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Welcome to episode 3 of the CarAdvice.com podcast! If you missed last week’s episode, or you’d like to know more about the show, catch our earlier articles here.

Last week’s show continued on from the successful first episode with impressive download numbers on iTunes, SoundCloud and our other social and podcast platformsAgain, we owe you all a huge thanks for listening in and offering great feedback.

This week, Paul Maric and Mandy Turner are joined by CarAdvice.com Associate Publisher, James Ward, to explore the news and reviews of the past week. As always, there’s also a fair bit of rabbiting-on.

What happened in this week’s episode? 

Toyota announced it would end production of its Prado-based FJ Cruiser after 10 years on the global stage. Will we see another..?

Nissan and Mitsubishi made a huge announcement that the former will become the latter’s single largest shareholder in the very near future. Nissubishi here we come!

Great news for business owners this week, with the Ford Transit and Mercedes-Benz Vito both awarded five-star ANCAP safety ratings. Will the other players follow suit?

Mazda’s all-new CX-9 SUV, launching here soon, has received so many enquiries in Australia that it’s become even more popular than the little MX-5 sports car!

Indian manufacturer Mahindra launched the automatic version of its XUV500 SUV in Australia, while Chinese SUV company Haval revealed a pair of future-previewing concepts in Beijing.

Wardy walks us through his review of the new Subaru Outback, which he awarded a huge 9 out of 10. What makes it so appealing? Listen in here, and read the review here.

The team chats with Karla Leech, communications manager for Mazda Australia about the company’s coming offerings and how it’s doing in Australia so far this year.

Paul investigates the numbers behind speed cameras and explores: are they effective?

We hope you enjoy the show, and please feel free to leave some feedback below!


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