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 this week, Trent Nikolic is in the CarAdvice Garage with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews.

What happened in the week ending May 26, 2017? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.

THE WEEK IN NEWS

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Volkswagen's new Arteon has been detailed for Australia, bringing the Passat CC successor one step closer to local showrooms.


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Holden's new Astra sedan has been awarded a five-star ANCAP safety rating, and so has Subaru's new XV crossover.


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Lamborghini says it couldn't care less what its rivals are doing in the electrification and turbocharging game, it's sticking with the big V10 and V12 designs.


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Police in New South Wales have taken delivery a tough Chrysler 300 SRT. A sign of things to come?


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Fiesta is Spanish for party, but Australia might be left out of Ford's next shindig...


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Speaking of no party invite, Ford CEO Mark Fields won't be appearing at the company's next get-together.


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BMW's new 8 Series has been previewed by a sleek concept in Germany


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Chinese brand Haval is about to roll a curvy new coupe-like SUV that could turn its luck around in Australia.


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Hyundai's hot new manual-only i30 N might get off to a slow start in Australia, but that'll change when it adds an auto option... in 2019.


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