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Car News Daily: Your daily download
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28th Oct 2019
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Car News Daily: Your daily download

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Mandy Turner
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28th Oct 2019
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Car News Daily: Your daily download

Ford Ranger 2019 raptor 2.0 (4x4), Toyota HiLux 2019
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Mandy Turner
Opel: Eight electrified models on sale by 2021
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28th Oct 2019
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Opel: Eight electrified models on sale by 2021

German brand Opel is surging ahead with its 'Charge!' electrification strategy, promising a total of eight electrified vehicles "in important volume segments" by 2021. "We will electrify our entire product portfolio by 2024. Further models will follow very soon after we made the start with the Corsa-e and the Grandland X Hybrid4 this year," said Michael Lohscheller, CEO for Opel and Vauxhall.
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James Wong
Hardcore Raptor-fighting HiLux not in the pipeline
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27th Oct 2019
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Hardcore Raptor-fighting HiLux not in the pipeline

Toyota Australia (TMCA) has no high-performance HiLux derivative to tackle Ford’s Ranger Raptor in the pipeline, though local management acknowledges the “formidable competition” it faces to stay atop the sales charts without one. The current flagship Toyota HiLux is called Rugged X, which features a bunch of 4x4 bits such as rock rails, a snorkel and bash plate, added in Australia once the cars arrive from the Thai plant. It’s $64,490 plus on-road costs. Review is here.
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Mike Costello
Porsche and LucasFilm to reveal Star Wars spaceship
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26th Oct 2019
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Porsche and LucasFilm to reveal Star Wars spaceship

"I'll write this one." As the only science fiction nerd in the CarAdvice team, this writer didn't exactly have to wrestle for the rights to cover news that Porsche and LucasFilm have partnered up on designing a sleek Star Wars starship. “Even though they do not seem to share many elements at first glance, both worlds have a similar design philosophy," says Michael Mauer, Vice President, Style Porsche at Porsche AG.
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Mike Stevens
Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download
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25th Oct 2019
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Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word. Today's download: LISTEN: Car News Daily podcastLISTEN: Automotive Industry Insights podcastLISTEN: Reverse Gear podcastMORE: All CarAdvice podcasts
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Mandy Turner
Automotive Industry Insights podcast: LIVE at the Tokyo motor show!
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25th Oct 2019
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Automotive Industry Insights podcast: LIVE at the Tokyo motor show!

Join Paul Maric, Mike Costello, and Josh Dowling as they are live from the 2019 Tokyo motor show. They discuss their thoughts on the Mazda MX-30, Mazda's first all-electric car that hasn't yet been confirmed for Australia. The guys also discuss why the 2020 Honda Jazz will be great for the Japanese brand. Honda has suggested the all-new Jazz could have a local launch date of 2020.
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Mandy Turner