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2019 Citroen C5 Aircross: Initial details
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26th Apr 2019
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2019 Citroen C5 Aircross: Initial details

Citroen Australia has revealed initial pricing and specifications for the upcoming C5 Aircross, set to be priced from $39,990 plus on-roads when it arrives early in the third quarter. Despite being priced at the higher end of the medium SUV segment, the C5 Aircross will be an 'all the fruit' proposition much like its smaller C3 Aircross sibling, limiting cost options to premium paints.
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James Wong
Subaru recalls various models over like-for-like Takata airbags
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26th Apr 2019
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Subaru recalls various models over like-for-like Takata airbags

Subaru Australia has recalled several model lines over Takata airbags, including older-generation versions of the Impreza, Forester, Liberty and Outback. Affected vehicles have been subject to previous recalls involving like-for-like replacement airbags as part of the ongoing Takata campaign, with the new ones not at risk of the well-documented fault.
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James Wong
Porsche planning Panamera-based 8 Series rival - report
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26th Apr 2019
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Porsche planning Panamera-based 8 Series rival - report

A new report out of the UK indicates Porsche is working on a two-door version of its front-engined Panamera to rival the likes of the BMW 8 Series and Mercedes-Benz S-Class. Britain's Autocar claims scuttlebutt out of Europe suggests the company is developing a coupe and convertible based on the Panamera's MSB modular architecture that will offer enhanced practicality and everyday comfort over its 911 mid-engined sports car.
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James Wong
Waymo to produce autonomous cars in Detroit
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24th Apr 2019
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Waymo to produce autonomous cars in Detroit

Waymo has announced it will lease space at American Axle & Manufacturing's Holbrook Avenue factory, which was last used for axle production in 2012. "We've found the perfect facility in Detroit," John Krafcik, Waymo's CEO, told Automotive News. "We will partner with American Axle & Manufacturing to repurpose the existing facility, bringing a work force back to an area where jobs in the automotive industry were recently lost."
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Derek Fung
Volkswagen ID R getting ready for the Nurburgring
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24th Apr 2019
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Volkswagen ID R getting ready for the Nurburgring

Volkswagen is preparing the ID R for its record attempt on the legendary Nurburgring Nordschleife, putting it through its paces in France. The focus of testing, according to Volkswagen, is to nail down the car's battery management software so it's able to make a charge last the full 20.832km circuit.
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Scott Collie