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Volkswagen Golf-based SUV mule spied
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3rd May 2019
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Volkswagen Golf-based SUV mule spied

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James Wong
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3rd May 2019
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Volkswagen Golf-based SUV mule spied

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James Wong
Fiat Chrysler completes sale of Magneti Marelli parts division
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3rd May 2019
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Fiat Chrysler completes sale of Magneti Marelli parts division

Fiat Chrysler (FCA) has completed the sale of it Magneti Marelli parts division to Calsonic Kansei for €5.8 billion ($9.2 billion) in cash. The sale price was adjusted down from the €6.2 billion ($9.8 billion) figure announced last year, as Magneti Marelli's financial position had changed. Magneti Marelli produces many automotive components, ranging for lights, powertrain parts, suspension gear and exhaust systems to motorsport pieces.
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Derek Fung
CarAdvice podcast 151: Kia Rio GT-Line v Skoda Fabia 81TSI Monte Carlo
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3rd May 2019
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CarAdvice podcast 151: Kia Rio GT-Line v Skoda Fabia 81TSI Monte Carlo

On this week's podcast, you are joined by Mike Stevens and Scott Collie. In car news, Kia is developing neater tech for emergency services, Isuzu has announced a six-year warranty and seven-year capped price servicing, Australian orders for the Tesla Model 3 will be opening in May, and Toyota has opened a Nurburgring-inspired test track. Scott compares the Kia Rio GT-Line and the Skoda Fabia 81TSI Monte Carlo.
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Mandy Turner
2020 Chevrolet Camaro SS gets an emergency facelift
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2nd May 2019
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2020 Chevrolet Camaro SS gets an emergency facelift

The Chevrolet Camaro SS can join the Ford Falcon and Subaru Tribeca in the pantheon of vehicles to have its physical appearance rectified not too long after going on sale. For the 2019 model year facelift (below), which made its debut in April 2018, Chevrolet visually united the upper and lower grille portions of the SS by painting the space in between black, and moving the Chevrolet bow tie to this newly darkened section.
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Derek Fung
Renault Australia: Anouk Poelmann named managing director
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2nd May 2019
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Renault Australia: Anouk Poelmann named managing director

Anouk Poelmann has succeeded Andrew Moore as managing director of Renault Australia, after Moore's sudden departure on April 10. Poelmann has form with French brands in Australia. Having served on the Inchcape Australasia executive team, she headed up Peugeot Citroen Australia. The company says she has history of business turnarounds and disruptive transformations around the world. "I’m delighted to join Renault and to lead the brand’s Australian operations,” Poelmann said in a statement.
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Scott Collie
2018 Fiat Ducato recalled
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1st May 2019
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2018 Fiat Ducato recalled

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has issued a recall for the 2018 model-year Ducato van fitted with the 2.3-litre diesel over concerns vehicles could inadvertently lose power. According to the Italian manufacturer, affected units could have throttle bodies that have been incorrectly manufactured, which could see the intercooler sleeve detach and cause the the engine malfunction light to illuminate.
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James Wong