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2021 Mercedes-Benz EQS prototype photographed
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31st Jan 2020
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2021 Mercedes-Benz EQS prototype photographed

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William Stopford
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31st Jan 2020
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2021 Mercedes-Benz EQS prototype photographed

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William Stopford
CES 2020: Mercedes-Benz unveils Vision AVTR autonomous concept car
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7th Jan 2020
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CES 2020: Mercedes-Benz unveils Vision AVTR autonomous concept car

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a new autonomous concept car at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, debuting what it calls the VISION AVTR as part of Daimler CEO Ola Källenius' keynote speech. Inspired by James Cameron's 2009 blockbuster film Avatar, Mercedes-Benz went so far as to partner with the film's creators to design the AVTR (an abbreviation of 'Advanced Vehicle Transformation').
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Honda Augmented Driving Concept unveiled
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19th Dec 2019
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Honda Augmented Driving Concept unveiled

The Honda Augmented Driving Concept, as well as a number of new technologies, will be on display at the automaker's stand at CES 2020, which takes place in Las Vegas next January. The Augmented Driving Concept is a roadster that can be changed from autonomous to manual driving at the flick of a switch.
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Queensland: $1000 fines for in-car phone use, phone-monitoring cameras coming
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29th Nov 2019
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Queensland: $1000 fines for in-car phone use, phone-monitoring cameras coming

Being caught using a mobile phone while driving in Queensland is about to get a lot more expensive. The Queensland Government has announced any driver caught using a mobile phone behind the wheel will be fined $1000 and four demerit points. For drivers caught twice within 12 months, double demerit points apply and they may now lose their licence. Queensland will also trial cameras recently introduced in New South Wales to detect mobile phone usage.
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William Stopford
Bentley V8 engine turns 60
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17th Nov 2019
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Bentley V8 engine turns 60

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Scott Collie
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17th Nov 2019
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Bentley V8 engine turns 60

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Scott Collie
Hyundai reveals more advanced noise cancellation tech
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12th Nov 2019
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Hyundai reveals more advanced noise cancellation tech

Darcy Foster • Hyundai has announced a major development in its Active Noise Control (ANC) technology. Rather than relying on traditional methods of sound insulation, Hyundai’s new Road Noise Active Noise Control (RANC) monitors cabin volume to adjust engine and road noise. The brand's current technology could only reduce noise when the sound coming in is constant and predictable, limiting its effectiveness.
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Toyota: Apple CarPlay retrofit $199 for selected models
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31st Oct 2019
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Toyota: Apple CarPlay retrofit $199 for selected models

Toyota Australia has finally rolled out its Apple CarPlay and Android Auto retrofit program, along with announcing the standard fitment of the smartphone mirroring systems across its new-generation model lines. From November 1, existing owners of the Camry, Corolla, Granvia, HiAce, Prius and RAV4 will be able to upgrade their vehicles' infotainment systems – costing $199 for Camry, Corolla and Prius, while Granvia, HiAce and RAV4 retrofits will be free of charge.
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