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2018-2019 Renault Master van recalled with fire risk
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7th Jun 2021
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2018-2019 Renault Master van recalled with fire risk

Renault Australia has recalled 266 examples of its Master van, citing a potential fault with a potential fire risk. The affected vehicles were sold between 2 January 2018 and 31 December 2019 (Model Year 2018 and 2019). The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says: “The fuel hose may come into contact with the engine. This may lead to fuel hose wear and a fuel leak.”
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2018-2021 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van recalled with brake fault
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24th May 2021
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2018-2021 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van recalled with brake fault

Mercedes-Benz Australia has recalled 2882 examples of its VS30-series Sprinter van, citing a potential fault with brake system. The affected vehicles were sold between 8 August 2018 and 22 December 2020 (Model Years 2018-2021). The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says: “Brake fluid may leak internally at the rear axle brake calliper over time – as a result, air may enter the rear brake system."
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William Davis
Ford to launch new European-built small van in 2023, electric version due in 2024
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28th Apr 2021
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Ford to launch new European-built small van in 2023, electric version due in 2024

Ford has announced it will commence production of a new 'light commercial vehicle' in 2023, with an all-electric variant to follow in 2024. The identity of the vehicle remains unknown, however Automotive News Europe suggests it will be a replacement for the Transit Courier van sold in Europe, which rides on the previous-generation Fiesta city car's platform, and would celebrate its ninth birthday in 2023 – aligning with Ford's circa-10-year life-cycle for its smaller vans.
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Alex Misoyannis
2021 Volkswagen Caddy price and specs
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7th Apr 2021
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2021 Volkswagen Caddy price and specs

Australian pricing and specification details of the 2021 Volkswagen Caddy range have been announced. On sale in July, the fifth-generation Caddy rides on Volkswagen's now-ubiquitous MQB modular architecture, and brings with it efficient Euro 6 diesel engines, modern interior technologies and advanced driver assistance features (a total of 17) derived from the brand's latest passenger cars and SUVs.
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