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Hyundai Santa Cruz ute could sell like a RAV4 or CR-V, claims product chief
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13th Jan 2016
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Hyundai Santa Cruz ute could sell like a RAV4 or CR-V, claims product chief

How well can the Hyundai Santa Cruz lifestyle ute sell? As well as two of the biggest-selling SUVs on the planet, according to the brand. Hyundai Motor America vice president of corporate and product planning, Mike O’Brien, told CarAdvice at the 2016 Detroit auto show that there’s serious potential for a vehicle of this type in the market.
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Matt Campbell
Buick Envision SUV hits Detroit, could preview new Holden Captiva
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13th Jan 2016
3 min read

Buick Envision SUV hits Detroit, could preview new Holden Captiva

As Holden rolls out what is likely to be the final update to its now streamlined Captiva range, the SUV that may be its replacement has debuted at the 2016 Detroit auto show. That model is the 2017 Buick Envision, revealed for the Chinese market early last year and confirmed for an American debut in just months later.
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Mike Stevens
Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Hellcat confirmed in Detroit
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12th Jan 2016
2 min read

Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Hellcat confirmed in Detroit

In news that will surprise few, the hotly anticipated Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Hellcat has been confirmed for a market launch in 2017. Talk of a Grand Cherokee even more powerful than the current 324kW 6.4-litre SRT model has been circulating since the supercharged 527kW 6.2-litre Dodge Challenger Hellcat and Charger Hellcat models appeared in 2014. Reports have previously hinted at an insider confirmation of the new model, but today’s developments mark the first ‘official’ word.
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Mike Stevens
Mercedes-Benz E-Class reversal: Autonomous tech coming to Australia from launch after all
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12th Jan 2016
2 min read

Mercedes-Benz E-Class reversal: Autonomous tech coming to Australia from launch after all

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan looks like it will launch in Australia around June with the full, comprehensive range of Drive Pilot autonomous driving technology after all. At this week’s global E-Class reveal in Detroit, Mercedes-Benz Australia said some autonomous tech would not be allowed in our market until 2017, because it needed to demonstrate the technology to get government approval to sell the cars.
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Mike Costello
Ford Mustang and Raptor to join LEGO Speed Champions lineup
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12th Jan 2016
1 min read

Ford Mustang and Raptor to join LEGO Speed Champions lineup

The 2016 Detroit Auto Show isn't just about big cars for big kids - Ford has announced it will also unveil two new LEGO kits at the show. Speed Champion sets ('Minifig' size) featuring the new 2016 Ford Mustang GT and 2016 Ford F150 Raptor will join Porsche, Ferrari and McLaren as licensed vehicles depicted by the world's most popular toy set. The Mustang kit (185 pieces) includes the car, driver and timing board.
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James Ward