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2020 Renault Trafic automatic now on sale
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20th Nov 2019
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2020 Renault Trafic automatic now on sale

Renault has finally added an automatic transmission to its big-selling Trafic van, reflecting a growing trend towards commercial buyers ditching three-pedal setups. The six-speed EDC (efficient dual-clutch) transmission is lifted from none other than the Megane RS hot hatch, which seems a counterintuitive choice. Then again, it's clearly designed for high-torque applications in both vehicles.
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Mike Costello
2019 Toyota Prado, HiAce recalled
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8th Oct 2019
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2019 Toyota Prado, HiAce recalled

Toyota Australia has issued a recall for 2714 vehicles across the 2019 model-year LandCruiser Prado, HiAce and HiAce Commuter model lines, over concerns of a fuel leak. The Japanese manufacturer reports a production fault may cause the fuel inlet pipe that connects the diesel fuel injector common rail may not be secured with a "lower than specified tightening torque", which "may allow fuel leakage".
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James Wong
2021 Volkswagen 'T7' spied
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31st Aug 2019
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2021 Volkswagen 'T7' spied

Photographers have snapped a development prototype believed to be an early mule for the next-generation Volkswagen T7 during testing in Europe. The German automotive giant has only just started releasing the various members of the updated T6.1 family, which includes the Caravelle, Multivan and Transporter, but the next iteration is on its way already.
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James Wong
2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter recalled
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20th Jun 2019
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2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter recalled

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James Wong
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20th Jun 2019
1 min read

2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter recalled

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2019
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James Wong
2020 Peugeot Boxer revealed for Europe, EV added
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11th Jun 2019
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2020 Peugeot Boxer revealed for Europe, EV added

Peugeot has detailed the updated Boxer van for Europe, headlined by revised Euro 6.2-compliant engines and the option of all-electric power. Scheduled to go on sale in the region later in 2019, the Boxer – which is the French version of the Fiat Ducato – will launch three new versions of its new 2.2-litre BlueHDi four-cylinder turbo-diesel from July 2019, ahead of mandatory compliance with the new Euro 6.2 emissions standard in September.
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James Wong
2018 Fiat Ducato recalled
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1st May 2019
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2018 Fiat Ducato recalled

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has issued a recall for the 2018 model-year Ducato van fitted with the 2.3-litre diesel over concerns vehicles could inadvertently lose power. According to the Italian manufacturer, affected units could have throttle bodies that have been incorrectly manufactured, which could see the intercooler sleeve detach and cause the the engine malfunction light to illuminate.
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James Wong