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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 March 10, 2017? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.



The Australian Consumer and Competition Commission has launched legal proceedings against Audi Australia over diesel emissions claims.

MORE: Volkswagen Sedric concept revealed ahead of Geneva debut 


The sale of Opel to PSA Group won’t harm the Holden Commodore and Astra, for now.

MORE: Done deal – Opel sold to Peugeot parent PSA. Commodore and Astra unharmed


Volkswagen Australia is in close communication with the factory regarding the addition of safety assistance technology to the Amarok.

MORE: Volkswagen Australia applying firm pressure on factory for safer Amarok


Mercedes-Benz says it won’t be making a single-cab X-Class or an AMG version. The range will launch as dual-cab only.

MORE: Mercedes-Benz says no X-Class single-cab and no to AMG version


The next generation Mitsubishi Pajero and Nissan Patrol will likely share the same platform.

MORE: Next-generation Mitsubishi Pajero and Nissan Patrol to share platform

KTM X-Bow R new sports car from Simply Sports Cars, Sydney www.ktmcars.com.au

The KTM X-Bow R is now available in Australia. This road-legal, roofless brute costs around $170,000.

MORE: KTM X-Bow on sale in Australia, and it’s street legal 


Chinese research and development company Techrule has unveiled its first production car at the Geneva motor show. The Ren has a turbine range extender.

MORE: Techrules Ren, turbine-recharged electric supercar revealed


And Volkswagen has debuted an interesting looking autonomous electric vehicle concept in Geneva, it’s called Sedric.

MORE: Volkswagen Sedric concept revealed ahead of Geneva debut

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