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2016-18 Mercedes-Benz C-Class recalled
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4th Oct 2018
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2016-18 Mercedes-Benz C-Class recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for C-Class models sold between May 2016 and January 2018 over concerns window trims could detach from the vehicle. The German marque reports that affected units may have experienced a production fault where the bonding of the rear window trims strips on both the left- and right-hand sides may not have been performed correctly.
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James Wong
BMW 3 Series: M Performance parts revealed
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3rd Oct 2018
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BMW 3 Series: M Performance parts revealed

Hot on the heels of the reveal of its all-new 3 Series, BMW has unveiled a range of M Performance accessories for its "middle-class limousine". Like M Performance options available on the company's other models, the range of accessories offered for the new 3 Series not only sharpen up the new 3er's looks, but bring benefits to the vehicle's aerodynamics. Various titanium and carbon-fibre add-ons are available, along with upgraded brakes, wheel and tyre packages, and sportier interior trims.
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James Wong
Mercedes-AMG: Hybrid technology being pushed hard for new models
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3rd Oct 2018
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Mercedes-AMG: Hybrid technology being pushed hard for new models

Electrification is inevitable and, while it's a big departure from traditional performance vehicles, the head of AMG is excited for the future of electrification. Speaking with CarAdvice at the 2018 Paris motor show, Tobias Moers, the chairman of the management board of Mercedes-AMG said that he's also working hard to bring that future nearer. "I'm pushing that quite hard. I'm excited. The downside is weight, but the other perspectives are much brighter. I'm pushing that," said Moers.
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Paul Maric
BMW dual-cab pickup off the table - development head
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3rd Oct 2018
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BMW dual-cab pickup off the table - development head

Plenty of people thought it was an April Fools joke when Mercedes-Benz announced it was entering the burgeoning dual-cab pickup segment through a joint venture with Nissan. Since then, the X-Class has gone on to sell – well – as many as we thought it might at CarAdvice. In other words, it's not setting the world on fire. Still, every manufacturer seemingly wants a share of the dual-cab market globally. Except BMW...
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Trent Nikolic
BMW 8 Series: 'The time is right to re-enter this segment'
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3rd Oct 2018
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BMW 8 Series: 'The time is right to re-enter this segment'

With the covers taken off at the 2018 Paris motor show, and the new BMW 8 Series sitting resplendent among the raft of new product on the BMW stand, you could be forgiven for asking: what took so long? Indeed, with the long-lasting affection for the '90s 840i and 850i, it does seem like BMW has taken its time returning to a segment that so characterised its previous success.
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Trent Nikolic