PLUS: Fabia and Sorento, Holden Dream Cruise, Kona v C-HR, Toyota is the focus of Bullsh*t Spin of the Week, and win a Holden gift pack!

Mandy Turner and Paul Maric are on the panel this week, as they bring you the latest car news.

It includes Polestar 1 being unveiled, GM CEO sharing her concerns over China’s planned petrol and diesel car ban. Also, Lexus NX and CT200h pricing and specs have been released, the Volkswagen Scirocco was put into retirement this week, and the Volkswagen Amarok V6 sets a record at WTAC.

James Wong reviews the base-spec Skoda Fabia.

Bullshit Spin of the Week takes aim at the Toyota Concept-i trio.

We talk to the Event Director of the World Solar Challenge, Chris Selwood, who talks about solar-powered cars driving from Adelaide to Darwin.


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Curt Dupriez compares the Hyundai Kona and Toyota C-HR, and Mike Stevens reviews the 2018 Kia Sorento.

Paul attended the Holden Dream Cruise in South Australia and had a short chat with Holden Managing Director, Mark Bernhard.

To celebrate the history of Holden in Australia, we have a Holden gift pack to give away. To enter, email us at podcast@caradvice.com, and a winner will be picked at random.