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2016 Bentley Continental GT pricing and specifications
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2016 Bentley Continental GT pricing and specifications

Australian pricing and features for Bentley’s refreshed 2016 Continental GT range, revealed in February, have been detailed this week ahead of an October delivery schedule. The ultra-premium GT coupe and its GTC convertible sibling have been given a light refresh for the new model year, gaining light styling tweaks and an updated W12 engine...


Nissan Australia to outsource parts warehousing, 58 workers made redundant
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Nissan Australia to outsource parts warehousing, 58 workers made redundant

Nissan Australia will outsource its current in-house parts warehousing and logistics operations to a third party from August, leaving 58 staff across Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth redundant. From next month, CEVA logistics will manage Nissan Australia’s parts, warehousing and “associated logistics functions” in the states of New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia...


BMW M chief hints at future with power caps and no manual shifters
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BMW M chief hints at future with power caps and no manual shifters

New BMW M boss Frank van Meel has done little this week to offer purists any assurances on the future of their beloved manual transmissions. Talk of a manual-free M range has kept fans applying the Deep Heat to chilled spines for sometime now, with previous BMW M Friedrich Nitschke often advocating a switch to dual-clutch transmissions exclusively...


2016 European Car of the Year award nominees announced
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2016 European Car of the Year award nominees announced

Forty new models have been announced as candidates for the 2016 European Car of the Year award, drawn from a list of 24 premium and volume-selling brands. A number of contenders for the 2016 award are still to be launched onto the European market, and some - such as the Renault Talisman, Infiniti Q30 and Tesla Model X - are yet to debut in their final production forms...


Virtual popularity leads executives to call for new Lancia Delta Integrale
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Virtual popularity leads executives to call for new Lancia Delta Integrale

The undying popularity of the legendary Lancia Delta Integrale has reportedly moved executives at parent company Fiat Chrysler to call for the development of a new model. Introduced in the early 1980s as a hugely modified and rally-ready version of the regular Delta, the Integrale dominated the dirt for years, winning six WRC Constructor Championships in a row from 1987 to 1992...


Aston Martin, Mercedes-Benz said to be in talks with Red Bull for new F1 partnership
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Aston Martin, Mercedes-Benz said to be in talks with Red Bull for new F1 partnership

The Renault and Infiniti logos on Red Bull F1 cars could soon be replaced with Mercedes-Benz and Aston Martin branding, if new reports out of the UK are to be believed. According to Autosport, a souring of the relationship between Red Bull and current engine supplier Renault is believed to have the team considering new options...


The CarAdvice Garage — live interactive video stream 11:30AM AEST 06/07
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The CarAdvice Garage — live interactive video stream 11:30AM AEST 06/07

After the success of our Toyota HiLux worldwide reveal, where we ran a Periscope session allowing our readers — you guys — to watch and ask questions live, we are trialling a Periscope stream of the CarAdvice Garage. You can watch the video stream live from your computer or you can watch and discuss live using the Periscope application on your iOS or Android device...


Ferrari IPO could top "at least" $15 billion
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Ferrari IPO could top "at least" $15 billion

Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne believes the brand’s initial public offering, scheduled to kick off later this year, could easily top 10 billion euros (AU$14.7b). Marchionne, who is also the CEO of Ferrari’s parent company Fiat Chrysler, told press at this week’s unveiling of the refreshed 500 hatch that there is good reason to believe the supercar brand will be valued “at least” that highly...


New Car Sales Figures June 2015
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New Car Sales Figures June 2015

The following data are new car sales figures for the month of June 2015. For a detailed analysis, click here...


2016 Volkswagen T6 Transporter, Caravelle and Multivan models: first details
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2016 Volkswagen T6 Transporter, Caravelle and Multivan models: first details

The first details of the new-generation 2016 Volkswagen T6 model range – which incorporates the Transporter van along with the Caravelle and Multivan people mover models – have been revealed. CarAdvice attended the launch of the new-generation T6 Transporter, Caravelle and Multivan model lines in Sweden last week, where it was made clear that there will be some change to the ranges, but buyers aren’t likely to be shocked by the options on offer...


Nurburging Nordschleife speed limits set to be lifted - report
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Nurburging Nordschleife speed limits set to be lifted - report

The speed limits placed upon parts of the Nurburgring Nordschleife track will, according to a report, soon be rescinded. A senior member of the auto industry has told Road & Track that the management company in charge of the German track is close to rolling back the speed limits on the Nurburgring Nordschleife, which were put in place after an accident...


Giorgetto Giugiaro sells remaining shares in design company to Audi
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Giorgetto Giugiaro sells remaining shares in design company to Audi

Famous automotive designer Giorgetto Giugiaro has left the company that he founded, selling his remaining stake to Audi. ItalDesign Giugiaro announced overnight that Giorgetto Giugiaro (above) had left his post as honorary president of the company he founded in 1968 "to dedicate more time to his passions and personal interests"...


Volkswagen pushing its Australian agenda
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Volkswagen pushing its Australian agenda

The announcement of a wide-ranging list of updates from Volkswagen Australia this week appears to show that the German brand is serious about being even more successful Down Under. The updates across the majority of the brand's passenger car range may not have seen heavy discounts akin to some bigger-volume sellers in Australia, but it's clear the brand is pushing its own agenda in the competitive local market under the guidance of John White, the company's managing director...


Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles models set to adopt new features
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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles models set to adopt new features

Volkswagen Australia recently announced a number of updates to its 2016 passenger model range, and it appears likely that some of those tweaks will flow through to the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles range, too. The updates announced for the Polo, Golf, Beetle, Scirocco, Jetta and Tiguan include new media systems with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, as well as the addition of a standard reverse-view camera across the model ranges...


Seat SUV spied during the day
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Seat SUV spied during the day

Our spy photographers have spotted the Seat SUV out testing in Europe. Although the car seen here is only wearing marginally less camouflage than the last prototype we spotted, the mere fact that this vehicle was spotted in broad daylight, rather shrouded by driving rain and the blackness of night, means that we have a better view at Seat's first ever crossover...