In this episode, Mandy is joined by James Wong and Mike Costello, with Scott Collie and Derek Fung chiming in to run through the latest in automotive news and what’s happening at the CarExpert offices around Australia.

    This week in car news, the team talks about seven Subaru dealers in Melbourne moving to no-haggle pricing, the reveal of BMW’s iDrive 8 operating system, MG’s Marvel R electric vehicle, and the unwrapping of Kia’s EV6 electric crossover.

    Scott Collie dials in to discuss his opinion piece regarding ANCAP’s ratings system, as well as his latest comparison pitting the Hyundai Palisade Highlander against the Mazda CX-9 Azami LE.

    Finally, Derek Fung dials in to chat about his in-depth analysis of the automotive industry’s global sales results in 2020, which you can read in written form here.

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    James Wong

    James Wong is the Production Editor at CarExpert based in Melbourne, Australia. With experience on both media and manufacturer sides of the industry, James has a specialty for product knowledge which stems from a life-long obsession with cars. James is a Monash University journalism graduate, an avid tennis player, and the proud charity ambassador for Drive Against Depression – an organisation that supports mental wellness through the freedom of driving and the love of cars. He's also the proud father of Freddy, a 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI .

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