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Ford Everest Raptor on the cards
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25th Jul 2018
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Ford Everest Raptor on the cards

With the hype behind the Ranger Raptor, Ford is considering the option of offering an extra off-road version of the related Everest SUV with similar attributes. Speaking to CarAdvice at the launch of the Ranger Raptor in Darwin this week, Ford's vice president of product development for Asia Pacific, Trevor Worthington, said that it can't be ruled out at this stage.
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Paul Maric
Former FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne passes away
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25th Jul 2018
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Former FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne passes away

Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Chrysler (FCA) until last weekend, has passed away after complications arising from surgery. “Unfortunately, what we feared has come to pass. Sergio Marchionne, man and friend, is gone," John Elkann, head of Exor, the holding company for the Agnelli and Elkann families, and largest shareholder in FCA, said in a statement released in the last hour.
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Derek Fung
2019 Porsche Macan teased
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25th Jul 2018
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2019 Porsche Macan teased

Porsche has teased the facelifted 2019 Macan one more time, ahead of its full reveal in Shanghai, China tomorrow. Spy photos have already given us a clear picture of the front end, but this new teaser reveals the tail-lights will get a linked signature in keeping with the Panamera and Cayenne. No surprises there, although Porsche did a good job of concealing it on its development mules.
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Scott Collie
We have 'pedigree' on safety - Bosch talks autonomy
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24th Jul 2018
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We have 'pedigree' on safety - Bosch talks autonomy

Car manufacturers aren't the only ones working on autonomous technology apace. Along with Google and Uber, traditional automotive suppliers are beavering away on their own technology, extending the reach of the systems they already offer. Bosch is one of those suppliers. Speaking with the CarAdvice podcast at an event in Melbourne, Chris Woods, Bosch Australia regional president for chassis systems control, highlighted the company's safety-first approach to the rollout of autonomy.
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Scott Collie
Audi preparing to replace jailed CEO with former BMW exec - report
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24th Jul 2018
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Audi preparing to replace jailed CEO with former BMW exec - report

With current CEO Rupert Stadler stuck behind bars, Audi has turned to its Bavarian rival to fill the role. According to Automobilwoche and Automotive News, the Volkswagen Group is hoping to install Markus Duesmann (above), previously BMW's head of purchasing, as Audi's new CEO from January 1, 2019.
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Derek Fung