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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 24, 2016? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.

THE WEEK IN NEWS: 

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The 2017 Mercedes-Benz S500e will be one of the first production cars to feature wireless charging.


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Volkswagen Group could slash 40 models across its range of brands to make room for electric models.


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Pricing for the 2016 Mazda CX-9 has been officially announced.


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The Ford Everest will be available in a rear-wheel-drive variant in the Trend specification. It will also be $5000 cheaper than its 4WD equivalent.


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Alfa Romeo will reportedly introduce a large sedan, bigger than the Giulia, in 2018.


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Too lazy to park your car at home? Bosch has developed technology that will teach the car to park itself.


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The Land Rover Discovery Sport has towed a train weighing 108 tonnes in Switzerland.


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As part of centenary celebrations, Mini unveiled its Vision Next 100 concept.


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The Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100 concept has also been revealed.


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Jeep has unveiled its one-off Renegade Hell's Revenge concept at the 25th European Harley Owners Group rally in Slovenia.


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And Lego has released a Volkswagen Beetle Type 1.


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