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Opel Insignia Grand Sport revealed for Europe: Holden Commodore twin unveiled
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Opel Insignia Grand Sport revealed for Europe: Holden Commodore twin unveiled

Forming part of a simultaneous global unveiling, GM Europe brand Opel has revealed its new Insignia in sync with the local 2018 Holden Commodore's digital debut. Shown here in its UK-market Vauxhall form, the Insignia is, as expected, identical to the car that will replace the VF II Commodore when it enters retirement next year...


2018 Holden Commodore revealed, officially: Wraps come off fully-imported family hauler
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2018 Holden Commodore revealed, officially: Wraps come off fully-imported family hauler

The all-new and fully imported 2018 Holden Commodore has been revealed at last, marking the next step in a journey that began - officially, at least - with the announcement in 2013 that the lion brand would transition from car maker to 'national sales company'...


2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled for fire risk: 62 vehicles affected
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2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled for fire risk: 62 vehicles affected

Jeep has issued a recall for 62 of its 2016 model-year Grand Cherokees for a fuel leak that could pose a fire hazard. The affected models may have a damaged fuel rail crossover tube as a result of a manufacturing fault. If the condition occurs, the fuel rail crossover tube could leak fuel and cause a fire in the engine bay...


Faraday Future previews family-hauling EV ahead of CES debut
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Faraday Future previews family-hauling EV ahead of CES debut

Electric vehicle upstart Faraday Future has handed down a new preview image of its upcoming SUV-styled family car, which will likely be positioned as a rival to the Tesla Model X and the upcoming Jaguar I-Pace. The company had first hinted at this new vehicle with a shadowy silhouette that outlines the car's profile, released in April...


Honda Civic sedan selling up a storm, hatch and Type R waiting in the wings
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Honda Civic sedan selling up a storm, hatch and Type R waiting in the wings

The new Honda Civic sedan has achieved the company’s aim of reasserting it among the top small car brands since the launch in July, while the imminent hatch and Type R are expected to build on this return to form into 2017. Over the second half of this year, Honda claims the three-box Civic has achieved a running average of almost 23 per cent private small sedan market share against rivals such as the Mazda 3, Hyundai Elantra and Toyota Corolla...


Paris, Mexico City, Madrid and Athens pledge to ban diesel vehicles by 2025
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Paris, Mexico City, Madrid and Athens pledge to ban diesel vehicles by 2025

Four major world cities, Paris, Mexico City, Madrid and Athens, have pledged to ban diesel vehicles from their streets by 2025. Mayors of these four cities made the commitment at the end of last week in Mexico City at the biennial C40 Mayors Summit. The cities have not stated how they plan to implement or enforce the ban...


Mazda Australia will load its new CX-5 with more standard features, more levels
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Mazda Australia will load its new CX-5 with more standard features, more levels

The all-new 2017 Mazda CX-5 will hit Australia in the first half of next year, and you can expect Mazda to build on the sales and marketing model that has seen the mid-sized SUV sell so successfully here since launching in 2012. At an end-of-year wrap for what has been another successful 12 months for the brand in Australia, Mazda committed to improving upon the CX-5's standard offering...


Lexus IS covered in 41,999 responsive LEDs for music video
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Lexus IS covered in 41,999 responsive LEDs for music video

The company's American arm has created a one-off Lexus IS, which has been covered head-to-toe with a responsive LED lighting array. Created in conjunction Vevo, the Lexus LIT IS, as it's known, was created for UK singer Dua Lipa and her latest music video "Be The One"...


Alpina boss says its models won't harm M sales, B5 could be on the way
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Alpina boss says its models won't harm M sales, B5 could be on the way

Despite the similarities in performance and pricing, Alpina's CEO is confident that the tuning brand's luxury-focused models will complement BMW's M range, rather than compete with them. Speaking at the brand's local launch at Doncaster BMW in Melbourne, company boss, Andreas Bovensiepen - son of Alpina founder, Burkhard Bovensiepen - told CarAdvice the brand's experience in other markets makes it confident there won't be competition between Alpina cars and BMW M cars...


Volkswagen Tiguan beats its sales record, pre-orders for hotted-up 162TSI soar
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Volkswagen Tiguan beats its sales record, pre-orders for hotted-up 162TSI soar

The Volkswagen Tiguan achieved its best-ever Australian sales month in November, reflecting the continued medium SUV boom. According to VFACTS figures released this week, 1170 Tiguans found homes last month, beating the existing record of 1107 set in March 2011. This put the combined Tiguan range ahead of the Subaru Forester...


McLaren 570S 'Track Pack' revealed
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McLaren 570S 'Track Pack' revealed

The McLaren 570S Track Pack has been announced, designed for both the road and the race track. Following the 570S Design Edition revealed a couple of weeks ago, the Track Pack is inspired by the company's success in GT3 and GT4 racing categories, the racy upgrade package includes a 12mm higher rear wing - adding 29kg of downforce at 150mph (241km/h) - along with a Dark Palladium roof and a stealth-finish sports exhaust...


Mazda not working on sports car larger than the MX-5
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Mazda not working on sports car larger than the MX-5

Masamichi Kogai, CEO of Mazda, has stated that his company isn't currently working a sports car larger than the MX-5. During an interview with Automotive News, Kogai was asked if the company had plans for a "larger sports car entry", to which he simply stated no...


Mercedes-AMG sales at record levels, 4600 year-to-date
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Mercedes-AMG sales at record levels, 4600 year-to-date

Mercedes-AMG managed a record November, growing 18 per cent to a tick over 600 units — a staggering one-in-six of all Benz sales here. Cars developed by the Affalterbach tuning house regularly make up a higher proportion of Mercedes-Benz’ total sales in Australia than any other market worldwide. But November was large even by those standards...


Audi lunar quattro heading to the moon next year
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Audi lunar quattro heading to the moon next year

The Audi lunar quattro is ready for take-off, with the German company announcing its plans for the rover to complete its mission to the moon in late 2017. First revealed in 2015, the Audi lunar quattro is teaming up with German space travel team 'Part-Time Scientist' as part of the Google Lunar XPRIZE competition...


2017 Honda CR-V: Seven-seater and sales growth expected, but no diesel
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2017 Honda CR-V: Seven-seater and sales growth expected, but no diesel

The next-generation Honda CR-V is expected to match it with the segment’s top sellers when it launches in the third quarter of 2017, returning the well-known nameplate to the lion’s share of buyers’ consideration lists...