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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 October 14, 2016? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.



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.

MORE: Final Ford Falcon and Territory roll down the line – final four to be auctioned for charity


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.

MORE: Holden Cruze Australian production ended


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.

MORE: Toyota tops brand value list again, Tesla breaks in


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.

MORE: Volkswagen Scirocco R Wolfsburg in Australia from November 14, farewell range limited to 150 cars


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.

MORE: Hyundai SR future models under a cloud of uncertainty


Kia is reportedly considering entering the sub-compact SUV market with a vehicle built on the same platform as the Rio.

MORE: Kia Rio GT, SUV spinoff could be on the cards


What could be an R or Black Series variant of the Mercedes-AMG C63 has been spotted at the Nurburgring in Germany.

MORE: Mystery AMG C63 spied at the Nurburgring – new R or Black Series model coming


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.

MORE: Jeep Renegade gets three-years free serving


Bentley is offering its customers in California access to a 24-hour on-demand fuel filling service.

MORE: Bentley offers full-service refuelling to customers in California

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