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2019 Peugeot Expert van recalled with two separate faults - UPDATE
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28th Sep 2020
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2019 Peugeot Expert van recalled with two separate faults - UPDATE

UPDATE, September 28 – Peugeot has added an additional 64 vehicles to its fuel line recall. Affected vehicles may see the fuel supply and return lines damaged as a result of movement between the pipes and body guidance ribs. The vehicles were available for sale in Australia between 1 April 2018 and 31 July 2019, expanding in the previous date range of 1 December 2018 to 31 March 2019.
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William Davis
2017 Ford Transit models recalled due to electrical fault
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27th Sep 2020
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2017 Ford Transit models recalled due to electrical fault

Ford Australia has issued a recall of 2775 examples of the Transit Custom van with (2017 and 2019 model years, or MY17 to MY19 in Ford-speak), and 347 examples of the 2017 Transit (MY17), due to the potential for an electric water pump to overheat.
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Ben Zachariah
Dieselgate: Fallout from emissions saga continues
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26th Sep 2020
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Dieselgate: Fallout from emissions saga continues

Eight more Volkswagen employees have been charged by German prosecutors for their alleged roles in the 'Dieselgate' saga. German authorities have continued their scrutiny of car manufacturers ever since Volkswagen was found to have used software to cheat diesel emissions laws back in 2015. The eight employees were charged with fraud, false certification, and other violations related to emissions laws, news agency Reuters reports.
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Ben Zachariah
Kumho receives design awards for airless and semi-airless tyres
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25th Sep 2020
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Kumho receives design awards for airless and semi-airless tyres

Korean tyre company Kumho has received accolades from the 2020 International Design Excellence Awards for two of its tyres. The first, called the e-NIMF, is an airless concept which the brand says mimics traditional pneumatic tyre characteristics – a difficult feat for airless tyres. As well as being maintenance-free, Kumho claims the e-NIMF can also be rejuvenated with new tread when worn down, reducing waste.
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Ben Zachariah
Honda Australia to hold lottery for Civic Type R Limited Edition slots
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25th Sep 2020
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Honda Australia to hold lottery for Civic Type R Limited Edition slots

Honda Australia has announced it will hold a lottery to decide which of its customers will get the chance to own a Civic Type R Limited Edition, the “purest expression of Civic Type R to date.” An allocation of just 20 vehicles will hit the local market and, of those, one will remain in Honda’s custody for promotional duties. The remaining 19 vehicles will be offered to the public.
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Kez Casey