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 October 14, 2016? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.
THE WEEK IN NEWS:
The final four Fords built here in Australia will go up for auction on Saturday October 15. It comes after the final Falcon and Territory rolled off the production line last Friday.
Meanwhile, Holden continues to scale down production with the final Australian-built Cruze rolling off the production line last week. The Cruze will be replaced by the Opel-based Astra hatch from December 1.
Toyota is number one on the world automotive scene according to the 17th Interbrand survey of global brand value, it ranked fifth behind Apple, Google, Coca-Cola and Microsoft.
The Volkswagen Scirocco R is going out with a bang. 150 of the limited-run Wolfsburg edition vehicles will be available in Australia from November 14.
Hyundai are reportedly uncertain about the future of the ‘warm’ SR range in Australia ahead of the introduction of the more hard-core products from Hyundai’s N Division.
Kia is reportedly considering entering the sub-compact SUV market with a vehicle built on the same platform as the Rio.
What could be an R or Black Series variant of the Mercedes-AMG C63 has been spotted at the Nurburgring in Germany.
To celebrate the Jeep Renegade scoring a five-star ANCAP safety rating, Jeep are offering three-years free servicing on Renegades purchased in October. The news comes as Jeep sales slump 51 per cent year-to-date.
Bentley is offering its customers in California access to a 24-hour on-demand fuel filling service.
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