Car news: The tops of the week, November 13-19, 2022

Want to stay up to date with the world of automotive news? These are the most read stories of the past week.

Every week we’ll keep you up to date and bring you the “watercooler” news of what’s been happening in the world of cars and motoring with the five most read stories we’ve covered. Here’s what you need to know…

Everything you need to know about hybrid and electric car batteries

The hybrid and electric vehicle market is growing rapidly. We’ve compiled a list of everything you need to know about batteries – their life cycle, replacement and repair costs, and warranties, to name a few. See the full article here.

Video of a horrific high-speed crash involving a Tesla Model Y

A tragic high-speed accident in China involving a You’re here Model Y was captured on CCTV footage, showing the vehicle weaving through traffic before spiraling out of control. Read the full article here.

Right-hand drive Chevrolet Silverado production exceeds 5,000 vehicles

Sales of locally remanufactured Rams and Chevrolets hit record highs, with 5,000th Chevy Silverado rolls off the production line in Australia. The vehicles are being refurbished on the outskirts of Melbourne, following a move from Holden Special Vehicles’ former headquarters. Discover the full story here.

Customer orders for the Volkswagen Amarok are growing rapidly

Pre-order numbers for the 2023 Volkswagen Amarok already number in the thousands, even without pricing confirmation. The vehicles have not yet arrived in showrooms, but volkswagen Australia has revealed that demand is high for four-cylinder diesel and turbo petrol V6 engines. Read more here.

Looking Back on Driving: The Mitsubishi Magna

You will remember seeing this sedan on our roads. The Mitsubishi Magna’s Verada twin was a luxury V6 exported from Australia that made its way to the United States. Learn more about this blast from the past here.

These are the most read stories of the week. You can read all the automotive news covered by Drive at our newsfeed here.

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