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2009 Audi A3 recalled for stability control fix
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11th May 2017
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2009 Audi A3 recalled for stability control fix

The previous-generation 2009 model-year Audi A3has been recalled this week (2191 units) over concerns a faulty connection in the ESC control unit could affect the vehicle's safety systems in critical handling situations. Audi reports a fault in an earth connection to the system could occur due to excessive thermo-mechanical strain on the unit's components.
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James Wong
2017 BMW 1 Series update brings tweaked cabin, more tech and new special editions
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11th May 2017
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2017 BMW 1 Series update brings tweaked cabin, more tech and new special editions

The updated 2017 BMW 1 Series has been revealed this week, bringing subtle changes and upgrades to the premium small hatch's line-up, ahead of a global launch schedule that kicks off from July. If you're hard-pressed spotting the difference at a glance, you're forgiven. It appears the upgrades are reserved for the interior - unless you're opting for the 'black pack' themed 'Shadow' special editions, which add an array of dark trim highlights.
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James Wong
2017 Range Rover Evoque Landmark special edition revealed, available to order now - UPDATE
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10th May 2017
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2017 Range Rover Evoque Landmark special edition revealed, available to order now - UPDATE

The 2017 Range Rover Evoque Landmark special edition has been announced this week, celebrating six years and over 600,000 units of the British company's smallest luxury off-roader. Based on the Td4 180 SE grade ($67,551), the Evoque Landmark starts at $74,351 before on-road costs and is offered exclusively with the company's 132kW/430Nm 2.0-litre turbo-diesel engine, mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission sending drive to all four wheels.
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James Wong
Nissan Australia committed to EVs, calls on government to implement infrastructure
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10th May 2017
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Nissan Australia committed to EVs, calls on government to implement infrastructure

Nissan Australia has reaffirmed its commitment to electric vehicles (EVs) and zero emissions motoring in our market, and is calling upon the government to back the initiative. Speaking with CarAdvice at the local launch of the updated 2017 X-Trail range, Richard Emery, managing director and CEO of the company's local arm, said: "Zero emissions is certainly a driver of our business globally. Australia is no different in terms of us driving towards zero emissions".
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James Wong
2018 Hyundai Kona: Tourist snaps undisguised car during video shoot
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9th May 2017
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2018 Hyundai Kona: Tourist snaps undisguised car during video shoot

A completely undisguised example of the Hyundai Kona has been spied this week, caught during a promotional video shoot. The photos you see here were snapped by Patrick Kramer to AutoWeek.nl. Kramer took these pictures during a recent trip to Lisbon, Portugal, where serendipitously the Kona was out and about doing a promotional video shoot.
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Derek Fung
Mazda CX-8 crossover not for Australia
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9th May 2017
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Mazda CX-8 crossover not for Australia

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Mike Costello
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9th May 2017
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Mazda CX-8 crossover not for Australia

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Mike Costello