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Audi standing by diesel power – for now
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14th Mar 2017
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Audi standing by diesel power – for now

Diesel has come under some criticism in recent years, and in markets like Europe where diesel penetration is up to 90 per cent in some regions, that’s been a hard pill to swallow.
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Matt Campbell
Ferrari wait times too long: Marchionne
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13th Mar 2017
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Ferrari wait times too long: Marchionne

Italian supercar manufacturer Ferrari has a problem (the same problem its always had), demand simply exceeds supply. Ordinarily, it’s a nice problem to have, but the demand for the prancing horse has never been greater, and now, even loyal Ferrari owners are missing out. Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne believes the company’s time-honoured policy of building fewer cars than it could otherwise sell, “probably needs to be re-examined, if we’re to maintain our strong customer following”.
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Anthony Crawford
SsangYong XAVL concept revealed
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12th Mar 2017
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SsangYong XAVL concept revealed

The SsangYong XAVL concept has been revealed at the Geneva motor show this week, previewing the Korean brand's future design direction and its next-generation of SUVs. XAVL stands for 'eXciting Authentic Vehicle Long', with the show car being a mid-size SUV with three rows of seating - similar to a Nissan X-Trail or Mitsubishi Outlander in terms of size.
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James Wong
Kia Stinger: ‘a modern Gran Turismo’ inspired by Maserati
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9th Mar 2017
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Kia Stinger: ‘a modern Gran Turismo’ inspired by Maserati

Apart from being “probably the sportiest production car” Kia’s chief designer has ever penned, Gregory Guillaume says the Kia Stinger is also very much a modern interpretation of iconic Gran Turismo models from the 1970s. Speaking to Australian media at the Geneva motor show this week, Guillaume said that while building a traditional, two-door sports car would be a fun project, he’s smitten with the four-door, rear-drive Kia Stinger.
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David Zalstein
Tata Tamo Racemo sports car unveiled
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8th Mar 2017
1 min read

Tata Tamo Racemo sports car unveiled

The Tata Tamo Racemo is small two-seat mid-engine sports car, and made its debut at the 2017 Geneva motor show. Developed by Tata Motors' Tamo division, an "incubating centre of innovation", the Racemo is built upon the new MOFlex Multi-Material Sandwich structure, which Tata says not only enables "greater freedom in surface design" but also has a large degree of "modularity and faster time to market".
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Derek Fung