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Ford VR shopping to bring test drives to you
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Ford VR shopping to bring test drives to you

Ford has become the latest manufacturer to preview upcoming virtual reality (VR) technology that it will use to transform the way customers test drive and buy cars. The company said in a release this week it is exploring a range of virtual and augmented reality technologies to layer digital holograms onto the real world that could be available within the next decade, allowing customers to interact with every aspect of products at their convenience...


Hyundai dual-cab ute still not in the pipeline "at the moment", says design head
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Hyundai dual-cab ute still not in the pipeline "at the moment", says design head

It seems the dual-cab ute Hyundai Australia so very dearly wants is still a way off, with the Korean brand's design head saying such as model is not in the pipeline just yet. Speaking exclusively to CarAdvice at this week’s 2017 Seoul motor show, Hyundai and Kia chief design officer Peter Schreyer said, while he and his team are working on a number of vehicles, a ute is still not currently one of them...


MG promising five-star safety despite GS SUV's four-star ANCAP result
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MG promising five-star safety despite GS SUV's four-star ANCAP result

MG Australia remains committed to delivering five-star safety in its range, despite the new GS SUV managing only four stars in ANCAP crash tests. Speaking with CarAdvice at the local launch drive for the company's first-ever SUV, Danny Lenartic, MG Australia's senior manager for marketing and communications, said there's a strong focus on safety for the Chinese-owned brand...


Holden Commodore: Customers to choose final build numbers
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Holden Commodore: Customers to choose final build numbers

In what could be a world first, buyers lucky enough to snag one of the final special edition 2017 Holden Commodore models will be able to choose their own build numbers. An email from a dealer to a customer and seen by CarAdvice, shows that from May 3, 2017, customers will have the ability to log into an online system hosted by Holden to choose a build number on a first come, first serve basis...


2018 Infiniti QX80 Monograph to be revealed in New York on April 12 - UPDATE
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2018 Infiniti QX80 Monograph to be revealed in New York on April 12 - UPDATE

Update - Infiniti has confirmed the QX80 Monograph name for its new SUV concept, along with a reveal on the 12 April at 4:00pm EDT. A teaser image of the Infiniti QX80 Monograph concept has been handed down today, ahead of a New York motor show debut, previewing the next-generation of the company's largest SUV...


2018 Lynk & Co '02' sedan spied
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2018 Lynk & Co '02' sedan spied

The Lynk & Co '02' sedan has been spotted undergoing hot weather testing in southern Europe. Launched in October 2016, Lynk & Co is a new global brand for Geely, which will sit above the Chinese automaker's own marque, but below Volvo. Like the Lynk & Co 01 crossover, the new sedan is based on the Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) that's being developed by Volvo...


Porsche 911 GT2 spied at the Nurburgring
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Porsche 911 GT2 spied at the Nurburgring

A pre-production prototype of what could be the next Porsche 911 GT2 has been spied in and around the iconic Nurburgring circuit, giving us an early glimpse of the hottest version of the German sports car. Wearing a disguise akin to the bodykit on the racy 911 GT3, this development vehicle features a number of unique components that set it apart from its 'lesser' sibling...


April Fools' Day wrap: The best of 2017
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April Fools' Day wrap: The best of 2017

It's that time of the year again, April 1, when buttoned-down PR folks and self-respecting journalists from all fields try their hand at comedy. Once again we've assembled some of the better April Fools' pranks pulled by the automotive industry. BMW Unicorn Parts Apparently you can now option up the BMW 4 Series with optional Official Unicorn Parts...


MG and SAIC to pioneer new age of in-car connectivity
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MG and SAIC to pioneer new age of in-car connectivity

British brand MG and its Chinese parent SAIC Motor are planning to pioneer a new generation of connectivity in cars, according to the company's local arm. Speaking with CarAdvice at the local launch drive of the new GS SUV, Danny Lenartic, senior manager for marketing and communications at MG Motor Australia, said in the near future he hopes that these developments will help people see Chinese car companies in a different light...


Moab Easter Safari delivers seven rugged Jeep concepts
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Moab Easter Safari delivers seven rugged Jeep concepts

Jeep has once again revealed a number of cool concepts for the 51st Annual Moab Easter Jeep Safari, including vehicles based on the Compass, Grand Cherokee and Wrangler. Teaming up with parts and tuning arm Mopar, the American SUV specialist has created a selection of six new show cars featuring a number of off-road-inspired modifications...


Car toy heaven: 10,000 Hot Wheels cars auctioned
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Car toy heaven: 10,000 Hot Wheels cars auctioned

For most of us, our obsession with cars began with that $2 model car from the local supermarket. More often than not, it was a Matchbox or Hot Wheels item. After all, you risked being ostracised by your friends if you went anywhere near anything else..


MG GS should help Australians "fall in love with the brand again"
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MG GS should help Australians "fall in love with the brand again"

MG's local arm is hoping the new GS SUV will help customers fall in love with the brand again as it works to revive its presence in the Australian market. Speaking with CarAdvice at the launch drive of the GS at the Australian Automotive Research Centre in Victoria this week, Danny Lenartic, senior manager of marketing and communications at MG Motors Australia, said the company has high expectations for its first-ever crossover...


Are Mitsubishi's performance days done?
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Are Mitsubishi's performance days done?

Q: I’m a Lancer Evo fan, and it kills me that Mitsubishi isn’t doing performance cars anymore. I remember talk of the company considering performance PHEVs. Is this true? Full disclosure: This above question was constructed by yours truly, but has been derived from countless similar ones thrown in my direction, some motivated by this story...


2017 Seoul motor show: On the ground in Korea
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2017 Seoul motor show: On the ground in Korea

Started in 1995 and run biennially since 2005, the Seoul motor show is one of Asia's biggest auto shows behind Tokyo, Shanghai, and China. And while it may be smaller than the major European and US shows, this year CarAdvice was invited along to check it out first hand...


Toyota Australia confirms top-end management changes in shift to import business
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Toyota Australia confirms top-end management changes in shift to import business

Toyota Australia has announced a number of changes to its 2018 team, with key leadership saying their goodbyes at the end of this year. Those will include current president, Dave Buttner, along with sales and marketing director Tony Cramb - both major figures in the business globally and familiar identities in the industry...