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.

This week, regular host Tegan Lawson is on assignment overseas. In her place, Trent Nikolic presents this week's video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews.

What happened in the week ending November 18, 2016? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.

THE WEEK IN NEWS

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Volkswagen this week released the updated version of the Golf, a model it is calling the Mark 7.5, with significant but subtle changes.

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Ferrari shocks Supercar fans by announcing it will build only hybrid engines from 2019 onward.

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Audi has announced it will double its RS performance range by 2018, with an AMG-like approach to enhancing every model range.

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Mazda has unveiled the all-new 2017 CX-5 in Los Angeles, offering an evolutionary but even more upmarket look than before.

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The incredibly popular Mercedes-Benz GLC range has only been limited in Australia by supply, with the manufacturer claiming it could sell a lot more.

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Morgan's Australian arm put out the call for final orders to be placed locally with the quirky three-wheeler no longer meeting ADRs after that point.

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Ford has launched an innovative initiative aimed at educating young people to be better and safer drivers.

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In huge news for car audio, Samsung recently completed a $10 billion purchase of audio-visual specialist Harman.

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American manufacturer Workhorse has released plans to build the W-15 a hybrid pickup with a 120km+ EV range.

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Mazda has released pricing for its new MX-5 Roadster Hardtop variant of the legendary sportscar ahead of its local launch in Australia.


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