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2020 Audi A1 scores 5-star ANCAP rating
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31st Oct 2019
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2020 Audi A1 scores 5-star ANCAP rating

ANCAP has awarded the new-generation Audi A1 a five-star safety rating, making it the first light car to score top marks against the strict 2019 criteria. Based on tests carried out by sister firm Euro NCAP earlier this year, the new A1 scored an impressive 95 per cent for Adult Occupant Protection, 88 per cent before Child Occupant Protection, 73 per cent for Vulnerable Road User Protection, and 82 per cent for Safety Assist.
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James Wong
Euro NCAP releases safety ratings for 1 Series, 208, Cherokee
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10th Oct 2019
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Euro NCAP releases safety ratings for 1 Series, 208, Cherokee

European crash-testing authority Euro NCAP has released its latest round of safety ratings for a slew of new models, including the BMW 1 Series, Jeep Cherokee and Peugeot 208.
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James Wong
Renault Zoe supplies hit by shipping incident
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4th Aug 2019
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Renault Zoe supplies hit by shipping incident

A shipment of Renault Zoe electric vehicles has been damaged by an oil spill, creating a potential stock problem for Renault Australia. Renault had around 120 cars on the affected ship, some 75 of which were Zoes destined for both private and fleet buyers. Affected cars were quarantined when they arrived in July, and Renault says it's working with a team of experts to examine the damage.
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Scott Collie
Mini Rocketman: Compact EV coming in 2022
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10th Jul 2019
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Mini Rocketman: Compact EV coming in 2022

Hot on the heels of the Mini Cooper SE launch, reports from Europe claim the compact 2011 Rocketman concept could go into production as a China-focused EV next decade. According to Autocar, the three-door electric hatch would be built by a joint venture between Great Wall Motors and BMW in Jiangsu, China.
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Scott Collie