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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 24, 2017

Hi there and welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk. Tegan Lawson with a look at the latest headlines. Pricing for the upcoming 2017 Honda Civic hatch has been announced. The range will start from $22,390 before on-road costs...

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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 17, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 17, 2017

Hi there and welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, I’m Tegan Lawson with a look at what’s making headlines. New vehicle sales in Australia may be off to a slow start this year, but five brands in particular are enjoying strong growth. Kia, Subaru, Honda, Renault and Jaguar are leading the way. Hyundai’s answer to the Volkswagen Golf GTI, the i30N has been teased in a new video...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 17, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 17, 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...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 10, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 10, 2017

Hi there and welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk. The Australian Consumer and Competition Commission has launched legal proceedings against Audi Australia over diesel emissions claims. The sale of Opel to PSA Group won’t harm the Holden Commodore and Astra, for now. Volkswagen Australia is in close communication with the factory regarding the addition of safety assistance technology to the Amarok...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 3, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 3, 2017

Hi there, welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk. I’m Tegan Lawson with a look at what’s been making headlines this week. An eagle-eyed CarAdvice.com reader spotted a 2018 Holden Commodore prototype on the road in Melbourne. Peugeot Australia is in talks with its French headquarters about extending its eight-year/unlimited kilometre warranty offering to more models...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 24, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 24, 2017

Hi there, welcome to the CarAdvice News Desk. I’m Tegan Lawson with a look at what’s been making headlines. Fortune magazine has named BMW as the world’s most admired automotive company. The German carmaker was 21st on the list of ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 24, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 24, 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...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 17, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 17, 2017

Hi there and welcome to the CarAdvice News Desk, I’m Tegan Lawson with a look at what’s been making headlines this week. An inadvertent leak during a presentation has revealed juicy details of the upcoming performance hatch, the Hyundai i30 N. It appears details of the next-generation 2017 Subaru XV have been published in the Japanese press...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 17, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 17, 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...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 10, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 10, 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...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 3, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 3, 2017

The end of Australian manufacturing for Toyota now has a date. The company announced that it will cease production of the Aurion in August, the Camry Hybrid in September and the final petrol Camry will roll off the assembly line on October 3...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for January 27, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for January 27, 2017

Hi there and welcome to the CarAdvice garage. Tegan Lawson with you at the News Desk, let’s take a look at what’s been making headlines this week. First up, a shocking result for the Ford Mustang. It scored a 2 star ANCAP safety rating. The global Takata airbag recall strikes again. Honda has issues a recall for more than 25,000 vehicles sold in 2012...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for January 27, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for January 27, 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...


2017 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid pricing and specs
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2017 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid pricing and specs

Although Australian pricing for the 2017 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid was revealed back in September last year, local specification details for the plug-in hybrid five-door limousine have only just been released to coincide with the variant's global launch program this week...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for January 20, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for January 20, 2017

Hi there, I’m Tegan Lawson and welcome to the CarAdvice News Desk. Let’s take a look at what’s been making headlines this week. The details of three Holden Commodore special editions have been released with production due to begin mid-year. Holden has confirmed it will shut down production at its Elizabeth plant, outside of Adelaide on October 20 of this year...


Lexus LC500h features next-generation hybrid power system
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Lexus LC500h features next-generation hybrid power system

Alongside the naturally aspirated 5.0-litre V8 in the all-new Lexus LC500 coupe which arrives on Australian shores in May, buyers will also be able to opt for the LC500h (above, right), which features a Lexus next-generation hybrid power system...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for January 20, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for January 20, 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...


Lexus LC500 – same V8 engine, more torque, better sound
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Lexus LC500 – same V8 engine, more torque, better sound

When the Lexus LC500 touches down on local shores in May, buyers will be able to choose between two engines; a 5.0-litre V8 and a 3.5-litre petrol/electric hybrid. The high-revving V8 is also found in Lexus’ two other performance models; the RC F coupe and GS F sedan...


Profitable Lotus to expand range, SUV still in the plan
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Profitable Lotus to expand range, SUV still in the plan

Lotus boss Jean-Marc Gales has reaffirmed plans for a raft of new product - including a potential SUV - in the future of a company buoyed by profitability and a successful launch into the US market in 2016...


The Hits and Misses of 2016
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The Hits and Misses of 2016

You could call 2016 a lot of things, but dull isn’t one of them. The world has been a busy place, and even in our little corner of it, CarAdvice has had the biggest year on record, in many ways. But let us just turn our attention to new car reviews, where we saw an increase of almost 10 per cent in published content, to 506 in total...