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2017 Renault Megane drive-away pricing announced
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6th Jul 2017
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2017 Renault Megane drive-away pricing announced

Drive-away pricing for the 2017 Renault Megane range has been announced this week, following shortly after the recent releases of the sedan and wagon body styles, with the range now kicking off from $22,990 on the road.
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James Wong
EU approves Peugeot's purchase of Opel/Vauxhall from GM
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5th Jul 2017
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EU approves Peugeot's purchase of Opel/Vauxhall from GM

The PSA Group's purchase of Opel and Vauxhall from General Motors has been given the go-ahead from the European Union's antitrust authorities. With approval secured from the EU, one of the key hurdles has been cleared in the 2.2 billion euro ($3.3 billion) purchase of the majority of General Motors' European operations by the PSA Group.
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Derek Fung
All new Volvo cars from 2019 will feature an electric motor
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5th Jul 2017
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All new Volvo cars from 2019 will feature an electric motor

All new Volvo vehicles from 2019 will have electrified drivetrains, the company has announced. From 2019, new models introduced by the Swedish brand will only be available with electrified drivetrains. In addition to new fully electric models, petrol and diesel engines will be paired with either plug-in hybrid or 48V mild hybrid systems.
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Derek Fung
Volkswagen Gen.E concept works with recharging robots
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4th Jul 2017
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Volkswagen Gen.E concept works with recharging robots

The Volkswagen Gen.E research vehicle has been unveiled with little fanfare at the company's Future Mobility Days 2017 event. The German automaker hasn't released many details about the Gen.E concept. Although with its "advanced lithium-ion cells" and efficiency optimised electric motor, the Gen.E has a claimed range of over 400 kilometres. Under the skin, the Gen.E features a "lightweight architecture [that has] been designed for maximum crash safety including the battery".
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Derek Fung
2018 Lexus UX and seven-seat RX to be unveiled in November - reports
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4th Jul 2017
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2018 Lexus UX and seven-seat RX to be unveiled in November - reports

The Lexus UX and a seven-seat Lexus RX will reportedly be unveiled at the Tokyo motor show in November as Toyota's luxury arm expands its range of crossover vehicles. According to Mag-X, the more commodious RX will feature the same 2790mm wheelbase as the five-seat RX currently on sale. To accommodate a third row and two extra passengers, the RX L will have a lengthened rear overhang. All up, the RX L is said to be 5050mm long, up 160mm from the five-seat car.
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Derek Fung