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Renault-Nissan Alliance leads 2017 global sales race at halfway point
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29th Jul 2017
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Renault-Nissan Alliance leads 2017 global sales race at halfway point

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has vaulted past the Volkswagen Group and Toyota to be the world's number one automaker at the halfway point of this year. To the end of June, the Franco-Japanese pairing sold 5,268,079 vehicles, ahead of the Volkswagen Group's 5,155,600, and Toyota's 5,129,000. Renault-Nissan ascension to the top of the pile has pushed General Motors down into fourth place with 4,686,038 vehicles sold.
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Derek Fung
Tesla Model 3 revealed: Everything you need to know about Tesla's $50k EV
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29th Jul 2017
3 min read

Tesla Model 3 revealed: Everything you need to know about Tesla's $50k EV

Tesla Motors has finally revealed its most anticipated new model, the Tesla Model 3, and we've come to California for an exclusive first drive. CarAdvice was among just a handful of media outlets to attend the event in Fremont, California, with Elon Musk, Doug Fields and Franz Von Holzhausen briefing media ahead of a first drive. If you're looking at ordering a Model 3, or just keen to know what's on offer, here's everything you need to know - so far. MORE: Tesla Model 3 REVIEW
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Paul Maric
Porsche Cayenne Diesel banned and recalled in Germany, Australian impact unclear
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28th Jul 2017
2 min read

Porsche Cayenne Diesel banned and recalled in Germany, Australian impact unclear

Diesel-powered versions of the Porsche Cayenne SUV have been recalled in the company's home market of Germany and banned from sale, following the discovery of what is believed to be a suspect emissions manipulation device.
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James Wong
2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class: 48-volt system is the future, but diesel's not dead yet
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27th Jul 2017
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class: 48-volt system is the future, but diesel's not dead yet

With the recent resurgence of petrol engines - thanks largely to the efficiency and power delivered by turbo technology - and the addition of high-capacity mild hybrid systems like the 48V battery system used in the facelifted, 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class (among others), you could be forgiven for thinking the bell is about to toll for the diesel engine.
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Trent Nikolic
Mercedes-AMG sells its stake in MV Agusta
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26th Jul 2017
1 min read

Mercedes-AMG sells its stake in MV Agusta

Mercedes-AMG has sold its 25 per cent stake in motorbike manufacturer MV Agusta. In a statement this week, MV Agusta announced it had repurchased AMG's 25 per cent stake in the company. Simultaneously, MV Agusta's holding company has accepted ComSar Invest "as a strong minority shareholder". Giovanni Castiglioni, current owner of MV Agusta, will maintain a controlling interest in the company.
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Derek Fung