It's been a big week in the world of Tesla, from car fires to self-driving – with a longer range Model S and Model X in between.
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The automotive news wheel is always turning. If you’re not constantly checking CarAdvice – which you should be doing, by the way – it can be easy for some headlines to slip through the cracks.

To make sure you haven’t missed anything important, we’ve gathered what we reckon are the hottest news stories from this week, right here. Check them out, and let us know what caught your eye.


Lincoln not coming to Australia, but will build cars in China

New models, well-regarded interiors, and a focus on luxury have seen sales improve, but the brand remains focussed on its current markets.

Would you like a Lincoln?


Tesla full self-driving computer revealed

The chip will support the self-driving plans Tesla announced as part of its Master Plan Part II, and is designed to put chip makers like Nvidia in the shade.

'The best chip in the world' according to Elon Musk


2019 Haval H9 pricing and specs: AEB standard range-wide

Chinese manufacturer adds essential safety tech to all versions of its ladder-frame 4x4, and also adds a new entry-level variant of its baby H2.

Go on, Haval look. We'll leave...


2019 Audi S5 TDI revealed

The four-ringed marque is continuing to roll out performance diesels, claimed to be the 'ideal combination of efficiency and sportiness'.

But it isn't for us!


2019 Tesla Model S, Model X get a range boost

Fresh motor hardware and lots of small tweaks have eked out more range from the Tesla Model S and Model X, the former of which can do almost 600km on a charge.

That's a long way


Ford to build electric car on Rivian platform

The Blue Oval will also invest US$500 million ($700 million) in the startup automaker, and take a seat on the board of directors.

Ford's hopping on the skateboard


Volkswagen Golf Mk8 global launch delayed until late February 2020

Bugs related to a new software system, which includes over-the-air updates, are said to be responsible for the late launch.

Tee time has been pushed back


2019 Peugeot Expert pricing and specs

The new mid-sized French van arrives with high levels of active safety tech and three powertrain options.

Expert or amateur?