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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 July 8, 2016? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.

THE WEEK IN NEWS:

2016 Hyundai i30 Active v 2016 Kia Cerato S-49

The Hyundai i30 was the best selling vehicle in Australia in June, according to the latest VFACTS data.


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More details have been released about the death of a man in the United States, after the Tesla Model S he was driving in semi-autonomous autopilot mode crashed into a semi-trailer.

UPDATE: Tesla unsure if Autopilot involved in second crash


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Volvo reaffirms its commitment to shouldering responsibility for its autonomous vehicle technology.


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The huge global Takata airbag recall continues, with Honda Australia and Subaru Australia both forced to recall thousands of vehicles.


2016 Lexus GS450h Sport Luxury-52

A number of manufacturers, including Toyota and Lexus, have lowered prices on some models to limit the impact of the newly raised luxury car tax threshold.


2017 Toyota 86 confirmed-7

New details have been revealed for the updated 2017 Toyota 86, which is due to launch at the end of 2016.


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The 2017 Renault Alaskan has been unveiled, and the French car maker's local arm is keen to bring it down under.


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The 2017 Ferrari LaFerrari convertible has been revealed. Needs a name... 'Aperta' is rumoured.


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Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing reveal collaborative hypercar - the AM-RB 001.


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Legislation has been passed in Japan that will allow cars to be fitted with cameras rather than mirrors.


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