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Subaru parent FHI kills industrial business to focus on automotive
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Subaru parent FHI kills industrial business to focus on automotive

We had our first hint when the company changed its name earlier this year, but now it's official: Subaru’s parent company Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI) has announced it will kill off its industrial products business in order to focus on the Japanese car brand...


Mercedes-AMG GT sedan coming to rival Panamera - report
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Mercedes-AMG GT sedan coming to rival Panamera - report

Mercedes-AMG is planning to reveal a new performance sedan as part of its 50th birthday celebrations next year, a new report out of the UK suggests. According to Autocar, the new ‘Vision’ concept will debut at a series of events next year, and will spawn a new four-door sports car dubbed ‘GT 4’ due for release in 2019...


Jaguar F-Pace bringing more female buyers to the brand
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Jaguar F-Pace bringing more female buyers to the brand

Jaguar Australia says the introduction of its first-ever SUV, the F-Pace, has seen a major shakeup of its traditionally male-dominated ownership structure for the British brand. Speaking to CarAdvice at the launch of the new and also female-buyer-friendly Range Rover Evoque Convertible, the boss of Jaguar Land Rover Australia, Matt Wiesner, said the F-Pace has done exactly as the brand had hoped it would...


CarAdvice podcast 28: 2018 Toyota Camry spied, Mercedes AMG CLA45 review, MotorWorld, and be on the CarAdvice podcast panel!
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CarAdvice podcast 28: 2018 Toyota Camry spied, Mercedes AMG CLA45 review, MotorWorld, and be on the CarAdvice podcast panel!

Paul, James and Dave bring you the latest in the world of car news this week! With a trio like that, we apologise in advance if it's the worst episode you've ever heard. The team talk about the 2018 Toyota Camry being spied this week, M...


Ten cars that flew off dealer lots in October
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Ten cars that flew off dealer lots in October

It was a bit of a flat sales month in October according the latest VFACTS data, a comprehensive CarAdvice dissection of which you can read here. But there were a number of models that had massive sales success compared to October 2015, be it a result of discounting, marketing, updates/new-generation launches or a combination of each...


Volvo S90 Excellence, S90 L revealed in China
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Volvo S90 Excellence, S90 L revealed in China

Swedish manufacturer Volvo has revealed two new versions of its S90 sedan aimed at the Chinese market, the uber-luxe S90 Excellence and long-wheelbase S90 L. Both models will be built at the company’s manufacturing facility in Daqing, China, and exported globally. Volvo says the new S90 models showcase the company’s credentials as a premium car maker...


Lotus Evora 410 Australian pricing revealed: $199,990 start point for most powerful model on sale
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Lotus Evora 410 Australian pricing revealed: $199,990 start point for most powerful model on sale

Australian pricing for the Lotus Evora Sport 410 has been revealed, starting at $199,990 plus on-road costs when equipped with the six-speed manual. Kicking off at a smidgen under $200,000 (though the six-speed auto is $209,990), the Evora Sport 410 is $15,000 more than the previous Evora 400 range-topper, with the new car bringing more power with a track-driving bent...


2015-16 Iveco Daily recalled for parking brake fixe
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2015-16 Iveco Daily recalled for parking brake fixe

Iveco Trucks has issued a recall for its Daily vehicles sold during 2015 and 2016 over concerns the parking brake could fail. According to the manufacturer, it is possible that the eyelet of the secondary cable of the parking brake may break. If the condition occurs, the parking brake will not operate as intended and may cause the vehicle to roll away, potentially causing an accident...


October 2016 VFACTS: New vehicle sales numbers, winners and losers detailed
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October 2016 VFACTS: New vehicle sales numbers, winners and losers detailed

A pair of light commercial vehicles, the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger, topped the charts in a fairly flat October, today’s industry car sales revealed. VFACTS figures revealed today reported that 93,357 new vehicles were sold last month, down 1 per cent over October 2015. Annual sales are still on record pace despite this blip, up 2.4 per cent to 980,433...


2017 Audi A5, S5 Cabriolets revealed
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2017 Audi A5, S5 Cabriolets revealed

The second-generation 2017 Audi A5 and S5 Cabriolets have been revealed this week, joining the Coupe and Sportback bodies in the line-up. While the new car looks very similar to the model that preceded it, the new A5 and S5 Cabriolets wear a sharper and more angular design that has already been adopted by their Coupe and Sportback siblings, along with other new-generation models in the company’s new-generation range including the A4, Q5, Q7, TT and R8...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for November 4, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for November 4, 2016

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...


Weekend Deals on Wheels for November 5
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Weekend Deals on Wheels for November 5

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which this week looks at six factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels...


Hyundai Australia suspension tuning: We go behind-the-scenes with the new i30
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Hyundai Australia suspension tuning: We go behind-the-scenes with the new i30

Most car brands in Australia understand the unique demands that our diverse and isolated roads place on globally-developed products. Hyundai’s point of difference compared to a number of rivals comes from its supportive parent in Korea. As we have written about extensively, Hyundai Australia (HMCA) has its very own team of engineers and testers tasked with bespoke localised tunes to make sure they're very different from their home-market cousins...


Mazda MX-5 a "very important car for the future" says brand's sports car guru
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Mazda MX-5 a "very important car for the future" says brand's sports car guru

The man behind the development of all but the very first Mazda MX-5 has declared the sports car's importance to the brand and its importance to the brand's future...


Mazda MX-5 Generations: We drive every generation, from NA to ND
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Mazda MX-5 Generations: We drive every generation, from NA to ND

I never had posters of the Mazda MX-5 on my bedroom walls as a kid. I had a Ferrari F40, Lamborghini Diablo, and McLaren F1, but no MX-5. Somehow, though, without supercar looks or performance, this humble little Japanese convertible has captured the hearts of many across the world...