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Volvo Set To Go Small With 20 Series Model Line

Volvo is considering adding an smaller model line to sit beneath its as yet unseen S40 and XC40 compact sedan and SUV ranges according to the company’s senior vice president, Lex Kerssemakers. In an interview with American publication Car and Driver, Kerssemakers discussed the Volvo model strategy saying “It’s pretty …

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Haval Shows Its Sporty Side With HB-03 Concept

Chinese SUV brand, Haval, has gone for maximum impact at the Shanghai Auto Show with its latest HB-03 Concept. As with the HB-02 plug-in hybrid concept that preceded it, the HB-03 sticks with Haval’s plug-in system which pairs a 1.5-litre turbo petrol motor with an electric motor powered by a …

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2017 Ford Transit And Transit Custom Add New Auto Option

As part of a range-wide update to the Ford Transit and Transit Custom commercial vans, a six-speed automatic transmission joins the range, plugging a major hole in Ford’s van line-up. Along with the new transmission Ford is also introducing a new 2.0-litre EcoBlue turbo diesel engine across the entire Transit …

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Mitsubishi Outlander And ASX Recalled For Loose Latch

Mitsubishi has issued two recalls in Australia this week, with one concerning its Outlander and ASX SUVs while the other targets the Pajero 4WD. For the Outlander and ASX, a total of 19,131 cars are on the recall list, built between April 2015 and March of last year. Mitsubishi says …

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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Recalled For Steering Shaft

Citroen has issued a recall in Australia this week for its C4 Cactus, due to a potential issue with a relay. The relay may interfere with the controls for the vehicle’s starter motor, causing the motor to engage when not required. If the vehicle is parked in-gear, an unexpected firing …

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LDV Reveals Further Details Of Its First SUV

The 2017 LDV D90 has had a full unveiling as part of the Shanghai Auto Show, hot on the heels of the seven-seat SUV’s Australian preview earlier this month. Set to go on sale locally from September, the D90 shares its ladder chassis with LDV’s T60 ute (first shown in …

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Audi e-tron Sportback – Next

Audi has pulled the covers from its new e-tron Sportback concept at the Shanghai Auto Show, previewing a production model scheduled to arrive in overseas markets from 2019. The new model will become Audi’s second dedicated EV offering, arriving in showrooms as a five-door liftback. For the concept at least, …

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2018 Lexus NX

Lexus has rolled out an early but subtle update to its NX medium SUV range as part of the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show. Lexus’ answer to the Audi Q5 and BMW X3 has been treated to its first facelift inside of three years after first going on sale, and although …

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