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Cash for clunkers: new calls to get old cars off the road – UPDATE
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4th May 2020
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Cash for clunkers: new calls to get old cars off the road – UPDATE

UPDATE: This story, originally published May 5, has been updated with manufacturer comment. The car industry is preparing to lobby the Federal Government to introduce a “cash for clunkers” scheme to improve road safety and help the market recover from the longest sales slump since the Global Financial Crisis.
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Joshua Dowling
2020 Ford Puma ST teased
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4th May 2020
2 min read

2020 Ford Puma ST teased

Ford has teased what appears to be a sporty ST version of its 2020 Puma compact SUV in a new video posted to its Twitter account. Ford’s video shows distinctly Puma lines with tell-tale features of the brand’s sportier ST variants, including ST badging, alloy wheels, and Recaro sports seats. The new #FordST is coming, but are you quick enough to find it?Piece the new ST together, and let us know tagging @forduk with #FordST pic.twitter.com/pAWuirgnC4
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Liam Murphy
Remembering an electric trailblazer – the Mercedes-Benz 190E
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3rd May 2020
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Remembering an electric trailblazer – the Mercedes-Benz 190E

The forthcoming Mercedes-Benz EQS might be at the forefront of electric vehicle design and implementation, but the electrified three-pointed star may have shone a little less brightly if it wasn’t for a pioneering EV test 30 years ago this week, featuring none other than the W201 190E.
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James Ward
The 10 most Instagrammed supercars in the world
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2nd May 2020
2 min read

The 10 most Instagrammed supercars in the world

It could be argued that supercars exist primarily to do two things – go fast and get noticed. To the second point, the UK arm of price comparison site comparethemarket.com has conducted an analysis of just how head-turning certain supercars really are, from Bugatti's Veyron to Koenigsegg's Agera. The insurance experts turned to Instagram, where they looked at the top hashtags associated with various high-performance cars to see which models were mentioned most frequently.
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Susannah Guthrie
Tesla files patent for 1 million mile battery component
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2nd May 2020
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Tesla files patent for 1 million mile battery component

Electric vehicle specialist Tesla has filed a patent for a battery component it believes will be crucial in powering an electric car for 1 million miles (1.61 million kilometres) of driving. The patent application extends to a method of producing purer ‘single crystal’ nickel-cobalt-aluminium (NCA) electrodes for lithium-ion batteries.
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Liam Murphy