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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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2020 Suzuki Jimny recalled with potential water leak – UPDATE: Four more cars potentially affected
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28th May 2021
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2020 Suzuki Jimny recalled with potential water leak – UPDATE: Four more cars potentially affected

UPDATE, 29 May 2021: Four further examples of the 2020 Suzuki Jimny have been recalled, with the Japanese manufacturer citing an existing windshield fault. You can view vehicle identification numbers for the most recent recall here. 26 May 2021: Suzuki Australia has recalled 13 examples of its 2020 Jimny SUV, citing the potential for water leakage through the windshield. The affected vehicles were sold between 1 September 2020 and 1 March 2021 (Model Year 2020).
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2021 Jaguar E-Pace recalled with seatbelt fault
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24th May 2021
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2021 Jaguar E-Pace recalled with seatbelt fault

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) Australia has recalled 133 examples of its 2021 Jaguar E-Pace small SUV, citing a potential fault with the seatbelt pre-tensioner. The affected vehicles were sold between 16 June 2020 and 24 February 2021 (Model Year 2021).
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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA recalled with airbag fault
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26th Apr 2021
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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA recalled with airbag fault

Mercedes-Benz Australia has recalled 13 examples of its GLA SUV in Australia, citing a potential fault with the airbag deployment system. The affected vehicles were sold between 1 June 2020 and 29 October 2020 (Model Year 2020).
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Dieselgate: Volkswagen loses appeal, Australian Federal Court upholds $125 million fine
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12th Apr 2021
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Dieselgate: Volkswagen loses appeal, Australian Federal Court upholds $125 million fine

Volkswagen has lost a Federal Court appeal against a $125 million fine handed down in the wake of the 'Dieselgate' saga. Volkswagen and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) had originally agreed to a $75 million fine, but in December 2019 the Federal Court described the fine as "manifestly inadequate", increasing it to $125 million.
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