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Geely MPV spied in Melbourne after concept debut

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Geely MPV spied in Melbourne after concept debut

The Geely 'MPV' has been spied in Melbourne this week, following its reveal in concept form at the Shanghai motor show...

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Geely teases MPV concept ahead of Shanghai debut
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Geely teases MPV concept ahead of Shanghai debut

Chinese manufacturer Geely has released a teaser image of a concept car that will preview its first people mover, ahead of its official reveal at the Shanghai motor show next week. The new Geely MPV concept is the company's first foray into the people-mover segment, and is claimed to wear an evolution of Chinese design elements the brand has become known for...


2017 Honda Jazz, Odyssey pricing and specs
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2017 Honda Jazz, Odyssey pricing and specs

Pricing and specifications for the updated 2017 Honda Jazz and Odyssey ranges have been detailed this week, bringing new styling updates to the Japanese brand's popular light hatch and people mover. The Honda Jazz continues to kick-off from $14,990 (plus on-road costs), with the entry-level VTi model gaining 15-inch alloy wheels as standard equipment...


LDV G10 recruited by Campsie police
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LDV G10 recruited by Campsie police

Forget high-powered Audis, BMWs, AMGs and the rest -  the LDV G10 people mover is the latest recruit in the Sydney police force, helping the Campsie Local Area Command carry out its crime prevention community projects. Announced this week, the seven-seat LDV G10 people mover will be used by Sergeant Ghouse Mohammad and his fellow Campsie LAC officers to spread their crime prevention message to the schools, businesses and community groups of the Campsie area...


Chrysler Portal production due after 2018: CEO says affordable EVs on the horizon
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Chrysler Portal production due after 2018: CEO says affordable EVs on the horizon

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has revealed it plans to produce the futuristic Chrysler Portal concept after 2018, which it has  dubbed the "next-generation family transportation". Speaking with the Detroit Free Press, FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne said the company plans to produce the Portal or something like it, though didn't give further detail...


2018 Honda Odyssey revealed in Detroit: US-market MPV debuts new 10-speed auto, but not for Australia
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2018 Honda Odyssey revealed in Detroit: US-market MPV debuts new 10-speed auto, but not for Australia

The all-new US-market 2018 Honda Odyssey has been revealed at the Detroit motor show, debuting the company's new 10-speed automatic transmission. In terms of its design, the new American Odyssey is somewhere between the model sold here and the catfish-looking previous-generation car that was sold in the States...


2014-15 Citroen C4 Picasso recalled for front suspension fix
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2014-15 Citroen C4 Picasso recalled for front suspension fix

Citroen has recalled its C4 Picasso MPVs built during late-2014 and early-2015 over concerns the front suspension bolts could break. According to the French manufacturer, the front suspension wishbone bolts may not be to the correct specification. If the condition occurs and the bolts break, this could cause the wheels to tilt and reduce steering control...


LDV e-G10 revealed in Guangzhou, under consideration for Australia
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LDV e-G10 revealed in Guangzhou, under consideration for Australia

The all-electric LDV e-G10 has been unveiled over the weekend at the Guangzhou motor show, becoming the Chinese manufacturer's latest model in its expanding line-up. Powered by a 75kW/380Nm electric motor, the LDV e-G10 can accelerate from 0-100km/h in under 14 seconds on its way to a top speed of 150km/h...


2017 Kia Rondo pricing and specs: Refreshed MPV gets sharpened pricing, streamlined range
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2017 Kia Rondo pricing and specs: Refreshed MPV gets sharpened pricing, streamlined range

Local pricing and specifications for the updated 2017 Kia Rondo range have been revealed, bringing a simplified line-up and lightly revised look to the small MPV. For the new model year, the Rondo Platinum variant has been deleted, bringing the number of grades to two. Both variants are powered exclusively by a 122kW/213Nm 2...


