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CarAdvice podcast 144: An expert talks on elderly driver assessment

On this week's podcast, you're joined by Mandy Turner, Joshua Dowling, and Mike Stevens. In car news, the Volkswagen Passat has joined the Victoria Police fleet, and the Honda Civic Type R has joined the NSW Police, but as a community vehicle...

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CarAdvice podcast 143: Ford Australia CEO, Kay Hart for International Women's Day
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CarAdvice podcast 143: Ford Australia CEO, Kay Hart for International Women's Day

Joining Mandy Turner this week are Mike Costello and Kez Casey. In car news, the 2020 Mazda CX-30, Volkswagen ID Buggy concept, the Skoda Vision IV concept, and the Imagine by Kia electric sedan have been revealed at the Geneva motor show. Plus, Tesla has slashed prices for the Model S and Model X in Australia...


CarAdvice podcast 142: Volkswagen Commercial director, Ryan Davies
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CarAdvice podcast 142: Volkswagen Commercial director, Ryan Davies

This week Mandy Turner is joined by Paul Maric and James Wong. In car news, the NSW opposition is planning to slug car buyers with the highest stamp duty in Australia, Toyota customers are paying more luxury car tax than many other buyers, and the Australian EV Council has slammed Federal Government's 'plan about a plan' on EVs...


Let's talk electric vehicles: a CarAdvice podcast special
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Let's talk electric vehicles: a CarAdvice podcast special

Barely a week goes by without us talking about electric vehicles on the CarAdvice podcast. In this special, Mandy Turner hosts our panel with Paul Maric, Curt Dupriez and Jez Spinks while on location for our latest electric vehicle mega test. Topics include the future of EVs, battery longevity, different types of charging, build quality, pricing, servicing, infrastructure, range anxiety, and so much more...


CarAdvice podcast 141: We drive the Ford Falcon Holy Grail!
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CarAdvice podcast 141: We drive the Ford Falcon Holy Grail!

This week Mandy Turner is in Sydney for the EV mega test – listen out for the EV podcast special! – and is joined on the panel by Trent Nikolic and Tony Crawford. Geza emailed us at podcast@caradvice.com to ask if he should chip tune his 2014 Kia Rondo, used to haul the family and a camper trailer...


CarAdvice podcast 140: Take a ride in the Jimny, and sporty wagons!
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CarAdvice podcast 140: Take a ride in the Jimny, and sporty wagons!

This week, you are joined by Mandy Turner, Kez Casey, and Mike Stevens. In car news, the Mitsubishi ASX, the BMW X3 M and X4 M Competition, and the Alpina B7 XDrive have been revealed. Plus, the Fiat 500C Spiaggina '58 has been confirmed for Australia, and the Liberal National Party has backed a proposal for manufacturers to share service data with independent repairers...


CarAdvice podcast 139: Platform sharing explained
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CarAdvice podcast 139: Platform sharing explained

On this week's podcast, you're joined by Mandy Turner, Paul Maric, and Mike Costello. The team answer Gavin's question about what a platform actually is, and why brands share them. In car news, the Hyundai i30N Fastback will be debuting in Australia in March or April, and the 2020 Mazda CX-6 (or could it be a CX-3?) SUV has been previewed...


CarAdvice podcast 138: Stinger owner review, and we stare at a Jimny!
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CarAdvice podcast 138: Stinger owner review, and we stare at a Jimny!

This week Mandy Turner and Kez Casey are broadcasting from Barry Bourke Suzuki in Berwick, Victoria! In car news, the 2019 Renault Clio has been revealed, Ford has patented an all-wheel drive hybrid V8 system, car companies are calling for a registration ban on cars affected by the Takata recall, and Germany's autobahns will remain derestricted despite a push to impose limits...


CarAdvice podcast 137: 2019 Suzuki Jimny reviewed
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CarAdvice podcast 137: 2019 Suzuki Jimny reviewed

On the podcast this week are Mandy Turner, Alborz Fallah, and Mike Stevens. Check out the classy shirts the guys are wearing below... Kez Casey joins us for car news, where we discuss the Toyota Supra sold for US$2.1 million. The 2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk8 has been snapped, while BMW and Mercedes-Benz are discussing a joint front-wheel drive platform, and Tesla has increased its Supercharger prices as it slashes seven per cent of its workforce...


CarAdvice podcast 136: Take a ride in the 911 GT3 and GT-R Nismo!
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CarAdvice podcast 136: Take a ride in the 911 GT3 and GT-R Nismo!

This week you are joined by Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Scott Collie. In car news, the 2019 BMW 7 Series has been revealed, as has the 2020 Toyota Supra (finally!). Pricing and specs for the 2019 Kia Cerato GT have been released, and Ford and Volkswagen have confirmed a global van and ute alliance...


