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Audi A3 S line plus editions on sale from $43,300
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13th Oct 2019
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Audi A3 S line plus editions on sale from $43,300

Audi Australia has announced the A3 S line plus edition, which brings a host of upgraded specification for all versions of the four-ringed small car. The company claims the S line plus edition brings up to $11,000 in extra equipment depending on trim level, with the package available on 35 TFSI, 40 TFSI and 40 TFSI quattro variants of the A3 Sportback, Sedan and Cabriolet.
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James Wong
Bridgestone World Solar Challenge kicks off: 3000km and not a whiff of petrol
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12th Oct 2019
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Bridgestone World Solar Challenge kicks off: 3000km and not a whiff of petrol

The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge kicks off today with 53 entrants competing against each other to take the coveted title. Teams from all over the world have been in Darwin for the past week (some even longer) preparing their vehicles for scrutineering, a process that verifies each component of their solar vehicles to ensure it meets the regulations of the competition.
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Paul Maric
Renault CEO Bollore fired
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12th Oct 2019
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Renault CEO Bollore fired

After days of speculation, Renault has fired CEO Thierry Bollore, with chief financial officer (CFO) Clotilde Delbos stepping in as interim boss. Overnight the French automaker confirmed it had "decided to end the mandate" of Bollore as CEO and president of the firm "with immediate effect". During the last week, reports in the business and automotive press had indicated the Renault board was looking for a clean and decisive break from the Carlos Ghosn era.
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Derek Fung
Lexus electric concept coming to Tokyo
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11th Oct 2019
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Lexus electric concept coming to Tokyo

Lexus has teased an all-electric concept, set to make its debut at the Tokyo motor show later this month. The as-yet unnamed BEV concept will offer "a glimpse into Lexus' future vision, which caters to consumers who are equally passionate about driving and uniquely crafted luxury experiences". Previously, Lexus has confirmed its first pure-electric vehicle will be a boxy hatchback designed to thrive in crowded urban environments like Tokyo.
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Scott Collie
2020 Audi Q3 pricing and specs
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10th Oct 2019
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2020 Audi Q3 pricing and specs

Audi has revealed pricing and specs for the 2020 Q3, which goes head-to-head with the Lexus UX and Volvo XC40 in the fast-growing compact luxury SUV class. Compared to the car it replaces, the new Q3 is a significantly bigger and higher-tech proposition. Two models will be offered, both powered by the same 1.4-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine making 110kW and 250Nm. It's mated with a six-speed dual-clutch transmission, powering only the front wheels.
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Scott Collie