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Around the Tracks: Modular Chryslers, British GP, old Boxster
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15th Jul 2019
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Around the Tracks: Modular Chryslers, British GP, old Boxster

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? The list goes on. And on. And on. Get the full rundown here Looking good in its old age MORE: Car News
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Scott Collie
2020 Chevrolet Corvette: Steering wheel unveiled ahead of Friday's full reveal
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15th Jul 2019
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2020 Chevrolet Corvette: Steering wheel unveiled ahead of Friday's full reveal

Alex Misoyannis • Chevrolet has unveiled the 2020 C8 Corvette’s steering wheel, ahead of the car’s full debut on Friday. Only a single image was released by the American carmaker, but there are a number of details that can be gleaned. The wheel is a two-spoke unit – a rare sight among cars today – with a squared-off design Chevrolet claims “enhances visibility and comfort”.
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2015 Mazda MX-5 recalled
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14th Jul 2019
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2015 Mazda MX-5 recalled

Mazda Australia has issued a recall for the 2015 model-year ‘ND’ MX-5 sports car over concerns a metal bracket on the vehicle’s under-cover could come loose while driving. “The metal bracket may fall from the vehicle, increasing the risk of an accident or injury to vehicle occupants and other road users,” the company says in the recall notice. A total of 256 units are affected by this recall, sold between 27 May 2015 and 6 July 2015 – the VIN list is available here.
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James Wong
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
The tiny bug causing big dramas for the Australian car industry
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12th Jul 2019
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The tiny bug causing big dramas for the Australian car industry

Strict measures by the Department of Agriculture to stop stink bugs from destroying Australian plants and crops are putting the brakes on new car sales because cargo ships are being turned around or fumigated offshore. Thousands of new motor vehicles across most brands shipped from the northern hemisphere have been affected, from expensive Mercedes-Benz sports cars to cheap Chinese utes.
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Joshua Dowling