2021
2 min read

2022 BMW i4 M spied – UPDATE: All-electric M car to be unveiled in 2021

UPDATE, 22 January 2021: BMW M has confirmed its first all-electric model will be unveiled this year. In BMW Group's annual sales report, the German luxury car maker announced its first "electrically powered performance automobile" would be presented in 2021, signifying the company's new push to develop fast vehicles with fully-electric powertrains.
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Ben Zachariah
2021 Audi E-Tron GT teased, February 9 debut confirmed
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21st Jan 2021
2 min read

2021 Audi E-Tron GT teased, February 9 debut confirmed

The 2021 Audi E-Tron GT has been teased overnight, with the German brand confirming the new electric vehicle (EV) will debut in full on 9 February 2021. Confirming the unveiling date was an interview with head of Audi design Marc Lichte (bottom), discussing the E-Tron GT's concept-inspired, coupe-like styling.
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Alex Misoyannis
Toyota to pay $232 million settlement in US emissions investigation – report
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21st Jan 2021
2 min read

Toyota to pay $232 million settlement in US emissions investigation – report

Toyota will pay a US$180 million (AU$232 million) settlement to the US government, following a five-year investigation into the company. According to news agency Reuters, the US Department of Justice publicly disclosed the outcome of the civil lawsuit last week – the first time government officials have confirmed the probe, despite Toyota announcing an investigation by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2016.
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Ben Zachariah
Toyota trademarks Celica name, hinting at new sports car
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21st Jan 2021
1 min read

Toyota trademarks Celica name, hinting at new sports car

Toyota has trademarked the Celica name in the US, suggesting the brand's iconic affordable sports car could make a comeback. Toyota filed to protect the name with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on 15 January 2021, with the trademark covering "automobiles and structural parts thereof".
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Alex Misoyannis