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2021 Volkswagen Amarok W580 dual-cab ute enters production in Clayton
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23rd Mar 2021
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2021 Volkswagen Amarok W580 dual-cab ute enters production in Clayton

The first examples of the 2021 Volkswagen Amarok W580 ‘grand tourer’ ute have rolled off the production line in Clayton, Victoria. Described as a passion project between Volkswagen Australia and Walkinshaw Automotive, the Amarok W580 promises to bring improved on-road driving dynamics – along with a more aggressive styling package – to Volkswagen’s flagship ute.
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Sam Purcell
Porsche increases stake in Rimac, opens door for Bugatti takeover
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23rd Mar 2021
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Porsche increases stake in Rimac, opens door for Bugatti takeover

Volkswagen Group subsidiary Porsche has increased its stake in Croatian brand Rimac Automobili, opening the door for a long-rumoured takeover at Bugatti. Last year CarAdvice reported an alleged agreement between the two companies could see Porsche incrementally increase its stake in Rimac to as much as 49 per cent by mid-2021. In return, Rimac would acquire the Bugatti name from the Volkswagen Group without money swapping hands.
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William Davis
Porsche 911 Turbo, Lamborghini Aventador crash in Sydney storms
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23rd Mar 2021
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Porsche 911 Turbo, Lamborghini Aventador crash in Sydney storms

Two expensive supercars have crashed within a few kilometres of each other in Sydney, after their respective drivers allegedly lost control during the record-breaking storms gripping New South Wales. A black Porsche 911 Turbo – which is priced from around $400,000 before on-road costs – crashed in the suburb of Greystanes after witnesses alleged the driver lost control of the vehicle and ended up on the wrong side of the road before hitting a truck.
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Susannah Guthrie
2014-2015 Nissan Pathfinder recalled for brake light fault
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22nd Mar 2021
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2014-2015 Nissan Pathfinder recalled for brake light fault

Nissan Australia has issued a recall for 14,460 examples of the Nissan Pathfinder (R52), stamped Model Years 2014 and 2015 (MY14-MY15). The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says a stop lamp relay may stick in the 'on' position – appearing as if the vehicle is braking at all times.
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Ben Zachariah
2021 Skoda Kushaq revealed for India, Australian launch unlikely
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21st Mar 2021
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2021 Skoda Kushaq revealed for India, Australian launch unlikely

The 2021 Skoda Kushaq small SUV has been unveiled exclusively for the Indian market. Set to go on sale in June 2021, the Kushaq serves as Skoda's rival to a growing array of circa-four-metre-long SUVs designed specifically for India, including the Nissan Magnite and Renault Kiger.
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Alex Misoyannis
2021 Ford F-150 Police Responder revealed
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21st Mar 2021
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2021 Ford F-150 Police Responder revealed

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Emma Notarfrancesco
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21st Mar 2021
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2021 Ford F-150 Police Responder revealed

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