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2019 Volkswagen Amarok V6 Core 550 initial details
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27th Sep 2018
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2019 Volkswagen Amarok V6 Core 550 initial details

Volkswagen Australia has provided initial specification information for its new entry-level Amarok V6 – the TDI550 Core, The new variant shares its 165kW/550Nm 3.0-litre turbo diesel V6 with Sportline and Highline models, but pares back equipment for a more attractive starting price.
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Kez Casey
2017-18 Mercedes-Benz S-Class recalled
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27th Sep 2018
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2017-18 Mercedes-Benz S-Class recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for 'certain' S-Class models built during 2017 and 2018 over concerns the busbars in the luggage area could pose a fire risk. According to the German marque, a manufacturing fault may not have seen two nuts for the mounting busbars (an electrical component) in the 'prefuse box' located in the boot installed.
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James Wong
2020 Honda Jazz spied
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26th Sep 2018
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2020 Honda Jazz spied

The fourth-generation Honda Jazz has been spied for the first time while undergoing hot weather testing in southern Europe. Covered from head to toe in camouflage wrap, it’s hard to make out too many of the new car’s styling details. There’s no disguising the new Jazz’s overall silhouette, though, which retains the mini-people-mover-meets-tall-hatch look of the first three generations.
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CarAdvice.com launches new TV program
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26th Sep 2018
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CarAdvice.com launches new TV program

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26th Sep 2018
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CarAdvice.com launches new TV program

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Aston Martin Project 003 to get turbocharged V6 hybrid
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26th Sep 2018
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Aston Martin Project 003 to get turbocharged V6 hybrid

The upcoming Aston Martin Project 003 will have a turbocharged V6 engine developed in-house, according to a report from Europe. Speaking with Auto Express last week, Andy Palmer, Aston Martin president and CEO, said the 2021 "connector" between the brand's Ferrari 488 competitor and the Valkyrie will run with a V6 and KERS-inspired hybrid system. "Yes there are similarities, starting with the engine - it’s a V6," Palmer said.
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Scott Collie
Ford connected tech clears the way for emergency services
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26th Sep 2018
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Ford connected tech clears the way for emergency services

Ford of Europe has teamed up with telecommunications carrier Vodafone on a connected car technology project that should help motorists and emergency services vehicles on the road. The system helps to warn drivers of any accidents ahead and shows how to get out of the way of emergency vehicles to avoid being an obstruction.
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