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Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download
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26th Nov 2019
1 min read

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word. Today's download: LISTEN: Car News Daily podcastLISTEN: Automotive Industry Insights podcastLISTEN: Reverse Gear podcastMORE: All CarAdvice podcasts
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Mandy Turner
BMW buybacks have started in Australia following suspected fatality involving Takata airbags
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25th Nov 2019
3 min read

BMW buybacks have started in Australia following suspected fatality involving Takata airbags

BMW is believed to be the first car company in Australia to buy back a batch of used cars affected by a recall of potentially deadly Takata airbags. Earlier this month BMW and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) issued a warning pleading with owners of 12,663 BMWs to stop driving their cars immediately following a fatality and a serious injury crash suspected of being linked to a new type of Takata airbag not previously recalled.
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Joshua Dowling
BMW poised to introduce Apple CarPlay and Android Auto across the range, and scrap subscription fees
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25th Nov 2019
2 min read

BMW poised to introduce Apple CarPlay and Android Auto across the range, and scrap subscription fees

German carmaker BMW is expected to finally roll out Apple CarPlay across its entire range and scrap costly subscription fees from next year – and introduce Android Auto for the first time. BMW is the only car company to charge a hefty $479 over three years for the Apple CarPlay smartphone mirroring technology – on models it is available – even though it’s standard on a $15,990 Kia Picanto.
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Joshua Dowling
2020 BMW M550i: 'Pure' V8 sedan priced from $134,900
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24th Nov 2019
2 min read

2020 BMW M550i: 'Pure' V8 sedan priced from $134,900

The BMW M550i xDrive will be a cut-price M5 alternative in Australia, with the twin-turbo V8 sedan kicking off at $134,900 before on-road costs when it arrives early in 2020. The entry-level M550i xDrive will be badged Pure, a label previously reserved for pared-back M3 and M2 variants, and will undercut the fully-specced M550i xDrive by $15,000.
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Scott Collie
The week's top news stories: November 24, 2019
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23rd Nov 2019
2 min read

The week's top news stories: November 24, 2019

Darcy Foster • 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. Elon Musk has confirmed Tesla will build another of its huge factories in Germany. Ich bin ein Berliner
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Bloodhound LSR tops 1000km/h in testing
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23rd Nov 2019
2 min read

Bloodhound LSR tops 1000km/h in testing

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23rd Nov 2019
2 min read

Bloodhound LSR tops 1000km/h in testing

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