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Australians don't want to share autonomous cars: survey
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30th Sep 2017
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Australians don't want to share autonomous cars: survey

A new study has found that while Australians may be warming to autonomous vehicles as a concept, they're unlikely to share them with other travellers - potentially making congestion worse than the status quo. The Transport Opinion Survey (TOPS), conducted by the University of Sydney Business School, found that one in four participants would buy a driverless vehicle for family use, though only one-third of these people would lease their cars to other travellers when they aren't in use.
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James Wong
Suzuki e-Survivor, xBee concepts revealed for Tokyo motor show
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29th Sep 2017
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Suzuki e-Survivor, xBee concepts revealed for Tokyo motor show

Suzuki has revealed a handful of funky concepts ahead of next month's Tokyo motor show, focusing on the company's theme of making fun and unique small cars. Headlining the charge are three versions of the same vehicle, which is named the xBee (pronounced cross-bee, below). The standard xBee is pitched as a tiny crossover wagon that sits in its own new segment, fusing the qualities of a station wagon with an SUV.
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James Wong
Honda Sports EV concept previewed: Retro coupe bound for Tokyo show
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29th Sep 2017
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Honda Sports EV concept previewed: Retro coupe bound for Tokyo show

Reaction to the old-school Civic-inspired Urban EV concept is only just now starting to die down, and already Honda is preparing to roll out another take: the Sports EV concept. For now, Honda has revealed only a tightly cropped sketch of what we can expect, but it is clear the company is developing a bit of a theme when it comes to electric vehicle tech packed into retro-styled concepts.
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Mike Stevens
Former Volkswagen and Audi engine boss arrested for role in Dieselgate - report
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28th Sep 2017
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Former Volkswagen and Audi engine boss arrested for role in Dieselgate - report

Wolfgang Hatz, former head of engine development at the Volkswagen Group, has reportedly been arrested as part of investigations into the Dieselgate emissions cheating scandal. According to a joint investigation by the Suddeutscher Zeitung newspaper, and the NDR and WDR television networks, Hatz was arrested earlier this week by prosecutors in Munich who are investigating the affair on behalf of the German government.
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Derek Fung
Porsche 911 GT2 RS sets Nürburgring lap record
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28th Sep 2017
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Porsche 911 GT2 RS sets Nürburgring lap record

The Porsche 911 GT2 RS is the new king of the 'Ring, lapping the famed Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit in 6 minutes 47.3 seconds. Not only is it the fastest 911 of all time, the GT2 RS is also the quickest production vehicle around the 'Ring - some five seconds quicker than the Lamborghini Huracan Performante (6 minutes 52.01 seconds) and a whole 10 seconds quicker than Porsche's own manic 918 Spyder hybrid hypercar (6 minutes 57 seconds).
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James Wong
2019 BMW 7 Series facelift spied
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27th Sep 2017
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2019 BMW 7 Series facelift spied

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Derek Fung
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27th Sep 2017
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2019 BMW 7 Series facelift spied

BMW 7 Series 2017
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Derek Fung