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2018 Volkswagen Polo due in June, Australian launch early next year
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17th Mar 2017
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2018 Volkswagen Polo due in June, Australian launch early next year

The all-new, next-generation 2018 Volkswagen Polo will make its world premiere in June, the company has confirmed this week. Confirming an early 2018 launch for Australia, the company's local communications chief Paul Pottinger told CarAdvice today we can expect a "quantum change" for the new model. "It's probably the biggest intergenerational change we've seen in the Volkswagen range for some time," Pottinger said.
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Mike Stevens
Volvo remains committed to four-cylinder plan
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16th Mar 2017
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Volvo remains committed to four-cylinder plan

The announcement a few years back that no Volvo would be sold with an engine larger than four cylinders caught some off guard – even the company’s CEO. In a frank interview with select media at the 2017 Geneva motor show, Volvo Cars CEO Hakan Samuelsson suggested that the strategy to only have four-cylinder engines in its models was one he wasn’t entirely sold on even a couple of years ago.
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Matt Campbell
Renault refutes claims of emissions cheating, awaits investigation results
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16th Mar 2017
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Renault refutes claims of emissions cheating, awaits investigation results

Renault has denied the use of emissions-cheating devices in its diesel vehicles, following reports accusing the French company of misleading authorities a-la Volkswagen's 'Dieselgate'. In a statement released this week, Renault said none of its products or services have breached European or national regulations related to vehicle homologations. "Renault vehicles are not equipped with cheating software affecting anti-pollution systems," the statement read.
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James Wong
2018 Peugeot 208 mule spied
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15th Mar 2017
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2018 Peugeot 208 mule spied

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Derek Fung
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15th Mar 2017
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2018 Peugeot 208 mule spied

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Derek Fung
Audi Q4 confirmed for 2019 launch
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15th Mar 2017
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Audi Q4 confirmed for 2019 launch

The Audi Q4, a new addition to the brand's ever-growing selection of crossover vehicles, has been confirmed for launch in 2019. Described as a "sporty compact utility vehicle", the Q4 will be a sporty companion to the next-generation Q3, likely due to launch in 2018. The Q4's launch will follow on the heels of new generations of the A8, Q5 and A5 this year, and the second-generation A7 and all-new Q8 in 2018.
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Derek Fung
Audi wary of 'youth focused' styling: older buyers find it appealing too
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15th Mar 2017
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Audi wary of 'youth focused' styling: older buyers find it appealing too

Audi has made it clear that there's a fine line between youthful design and creating cars that older people will buy to feel young, and it's something the company is clearly wary of.
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