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2019 Mini JCW now WLTP-compliant
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20th Dec 2018
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2019 Mini JCW now WLTP-compliant

Mini has detailed the mildly-updated JCW Hatch for Europe, complete with a new particulate filter helping it meet Euro 6d-Temp emissions regulations on the tough WLTP test cycle. Power still comes from a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine making 170kW/320Nm, hooked up to a six-speed manual transmission as standard. An eight-speed automatic is also be available.
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Scott Collie
Audi RS3 production halted due to WLTP, set to resume in 2019
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27th Aug 2018
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Audi RS3 production halted due to WLTP, set to resume in 2019

Audi has stopped production of the RS3 Sportback and sedan due to the new Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP), with the models currently unavailable to order in Australia. The brand's local arm confirmed the news this week with CarAdvice, after a keen-eyed reader noticed the Sportback (hatch) and sedan versions of Audi's hottest small car were no longer listed on the Australian website. Shaun Cleary, corporate communications manager for Audi's local division, said:
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Volkswagen planning short factory closures due to WLTP - report
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27th Jun 2018
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Volkswagen planning short factory closures due to WLTP - report

Volkswagen will close its factory in Wolfsburg for one or two days per week between August and late September, as it tackles problems caused by the new Worldwide Light vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP).
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