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Tesla plunges back into the red
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25th Apr 2019
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Tesla plunges back into the red

After two profitable quarters, its first in many a moon, Tesla posted a US$702 million ($984 million) loss during the first quarter of 2019. Although red ink was expected, the loss was significantly larger than many analysts and the market had predicted, and ranks as the company's fourth largest quarterly loss so far.
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Derek Fung
Ford to build to electric car on Rivian platform, invest in company
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24th Apr 2019
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Ford to build to electric car on Rivian platform, invest in company

Ford has confirmed it will be build a new EV on Rivian’s skateboard platform. No details about the new car have been announced, but given the skateboard platform has been designed for off-road use in Rivian’s R1T pickup truck (below) and R1S Suburban-fighter, it’s likely the Ford EV will be an SUV. It’s unclear if the new Rivian-based EV will be built at a Ford factory or Rivian’s ex-Mitsubishi facility in Normal, Illinois.
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Derek Fung
2019 New York motor show: Hits and misses
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24th Apr 2019
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2019 New York motor show: Hits and misses

New York may no longer be April's pre-eminent motor show – blame Shanghai for that – but it still plays host to a plenty of important product launches and the odd concept. With two CarAdvice representatives on hand at this 2019 show, we're playing it a bit fast and loose with the hits and misses format, with a more detailed run down from those of us at the Javits Center. Best production cars
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Derek Fung
2020 Volkswagen ID spied
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23rd Apr 2019
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2020 Volkswagen ID spied

The Volkswagen ID hatch, the first model in the company's assault on the electric vehicle sector, has been spied undergoing cold weather testing in Europe. Thought to be around the length of the current Volkswagen Golf, the new electric hatch has a tall hatch silhouette not too dissimilar to the smaller Honda Jazz.
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Derek Fung
Time Machine Tuesday: 23 April 2019
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23rd Apr 2019
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Time Machine Tuesday: 23 April 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 April 23 in years past. That's one fast Civic The small car platform weighs just 68kg thanks to heavy use of aluminium What a shame Dieselgate forced VW to can the project Read Crawf's review in full here
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