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Hyundai planning two more SUVs by 2020
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15th Jun 2017
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Hyundai planning two more SUVs by 2020

Korean manufacturer Hyundai plans to continue the growth of its SUV line-up during the remainder of the decade, confirming plans to introduce sub-compact and upper-large SUVs. Speaking with media at the international launch of the the Kona in Seoul, South Korea, a panel of the company’s executives confirmed there are plans to introduce an A-segment (sub-compact) crossover to sit below the just-revealed Kona, along with an E-segment (upper large) to sit above the Santa Fe.
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James Wong
2018 Audi R8 Spyder V10 plus revealed
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15th Jun 2017
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2018 Audi R8 Spyder V10 plus revealed

The most high-performance drop-top Audi ever has been revealed, with the 2018 Audi R8 Spyder V10 plus claiming the title of the "fastest series-production convertible model from the brand with the four rings".
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Matt Campbell
2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake revealed, coming to Australia in December
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14th Jun 2017
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2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake revealed, coming to Australia in December

The second-generation Jaguar XF Sportbrake has been unveiled, and will go on sale later this year. With a generous number of teasers and spy photos in the lead up to today's reveal, the design of the XF Sportbrake shouldn't be a surprise. Thanks to its enlarged rear section, the XF wagon is capable of carrying 565 litres worth of gear with the seats up, and 1700L when the rear seats are folded down.
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Derek Fung
2018 Holden Astra Sportwagon confirmed for late 2017 launch
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13th Jun 2017
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2018 Holden Astra Sportwagon confirmed for late 2017 launch

The Holden Astra Sportwagon has been confirmed the Australian market, and will go on sale towards the end of 2017. The new wagon variant will join the existing Opel-sourced hatchback, and the Astra sedan, as part of the company's three-prong attack on the small car segment. For the Australian market, the Astra Sportwagon will be exclusively powered by a 1.4-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine with automatic engine stop/start, and tied to a six-speed automatic transmission.
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Derek Fung
Apple working on self-driving car technology, CEO confirms
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13th Jun 2017
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Apple working on self-driving car technology, CEO confirms

Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, has confirmed the tech giant is working on autonomous vehicle technology. In an interview with Bloomberg Television recorded at last week's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), Cook admitted, "We’re focusing on autonomous [driving] systems." Looking into his crystal ball, Cook says there's a "major disruption looming" for the automotive industry, thanks to ride sharing, self-driving technology, and electric vehicles, which he described as a "marvellous experience".
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Derek Fung