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Mazda: RX-9 not coming in 2020
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26th Oct 2017
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Mazda: RX-9 not coming in 2020

Mazda says it’s already too late to introduce a rotary sports car to celebrate its 100 year anniversary, as it seeks to firm up its financials before it dives head first into a halo product. Speaking to CarAdvice at the Tokyo motor show this week, Mazda’s director and senior managing executive officer of R&D, Kiyoshi Fujiwara, confirmed the reported 2020 timeline of the next-generation rotary sports car, first previewed by the RX-Vision in Tokyo two years ago, is now unlikely.
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Alborz Fallah
2019 Citroen C4 Cactus facelift unveiled
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26th Oct 2017
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2019 Citroen C4 Cactus facelift unveiled

The Citroen C4 Cactus facelift has been revealed, with extensive changes to the car's exterior. Perhaps most noticeably, the original version's distinctive Air Bumps have been deleted from the car's front, back and sides. The front fascia has been extensively reworked. The Citroen chevrons have been moved up to the leading edge of the bonnet, and are integrated into a new upper chrome grille that wraps around the driving light eyebrows.
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Derek Fung
2016-17 Mercedes-Benz E-Class recalled for seatbelt fix
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26th Oct 2017
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2016-17 Mercedes-Benz E-Class recalled for seatbelt fix

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall notice for 283 examples of its 2016 and 2017 E-Class range for a potential fault in the right-rear seatbelt tensioner squib. According to the company, the seat belt tensioner on the driver-side rear seat might not deploy in an accident, increasing the risk of injury. The recall affects 283 cars sold between September 30, 2016 and January 30, 2017. A list of VIN numbers is available here.
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Scott Collie
Yamaha Cross Hub ute concept unveiled
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25th Oct 2017
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Yamaha Cross Hub ute concept unveiled

Yamaha has unveiled the Cross Hub ute concept in Tokyo, with room for four people and two motorbikes its compact body. With everything from motorcycles and boats to outboard motors, scooters, all-terrain vehicles, generators, snow throwers, golf carts and snowmobiles in its range, Yamaha Motor says it "knows the potential and possibilities for fun through mobility".
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Derek Fung
Subaru WRX STI S208 unveiled in Tokyo
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25th Oct 2017
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Subaru WRX STI S208 unveiled in Tokyo

Subaru has unveiled the limited-edition WRX STI S208 at the Tokyo motor show. The car follows in the footsteps of the S207 launched in 2015, with slew of performance and handling upgrades designed to take the standard WRX STI to another level. Exterior changes are headlined by a mesh grille with red highlights at the front, sitting above an angry-looking splitter finished in gloss black.
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Scott Collie
Honda Sports EV Concept revealed
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25th Oct 2017
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Honda Sports EV Concept revealed

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Scott Collie
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25th Oct 2017
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Honda Sports EV Concept revealed

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Scott Collie