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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 September 30, 2016? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.



The Paris motor show is now underway, with plenty of exciting production and concept reveals in the schedule.

MORE: Paris motor show – CarAdvice LIVE FEED


Mitsubishi Australia has released local pricing and specification details for the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander.

MORE: 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander update coming soon


The Abarth 124 Spider is set to arrive in Australia from October, priced from $41,990 before on-road costs.

MORE: 2017 Abarth 124 Spider pricing revealed


The all-new 2018 Jeep Compass has been unveiled in Brazil, it’s due to launch in Australia in late 2017.

MORE: 2018 Jeep Compass revealed, Australian launch late next year


The 2017 Holden Astra range will arrive in Australia in December with three variants on offer.

MORE: 2017 Holden Astra preliminary specs revealed


Malaysian conglomerate DRB-Hicom is reportedly seeking parties interested in buying a stake in its Proton and Lotus brands. PSA Group (Peugeot, Citroen, DS), Suzuki and Renault have reportedly shown interest.

MORE: Proton, Lotus up for sale – Peugeot/Citroen, Renault, Suzuki interested according to reports


Formula E is heading to New York. The Big Apple is set to host its first open-wheel race to round out the 2016/17 Formula E season.

MORE: Formula E will hold first open-wheel race in New York City in 2017


And don’t forget Name Your Car Day is on Sunday October 2, 2016. Get your free bumper sticker here.

MORE: Name Your Car Day, Sunday October 2, 2016

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