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Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia’s new-car market.

Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews.

What happened in the week ending September 2, 2016? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.

THE WEEK IN NEWS:

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Production of the BMW z4 has officially ended – likely to make way for a new sports car, potentially called the Z5.

MORE: BMW z4 production ends, roadster fans wait on Z5 announcement


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Production of the Renault Sport Megane has also wrapped up, ahead of the arrival of the very different new Megane RS in 2018.

MORE: Renault Sport Megane production ends, Australian stock still available


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There’s speculation the Renault Clio RS 16 concept that was revealed earlier this year could go into limited production. A nice stand-in for the retired third-gen Megane RS..?

MORE: Renault Clio RS 16 could soon go into limited production – report


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Pricing and specifications for the 2017 Volkswagen Passat 206TSI R-Line have been revealed.

MORE: Volkswagen Passat 206TSI R-Line brings more power, AWD for Australia


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The all-new small premium SUV, the Audi Q2, has made its Australian debut at Hamilton Island Race Week ahead of an official launch in February 2017.

MORE: 2017 Audi Q2 makes Australian debut at Hamilton Island Race Week


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Infiniti plan to open a retail store on the Gold Coast, creating a car-buying experience along the same lines as Tesla.

MORE: Infiniti to trial new customer retail experience on the Gold Coast


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Volvo Trucks has put its latest custom built weapon to the test. The ‘Iron Knight’ smashed a number of speed records.

MORE: Volvo’s 1790kW Iron Knight shatters records


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A German company has unveiled its bulletproof Enforcement Trailer that can catch speeding drivers autonomously.

MORE: Vitronics bulletproof Enforcement Trailer autonomously snaps speeding drivers


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Citroen has unveiled its new concept, the CXperience, ahead of an official debut at the Paris motor show in October.

MORE: Citroen CXperience revealed – stretched Paris concept could hint at new C6


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