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Jaguar Land Rover wins case against copycat Land Wind X7
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22nd Mar 2019
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Jaguar Land Rover wins case against copycat Land Wind X7

The Beijing Chaoyang District Court has ruled the Land Wind X7 copied five unique features from the first-generation Range Rover Evoque. According to the court, similarities between the two cars caused confusion amongst consumers. The court has ordered production, sales and marketing of the Land Wind X7 to stop. It has also said Jaguar Land Rover should be compensated, although a figure has yet to be announced.
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Derek Fung
2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe unveiled
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22nd Mar 2019
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2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe unveiled

The Porsche Cayenne Coupe was unveiled overnight, and is largely unique from the A-pillar back. Compared to the regular Cayenne, the coupe has a shallower A-pillar and front windscreen, 20mm lower roof edge, redesigned rear doors, and 18mm broader rear haunches. There's also a heavily raked rear tailgate, which includes a roof spoiler and an active rear deck-lid spoiler that can extend itself by up to 135mm at speeds above 90km/h.
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Derek Fung
2019 Hyundai Kona Electric pricing and specs
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21st Mar 2019
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2019 Hyundai Kona Electric pricing and specs

Hyundai Australia has launched its second EV, the Kona Electric, which sits above the Ioniq and gives the company ammunition to become the local leader in semi-affordable, pluggable vehicles. The Kona Electric wears a starting sticker price of $59,990 before on-road costs in Elite spec level: $10,000 pricier than the Nissan Leaf and $15,000 more than a base Ioniq. The Kona Electric Highlander costs $64,490. However, it's not quite apples for apples.
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Mike Costello
Renault Megane RS TCR joins Australia Series
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21st Mar 2019
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Renault Megane RS TCR joins Australia Series

There's a new entrant to the TCR Australia Series, the Renault Megane RS TCR. A pair of the hatch-based race cars will be debuting at the opening event of the series on May 17. Entered and prepared by Garry Rogers Motorsport, the Renaults join several other manufacturers already entered in the TCR championship Down Under – including Audi, Volkswagen, Hyundai, Honda and Alfa Romeo.
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James Wong
2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe teased
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20th Mar 2019
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2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe teased

The new BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe has been teased at the luxury automaker's annual press conference. BMW has confirmed the new 2 Series Gran Coupe will use the latest version of the company's front- and all-wheel drive architecture. The next-generation 1 Series hatch will ditch its current rear-wheel drive underpinnings for this platform too.
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Derek Fung