Audi and Skoda not included in VW DSG recall
17 Nov 2013

Skoda and Audi owners in DSG recall

VW Group has told Practical Motoring this morning (November 18) that only a small number of Skodas and Audis fitted with the companies’ seven-speed DSG gearbox (DQ200), will be getting recall notices for replacement of synthetic oil.

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Subaru Legacy/Liberty reveal at LA Motor Show
16 Nov 2013

New Subaru Legacy (Liberty) concept at LA Motor Show

The Subaru Legacy (Liberty) Concept will make its world premiere at the 2013 Los Angeles Motor Show on Wednesday 20 November (in just four days time), hinting at the design direction for an all-new version of Subaru’s flagship Legacy (known as the Liberty here in Australia) model.

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Volkswagen's DSG woes continue with recall of seven-speed DSG models
15 Nov 2013

VW recalls – DSG gearbox woes continue

VW’s seven-speed DSG problems do not appear to be over as the company also announces separate recalls of Amarok and Tiguan models.

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Nissan Qashqai development presented in a new video
15 Nov 2013

Nissan Qashqai development story in video

Nissan has been busy refreshing all of its models and today released a video looking at the design and engineering that went into taking the new Nissan Qashqai from concept to creation.

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Nissan 370Z coupe and roadster now $10,000 cheaper
14 Nov 2013

Nissan 370Z now $10k cheaper

The Nissan 370Z Coupe and Roadster has had its list price cut by more than $10,000, with Nissan announcing, today, new pricing for the iconic sports car.

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Vintage Adventurer sets off on Ocean2Ocean Challenge
14 Nov 2013

Vintage Adventurer to set new driving record

Australia’s ‘Vintage Adventurer’ Rod Wade is making a second attempt at setting a new world record for driving a pre-war car from New York to California next week.

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New Lexus CT 200h to be revealed at Chinese motor show
14 Nov 2013

Wraps taken off refreshed Lexus CT 200h in China

Lexus will unveil the new CT 200h at the 2013 Guangzhou Motor Show next week, on November 21. Teaser images show a slightly breathed on exterior design which includes the new Lexus signature spindle grille, and new design alloy wheels and changes to the rear of the car have also been unveiled.

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All-electric Kia Soul to on sale in 2014
14 Nov 2013

Kia has an electric Soul

An all-electric version of the Kia Soul – badged the EV and with a potential range of 200km on one overnight charge – is slated to go on sale during the second half of next year, and will be the first electrically-driven, zero-emissions family car Kia has sold outside its homeland.

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