2016 Dodge Journey recalled for transaxle fix
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2016 Dodge Journey recalled for transaxle fix

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Australia has issued a recall for 60 of its 2016 model-year Dodge Journey SUVs over concerns that a faulty transaxle could see the vehicle lose power while driving. The American manufacturer reports the transaxle oil pump could experience a loss of hydraulic oil pressure due to a manufacturing fault...


2017 Volkswagen van and people mover updates announced, drive-away deals added
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2017 Volkswagen van and people mover updates announced, drive-away deals added

Volkswagen has detailed new connectivity updates to its 2017 model-year commercial van and people mover ranges, while drive-away 'Runner' editions of the Crafter and Transporter models continue to be offered. Updates for the new model year include an electric tailgate fitted as standard for Multivan Highline and Executive variants, an updated infotainment system with App Connect and iPhone interface along with new exterior colours for the Caddy van...


Mitsubishi XM concept revealed: Grandis and Delica merge to form new crossover people-mover
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Mitsubishi XM concept revealed: Grandis and Delica merge to form new crossover people-mover

The Mitsubishi XM concept has been revealed for the Gaikindo Indonesian international auto show, previewing an upcoming model that will blur the lines between MPV and SUV. Previewed in a single teaser image a fortnight ago, the XM wears a similar design to the eX concept from last year’s Tokyo motor show, but with a higher tailgate and longer roofline...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for July 29
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for July 29

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...


2016 Proton Suprima and Exora get pricing changes, equipment revisions
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2016 Proton Suprima and Exora get pricing changes, equipment revisions

The 2016 Proton Suprima S hatchback and Exora MPV ranges have been given minor refreshes, with prices of Suprima S models slashed and the Exora gaining new equipment. For this update, the base Suprima S GXA now starts at $17,990 drive away, well down on the previous $21,790 drive away price. The upper-spec GXRA can now be had for $20,990 drive away, almost $6,000 less than the 2014/15 figure...


2017 Opel Zafira facelift unveiled
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2017 Opel Zafira facelift unveiled

The updated 2017 Opel Zafira has been revealed this week, with a refreshed face that brings the MPV in line with the new Astra hatchback and other upcoming Opel and Vauxhall models. With GM’s local arm Holden looking to European-sourced models for at least one third of its line-up by 2020, the new Zafira could be a starter in Australia in the coming years to take on the likes of the Citroen Grand C4 Picasso and Kia Rondo...


2016 Renault Grand Scenic revealed, Australian launch under consideration
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2016 Renault Grand Scenic revealed, Australian launch under consideration

The new 2017 Renault Grand Scenic people-mover has been unveiled today, joining the smaller Scenic that was revealed earlier this year at the Geneva motor show. Today's unveiling also brings reaffirmation that Renault Australia is exploring the Grand Scenic's potential for a local launch, although a decision is still to be made...


2016 Opel Meriva spied again, interior shown in new shots
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2016 Opel Meriva spied again, interior shown in new shots

The next-generation Opel Meriva has been spied again. This time, however, photographers have managed to get a peep inside the new people-mover’s cabin. While the Meriva is currently a European-market offering, Holden has committed to having a third of its future model line-up sourced from German sister brand Opel...


2015 Mercedes-Benz Valente Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2015 Mercedes-Benz Valente Review

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz Valente people-mover seats eight big adults and has the right badge. But it's also missing some features that should be standard.

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2016 Kia Rondo range drops diesel, gets standard sat nav
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2016 Kia Rondo range drops diesel, gets standard sat nav

The Kia Rondo range is now a petrol-only affair following the brand’s decision to drop the diesel engine from the local line-up. The deletion of the two diesel-powered variants coincides with the introduction of the model year 2016 Kia Rondo range. The mid-tier SLi petrol has also been removed, cutting the number of variants available from five to just two...


2015 BMW 218d Active Tourer: Week with Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2015 BMW 218d Active Tourer: Week with Review

The team in Melbourne drive the BMW 2-Series Active Tourer...