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China: Car sales fall 11.6 per cent, manufacturers feel the pinch
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15th Oct 2018
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China: Car sales fall 11.6 per cent, manufacturers feel the pinch

China has posted a 11.6 per cent decline in new vehicle sales for the month of September – with a sales figure of 2.4 million units – marking the third month in a row the market has fallen year-on-year. A new report by BBC News attributes the decline to a slowing Chinese economy, something being felt by vehicle manufacturers around the world.
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James Wong
Kia Ceed PHEV confirmed for 2019
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15th Oct 2018
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Kia Ceed PHEV confirmed for 2019

Kia Europe has confirmed it will add a plug-in hybrid version of its all-new Ceed Sportswagonduring the second half of next year, with further models tipped to get electrified powertrains in the near future as well.
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James Wong
Sydney is Australia's most congested city
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14th Oct 2018
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Sydney is Australia's most congested city

A new report commissioned by Australia's motoring clubs has revealed Sydney is the nation's most congested city. Melbourne wasn't far behind, while Canberra came in third place. Darwin was the least congested city in the country. The study, commissioned by the Australian Automobile Association (AAA) using road metric data from HERE Technologies, analysed a handful of key routes across our capital cities. The information will be periodically updated.
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Scott Collie
Interview: Taycan a look at the Porsche Mission E
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13th Oct 2018
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Interview: Taycan a look at the Porsche Mission E

The Porsche Mission E concept recently made its Southern Hemisphere debut in Sydney. Anthony Crawford was there to talk to Ingo Appel, Head of Product and Smart Mobility at Porsche Australia. AC: CarAdvice is down here at Barangaroo today with Ingo Appel. He is head of product and smart mobility at Porsche Australia, and we are standing in front of the Mission E concept, because this is Porsche's future lab pop-up. Tell us what it's all about.
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Chris Gething
W Series paves the way for female F1 drivers
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12th Oct 2018
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W Series paves the way for female F1 drivers

A female-only motorsport championship dubbed the W Series will kick off in May next year, aimed at narrowing the gender gap in the male-dominated world of motorsport. The last woman to compete for championship points in Formula 1 was Lella Lombardi. She raced in 1976, and was just the second female driver in the sport's history, Six half-hour races will take place throughout Europe when the W Series gets rolling, with events in Australia, America and Asia on the cards down the road.
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Mandy Turner