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The week's top news stories: July 14, 2019
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13th Jul 2019
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The week's top news stories: July 14, 2019

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
2020 Acura MDX, mystery flagship sedan leaked
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12th Jul 2019
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2020 Acura MDX, mystery flagship sedan leaked

Acura's next-generation MDX SUV and a mysterious large sedan have been uncovered by a curious owner. The owner of a current-generation RDX SUV was digging through the software on his car's infotainment system and came across pictures of the two models by accident.
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Scott Collie
Mercedes-Benz eVito Tourer revealed
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12th Jul 2019
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Mercedes-Benz eVito Tourer revealed

Mercedes-Benz Vans has debuted its new eVito Tourer in Berlin, a new electric people mover that will launch with the BerlKönig ride-share service in Germany. Designed for lugging multiple passengers in inner-city areas, the eVito Tourer features a 41kWh battery pack which offers between 156 and 186 kilometres of range, hooked up to an 85kW/295Nm electric motor.
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James Wong
World first: Peugeot and Citroen unveil joint dealerships in Australia
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11th Jul 2019
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World first: Peugeot and Citroen unveil joint dealerships in Australia

French automotive brands Peugeot and Citroen are making their most concerted effort yet to get a foothold in the highly competitive Australian market by joining forces and combining their dealerships. In what is claimed to be a world first, both brands will sell side-by-side and under one roof, after decades of being kept separate. In other countries, the Peugeot-Citroen group sells its sibling brands at different dealerships to avoid one stealing sales from the other.
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Joshua Dowling
Alpina readying BMW X7-based flagship
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11th Jul 2019
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Alpina readying BMW X7-based flagship

Alpina is readying a BMW X7-based model with more than 440kW, according to new reports from the USA. Speaking with Automobile Magazine in America, Alpina's boss confirmed his firm is working on a seven-seat XB7, potentially with power from the same engine used in the 7 Series-based B7. If that's the case, the XB7 would have a twin-turbo 4.4-litre V8 engine under the bonnet making 447kW and 900Nm, the latter of which is on tap between 2000 and 5000rpm.
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Scott Collie
Volkswagen ID.3 dashboard revealed
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10th Jul 2019
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Volkswagen ID.3 dashboard revealed

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Scott Collie
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10th Jul 2019
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Volkswagen ID.3 dashboard revealed

Volkswagen id.3 2019
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Scott Collie