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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for August 19 2016

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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for August 19 2016

Hi there, welcome to the CarAdvice Garage, I’m Tegan Lawson with a look at what’s making news headlines this week. Ford has announced plans to launch a completely driverless taxi fleet in 2021...

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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for August 19
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for August 19

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 Holden Colorado Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2017 Holden Colorado Review

It's finally here — the new Holden Colorado. Paul Maric gets behind the wheel to see if the 2017 Holden Colorado has the goods to take on the competition.

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$29,490 - $54,490

2017 Holden Colorado pricing and specifications
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2017 Holden Colorado pricing and specifications

The 2017 Holden Colorado has launched in Australia this week, with the range kicking off from $29,490 (plus on-road costs). Built in Thailand, the latest iteration of the Colorado features a great deal of Australian engineering input, along with several features designed to set it aside from the rest of the pack...


2017 Holden Colorado image gallery
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2017 Holden Colorado image gallery

The 2017 Holden Colorado has gone on sale today, with a starting price of $29,490 plus on-road costs. The new Colorado represents a huge step forward for Holden in Australia and launches with three 4x2 configurations and five 4x4 configurations. For a full breakdown of pricing and specifications, click here...


Six features of new cars that make parenting easier

Six features of new cars that make parenting easier

Children and cars can be a stressful combination - and it doesn't seem to matter whether you're heading off on a long-distance trip or ducking out for what should be a quick trip to the shops. Some days, being a parent is challenging and anything that makes your day a little easier is much appreciated...


2016 Holden Captiva Review
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2016 Holden Captiva Review

The Holden Captiva may not be the newest seven-seat large SUV on the market, but with prices starting at $30,490 plus on-road costs, it is one of the most affordable. With a new look and more equipment for 2016, we take a look at the top-spec LTZ seven-seat diesel to see if it can still compete in an increasingly popular segment.  ...


Holden commits to Supercars, new 'Commodore' to race in 2018
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Holden commits to Supercars, new 'Commodore' to race in 2018

Holden has confirmed it will continue to race in Australia’s premier motorsport category, Supercars, beyond the end of this year with a new three-year agreement to remain on the grid. However, in a shock announcement, Holden also confirmed it will end its association with Walkinshaw Racing at the end of the 2016 season and will instead form a new partnership with Triple Eight Race Engineering to form a new entity, Red Bull Holden Racing Team...


Holden: new V8 sports car "will blow your socks off"
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Holden: new V8 sports car "will blow your socks off"

With the end of local Commodore production a little over a year away, there has been a good deal of uncertainty about which model in GM's global stable will debut as the hero performer in the Holden line-up. Hopes appeared to dim earlier this year, when new GM global design chief and former Australian styling boss, Mike Simcoe, told CarAdvice he would steer well clear of discussing the topic...


How easy is it to use Apple CarPlay and Android Auto?
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How easy is it to use Apple CarPlay and Android Auto?

Read the article here. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are popping up everywhere – with the majority of manufacturers either already offering the technology in cars in Australia, or planning to in the very near future. It’s essentially software, installed into the infotainment system that gives you access to a simple version of your phones operating system on the car’s media display...


Holden Colorado flagship performer could come to tackle Ranger Raptor
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Holden Colorado flagship performer could come to tackle Ranger Raptor

A more extreme off-road or performance-oriented version of the 2017 Holden Colorado could be on the cards, if buyers want it, the car maker has admitted. Speaking at the launch of the new Colorado, Holden chairman and managing director, Mark Bernhard, told CarAdvice that customer demand would dictate which editions they build...


2017 Holden Colorado range lands five-star ANCAP safety upgrade
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2017 Holden Colorado range lands five-star ANCAP safety upgrade

The massively overhauled 2017 Holden Colorado range has been upgraded to a full five-star safety rating by the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) this week. For the new model year, the Colorado gains revisions to its front structure, airbag configuration and restraint system...


2017 Holden Barina hatch spied in Melbourne
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2017 Holden Barina hatch spied in Melbourne

The refreshed 2017 Holden Barina hatch has been spied in Melbourne this week ahead of a launch that could occur in the coming months. Revealed earlier this year in its overseas Chevrolet Sonic form, Holden's light car picks up a number of basic styling tweaks to see out the model's run...


2016 Holden Captiva Active on sale
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2016 Holden Captiva Active on sale

Holden has added the Captiva Active limited edition to its range, featuring lightly tweaked looks and enhanced equipment over the entry-level LS. Starting at $29,990 drive-away, the seven-seat Captiva Active brings even more value to the LS variant on which it’s based, for a price increase of around $1500...


2017 Holden Colorado and Trailblazer engineering development drive

2017 Holden Colorado and Trailblazer engineering development drive

It's not uncommon for members of the public to spy pre-development vehicles being driven around the traps by manufacturers ahead of their launches. It's less common when the vehicles being driven are not produced in Australia. And, it's even less common when we're allowed to drive them...


2016 Holden Barina R: sporty RS-inspired edition launched
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2016 Holden Barina R: sporty RS-inspired edition launched

A new Holden Barina R model has joined the local line-up, adding styling enhancements and extra equipment to the brand's light hatch. Based on the entry-level CD variant, the Barina R gets the sporty look of the hotter turbocharged RS for only $1000 more than its price-leading donor car...


2016 Holden Commodore SV6 Sportwagon Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2016 Holden Commodore SV6 Sportwagon Review

It's going to be the last in a long line of large, Australian-built and designed wagons, so the SV6 has a lot to deliver if it wants to live up to the weight of expectation.