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2018 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo revealed, due for Australia this year
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14th Jun 2017
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2018 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo revealed, due for Australia this year

The BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo has been revealed in full hours after official images were published ahead of schedule. Measuring 5091 millimetres long, 1902mm wide, 1538mm tall, and riding on a 3070mm wheelbase, the new 6 Series Gran Turismo is 87mm longer overall than its predecessor. The width and wheelbase are unchanged, but the roof line sits 21mm closer to the ground.
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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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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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2018 Ford Ranger and Everest spied testing: AEB and new tech coming
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13th Jun 2017
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2018 Ford Ranger and Everest spied testing: AEB and new tech coming

Ford Australia is busy working on an update for the Ford Ranger and Everest, which is expected to launch locally in 2018. CarAdvice can reveal these exclusive images of the 2018 Ford Ranger XLT, Ranger Wildtrak and Everest undergoing testing in Victoria, showing a host of technology changes expected to place the Ranger ahead of the dual-cab ute pack in Australia. Ford Australia is currently working on two Ranger programs, detailed below.
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Paul Maric
2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS revealed at E3
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12th Jun 2017
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2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS revealed at E3

The Porsche 911 GT2 RS has been revealed on stage at the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, commonly known as E3. The car took centre stage at the unveiling of the new Forza Motorsport 7 game, which is one of the headline titles for Microsoft's new Xbox One X console. Porsche took the unusual step of having its new range-topping 911 GT2 RS unveiled at the games show, as the car will be hero car on the cover of Forza Motorsport 7.
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