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Toyota RAV4: 436 cars affected by stop sale
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13th Nov 2019
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Toyota RAV4: 436 cars affected by stop sale

Toyota Australia has been forced to stop sales of its front-wheel drive RAV4 Cruiser SUV, after discovering some examples have been delivered with the wrong wheels. UPDATE - 2:00pm 13/11/2019: Toyota has provided additional detail about how owners of RAV4 Cruiser two-wheel drive vehicles with the wrong wheels fitted can have the problem rectified. The story has been updated with those details.
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Ireland plans to ban new petrol and diesel car sales from 2030
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18th Jun 2019
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Ireland plans to ban new petrol and diesel car sales from 2030

With its greenhouse gas emissions rising, the Irish government believes it is "way off course" from meeting its obligations under the Paris climate change accord. In order to combat this, it published a new Climate Action Plan at the beginning of the week. The 150-page report covers everything from waste management and agriculture to transport and energy generation.
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Scientists develop method of converting waste plastic into fuel
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14th Feb 2019
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Scientists develop method of converting waste plastic into fuel

Scientists at Purdue University in Indiana have discovered a way to turn polypropylene plastic waste into oil, which can then be turned into petrol or diesel fuel. As part of a paper published in Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, a team led by professor Linda Wang created the oil by adding pellets of purified polypropylene waste to supercritical water, an extremely hot and highly-pressurised form of the liquid.
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2018 Hyundai Santa Fe pricing and specs
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4th Jul 2018
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2018 Hyundai Santa Fe pricing and specs

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4th Jul 2018
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2018 Hyundai Santa Fe pricing and specs

Hyundai Santa Fe 2018
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Australian liquid fuels stocks up for assessment, as reserves sit below 50 days
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9th May 2018
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Australian liquid fuels stocks up for assessment, as reserves sit below 50 days

Josh Frydenberg, Minister for the Environment and Energy, has announced plans to assess Australian liquid fuel security for the first time since 2011. As a member of the International Energy Agency (IEA), Australia is obliged to hold 90 days worth of crude oil, liquified-petroleum gas, petrol, diesel and aviation fuel in reserve.
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Renault unveils new 1.3-litre turbocharged engine
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8th Dec 2017
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Renault unveils new 1.3-litre turbocharged engine

Renault has unveiled a new petrol engine, developed in tandem with Daimler and alliance partner Nissan. The new 1.3-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol mill will debut in the Scenic and Grand Scenic in Europe, with three separate trim levels offered: Energy TCe 115, Energy TCe 140 and Energy TCe 160.
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