The 2019 Volkswagen T-Cross has finally been unveiled overnight at premiere events in Amsterdam, Shanghai and São Paulo.
Serving as the new entry point into the German brand's crossover family, the T-Cross measures 4.11m long and features a 2.56m wheelbase – making it smaller in physical size than a Mazda CX-3.
Ford Australia urges Mondeo owners to get Takata airbags repaired
Ford Australia is pleading with owners of its mid-sized Mondeo to have their faulty Takata airbags fixed, having already repaired "more than 60 per cent" of the 16,701 vehicles affected locally.
As first reported last week, models sold from 2007-2009 and 2014-2017 could be fitted with potentially deadly inflators on the drivers side, though they wear the less-dangerous 'beta' rating.
NIssan Australia has issued a recall for 554 examples of its Pathfinder sold during 2017 and 2018 over concerns of a brake fluid leak.
The manufacturer reports affected models could be fitted with faulty ABS actuator oil seals that may leak brake fluid internally.
Skoda has issued some camouflaged images of the upcoming Scala hatchback, scheduled for a European market launch in the first half of 2019.
The first model in the Czech company's line-up to be based on the Volkswagen Group's MQB A0 platform – shared with the likes of the Volkswagen Polo – the Scala will roughly be the same size as a Volkswagen Golf, and sport a design inspired by the Vision RS concept shown at this year's Paris motor show.
BMW recalls 1.6 million diesels globally over fire risk
BMW has extended a safety recall for diesel vehicles across various model lines over a potential fire risk – now affecting around 268,000 units in the UK and 1.6 million globally.
According to the Bavarian marque, the fault could see the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) cooler can leak glycol liquid, which could result in "smoldering particles" when combined with high temperatures in the EGR modules and "typical soot particles".