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2021 Lucid Air obliterates Tesla's Model S range record
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30th Aug 2020
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2021 Lucid Air obliterates Tesla's Model S range record

The soon-to-be-launched Lucid Air electric sedan has a record-toppling driving range of 832km, according to third-party testing by the EPA in the United States. For comparison, the Tesla Model S Long Range is said to be able to travel 713km on a single charge. The new car draws voltage from a 113kWh battery pack fixed to a skateboard platform. Lucid Motors claims its sedan is said to accelerate from zero to 100km/h in 2.5 seconds and have a top speed of more than 320kmh.
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William Davis
Tesla on autopilot crashed into police car while driver watched a movie
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30th Aug 2020
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Tesla on autopilot crashed into police car while driver watched a movie

A Tesla driver using autopilot has admitted to watching a movie on his phone as his car crashed into two police vehicles that were stopped on the side of the road. The incident occurred in Nash County, North Carolina last week when two police cars were responding to an earlier crash. The Tesla ploughed into one police car which was then pushed into the other police and struck the officers at the scene, however according CBS17.com no injuries were reported.
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Joshua Dowling
Video: 2021 Porsche 911 GT3 and GT3 Touring testing at Nurburgring
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29th Aug 2020
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Video: 2021 Porsche 911 GT3 and GT3 Touring testing at Nurburgring

The 2021 Porsche 911 GT3 and GT3 Touring have been filmed in testing at the famous Nurburgring in Germany. The video, posted on YouTube channel Auto Addiction, shows the camouflaged models being driven hard by Porsche test drivers. Porsche's GT3 range is a favourite among enthusiasts as track-ready, high-performance iterations of the 911 Carrera.
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Ben Zachariah
Mercedes-Benz Australia CEO Horst von Sanden announces retirement
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28th Aug 2020
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Mercedes-Benz Australia CEO Horst von Sanden announces retirement

The head of Mercedes-Benz Australia, Horst von Sanden, has announced that he will retire at the end of this year. He will be replaced in the top job by Florian Seidler, who previously served as the CEO of Mercedes-Benz South Africa. Mr von Sanden arrived in Australia in 2000 to take the position of General Manager of Marketing. He became Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Managing Director in July 2003, and took on the role of CEO in 2014.
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William Davis
Nissan 400Z delayed to 2023 – report 
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27th Aug 2020
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Nissan 400Z delayed to 2023 – report 

Did we say '2021 Nissan 400Z'? Better make that 2022 – for its unveiling, that is, and 2023 for an on-sale date. So, 2023 Nissan 400Z it is. (This is where, if I could, I'd insert an animated GIF of a man shaking his fist at the sky.)
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Mike Stevens