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New Kia Sorento SUV to get blind-spot camera
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13th May 2020
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New Kia Sorento SUV to get blind-spot camera

The new-generation 2020 Kia Sorento SUV is poised to get blind-zone camera technology on top-end models. Utilising a wide-angle, high-definition camera under each side mirror, the technology shows vehicles in the adjacent lanes that would normally be in a driver’s blind-spot.
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2021 Mercedes S-Class limousine leaked on Instagram
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12th May 2020
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2021 Mercedes S-Class limousine leaked on Instagram

The new Mercedes S-Class has been exposed inside and out in the first revealing images of the flagship limousine. The photos of the 2021 Mercedes S-Class posted by Spanish spy agency Cochespias on Instagram show a car wearing little external disguise – and detailed interior shots – for the first time.
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Lotus working on vehicle-to-grid technology
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12th May 2020
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Lotus working on vehicle-to-grid technology

English sports car maker Lotus has partnered with Centrica plc – parent company of British Gas, the largest energy supplier in the UK – to develop what could be vehicle-to-grid technology. In a statement, Lotus says the venture will “[make] the car an extension of the home, capable of storing electricity, minimising emissions and generating new income by providing services to the energy market”.
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Tesla defied COVID-19 lockdown orders, began making cars over the weekend
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11th May 2020
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Tesla defied COVID-19 lockdown orders, began making cars over the weekend

Electric car specialist Tesla defied coronavirus lockdown orders and had already restarted production over the weekend as it commenced legal action to reopen – an exclusive report by The Verge revealed, which the company has since confirmed. Tesla production line workers had contacted the US website on condition of anonymity.
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Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series recalled due to fire risk
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11th May 2020
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Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series recalled due to fire risk

Toyota Australia has issued a recall for 22,971 of its LandCruiser 70 Series models built between 13 June 2016 and 5 November 2018 due to an increased risk of fire. Toyota’s recall says that – due to the design of the exhaust pipe heat shield – vegetation may accumulate during off-road usage if the debris is not routinely removed.
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