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by Tegan Lawson


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 August 5, 2016? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.


Final Falcon Ute 29-7-16

The last Ford Falcon ute has rolled off the production line at Broadmeadows. That car, a white XR6, will be kept by Ford Australia.

MORE: Ford Falcon ute production ends

Ford Australia has confirmed the Edge will be its new large SUV, but it won’t arrive until 2018.

MORE: Ford Edge large SUV confirmed for Australia

2017-Honda-NSX-Review - 25

The 2017 Honda NSX will be priced at $420,000 before on-road costs.

MORE: 2017 Honda NSX price confirmed
MORE: Honda NSX critical for Japanese brand


The facelifted 2017 Toyota 86 will arrive in Australia in November, replacing the ageing model that has been with us since 2012.

MORE: Toyota 86 in Australia, the numbers so far
MORE: 2017  Toyota 86 DRIVEN in Japan


Supra remains the favourite name for the upcoming Toyota sports car, developed with BMW.

MORE: Toyota engineering boss says Supra name the favourite

Weltpremiere für den Mercedes-Benz urban eTruck: lokal emissionsfreier und leiser Verteilerverkehr

Mercedes-Benz reveals electric hauler, the Urban e-Truck.

MORE: Mercedes-Benz Urban e-Truck beats Tesla to the electric freight game

Eco-Test Country loop - Audi A3 e-tron v BMW i3 v Citroen C4 Cactus v Toyota Prius-106

Audi is planning to release three electric vehicles by 2020, likely including the Q6 e-Tron SUV.

MORE: Audi planning three EV’s by 2020 & autonomous car in the pipeline


British company Keating Supercars has released details of it upcoming Berus hypercar.

MORE: Keating Berus supercar on track for 2017 launch


The Bristol Bullet has been revealed as part of the British carmaker’s 70th anniversary.

MORE: Bristol Bullet revealed to celebrate 70 years

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