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by Tegan Lawson

Tegan News June 3

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.

What happened in the week ending June 3, 2016? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.



Fake Toyota car parts were seized when police raided a manufacturing facility in China.

MORE: Fake Toyota car parts seized


ANCAP is set to align its criteria with Euro NCAP from 2018.

MORE: ANCAP changes from 2018 to align with Euro NCAP

New legislation has been introduced in the UK to allow the testing of driverless vehicles on public roads.

MORE: UK to explore autonomous vehicle development


Suzuki has recalled 1454 Swift and Swift Sport vehicles over a potential brake fluid leak.

MORE: Suzuki Swift recalled


The updated 2017 Subaru BRZ has been unveiled with a restyled front end and tweaks to the rear.

MORE: 2017 Subaru BRZ unveiled


The 2017 Nissan GT-R has been launched in Belgium. Australia will likely get the Premium Edition and Nismo-tuned Track Edition.

MORE: 2017 Nissan GT-R launched


Great Wall will return to Australia with a new ute and dealer network.

MORE: Great Wall to return

2016 Haval H9 LUX-73

Haval has announced it won’t be using diesel engines in the future, and manual transmissions will be phased out too.

MORE: Haval to drop diesel engines and manual transmissions


The Mazzanti Evantra Millecavalli is reportedly the most powerful street-legal hypercar ever built in Italy.

MORE: 1000hp Mazzanti Evantra Millecavalli


The ‘land airbus’ will be trialled in China later this year in an effort to relieve traffic congestion.

MORE: Bus that straddles two lanes to be trialled in China

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