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2017-19 Porsche Panamera recalled

Porsche has recalled the 2017-19 Panamera, over concerns about the brake wear warning light. According to the company, an issue with the car's software can mean the red brake wear warning light doesn't illuminate when the pads are worn out...

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Jaguar Land Rover recalling 44,000 vehicles for excessive emissions in the UK
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Jaguar Land Rover recalling 44,000 vehicles for excessive emissions in the UK

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has become the latest automaker to be called out over excessive emissions, with the British firm under fire from authorities for select models built between 2014 and 2018. A new report by industry journal, Automotive News Europe, the European Union's Safety Gate Rapex claims JLR vehicles with 2...


2020 Audi A6 Allroad spied
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2020 Audi A6 Allroad spied

The new-generation Audi A6 Allroad has been spied again, this time during cold-weather testing on the snowy roads of Europe. After previously being expected to debut at or around last week's Geneva motor show, it appears the A6 Allroad will be unveiled in the coming months, ahead of a European market launch either late this year or early next...


2018 Lexus IS300h, LS500, LS500h recalled
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2018 Lexus IS300h, LS500, LS500h recalled

Lexus Australia has issued a recall for the 2018 model-year IS300h, LS500 and LS500h this week, over concerns models fitted with run-flat tyres could experience unexpected deflation. The Japanese marque reports affected vehicles could have tyres subject to an improper assembly process, which could see a crack develop in the sidewall reinforcement layer...


2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate recalled
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2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate recalled

Mercedes-Benz has recalled seven examples of the 2018 E-Class Estate, over concerns the rear spoiler could separate from the body. According to the company, the right-hand side of the spoiler on the tailgate mightn't have been correctly fastened. If the condition occurs, there's a risk the spoiler will detach completely from the car while driving, putting the driver and other road users at an increased risk of accident...


Acura RLX/Honda Legend replacement could debut at Pebble Beach - report
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Acura RLX/Honda Legend replacement could debut at Pebble Beach - report

Acura, premium division of Japanese brand Honda, is said to be preparing something special for the 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. In a new report by the USA's Car and Driver, it's claimed Acura will show a production-ready concept at the event, inspired by the Precision concept shown at the 2016 Detroit motor show (pictured)...


2020 Buick LaCrosse revealed for China
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2020 Buick LaCrosse revealed for China

General Motors (GM) has taken the covers off its updated Buick LaCrosse sedan for the Chinese market, which sports a far more upmarket design than the vehicle it replaces. After being leaked in November last year, we get a clearer look at the final design of the large sedan, which looks like a mix of the smaller Buick Regal (sold here as the Holden Commodore) and the Mazda 6...


Ford Taurus: Production ends for American sedan
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Ford Taurus: Production ends for American sedan

The Ford Taurus is officially dead in North America, after more than three decades on sale and over 8 million examples produced. It marks the start of a new era for the Blue Oval, which is now shifting its focus to crossovers and utilities in the US – spelling the end of all its passenger models bar the Mustang sports car...


2014-15 Maserati Ghibli, Quattroporte recalled
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2014-15 Maserati Ghibli, Quattroporte recalled

Maserati has recalled a handful of 2014-15 Ghibli and Quattroporte models over concerns about an issue with the fuel lines. According to the company, some petrol-powered vehicles may be fitted with fuel lines damaged during the manufacturing process, creating a risk of fuel leaks. If the issue occurs, the engine could catch fire...


2019 Mercedes-Benz S400d L review
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2019 Mercedes-Benz S400d L review

If the standard S-Class wasn't long enough, the S400d L combines length with torque and luxury. What more could you want?

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$226,000

Audi A6, A7, A8, Q5 plug-in hybrids revealed - UPDATE
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Audi A6, A7, A8, Q5 plug-in hybrids revealed - UPDATE

Audi has revealed its new range of plug-in hybrids, based on various model lines including the A6, A7, A8 and Q5. UPDATE, 25/2/19: Audi's local division has released a statement regarding the introduction of the new PHEV models in Australia...


Ford recalls 1.48 million F-150 trucks in the US
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Ford recalls 1.48 million F-150 trucks in the US

Ford Motor Company has made three separate safety recalls in North America, the largest being 1.48 million F-150 pick-up trucks for potentially faulty transmissions. The manufacturer says F-150 models fitted with the six-speed automatic transmission from 2011-13 may experience an "intermittent loss of the transmission output speed sensor signal to the powertrain control module, potentially resulting in a temporary, unintended downshift into first gear"...


2020 Holden Commodore spied
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2020 Holden Commodore spied

The updated Opel Insignia – known locally as the Holden Commodore – has been snapped by photographers this week in Europe, giving an early look as to what to expect from the mid-life refresh. From what we can see in the images, the Commodore/Insignia has most of its changes focused around the front end, with minimal camouflage at the rear...


2020 Alpina B7 xDrive revealed
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2020 Alpina B7 xDrive revealed

Alpina Automobiles has taken the wraps off the updated 2020 B7 xDrive, based on the facelifted BMW 7 Series limousine. Like the vehicle on which it's based, the B7 gets a host of design revisions including new lights and bumpers, along with a revised interior incorporating the latest BMW driver assistance and infotainment systems...


Tesla drops 75D versions of Model S, Model X
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Tesla drops 75D versions of Model S, Model X

Tesla will be dropping the entry-level versions of the Model S and Model X from January 14, the company's CEO has confirmed via Twitter – as usual. Elon Musk tweeted that customers have until the end of the coming weekend (ending January 13) to place their order for a 75kWh Model S or Model X...


Volvo V40 and S90 axed, V90 'on the backburner'
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Volvo V40 and S90 axed, V90 'on the backburner'

Volvo Australia has quietly dropped the V40 and S90 from the local line-up, and has officially said the standard V90 is "on the backburner" after being delayed several times. Speaking with CarAdvice, the company's local PR boss, Greg Bosnich, confirmed the ageing V40 has been dropped though some demonstrator stock remains in dealers...


2014-16 Tesla Model S recalled for Takata airbags
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2014-16 Tesla Model S recalled for Takata airbags

Tesla has initiated its recall for the 2014-16 model-year Model S as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. Like other Takata-related recalls, the fault revolves around airbags propellant that could degrade over time due to exposure to high temperatures and humidity...


JLR initiates Takata recall for MY2017 models
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JLR initiates Takata recall for MY2017 models

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has commenced the next phase of its Takata airbag recall in Australia, issuing notices for the 2017 model-year Jaguar XE, XF and F-Pace, along with the Land Rover Discovery Sport. All vehicles affected by this notice are being asked back for their driver's side airbags, which can experience degradation of their inflator propellant if they are exposed to high temperatures and humidity over time...


Mercedes-Benz C-, E- and S-Class to stay closely styled for next generation
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Mercedes-Benz C-, E- and S-Class to stay closely styled for next generation

The chief designer of Mercedes-Benz says that the current strong aesthetic similarities between the C-Class, E-Class and S-Class will be carried forward into the next-generation of vehicles despite some calls that the three model lines look too similar to the untrained eye. “We will always make sure these three limos speak one language,” said the brand’s design boss Gordon Wagner...


2016-18 Porsche Panamera recalled
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2016-18 Porsche Panamera recalled

Porsche Australia has issued a recall notice for the 2016-18 Panamera sedan over concerns a software fault could lead to a loss of power steering. The German marque reports power steering assistance may "become unavailable sporadically" as a result of the programming error, which will require "greater force" to turn the steering wheel...