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2015-2016 Mercedes-Benz GL, GLE, GLS recalled for steering fix - UPDATE
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24th Aug 2017
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2015-2016 Mercedes-Benz GL, GLE, GLS recalled for steering fix - UPDATE

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall 3333 vehicles across its 2015 and 2015 GL, GLE and GLS SUVs over concerns the power steering system could fail. The German manufacturer reports that moisture may penetrate the electric power steering control unit, interfering with signal transmission. If the condition occurs, the power steering assistance could fail, which poses a hazard to the driver and could increase the risk of an accident.
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James Wong
2012-14 Ford Kuga recalled for fire risk
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23rd Aug 2017
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2012-14 Ford Kuga recalled for fire risk

Ford has issued a recall for 8878 examples of its Kuga SUV build from December 2012 through June 2014 over concerns faulty insulation materials in the B-pillar could pose a fire risk. The Blue Oval reports that certain vehicles are at risk of the insulation material on the inner face of the lower B-pillar trim being subjected to a concentrated heat source in the event of an impact where the front seatbelt retractor pretensioner is deployed.
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Maserati Ghibli, Levante, Quattroporte recalled for seat fix
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23rd Aug 2017
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Maserati Ghibli, Levante, Quattroporte recalled for seat fix

The Maserati Ghibli (M157), Levante (M161) and Quattroporte (M156) have been recalled this week over concerns of a faulty seat adjustment system - affecting 1455 vehicles across Australia and New Zealand. According to the Italian marque, affected units are fitted with an incorrect seat wiring harness layout which can cause the seat wiring harness to rub against metal points on the seat/seat frame assembly.
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James Wong
Nissan Navara N-Sport Black Edition arrives from $54,490
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23rd Aug 2017
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Nissan Navara N-Sport Black Edition arrives from $54,490

The Nissan Navara N-Sport Black Edition has arrived on Australian shores this week, with the tough-looking special-edition ute kicking off at $54,490 before on-road costs. Limited to just 500 units, the N-Sport Black Edition is based on the ST-X Dual Cab 4x4 variant (from $51,990), adding an array of exterior enhancements for extra visual appeal.
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James Wong
Jeep Scrambler name to be used for new Wrangler ute - report
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22nd Aug 2017
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Jeep Scrambler name to be used for new Wrangler ute - report

The new ute based on the next-generation Jeep Wrangler will reportedly wear the Scrambler name. According to the team behind JL Wrangler Forums, and posted on their newly minted site Jeep Scrambler Forum, the Scrambler name will be revived for the ute version of the new Wrangler. The forums' administrators have also posted screenshots reportedly taken from the Fiat Chrysler's internal ordering system.
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