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Tesla Model Y owners claim patch-up materials from a hardware store have been used on their cars
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10th Sep 2020
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Tesla Model Y owners claim patch-up materials from a hardware store have been used on their cars

Electric vehicle specialist Tesla has been accused of cutting corners and using parts similar to those found in a hardware store, as it ramped up production to meet demand earlier this year. Owners of the Tesla Model Y SUV have posted images of their vehicles on an online forum showing what appears to be mouldings used in home building materials that have been fitted to their cars.
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Ben Zachariah
2021 Lucid Air revealed: Tesla who? Here's the production version at last! 
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10th Sep 2020
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2021 Lucid Air revealed: Tesla who? Here's the production version at last! 

Nearly four years since this writer first tapped out a yarn on the original concept, the 2021 Lucid Air is ready to buy – in the Northern Hemisphere, at least. Evolving out of its roots as the battery technology company Atieva, Lucid initially claimed it would begin production of the Air in 2018, as a direct rival to the Tesla Model S. It hasn't occurred right on schedule, but the Lucid Air is finally ready to roll – and even after all these years, the Model S remains its most obvious rival.
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Mike Stevens
2022 VW ID.6 spied in Peugeot 5008 camouflage, Peugeot boss digs it
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9th Sep 2020
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2022 VW ID.6 spied in Peugeot 5008 camouflage, Peugeot boss digs it

UPDATE: It seems Peugeot brand boss Jean-Philippe Imparato is a fan of what Volkswagen's up to here – enjoying the German brand's efforts so much that he's offered, tongue-in-cheek, to loan them an actual 5008 if they like it so much. — Jean-Philippe Imparato (@JPImparato) September 9, 2020 September 9: The upcoming Volkswagen ID.6 has been spied, however the all-electric SUV was cleverly camouflaged to look like a Peugeot 5008.
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William Davis
2021 Kia Sorento Hybrid and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) confirmed for Australia
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9th Sep 2020
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2021 Kia Sorento Hybrid and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) confirmed for Australia

Australian families looking for a seven-seat SUV hybrid will be spoiled for choice next year, with at least three models from which to choose among mainstream brands. In addition to the Toyota Kluger and updated Hyundai Santa Fe – both of which will be available with hybrid power for the first time in Australia – Kia has confirmed the all-new Sorento will have the choice of both plug-in hybrid and conventional hybrid power.
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Ben Zachariah
2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid confirmed for Australia
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9th Sep 2020
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2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid confirmed for Australia

The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid has been confirmed for Australia. A spokesperson for Hyundai Australia has told CarAdvice the company is aiming to launch the hybrid model in mid-2021, with the model expected to compete with the Toyota Kluger Hybrid arriving earlier in the year. The Hyundai spokesperson said the business case for a plug-in hybrid powertrain is still being reviewed for our local market.
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Ben Zachariah