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2020 Skoda Rapid revealed in Russia

Alex Misoyannis • It's being phased out in Australia at the moment, but the Skoda Rapid lives on in emerging markets like Russia – where it remains a strong seller. For that reason, the Czech brand has opted to subject its small car to a major facelift for 2020. Big changes have been made to the styling to bring the ageing Rapid in line with Skoda’s newer models...

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...

2020 Skoda Kodiaq pricing and specs

Skoda has added the Virtual Cockpit digital instruments to its Kodiaq seven-seat crossover, which has been given a $700 price rise for 2020. The range is available with the existing 132TSI petrol engine, priced from $44,190 before on-road costs, and the diesel RS.  Skoda also currently offers drive-away pricing, listed at the bottom of this story...

Automotive Industry Insights podcast: 508 Fastback v Superb 162TSI

On this week's podcast, you are joined by Mandy Turner, Kez Casey, and James Wong. We speak to Josh Dowling about the Ford Mustang EV SUV and the Tesla ute at the Los Angeles motor show. He also talks in more detail about his trip with a team replacing recalled Takata airbags in remote areas...

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...

2020 Skoda Octavia revealed, Australian launch over a year away

Skoda has finally ended the tease and unveiled what the Australian market will welcome as the 2021 Octavia, with its local debut set for the first quarter of that year. The new Octavia has grown significantly beyond the dimensions of its predecessor: the liftback is 19mm longer than before and the wagon has been stretched by 22mm, while both models are 15mm wider than those they replace...

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...

2020 Skoda Octavia: Interior sketched

The next-generation Skoda Octavia has been teased again, this time with a designer's drawing of the new model's interior. Compared to the outgoing model, the new Octavia will have a much more modern dashboard layout with higher-set displays and a new two-spoke steering wheel...

2020 Skoda Kamiq GT: China-only coupe SUV revealed

Chinese buyers increasingly want crossovers and they increasingly want Skodas. The Czech brand, therefore, is giving them more of both. Like the Kodiaq GT revealed last year, the Kamiq GT is a coupe crossover version of an existing Skoda and won't be sold here...

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...

2020 Skoda Octavia: Initial details

Skoda has previewed the next-generation Octavia once again, this time with a pair of official spy photos and new details of the various features and technologies that will be on offer ahead of its international reveal next month. The new Octavia 'Combi' wagon will measure 22mm longer (4689mm) than its predecessor, and 15mm wider (1829mm)...