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2018 Audi e-tron quattro spied
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19th Jul 2017
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2018 Audi e-tron quattro spied

The Audi e-tron quattro electric crossover has been photographed undergoing hot weather testing in southern Europe. The production Audi e-tron quattro SUV is expected to be given its in-the-flesh debut at this September's Frankfurt show, two years after the concept version took its bow. These photos show the e-tron quattro has gained framed windows, working wing mirrors and conventional grab-style door handles in its transition to production.
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Derek Fung
Mercedes-Benz X-Class V6 to tackle Amarok
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19th Jul 2017
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Mercedes-Benz X-Class V6 to tackle Amarok

The all-new Mercedes-Benz X-Class ute has a big talking point – a V6 diesel engine that has more power than anything in the segment. That’s quite a headline act, considering the Volkswagen Amarok V6 launched with a class-leading level of power less than a year ago. But the new 3.0-litre V6 engine in the Mercedes-Benz X-Class Power flagship model will better its German rival for outright grunt.
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Matt Campbell
Mercedes-Benz X-Class not just a rebadged Navara, brand claims
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18th Jul 2017
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Mercedes-Benz X-Class not just a rebadged Navara, brand claims

The head of Mercedes-Benz Vans has hit back at questions over whether the new Mercedes-Benz X-Class will be seen by customers as a rebadged version of the Nissan Navara.
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Matt Campbell
BMW i boss jumps ship to Faraday Future
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18th Jul 2017
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BMW i boss jumps ship to Faraday Future

The head of BMW's 'i' electric vehicle (EV) team has joined start-up company Faraday Future this week, according to industry journal Automotive News Europe. Ulrich Kranz, now the chief technology officer at Faraday Future, was with the Bavarian luxury marque for over 30 years. At Faraday Future, he will be tasked with turning the start-up's FF 91 concept into a production car.
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James Wong
2013-16 Honda Accord recalled for fire risk
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17th Jul 2017
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2013-16 Honda Accord recalled for fire risk

Honda Australia has issued a recall for 4811 examples of its Accord sedan sold between March 2013 and February 2016, over concerns a faulty battery sensor could cause a fire hazard. The Japanese manufacturer reports that affected vehicles could have an improperly manufactured battery sensor, with gaps that could allow for moisture intrusion.
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James Wong