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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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Derek Fung
Jeep sale rumours denied, but Great Wall keen
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22nd Aug 2017
2 min read

Jeep sale rumours denied, but Great Wall keen

Reports that a Chinese automaker had made an offer on the Fiat Chrysler business quickly evolved this week into a more specific discussion over the Jeep brand - but the Italian-American company says no such talks have occurred. According to industry journal Automotive News and business paper Reuters, the Chinese company behind the offer is one familiar to Australian buyers: Great Wall Motors.
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Mike Stevens
2018 BMW M5 revealed: Frosty 'First Edition' to open launch range
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21st Aug 2017
5 min read

2018 BMW M5 revealed: Frosty 'First Edition' to open launch range

The new 2018 BMW M5 has been officially revealed, with the Bavarian super sedan bringing all-wheel drive, supercar-like acceleration and a limited-run First Edition variant. First things first, let's talk numbers: 441kW of power, 750Nm of torque, and 0-100km/h in 3.4 seconds. BMW had previously said to expect "at least 450kW", and while the missing killerwasps are a curious matter, the official numbers are nothing to shrug at.
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James Wong
2018 Skoda Kodiaq 140TDI diesel joins Australian range
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21st Aug 2017
2 min read

2018 Skoda Kodiaq 140TDI diesel joins Australian range

A new range-topping diesel model in the Skoda Kodiaq range has been added, in the form of the 140TDI variant. But it won't be in dealerships for a few months yet. Sitting above the existing 132TSI petrol variant, the $48,990 (plus on-road costs) 2018 Skoda Kodiaq 140TDI model brings a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo diesel engine producing - you guessed it - 140kW of power and 400Nm of torque.
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Matt Campbell
Dyson potentially developing an electric self-driving car - reports
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20th Aug 2017
2 min read

Dyson potentially developing an electric self-driving car - reports

Dyson, the high-end household appliance company, may be developing an electric car, if a string of recent executive-level appointments are anything to go by. David Wyer recently joined Dyson as its new head of procurement after 22 years at Aston Martin, where he had spent most of his time in the procurement division, including the last 15 months as the head of purchasing for the entire company.
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Derek Fung