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Cadillac nixes diesel development in favour of electrification - report
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17th Sep 2018
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Cadillac nixes diesel development in favour of electrification - report

Cadillac has put the development of diesel engines on hold, as the wider industry pushes toward hybrid and pure-electric vehicles. According to a report by Automotive News, Steve Carlisle, president of Cadillac, said "markets may be changing more quickly" than the company first anticipated. "Going forward, we will focus on electrification," he told the industry journal.
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Scott Collie
Volkswagen CEO admits electric car push will cost more than expected
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16th Sep 2018
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Volkswagen CEO admits electric car push will cost more than expected

Herbert Diess, the CEO of the Volkswagen Group, has admitted developing a broad electric car range is more expensive than the company first thought. “The burden for our company, such as the cost of bringing to market electric cars, will be higher than expected,” Diess said in an interview published in Volkswagen's internal company newsletter and seen by Bloomberg. Diess stated this partially down to “some of our competitors ... making more progress".
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Derek Fung
The week's top news stories: September 14, 2018
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15th Sep 2018
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The week's top news stories: September 14, 2018

The automotive news wheel is always turning. 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.
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Scott Collie
BMW iNext concept leaked
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14th Sep 2018
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BMW iNext concept leaked

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Derek Fung
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14th Sep 2018
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BMW iNext concept leaked

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Derek Fung
2019 Skoda Kodiaq GT coupe-SUV almost ready
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14th Sep 2018
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2019 Skoda Kodiaq GT coupe-SUV almost ready

The images you see here are spy shots of the Skoda Kodiaq GT 'coupe-SUV' ready to rock, ahead of an imminent premiere in China. It's an indication that the practicality-minded Czech brand is continuing to move down a more stylised path, with the sloped/tapering roofline lending a much racier silhouette.
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Mike Costello
Carbon Revolution: Geelong wheel maker to gain 500 employees
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14th Sep 2018
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Carbon Revolution: Geelong wheel maker to gain 500 employees

Carbon Revolution, supplier of lightweight wheels to Ford Performance and Ferrari, will grow its staff and warehouse space in Geelong, as it prepares to ramp up production. The extra 500 employees will almost triple the brand's workforce, and push its annual production capacity from 10,000 to more than 150,000 wheels. The expansion is worth $100 million, according to the Victorian Labor Government, and will include a 7000m² production plant next to the company's existing facility.
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