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Volvo recalls XC60 SUV with potential windshield wiper fault
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30th Oct 2020
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Volvo recalls XC60 SUV with potential windshield wiper fault

Volvo Australia has issued a recall on 9388 examples of the XC60 SUV, noting “the front windshield wiper arm nut was not tightened sufficiently during manufacturing”. The affected vehicles are Model Years 2018-2020, and were sold between 1 September 2017 and 27 August 27 2020.
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William Davis
Bugatti takes the wraps off 500km/h hypercar
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30th Oct 2020
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Bugatti takes the wraps off 500km/h hypercar

Bugatti has released details of what it has been teasing for the past week, confirming the track-only Bugatti Bolide, a one-off concept hypercar capable of hitting 500km/h from standstill in around 20 seconds. Based on the road-going Bugatti Chiron and powered by the same W16 engine, the Bolide’s power unit has been uprated via the addition of four new turbochargers with more boost and which are claimed to have added 282kW over the outgoing turbos.
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Rob Margeit
Battery Ram! Electric pick-up coming, says boss – report
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29th Oct 2020
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Battery Ram! Electric pick-up coming, says boss – report

A fully-electric version of the Ram 1500 pick-up is currently in development, it has been confirmed. Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) boss, Mike Manley, made the announcement during a conference call discussing third-quarter earnings, according to American newspaper Detroit Free Press. "I do see that there will be an electrified Ram pickup in the marketplace, and I would ask you just to stay tuned for a little while, and we’ll tell you exactly when that will be," Mr Manley said.
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Ben Zachariah
2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class recalled due to faulty headlight adjustment
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28th Oct 2020
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2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class recalled due to faulty headlight adjustment

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall on 291 examples of the C-Class, citing a potential fault with headlight adjustments. The affected vehicles are all Model Year 2018, and were sold between May 1 and August 30 of that year. The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says “a deviation in the headlight adjustment may lead to a reduction or an enlargement of the illumination.
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William Davis
2021 Jaguar E-Pace price and specs: Diesel dropped as range slimmed
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28th Oct 2020
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2021 Jaguar E-Pace price and specs: Diesel dropped as range slimmed

The facelifted 2021 Jaguar E-Pace gets some impressive new technology, alongside a $1170 price increase at the bottom end. Externally, the compact Jaguar SUV now has a lower aperture, new grille, updated LED headlights, and a few subtle tweaks at the rear. Interior upgrades include a new Pivi Pro infotainment system and a 11.4-inch curved-glass touchscreen. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto come standard. Meanwhile, a cabin air ionisation system – with PM2.5 filtration – can be optioned.
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