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These are the cars still available in Australia with a manual shifter
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6th May 2018
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These are the cars still available in Australia with a manual shifter

Every time we cover enthusiast cars that are automatic-only (an oxymoron in some minds), the comments light up with complaints about the death of the manual gearbox. Sadly, the pool of cars offered with three pedals and a stick is shrinking. Still, that doesn't mean enthusiasts are completely stuck. According to our showroom data (provided by industry data service Glass's Guide), almost 400 cars are still offered with a clutch pedal.
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Scott Collie
Jaguar XE SV Project 8 unleashed on Goodwood Circuit – Video
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5th May 2018
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Jaguar XE SV Project 8 unleashed on Goodwood Circuit – Video

The Jaguar XE SV Project 8 is a bonafide track weapon, already nabbing the four-door production car record at the famed Nurburgring circuit. But what do race drivers think of it? In this latest video, Le Mans champions Andy Wallace and Davy Jones take the limited-run sedan around the Goodwood Motor Circuit, and share their thoughts on what is one of the quickest production Jaguars ever built.
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James Wong
Former Volkswagen CEO charged over Dieselgate scandal
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4th May 2018
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Former Volkswagen CEO charged over Dieselgate scandal

Martin Winterkorn, CEO of the Volkswagen Group at the time the Dieselgate scandal erupted into public view, has been indicted on four charges in the United States. The US indictment against Winterkorn was actually filed in secret in March, and was only revealed this week by the Detroit district court as the Volkswagen Group held its annual general meeting in Germany.
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Derek Fung
Smart to go all-electric in Europe by 2020
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4th May 2018
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Smart to go all-electric in Europe by 2020

Dieter Zetsche, boss of Mercedes-Benz, has confirmed the Smart micro car brand will go all-electric in European markets by the end of the decade. Speaking at the company's annual shareholder's meeting, as reported by Carscoops, Daimler's little city car brand will only offer its electric vehicles (EV) in the coming years, following a similar move made in the North American market this year.
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James Wong
BMW M7 name trademarked
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4th May 2018
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BMW M7 name trademarked

A trademark registration has been made for the BMW M7 name, suggesting a new high-performance sedan is in the works. Bimmerfest has unearthed an trademark filing by BMW for the M7 name with the US Patent and Trademark Office. The company lodged its application on April 27 this year, and is currently awaiting examination and final approval.
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Derek Fung