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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...


Holden confirms 2018 Commodore 0-100km/h target, new details revealed
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Holden confirms 2018 Commodore 0-100km/h target, new details revealed

The 2018 Holden Commodore has this week gone on sale in Europe as the new Opel Insignia, with the local arm of General Motors releasing new details of the upcoming family car - including the target 0-100km/h time for the front-wheel-drive 2.0-litre turbo model. As previously reported, the new Commodore will be available locally with a 2...


Fuel tax increase to offset electric vehicle charging infrastructure for Australia: UPDATE
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Fuel tax increase to offset electric vehicle charging infrastructure for Australia: UPDATE

A new sustainability initiative will bring an increase in fuel taxes, used to offset charging costs for electric vehicles, the Australian Government has confirmed. Under the scheme, an additional $0.15 per litre for passenger cars, $0.25 per litre for light commercials and $0.40 per litre for trucks will be charged at every fill...


Next for Victoria: point-to-point speed cameras at every light, facial recognition for cyclists, drones to monitor hoons: UPDATE
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Next for Victoria: point-to-point speed cameras at every light, facial recognition for cyclists, drones to monitor hoons: UPDATE

Australian traffic light manufacturer A1 Lighting and Road Solutions has pioneered a world-first point-to-point speed camera system built into a traffic light module, with the Federal Government announcing it will roll the technology out nationally from 2018. The inbuilt system uses a host of sensors built into the red and green lights that monitor traffic flow and speed every 5ms, working across eight lanes of traffic...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 31, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 31, 2017

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...


Autonomous cars will be awesome for Aussies
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Autonomous cars will be awesome for Aussies

Sydney to Melbourne. It's the trip by which all other trips are measured when it comes to a great Australian drive. And just imagine when the day comes that you'll be able to drive from Sydney to Melbourne without touching the accelerator, the brake pedal or the steering wheel as your car ferries you between the two biggest cities in the country - and all you have to do is go along for the ride...


CarAdvice podcast 46: Is there a future for 3D printed cars?
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CarAdvice podcast 46: Is there a future for 3D printed cars?

In the studio this week is Mandy, Paul and James Ward. Covering car news, we talk about the 2017 Toyota HiLux TRD arrival, along with the big reveal of the Toyota HiLux Tonka concept! The Honda Civic Type R will be priced ‘aggressively’, the 2017 MG GS pricing and specs have been released, the 2018 Ssangyong Rexton has been revealed and Mitsubishi draws parallels to Jeep, Land Rover...


Kia Stinger ‘E’ branding a contentious move: “It should be a Kia all over the world”
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Kia Stinger ‘E’ branding a contentious move: “It should be a Kia all over the world”

Despite a senior figure behind the soon-to-launch Kia Stinger telling CarAdvice – a mere three weeks ago – that the manufacturer had “no goals” to introduce either a sporty or premium sub-brand into the fold, Kia has decided to stick a brand-new badge onto its four-door sports sedan, in an effort to help differentiate it within its home market of Korea...


2018 Renault Megane RS teased in video
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2018 Renault Megane RS teased in video

The first teaser of the new Renault Megane RS has been spotted at the end of a video released overnight to celebrate Renault Sport's one millionth Facebook fan. Under its digital shroud we can't see much of the new hot hatch, but we do know now that it will retain the standard Megane's C-shaped headlights, while also adopting the chequered flag-style fog lights first seen on the Clio RS 16 concept...


Mercedes-Benz accelerates EV plans with 10 electric cars by 2022
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Mercedes-Benz accelerates EV plans with 10 electric cars by 2022

At its annual shareholder meeting, Mercedes-Benz announced that it will speed up the introduction of fully electric vehicles into its model range. The luxury car maker now plans to launch 10 EVs by 2022, whereas it had previously committed to releasing the same number of electric vehicles by 2025...


2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited leaked
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2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited leaked

Leaked photos of the next-generation Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon have surfaced on the internet. As expected these grainy black and images show that the new Wrangler Unlimited doesn't differ too much stylistically from today's car. These pictures were posted by a reader on JL Wrangler Forums...


Kia E badge explained, debuts on Korean Stinger
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Kia E badge explained, debuts on Korean Stinger

The mysterious Kia 'E' badge that surfaced in European patent documents has debuted on the new Stinger sedan at the Seoul motor show this week, while the company's Korean website gives a loose explanation on what the new symbol actually means. Although it was previously thought the new badge could hint at an upcoming electric sub-brand, it appears the 'E' branding will initially be worn by the Korean-market Stinger liftback...


2017 Mazda CX-5 pricing and specs
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2017 Mazda CX-5 pricing and specs

The 2017 Mazda CX-5 SUV has launched in Australia with an array of improvements both inside and out and a starting price of $28,690. With the previous-generation CX-5 having been on sale since 2012, the Japanese brand has sold 1.2 million units across 120 different countries, with nearly 10 per cent of the SUV’s volume being taken up here in Australia (115,000)...


2006-2010 Mitsubishi Pajero recalled for Takata airbags: 19,000 vehicles affected
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2006-2010 Mitsubishi Pajero recalled for Takata airbags: 19,000 vehicles affected

Mitsubishi has issued a recall for 19,131 of its 'NS' and 'NT' Pajero 4x4s sold between 2006 and 2010 as part of the ongoing Takata airbag scandal. In this latest notice, the affected vehicles may be fitted with a front passenger airbag inflator that could release metallic fragments when deployed in the event of a collision...