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Honda CR-Z trademark sparks speculation about a new hybrid sports car
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6th Aug 2020
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Honda CR-Z trademark sparks speculation about a new hybrid sports car

Honda may have a new CR-Z in the works, with American publication Motor Trend reporting the Japanese car company has filed the model name with the US Patent and Trademark Office. The Honda CR-Z was relatively short-lived – having been offered from 2010 to 2016 – and touted as the first production 'sports car' with a hybrid powertrain.
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Ben Zachariah
2021 Kia Stonic facelift unveiled, on sale in Australia late 2020
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5th Aug 2020
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2021 Kia Stonic facelift unveiled, on sale in Australia late 2020

The facelifted 2021 Kia Stonic compact SUV has been unveiled in Europe – ahead of its Australian showroom arrival in late 2020. While the Kia Stonic has been on sale in Europe since 2017, its Australian debut was timed to coincide with this mid-life styling and technology update. The Kia Stonic will sit below the popular Kia Seltos, as the Korean brand aims to fill every niche in the hotly-contested sub-$40,000 SUV segment.
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Alex Misoyannis
Carlos Ghosn safe after home damaged in Beirut explosion – report
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5th Aug 2020
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Carlos Ghosn safe after home damaged in Beirut explosion – report

Fugitive and former car company boss Carlos Ghosn and his family are reportedly safe following an explosion in Beirut overnight, but his house was "destroyed" according to Brazilian newspaper O Estado de São Paulo. Ghosn, the former CEO of Renault and Nissan, fled Japan in a dramatic escape on 31 December 2019, flying to his hometown of Beirut, Lebanon. Brazilian-born Ghosn grew up in Beirut from the age of six.
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Ben Zachariah
Is Volkswagen about to offer electric conversions of its classic cars?
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4th Aug 2020
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Is Volkswagen about to offer electric conversions of its classic cars?

Iconic classic Volkswagen models appear set to become available with the option of converted electric powertrains, if new trademarks filed in Europe are a guide. The classic model names Beetle, Golf, Kubel and, Karmann were all filed with the European Union Intellectual Property Office in late June, this time with the prefix “e-”. It is possible some of these names are being reserved for modern interpretations of the classic cars, rather than electrified original examples.
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William Davis
2021 MG 5 EV wagon: right-hand-drive ready, but ruled out for Australia
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4th Aug 2020
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2021 MG 5 EV wagon: right-hand-drive ready, but ruled out for Australia

A right-hand-drive version of the 2021 MG 5 EV wagon has been unveiled overseas, with the model expected in UK showrooms in October 2020. The MG 5 EV is based on the Roewe Ei5 (shown in these photos) – an electric wagon from Chinese car maker SAIC – and features a 52.5kWh battery powering an 85kW electric motor. MG claims the 5 EV wagon offers a maximum driving range of 344 kilometres on a single charge, based on the real-world driving cycle 'WLTP' test.
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Ben Zachariah
2021 Kia Sorento price and specs
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3rd Aug 2020
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2021 Kia Sorento price and specs

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Alex Misoyannis
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3rd Aug 2020
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2021 Kia Sorento price and specs

Kia Sorento 2020
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