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Automotive Industry Insights podcast: LIVE from our 11-ute comparison
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23rd Aug 2019
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Automotive Industry Insights podcast: LIVE from our 11-ute comparison

Join us for our first episode of Automotive Industry Insights with Mandy Turner, Paul Maric, and Josh Dowling, live from the Melbourne 4x4 Proving Ground for our massive 2019 dual-cab ute comparison! We get to know the new CarAdvice and Drive CEO, Alex Parsons. Kez Casey compares the 2019 Abarth 124 Spider and Mazda MX-5 Roadster. We chat to Gavin about his 2017 BMW X5 40e owner review. Lastly, Sam Purcell puts the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport and Isuzu MU-X back-to-back, on- and off-road.
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Mandy Turner
Volkswagen denies interest in buying Tesla stake
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22nd Aug 2019
1 min read

Volkswagen denies interest in buying Tesla stake

While industry rumours are often met with a dead bat, Volkswagen has issued a firm denial it's interested in purchasing a shareholding in Tesla. Sources have told Manager Magazin, Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess is interested in acquiring a stake in Tesla to access its software and battery design expertise. Although Diess is said to meet regularly with Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, the American automaker has rebuffed requests from Volkswagen for an alliance.
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Derek Fung
2020 Ford Ranger FX4 here in December
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22nd Aug 2019
2 min read

2020 Ford Ranger FX4 here in December

Ford Australia has confirmed the Ranger FX4 special edition will return as part of the MY20 range when the updated line-up arrives in December. Slotting between the XLT 4x4 and Wildtrak 4x4 variants, the FX4 will be initially limited to 1000 units, and receives a range of cosmetic and trim upgrades inside and out – though pricing is yet to be confirmed.
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James Wong
2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE recalled
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22nd Aug 2019
1 min read

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE recalled

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James Wong
News
22nd Aug 2019
1 min read

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE recalled

Mercedes-Benz GLE 2019
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James Wong
2020 Audi RS Q8 spied virtually without disguise
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21st Aug 2019
1 min read

2020 Audi RS Q8 spied virtually without disguise

The new Audi RS Q8 has been photographed around the Nurburgring Nordschleife. While earlier prototypes were cloaked by swirly disguise tape, this latest vehicle went out in public with an Audi Sport-inspired livery package. The red and black scheme does very little to hide the car's styling upgrades. Indeed some of the flourishes only make the changes stand out more than they normally would.
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Derek Fung
Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download
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21st Aug 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 includes: Listen to the CarAdvice podcasts: iTunes | Pocket Casts (Android, iOS, web) | RadioPublic | Omny | Stitcher |TuneIn
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Mandy Turner