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CarAdvice Community Approved Tester Program: Finalists selected, stay tuned for more!
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9th May 2019
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CarAdvice Community Approved Tester Program: Finalists selected, stay tuned for more!

UPDATE: CAT's out of the bag! A big thank you to everybody who took the time to submit an application to our Community Approved Tester program. With hundreds of awesome applications it was a tough job for our judges, but we now have our finalists. We’ll introduce them to you very soon. Stay tuned! If you missed your chance, stay tuned for the launch of our second phase! We'll announce the timing of that round in due course.
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GM plans to sell Lordstown factory to electrified ute company
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8th May 2019
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GM plans to sell Lordstown factory to electrified ute company

In a series of tweets overnight, US President Donald Trump revealed GM is in discussions to sell its "beautiful" Lordstown, Ohio factory to Workhorse, a company looking to produce an electrified pickup truck. Later the automaker confirmed it's in discussions about selling the facility to Workhorse and "an affiliated, newly formed entity", with Workhorse holding a minority stake in the plant.
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Derek Fung
Volkswagen ID.3 electric hatch: Australia hit with delays as Europe orders open
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8th May 2019
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Volkswagen ID.3 electric hatch: Australia hit with delays as Europe orders open

Order books have opened and key details have been released for the new Volkswagen ID.3 electric car in Europe – but its introduction in Australia has been pushed back until 2022 at the earliest, due to lagging local emissions standards. Volkswagen has released disguised photos of the ID.3 – one of the most important electric cars to arrive next decade – ahead of its official unveiling at this year's Frankfurt motor show in September.
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2019 Toyota RAV4 pricing and specs
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8th May 2019
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2019 Toyota RAV4 pricing and specs

The new Toyota RAV4 arriving in showrooms this week has class-leading levels of standard safety technology – and the option of hybrid power for the first time – but the recommended retail price has risen by up to $1200 on certain models and drive-away pricing has increased by more than $3000 on some of the most popular variants. The base model Toyota RAV4 GX 2.0-litre petrol with automatic transmission has been $32,990 drive-away for the past 12 months.
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Joshua Dowling
Infiniti chief leaves to become head of Jeep
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7th May 2019
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Infiniti chief leaves to become head of Jeep

Christian Meunier has been appointed as the global president of Jeep effectively immediately. As head of one of Fiat Chrysler's (FCA) brands, he will have a seat at the company's group executive council. Despite being one of the key profit drivers for FCA, Jeep hasn't had a full-time chief since July 2018 when Mike Manley, its president, was appointed as FCA CEO upon Sergio Marchione's sudden illness and subsequent passing.
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