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Former Volkswagen CEO charged in Germany over Dieselgate affair
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22nd Apr 2019
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Former Volkswagen CEO charged in Germany over Dieselgate affair

Martin Winterkorn, former Volkswagen Group CEO, was last week charged for offences related to the company's Dieselgate saga. Prosecutors claim Winterkorn didn't inform customers about the company's emissions cheating software and failed to stop the company from using such software at the earliest possible instance. Due to the company's delayed reaction, it was hit with large punitive fines by both German and American authorities.
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Derek Fung
Around the Tracks: GT-Rs, Pontiac Aztec, Mercedes motorsport
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22nd Apr 2019
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Around the Tracks: GT-Rs, Pontiac Aztec, Mercedes motorsport

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? Who doesn't love Godzilla? A fascinating gallery MORE: Car News
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Scott Collie
Lincoln not coming to Australia, but will build cars in China for the first time
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21st Apr 2019
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Lincoln not coming to Australia, but will build cars in China for the first time

Ford has invested heavily to renew the Lincoln range, boosting its coverage in the SUV market, and giving each model in the brand distinctive high-end interiors. At present the Lincoln brand sells vehicles in North America, the Middle East, and China. Joy Falotico, president of Lincoln, told CarAdvice, "We're happy we're at, and where we're represented around the world".
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Derek Fung
2019 BMW 7 Series pricing and specs
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20th Apr 2019
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2019 BMW 7 Series pricing and specs

BMW has announced pricing and specs for the facelifted 2019 7 Series, ahead of its Australian launch in June. In addition to the LCI updates – Life Cycle Impulse, BMW speak for facelift – the entire range has been simplified and receives price cuts between $8,000 and $40,000.
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Alex Misoyannis
CarAdvice podcast 149: LIVE from the MG stand at the Sydney Royal Easter Show!
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19th Apr 2019
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CarAdvice podcast 149: LIVE from the MG stand at the Sydney Royal Easter Show!

Mandy Turner and Tony Crawford are live from the MG stand at the Sydney Royal Easter Show! In car news, Australia's 'cheap' fuel will remain unchanged until 2027, the 2020 Nissan 370Z, GT-R and GT-R Nismo 50th Anniversary editions will be coming to Australia, the Goodyear Eagle Supersport is headed Down Under, and the 2020 BMW M135i xDrive has been leaked. James Wong reviews the 2019 Citroen C3 Aircross, after its recent local launch in Sydney.
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Mandy Turner