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Hyundai forms Urban Air Mobility Division
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2nd Oct 2019
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Hyundai forms Urban Air Mobility Division

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a… Hyundai. Well, there aren't any flying Hyundais yet. But the Korean automaker has established an Urban Air Mobility Division, appointing aeronautics engineer Dr. Jaiwon Shin as the head. While other automakers are thinking laterally about the future of transportation, looking at ride-sharing services and autonomous vehicles, Hyundai is thinking vertically.
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Hyundai developing central armrest airbag
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20th Sep 2019
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Hyundai developing central armrest airbag

Your next Hyundai or Kia could feature a new type of side-impact protection, with the Hyundai Motor Group revealing a front armrest-mounted side impact airbag. The new airbag is designed to stop head injuries caused by front passengers colliding with each other, or hard objects in the cabin. Research quoted by Hyundai claims 'secondary' impacts in the cabin are responsible for 45 per cent of head injuries in side-impact collisions.
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Scott Collie
Tesla adds web-surfing function to infotainment systems
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1st Sep 2019
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Tesla adds web-surfing function to infotainment systems

Mobile phones are huge nowadays but sometimes you just want to view a website on a bigger screen, and a Tesla’s touch screen certainly dwarfs your phone. To satisfy those of you who want to browse the internet in your Tesla, the company is deploying an over-the-air software update that’ll allow Aussie owners to do just that. The functionality was previously available only in overseas markets.
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William Stopford
2021 Formula 1 race car revealed
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24th Aug 2019
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2021 Formula 1 race car revealed

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24th Aug 2019
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2021 Formula 1 race car revealed

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BMW ConnectedDrive: Adaptive cruise control, high-beam assist added to app store
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20th Aug 2019
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BMW ConnectedDrive: Adaptive cruise control, high-beam assist added to app store

If you check your bank statement, you’ll probably notice a lot of separate subscription fees. From Netflix to Spotify, seemingly everything is now following the subscription model. BMW is now extending this to technical features in your car. UPDATE, 21/8/19: BMW Australia has issued a statement regarding the new subscription model for adaptive cruise control and adaptive high-beam. See bottom of article for details.
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William Stopford
Audi connect plus launches in Australia
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7th Aug 2019
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Audi connect plus launches in Australia

Audi Australia is rolling out its next generation of connectivity services, Audi connect plus. The first vehicles to offer connect plus in Australia will be the new A6, as well as the A7, A8 and Q8.
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