Mazda adds Apple CarPlay, Holden and JLR pause production and Kia Rio finally gets a 6-speed auto
The automotive news wheel is always turning. If you’re not constantly checking CarAdvice – which you should be doing, by the way – it can be easy for some headlines to slip through the cracks.
To make sure you haven’t missed anything important, we’ve gathered what we reckon are the hottest news stories from this week, right here. Check them out, and let us know what caught your eye.
Volkswagen announces new capped-price service plans
Volkswagen has chopped between five and 10 per cent off service plans across its range.
Mercedes-Benz EQC: buyer registration opening in December
Mercedes is preparing to start taking order for its upcoming electric SUV.
Tesla Model 3: 'Mid-range' sedan launched
Tesla has announced a new member of its Model 3 lineup: priced from US$45,000.
Jaguar Land Rover production stoppage caused by perfect storm of global issues
Jaguar Land Rover has moved to pause production at its Solihull plant, thanks largely due to massive drops in the Chinese new vehicle market.
2019 Audi R8, R8 Spyder revealed
The refreshed Audi R8 has debuted with a power bump, new styling and re-tuned suspension.
Holden halts Commodore, Equinox production as stock overflows
Holden has hit pause on production of two of its models, as supply continues to outweigh demand.
Mazda: Apple CarPlay/Andriod Auto retrofit to cost $495
Mazda will fit Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to all MZD Connect equipped vehicles - for a fee.
2019 Kia Rio pricing and specs
Kia has announced details for the 2019 Rio, which comes for the first time with a turbo option, as well as a six-speed automatic gearbox.
2019 Volkswagen Golf pricing and specs
Volkswagen has announced details of its pared-back 2019 Golf range, with added equipment on most grades.