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Time Machine Tuesday: 11 November, 2019
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12th Nov 2019
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Time Machine Tuesday: 11 November, 2019

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12th Nov 2019
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Time Machine Tuesday: 11 November, 2019

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Hyundai Australia appoints new CEO
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12th Nov 2019
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Hyundai Australia appoints new CEO

Hyundai has replaced its Australian CEO, JW Lee, after three years in the role. He will move into a new "international markets role" at Hyundai Motor Company headquarters in Seoul, South Korea. Since his appointment, sales for Hyundai in Australia have fallen from 101,555 in 2016, to 97,013 in 2017, and 94,187 last year. Year-to-date in 2019 the brand is sitting on 73,944 reported sales, down 8.2 per cent on the same point in 2018, amid an overall market decline of 8 per cent.
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Maserati GranTurismo production ends with Zéda special
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12th Nov 2019
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Maserati GranTurismo production ends with Zéda special

Darcy Foster • The final Maserati GranTurismo has rolled off the assembly line, as the long-running grand tourer is put to rest. Named the Zéda, the model is built to celebrate the production life of the GranTurismo and is said to unite the past, present and future of Maserati as it looks to the electrified future.
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Around the Tracks: Manuals, silly utes, and Dan Ricciardo talks movies
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11th Nov 2019
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Around the Tracks: Manuals, silly utes, and Dan Ricciardo talks movies

Darcy Foster • 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?
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Mercedes-Benz G-Class EV: Daimler confirms iconic off-roader is going electric
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11th Nov 2019
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Mercedes-Benz G-Class EV: Daimler confirms iconic off-roader is going electric

Darcy Foster • Mercedes-Benz has confirmed an electric G-Class is on the horizon, and says there’s a long future ahead for the long-running off-roader. Sascha Pallenberg, head of digital transformation at Daimler, last week confirmed a battery-powered version of the Mercedes-Benz’s iconic off-roader is coming on social media. Pallenberg quoted Daimler CEO Ola Kallenius, who said “there will be a zero-emission #EV version of the #MercedesBenz G-Class”.
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2019-20 Holden Astra, Commodore recalled
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10th Nov 2019
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2019-20 Holden Astra, Commodore recalled

Holden has recalled the 2019-20 Commodore and Astra, over concerns about a problem with the rear seat crossmember. According to the company, the rear seat crossmember could have been improperly welded to the seat frame. If a car with the issue is involved in a rear-end accident, there's an increased risk passengers will be injured. A total of 131 cars are included in the campaign – a VIN list is attached here.
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