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Genesis appoints ex-BMW development boss as head of architecture development
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31st Oct 2017
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Genesis appoints ex-BMW development boss as head of architecture development

Hyundai has appointed Fayez Abdul Rahman as the new Vice President of Genesis Architecture Development. Rahman will be waving goodbye to his role as concept and platform architecture leader on a number of model lines at BMW, including the 7 Series, X-badged crossovers and M division cars. His most recent role – ending on November 1 – involved heading up the M equipment, M Sport lines and BMW Individual lines.
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2022 Lamborghini Huracan replacement to feature plug-in hybrid drivetrain
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31st Oct 2017
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2022 Lamborghini Huracan replacement to feature plug-in hybrid drivetrain

The replacement for the Lamborghini Huracan will be available with a plug-in hybrid drivetrain. "The [next] Huracan — that car will need hybridisation. Hybridisation is the answer, not [full] electric,” Stefano Domenicali, head of Lamborghini, told Autocar. According to the British magazine, the successor to Huracan is due to be launched in 2022, and will feature a plug-in hybrid drivetrain.
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Panel Beaters: The live CarAdvice panel show, kicking off Wednesday 8PM AEDT
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31st Oct 2017
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Panel Beaters: The live CarAdvice panel show, kicking off Wednesday 8PM AEDT

At CarAdvice, we love to engage with our readers, which is why we're kicking off a live streamed panel show that you'll be able to participate in. On the first Wednesday of each month Panel Beaters will go live at 8PM to cover the latest car news and give you exclusive content, led by a panel of industry experts. We'll be calling on you to provide comments, ask questions and even join us in the studio for future episodes!
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BMW M5 MotoGP safety car revealed
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30th Oct 2017
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BMW M5 MotoGP safety car revealed

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Scott Collie
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30th Oct 2017
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BMW M5 MotoGP safety car revealed

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Dodge Hellcat V8, Honda Civic Type R motors now available as crate engines
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30th Oct 2017
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Dodge Hellcat V8, Honda Civic Type R motors now available as crate engines

The 6.2-litre supercharged Hellcat V8 used by Dodge and Jeep, and the 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder from the latest Honda Civic Type R can now be bought as crate engines from their respective manufacturers. Fiat Chrysler will debut the new "Hellcrate" engine at the SEMA 2017, which kicks off shortly in Las Vegas.
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Patent previews engine with one turbo per cylinder
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30th Oct 2017
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Patent previews engine with one turbo per cylinder

A one-time Ford engineer has filed a patent for an engine with turbochargers on each individual cylinder. Jim Clarke was involved in the development of the Duratec V6 and 'modular V8' during his tenure with the Blue Oval. He's teamed with ex-Navistar engine president Dick Fotsch on this project, which could be his most influential piece of design – should it make the jump from concept to reality, of course.
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