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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 April 7, 2017? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.



The Nissan Altima has been quietly removed from the Nissan Australia website and once current stocks are gone, will no longer be sold here.

MORE: Nissan Altima, Pulsar permanently axed

UPDATE: A replacement is on the way! See the above article. 


The 2018 Holden Commodore Tourer has been revealed.

The Tourer, a propped-up version of the Sportwagon, is the third body style confirmed for the new, fully-imported Commodore.

MORE: 2018 Holden Commodore Tourer revealed, return of the Adventra


Australian pricing and initial details for the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E220d All-Terrain have been announced.

MORE: 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain local pricing revealed ahead of June launch

MG GS - AARC - March 2017

MG Motors Australia has high expectations for the 2017 MG GS SUV. It hopes the new crossover will help customers fall in love with the brand in Australia.

MORE: MG GS should help Australians fall in love with the brand again


The Toyota LandCruiser Prado Altitude special edition is back for 2017 with $10,000 worth of extras for $5000.

MORE: 2017 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Altitude on sale

2017 Peugeot 3008 - cropped

Details of the new Peugeot 3008 plug-in hybrid have been revealed, and we have confirmation that a 208 EV is also due in 2019.

MORE: Peugeot 3008 PHEV details confirmed, electric 208 debuting in 2019

2016 Jeep® Grand Cherokee SRT Night

The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is set to make its debut at the New York motor show next week.

MORE: 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk confirmed for New York debut

Kona teaser.

Hyundai’s new SUV, the Kona, has  been teased this week. A single photo has been released, showing a sleek slimline headlight and not much else.

MORE: 2018 Hyundai Kona SUV teased, name confirmed ahead of New York debut


Ford is exploring a range of virtual and augmented reality technologies to allow customers to take a test drive in the comfort of home.

MORE: Ford VR shopping to bring test drives to you

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