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Deals On Wheels - European brand special
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Deals On Wheels - European brand special

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, our look at factory-backed special offers for all you (end of financial year) new car 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...


BMW i8 EV under development - report
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BMW i8 EV under development - report

A pure electric version of the BMW i8 is reportedly being developed by the German automaker, and could one day be put into production. Sources have told Autocar that the company is working on a version of the i8 coupe that junks the current plug-in hybrid drivetrain in favour a three-motor electric layout...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 24
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 24

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...


Mazda G-Vectoring Control: what is it?
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Mazda G-Vectoring Control: what is it?

If you’re not technically inclined, or at least a keenly mystified observer of engineered wizardry, turn away now. This could get a little boring for you. But, even if not knowingly, you'll soon be glad this new system exists...


Subaru 'Do' pop-up stores and mobile servicing programs
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Subaru 'Do' pop-up stores and mobile servicing programs

Subaru Australia will embark on a mission to establish more popup and retail stores in shopping centres as well as provide mobile servicing as it seeks to enhance its customer experience with the brand’s new ‘Subaru Do’ strategy...


2017 Ford Fiesta ST spied at the Nurburgring
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2017 Ford Fiesta ST spied at the Nurburgring

The next-generation Ford Fiesta has been spied again, this time at the Nurburgring. However, this particular prototype is mooted to be a hotter 2017 Fiesta ST variant. With the standard Fiesta test vehicle snapped a fortnight ago in the European Alps, this prototype has a large, visible intercooler behind the front bumper - in addition to the Nurburgring setting behind it - which hints at a forced-induction, high-performance Fiesta ST...


2017 Porsche Panamera Turbo leaked ahead of debut next week
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2017 Porsche Panamera Turbo leaked ahead of debut next week

Although the world certainly hasn't been left wanting for teasers and spy photos of the second-generation Porsche Panamera, undisguised photos were leaked onto the internet overnight, and give us our clearest look yet at the next-gen model. These latest images, which we initially found via Motor1, show the exterior and parts of the interior of the new Panamera Turbo in showroom-ready trim...


Volkswagen to settle 'dieselgate' claim with US government for $13.8 billion - report
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Volkswagen to settle 'dieselgate' claim with US government for $13.8 billion - report

A new report indicates that the Volkswagen is close to agreeing a US$10.2 billion ($13.8 billion) deal with the US government to settle the 'dieselgate' emissions tests cheating scandal. Two sources have told the Associated Press that the Volkswagen Group has reached a tentative agreement with various government agencies, and that full details of the settlement will be announced on Tuesday (US time) by San Francisco district court judge Charles Breyer...


2017 Subaru Levorg pricing and specifications
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2017 Subaru Levorg pricing and specifications

The all-new 2017 Subaru Levorg has launched in Australia with a starting price of $42,990 (before on-road costs) for the base GT model, and $52,890 (before on-road costs) for the top of the range GT-S Spec B. All three Subaru Levorg variants are powered by the same engine and drivetrain as the current WRX - a 2...


'Car brands on notice', ANCAP boss says: Greater steps needed to improve road safety
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'Car brands on notice', ANCAP boss says: Greater steps needed to improve road safety

The head of the Australian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) has said that "all car brands should be on notice from today", following the audit crash test of Kia's Picanto micro car. ANCAP chief executive officer, James Goodwin, told CarAdvice that brands should not be surprised to learn that more surprise crash tests could be on the cards...


Dodge Viper production to end in 2017 with five heritage editions
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Dodge Viper production to end in 2017 with five heritage editions

American car maker Dodge has confirmed it will stop producing its Viper supercar in a year’s time, also celebrating the nameplate’s 25th anniversary. To commemorate the final year of the ‘snake’ and its 25th anniversary, the company has revealed five special editions that also pay tribute to some of the Viper’s most iconic offerings of years past...


2018 Ford Mustang: 10-speed auto details surface online
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2018 Ford Mustang: 10-speed auto details surface online

It appears earlier reports that an updated 2018 Ford Mustang will launch with a 10-speed automatic transmission option are true, if this latest leak is any indication. Following reports last year that the Mustang will swap its current six-speed auto option for a 10-cog self-shifter, the transmission has appeared on Microcat, the online database that Ford dealers use to look up parts for its vehicles...


2017 Mini Countryman E: plug-in hybrid SUV details leaked
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2017 Mini Countryman E: plug-in hybrid SUV details leaked

A new report provides details and images of the Mini Countryman E, the brand's first plug-in hybrid, which will be based on the second-generation Countryman. Motoringfile has obtained, through unspecified means, photos and details about Mini's first electric vehicle since the Mini E that was based on the second-generation Mini hatch...


Volkswagen AG details plan for cleaner future, as shareholder meeting turns acrimonious
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Volkswagen AG details plan for cleaner future, as shareholder meeting turns acrimonious

Volkswagen AG says it will fit particulate filters to petrol engines, advocates independent emissions testing on its cars, and wants to be a leader in vehicle electrification and vehicle autonomy. But key shareholders remain furious over dieselgate...


2016 Skoda Octavia pricing and specifications
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2016 Skoda Octavia pricing and specifications

The updated 2016 Skoda Octavia wagon and sedan range has arrived in Australia, bolstering the Czech company’s value offering even further. Fresh off the back of a record sales month in May, the revised Skoda Octavia offering adds up to $4300 worth of claimed extra specification for recommended retail price increases of as little as $500, or $1000 on a drive-away basis...