Car News 18 Oct 2019

News you might have missed this week

From exciting announcements to the serious stuff – Oracle is always staying up to date with the latest news in the car industry. We’ve gathered the top three need-to-know stories from this week, so you don’t have to.

 “I’m a Celebrity’s Ant & Dec head to the BBC to launch brand new car show.”

Ant & Dec
Image: Digital Spy

The duo says they’ve “been fascinated” with the industry since they were teens. The new programme will be called Street Car Showdown and will follow “two teams going head-to-head as they attempt to convert a second-hand motor into a racing car”.

Porsche x Star Wars

The Taycan Turbo S “kicks up dust” as Porsche gear up for “two worlds to collide in spectacular fashion” to celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. May the Porsche be with you!

“Audi puts flying taxi development on hold with Airbus”

Audi Audi puts flying taxi development on hold
Image: CNET

Audi has suggested that “maybe this was a little too complicated for the world” as their plans for a flying taxi go into limbo. But, this week, Porsche announced their plans to also develop aero vehicles in collaboration with Boeing.

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