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Sydney commutes are Australia's longest
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1st Aug 2019
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Sydney commutes are Australia's longest

Sydney drivers have Australia's worst commute, with the average worker spending more than 70 minutes getting to and from work. According to the latest Household Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey, the average Sydney commuter suffers through a 71-minute daily round trip. Brisbane drivers were the second worst-off at 67 minutes, while Melburnians face an average commute time of 65 minutes.
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Scott Collie
Former Audi CEO charged over Dieselgate role
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31st Jul 2019
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Former Audi CEO charged over Dieselgate role

Former Audi CEO, Rupert Stadler, has been formally charged over his alleged role in the Dieselgate emissions cheating scandal. A statement from the Munich public prosecutors office stated Stadler is "accused of having been aware of the manipulations since the end of September 2015, at the latest, but he did not prevent the sale of affected Audi and Volkswagen vehicles thereafter”.
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Derek Fung
Hyundai investigating Kona Electric explosion
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31st Jul 2019
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Hyundai investigating Kona Electric explosion

Hyundai is investigating why a parked Kona Electric exploded while in a Canadian garage. The pure-electric SUV was sitting unplugged in the garage when its owner noticed clouds of dark smoke coming from the garage. The five-month old Kona Electric then exploded – blowing the garage door off in the progress, and damaging the neighbouring property. Firefighters found no obvious ignition sources in the garage, suggesting the car spontaneously exploded.
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Scott Collie
Time Machine Tuesday: 30 July 2019
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30th Jul 2019
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Time Machine Tuesday: 30 July 2019

People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews. Here’s a look at what happened on the week of July 30 in years past. Yep, it's one year old already Grand total over the life-cycle? 467,690 units Speedy open-top thrills guaranteed It later proved to be Kia's top-seller in Australia
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James Wong
PSA prepared to close Ellesmere Port plant after no-deal Brexit - report
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30th Jul 2019
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PSA prepared to close Ellesmere Port plant after no-deal Brexit - report

The PSA Group could close the Vauxhall production plant in Ellesmere Port if the UK leaves the European Union with a 'no-deal Brexit'. Speaking with the Financial Times, PSA Group boss Carlos Tavares said the company already has alternative production site in Southern Europe lined up for the Astra.
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Scott Collie