PLUS: Victoria's driverless bus, Nissan's casting plant and a fan takes our Abarth for a week!
We have a special guest on the panel with Mandy Turner and Mike Stevens, this week: Melissa Ong is a CarAdvice reader, and she took our company-owned Abarth 595 for a week-long test drive. On the show, we chat about her experience with the little Italian firecracker.
In car news, Toyota is facing a class action lawsuit over faulty Takata airbags, the Ford Endura name has been confirmed to replace Territory, speed cameras rake in $1.1 billion in FY17 (to what end?), and reports reveal the next-gen Volkswagen Beetle could be electric and RWD.
Alice Anderson operated Australia's first all-women mechanic workshop in 1919, and the National Motor Museum celebrates her inspirational story.
Lastly, Tony Crawford gets topless reviewing the 2018 Mercedes-Benz E300 Cabriolet.
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