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 June 9, 2017? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.
New vehicle sales were up 6.4 per cent in May, according to the latest VFACTS report. Toyota was the highest-selling make, followed by Mazda and Hyundai.
For the second time since 1999, Ford outsold Holden – thanks to strong sales results for the Ranger and Mustang.
The revamped Suzuki Swift has arrived, available in four specifications priced from $16,990 drive away.
Construction on a new automatic logistics and warehouse facility, a joint operation between Nissan Australia and Mitsubishi Australia, is underway in Melbourne.
Audi has issued a recall for around 24,000 2010-2013 A7 and A8 models with V6 and V8 TDI engines in Europe, over allegations emissions testing defeat software was installed in the vehicles.
The Kia Stonic has been teased in a series of new sketches, but it won’t be coming to Australia. Kia Australia says another compact SUV is in the works, due to arrive here in 2019.
Tesla has teased its new medium SUV, the Model Y – but it isn’t due to launch until around 2020.
New details and images of the Euro-market 2017 Peugeot 308 and 308 GTi have been revealed, but we’re still waiting for confirmation on Australian specifications.
Apple will launch a new ‘do not disturb’ feature for iPhone that will block incoming messages and send an auto reply when activated while driving.
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