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Porsche to resume 911 GT2 RS production after cargo ship sinks

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Porsche to resume 911 GT2 RS production after cargo ship sinks

A sunken cargo ship has forced Porsche to resume production of the GT2 RS, with customers in Brazil left awaiting the delivery of their twin-turbo'd 911 supercars...

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Next-gen Fiat 500 to go electric
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Next-gen Fiat 500 to go electric

Fiat will keep the 500 badge alive with an all-electric relaunch in Geneva next year, as FCA looks to sacrifice volume in favour of higher profit margins and some green-car credibility. Speaking with Auto Express, Fiat head and FCA marketing chief, Olivier Francois, said the new 500 will be "a new object. Totally electric"...


Fewer people are looking to buy new cars - Roy Morgan
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Fewer people are looking to buy new cars - Roy Morgan

New car sales are down in Australia at the moment, and the slowdown doesn't look like turning around any time soon. Research from Roy Morgan says the number of people looking to buy a new car is six per cent lower than the same time 12 months ago, the lowest level since November 2014. According to the latest survey data, a total of 2...


2019 Mazda CX-8 gets Apple CarPlay, price hike
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2019 Mazda CX-8 gets Apple CarPlay, price hike

Mazda has announced a number of small revisions for its CX-8, including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard, accompanied by a small price rise across the range. The 2019 version of the CX-8, which slots between the CX-5 and petrol-only CX-9, now gets the G-Vectoring Control (GVC Plus) system as standard, along with tyre-pressure monitoring and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto...


2020 Karma Revero teased
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2020 Karma Revero teased

Karma Automotive is bringing the Revero back, teasing the next-generation model ahead of its reveal at the Shanghai motor show next month. It'll be shown alongside the all-electric Vision concept, and a car developed alongside Pininfarina, all of which will feature some form of electrification...


Mitsubishi Triton: Jacked-up concept truck teased
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Mitsubishi Triton: Jacked-up concept truck teased

Mitsubishi is preparing a rough-and-tough Triton for the Bangkok motor show, but don't hold your breath for a Ranger Raptor rival just yet. Although it looks the part, the as-yet unnamed show car hasn't been confirmed for production. Cross your fingers and toes, then...


CarAdvice on YourMoney, 20 March 2019: What's on this week's show?
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CarAdvice on YourMoney, 20 March 2019: What's on this week's show?

On this week's episode of CarAdvice, Trent Nikolic and Paul Maric talk about fast BMWs, cycling lanes, and modifying off-roaders. First up, Alpina has revealed the B7 xDrive, a BMW 7 Series capable of hitting 330km/h when faced with a long enough stretch of road. The RACV has suggested bicycle superhighways could slash congestion in Melbourne...


Tesla drops Model 3 Mid Range battery
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Tesla drops Model 3 Mid Range battery

Tesla has continued playing musical chairs with its range, dropping the mid-range Model 3 from the line-up after just five months on sale. The option has been removed from Tesla's online configurator in markets where the new entry-level model is available, leaving the Standard Range, Long Range and dual-motor Performance for North American and Mexican buyers...


Around the Tracks: Formula 1, Tesla and Lotus
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Around the Tracks: Formula 1, Tesla and Lotus

When we're not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here's a handful of the articles, videos and social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand-new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay?


2017-19 Porsche Panamera recalled
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2017-19 Porsche Panamera recalled

Porsche has recalled the 2017-19 Panamera, over concerns about the brake wear warning light. According to the company, an issue with the car's software can mean the red brake wear warning light doesn't illuminate when the pads are worn out. Instead, only a yellow warning light will be shown, and can be dismissed by the driver...


Ford confirms 5000 European job losses, UK cuts to follow
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Ford confirms 5000 European job losses, UK cuts to follow

Ford has confirmed it'll cut more than 5000 jobs in Germany and an as-yet undisclosed number in the United Kingdom, launching a voluntary redundancy program for employees. "Through these programmes and other initiatives, Ford of Germany expects to reduce its headcount in excess of 5000 jobs, including temporary staff," the company said in a statement...


2014-14.5 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV recalled
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2014-14.5 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV recalled

Mitsubishi has recalled the MY2014 and MY2014.5 Outlander PHEV, over concerns about an airflow sensor in the internal-combustion engine. According to the company, the airflow sensor in the petrol engine could fail. If the problem occurs, the car's performance will be diminished, causing the EV warning lamp to come on...


2017-18 Audi A5 recalled
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2017-18 Audi A5 recalled

Audi has issued a very specific recall, over concerns about the tyres on a handful of 2017-18 Audi A5s. According to the company, cars fitted with a 20-inch wheel and Dunlop Sport Maxx RT Noise Shield 265/30 ZR20 tyres are at risk of 'tread chunking' in the 'top speed range permissible'...


2018-19 Porsche Cayenne recalled
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2018-19 Porsche Cayenne recalled

Porsche has recalled the 2018-19 Cayenne, over concerns about an issue with the brake wear warning light. According to the company, a problem with the car's software could mean the red brake wear warning light won't be illuminated continuously when the brake pads are worn. Only a yellow message, which can be dismissed, will be shown instead...


2018 Ford Escape ST-Line long-term review: City driving

2018 Ford Escape ST-Line long-term review: City driving

How does Ford's mid-sized SUV fare on the daily hustle?