2019 New Car Calendar: a podcast special
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2019 New Car Calendar: a podcast special

The 2019 New Car Calendar is a must-read if you're one to keep up-to-date with new cars coming to Australia, and we update it as we get the latest news that come through to CarAdvice...


CarAdvice podcast 135: Tony Crawford drives a Singer 911!
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CarAdvice podcast 135: Tony Crawford drives a Singer 911!

Welcome to the 2019 season of the CarAdvice podcast! This week you are joined by Mandy Turner and Mike Stevens. In car news, Honda has launched a new entry-level third-row CR-V, the 2020 Land Rover Defender has been previewed, while the 2019 Lamborghini Huracan Evo and Mercedes-Benz CLA have been revealed...


Top 5: CarAdvice Podcast episodes of 2018
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Top 5: CarAdvice Podcast episodes of 2018

What a jam-packed year for the CarAdvice podcast. We enjoyed producing the best and latest automotive content over 44 episodes, including nine special episodes. Thirteen panel members covered over 200 news items, 60 reviews, and 20 comparisons. We also spoke to over 50 special guests and 14 owner reviews, and we took the podcast out of the studio 13 times to broadcast from different locations...


The year that was in the CarAdvice Podcast: 2018 wrap-up episode
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The year that was in the CarAdvice Podcast: 2018 wrap-up episode

Another year, another 44 CarAdvice podcasts packed with news, reviews, comparisons, special guests and topics. With around 44 hours worth of podcast goodness, it’s hard to pick the best parts. Even so, we’ve tried to pack them into one episode...


CarAdvice podcast 134: Off-roading with the Isuzu I-Venture Club
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CarAdvice podcast 134: Off-roading with the Isuzu I-Venture Club

Join Mandy Turner, Paul Maric and James Wong for the last podcast for 2018! In car news, Australia's first Genesis showroom is taking shape, the Suzuki Jimny has been hit with an AEB bug, Ford Australia has announced it isn't planning to kill passenger cars, and a mobile phone detection camera will be trialled in NSW...


CarAdvice podcast 133: Camaro v Mustang!
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CarAdvice podcast 133: Camaro v Mustang!

Join Mandy Turner, Trent Nikolic, and Tony Crawford in Sydney for the CarAdvice Christmas Party! Tony talks about his new purchase, a Ford Mustang Bullitt, and we announce the winner of guess the exhaust. In car news, external airbags have been put to the test, an i30 N Line has joined the Hyundai range, the McLaren 720S Spider has been revealed, and the Toyota GR Supra Super GT Concept has been teased...


CarAdvice podcast 132: Grand Tour test driver, Abbie Eaton!
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CarAdvice podcast 132: Grand Tour test driver, Abbie Eaton!

This week you're joined by Mandy Turner, Kez Casey, and James Wong. In car news, Volkswagen has announced its next generation platforms will be the last with petrol and diesel engines, and Mazda has stated there will be no more MPS models. Also, Ssangyong has confirmed a seven-year/unlimited kilometre warranty, and the 2019 Jeep Wrangler has scored a one-star Euro NCAP safety rating...


CarAdvice podcast 131: Around Australia in a Tesla Model X
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CarAdvice podcast 131: Around Australia in a Tesla Model X

This week you're joined by Mandy Turner, Paul Maric and Scott Collie. In car news, the 2019 Porsche 911 and Mazda 3 have been revealed, Hyundai Ioniq pricing and specs have been announced, and GM has announced it'll be closing factories and culling models. Trent Nikolic reviews the 2019 Kia Rio GT-Line. On The Shortlist, we help Mark look for a ute for under $40,000...


CarAdvice podcast 130: A Land Rover with missiles?
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CarAdvice podcast 130: A Land Rover with missiles?

This week Mandy Turner, Curt Dupriez and Sam Purcell are broadcasting from Torquay, Victoria, on a massive CarAdvice project at the AARC. Stay tuned for more on that in the coming weeks... In car news, Audi has taken a four-door TT off the table, Carlos Ghosn has been arrested over 'serious misconduct', the Mazda CX-5 has been given a turbo engine and Apple CarPlay, and 2019 Ford Focus Active pricing and specs have been announced...


CarAdvice podcast 129: LIVE from V-Spec Performance, with pristine Japanese sports cars!
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CarAdvice podcast 129: LIVE from V-Spec Performance, with pristine Japanese sports cars!

This week Mandy Turner, Paul Maric, and Mike Costello are live from V-Spec Performance, surrounded by pristine Japanese sports cars. In car news, the 2020 Hyundai Palisade has been leaked, Mitsubishi will be taking a lead role in developing a ute platform for the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance...