Kia EV6 recalled

Kia Australia has recalled 3948 examples of the EV6, as the electric SUV could lose power due to a software fault. A global recall for the fault was issued last month, affecting almost 170,000 Hyundai Motor Group electric vehicles (EVs) worldwide – including 56,016 Kia EV6s.  “Due to a software …

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Czech billionaire Daniel Křetínský prepares bid for Royal Mail owner

Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. Czech billionaire Daniel Křetínský is preparing a takeover bid for Royal Mail owner International Distributions Services, according to people familiar with the matter. Křetínský, a lawyer-turned-energy tycoon known as the …

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Ukraine’s air defence struggle highlights risks to Israel

Israel fended off hundreds of drones and missiles fired by Iran on Saturday using an enviable combination of its own sophisticated air defences and the critical support of western powers and Arab partners. But Israel may not be able to pull off that performance and sustain crucial outside support forever …

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Iran President To Visit Pakistan “Very Soon”, Says Shehbaz Sharif

News of the visit comes as the United States and its allies plan fresh sanctions against Iran Islamabad: Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi will visit Pakistan “very soon”, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said on Wednesday, as the Muslim neighbours look to mend ties after January’s tit-for-tat missile strikes at what they …

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Horror as Hezbollah fires rockets at Israel leaving six injured

Militant members of the Hezbollah group have reportedly fired missiles at a village in northern Israel, leaving at least six people injured. One of them would be seriously hurt. The rocket launched on Wednesday morning is said to have hit a building in Aramsha. One snap posted on social media …

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2024 Subaru Crosstrek 2.0X limited edition priced for Australia

A special edition Subaru Crosstrek will reach Australian showrooms in April, building on the base-spec model with extra kit. Priced at $36,990 before on-road costs, the 2.0X Special Edition is $2000 more than the base 2.0L. However, it adds the following standard equipment: 18-inch alloy wheels with gloss finish Dark …

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Biden calls for tripling of tariffs on Chinese steel

Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. US President Joe Biden is pushing for tariffs to triple on Chinese steel and aluminium, as he seeks to boost union support in the swing state of Pennsylvania. In a …

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Ukraine’s air defence struggle highights risks to Israel

Israel fended off hundreds of drones and missiles fired by Iran on Saturday using an enviable combination of its own sophisticated air defences and the critical support of western powers and Arab partners. But Israel may not be able to pull off that performance and sustain crucial outside support forever …

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