The week's top news stories: October 6, 2019

It's been a big week in car news. Here's what had people talking on CarAdvice.
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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.

Fiat Chrysler fined US$40 million for inflating sales figures

The US Securities and Exchange Commission claims FCA paid dealers to manipulate their sales data over a five-year period.

$40 million is a lot of money

Suzuki introduces five-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty

Along with the revised warranty, the Japanese brand has updated its capped-price service program.

No more conditions

2020 BMW X5 M, X6 M revealed

The hotted-up SUVs wade into battle with the M5's twin-turbocharged V8 and more aggressive styling.

Kids, buckle up

Audi RS3 sedan and hatch return delayed until 2020

Audi’s high performance hatchback and sedan were due on sale by the end of this year after production was paused in late 2018, but buyers will now need to wait until next year.

Five-cylinder fury will have to wait

Holden offering seven years free servicing on Acadia, Colorado 4x4, Trailblazer

The Lion Brand's latest move to lure buyers will run until the end of 2019, and is worth around $3000.

Holden is pushing to build sales

Holden posts lowest monthly sales since 1948

Australia’s former favourite has slipped to a new low as car sales slide for the 18th month in a row.

An historically rough month

VFACTS: September 2019 new car sales detailed

The Australian car market suffered its 18th consecutive month of sales decline, dropping 6.9 per cent in September.

The market continues to struggle

Hyundai introduces seven-year warranty

The first car maker to offer a five-year warranty in Australia has finally stepped up to seven years coverage, but only on certain models for a limited time.

But it's limited