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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 28, 2016? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.



Details of the next-generation 2018 Holden Commodore have been revealed. It will be identical to the Opel Insignia and available in two body styles, a sportback and sportwagon.

MORE: 2018 Holden Commodore details released, four-cylinder petrol and diesel confirmed, AWD V6 to headline range


Holden has confirmed the new-gen Commodore will be ready for action as a general duties and highway patrol vehicle for the nation’s police forces.

MORE: 2018 Holden Commodore to be police ready


Mercedes-Benz has revealed its ute will be known as the X-Class, revealing two concept versions in Sweden.

MORE: Mercedes-Benz concept X-Class pick up revealed

Mercedes-AMG E 63 S, Außenaufnahme // Mercedes-AMG E 63 S, outdoor shot

The 2017 Mercedes-AMG E63 has been revealed. The super saloon is the most powerful E-Class ever, with a 450kW/850Nm 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8.

MORE: 2017 Mercedes-AMG E63 revealed


More space, more tech and a PHEV drivetrain – the 2017 Mini Countryman has been revealed.

MORE: 2017 Mini Countryman revealed


Volkswagen Australia says it is interested in the seven-seat Atlas, but we don’t yet know if it will be built in right-hand drive.

MORE: 2017 Volkswagen Atlas teased in new video

2016 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series Single Cab Chassis GXL

The 2017 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series has been launched, with pricing to start from $62,490 before on-road costs for the singe cab chassis.

MORE: 2017 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series pricing and specifications


MG Motor Australia has launched two models to mark the return of the badge to our shores, the MG 3 hatch and MG 6 Plus fastback.

MORE: 2017 MG 3, MG 6 Plus pricing and specs – reborn marque launches again in Australia


Mitsubishis has issued a recall for almost 32,000 ASX, Lancer and Outlander vehicles built in 2015 and 2016 for a transmission fix.

MORE: Mitsubishi ASX, Lancer, Outlander recalled for transmission fix, 31,900 vehicles affected


Renault Australia has opened a brand concept store at  Westfield Hornsby to showcase the Koleos, Captur, Megane, Clio RS and Trafic.

MORE: Renault Australia opens store in Westfield shopping centre

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