Hot SUVs, hotter hot hatches, and tough times for car dealers are all in the news this week.
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.
Hyundai Tucson N-Line revealed
Hyundai's mid-sized SUV becomes the second member of the line-up to get the N Line treatment, and the first SUV. We're waiting to hear back from Hyundai Australia regarding local availability.
Volvo puts drunk drivers on notice
In-car technology will take control when drunk drivers are acting dangerously, as Volvo looks to end deaths and serious injuries in its cars.
Toyota and Suzuki announce model, drivetrain sharing agreement
Suzuki to gain larger models and hybrid drivetrain technology, while Toyota will use Suzuki's engines and rebadge some vehicles for the Indian and African markets.
2019 Mazda CX-8 gets Apple CarPlay, price hike
A mild makeover for the CX-8 brings with it new equipment, new wheels and a higher price across the range.
Toyota Australia announces multi-million dollar hydrogen filling station at Altona
Hydrogen production, storage and use in FCEVs is getting serious attention from big business and government, as a potential counterpart to battery electric vehicles.
Ford Fiesta ST gets 165kW Mountune upgrade
Tuning firm Mountune has announced a new upgrade package for the Ford Fiesta ST in the UK, which can be installed via a smartphone app..
2020 Bentley Continental GT V8 unveiled
Bentley's new V8 model sheds four cylinders, but is said to gain a 'characterful, burbling exhaust', and more agile handling than the W12.
Ford confirms 5000 European job losses, UK cuts to follow
The Blue Oval has begun offering voluntary redundancies in Germany, as it looks to boost operating profit around the world.