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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.



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

MORE: Arteon details revealed for Australia


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

MORE: Five stars for Astra sedan, 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.

MORE: Lamborghini says electrification tech not ready 


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

MORE: NSW Police add 300 SRT to promo fleet 


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

MORE: Ford’s new Fiesta looking uncertain for an Australian launch

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

MORE: Ford boss retires, Smart Mobility chief steps in


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

MORE: BMW 8 Series Concept revealed


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

MORE: Hot Haval here soon


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.

MORE: i30 N to get eight-speed dual-clutch auto in 2019

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