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Vauxhall Corsa-e VXR electric hot hatch due in 2022, not for Australia – report
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14th Jan 2021
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Vauxhall Corsa-e VXR electric hot hatch due in 2022, not for Australia – report

British brand Vauxhall – a former subsidiary of General Motors and sister brand to Holden, prior to its sale to France's PSA, alongside Germany's Opel – looks set to revive its VXR performance brand in the UK and Europe in 2022 with go-fast versions of its all-electric light hatch and SUV, the Corsa-e and Mokka-e.
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Alex Misoyannis
2021 Hyundai Ioniq 5 spied testing in Sydney
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14th Jan 2021
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2021 Hyundai Ioniq 5 spied testing in Sydney

The 2021 Hyundai Ioniq 5 has been caught in a Sydney car park. Just days after official teaser images were released of the first all-electric to come from the Hyundai sub-brand, the Ioniq 5 was found recharging at a Zetland electric vehicle charging station. It's understood the Ioniq is undergoing hot weather testing in Australia over the summer months.
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Ben Zachariah
2020 Bentley Continental GT Convertible recalled due to roof fault
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13th Jan 2021
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2020 Bentley Continental GT Convertible recalled due to roof fault

Bentley has recalled 37 examples of its Continental GT Convertible in Australia, citing a potential safety risk associated with the electric roof mechanism. The affected vehicles are designated MY2020, and were sold between November 2019 and November 2020. The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says “the convertible roof can be activated using the key fob at distances greater than six metres.”
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William Davis
Video: Sony Vision-S electric vehicle testing in Europe
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13th Jan 2021
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Video: Sony Vision-S electric vehicle testing in Europe

A video of the Sony Vision-S electric vehicle testing on roads around Austria has been released by the Japanese technology company. One year after Sony surprised the world by unveiling its Vision-S concept, the electric vehicle (EV) appears to be edging ever-closer to become a production reality. Sony says the Vision-S uses 40 sensors to provide active safety systems surrounding the car, with a handful of semi-autonomous safety features expected.
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Ben Zachariah
2021 Ford Focus ST price and specs: Hot hatch gains tech, loses equipment
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12th Jan 2021
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2021 Ford Focus ST price and specs: Hot hatch gains tech, loses equipment

Pricing and specifications for the 2021 Ford Focus ST have emerged, revealing an array of minor tweaks to Ford's hot hatch hero. The updates – which arrived with Model Year (MY) 2020.75 vehicles built from June 2020 onwards, and carry over into MY21 unchanged – see the flagship Focus both gain and lose a notable amount of standard equipment.
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Alex Misoyannis