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Volkswagen Golf: Alltrack and Sportwagen to be axed in the US
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20th Jul 2019
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Volkswagen Golf: Alltrack and Sportwagen to be axed in the US

Volkswagen of America has announced it will be killing off both the Golf Alltrack and Golf Sportwagen by the end of 2019, with three new SUV models due in North America over the next 24 months. According to the company's American division, both wagon variants of its staple small car will be discontinued following the 2019 model year, with the Alltrack to continue production right through to December at Volkswagen's Puebla facility in Mexico.
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Skoda Parent Taxi app turns the school run into chores
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19th Jul 2019
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Skoda Parent Taxi app turns the school run into chores

Alex Misoyannis • Getting bored of driving your kids around to another birthday party with nothing in return? Skoda could have the solution. The new ‘Skoda Parent Taxi’ app turns generous guardians handing out free rides into taxi drivers hustling for the longest possible fare... or in the Czech brand’s case, an empty dishwasher, clean bedroom, and freshly-mowed lawn.
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2020 Chevrolet Corvette revealed in full
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19th Jul 2019
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2020 Chevrolet Corvette revealed in full

The eighth-generation 2020 Chevrolet Corvette has been revealed, finally confirming one of the worst-kept secrets in motoring. It's official, the new Corvette is mid-engined. Nestled behind the cockpit in the 'base' Stingray is a 6.2-litre naturally-aspirated V8, powering the rear wheels through a new eight-speed dual-clutch transmission. With 370kW of power and 637Nm of torque, the new 'Vette will hit 60mph (97km/h) in less than three seconds from standstill.
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Scott Collie
2017 Volkswagen Amarok recalled
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18th Jul 2019
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2017 Volkswagen Amarok recalled

Volkswagen has recalled the 2017 Amarok dual-cab ute, over concerns about the front seat wiring harness. According to the company, a production fault could mean the front seat wiring harness is damaged. If it's damaged, the issue could make the front seat move automatically or cause local heat damage. A total of 279 cars are included in the campaign – a VIN list is attached here.
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Scott Collie
2020 Mazda 2 revealed, in Australia next year
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18th Jul 2019
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2020 Mazda 2 revealed, in Australia next year

The Mazda 2 has been given a facelift in its home market of Japan, ahead of its launch Down Under by the first quarter of 2020. Renamed from 'Demio' to Mazda 2, the revised five-door light hatch has been given a new badge to "emphasise the brand", with other updates made to raise "visual and tactile quality in areas such as design and craftsmanship". Mazda says the new 2 has been enhanced in the areas of handling stability, ride feel and cabin quietness.
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2016-19 Porsche Panamera recalled
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18th Jul 2019
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2016-19 Porsche Panamera recalled

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Scott Collie
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18th Jul 2019
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2016-19 Porsche Panamera recalled

Porsche Panamera 2019
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