MySQL to CSV command line

Sometimes I need to dump the contents of a query out to a CSV file for reporting. Here’s the best method I’ve found thus far to do this on the command line.

mysql --user=wibble --password wobble -B -e "select * from vehicle_categories;" | sed "s/'/\'/;s/\t/\",\"/g;s/^/\"/;s/$/\"/;s/\n//g" > vehicle_categories.csv
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