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.
Kia Stonic: Australian launch confirmed for late 2020
Fourth quarter launch locked in for a much-needed sub-Seltos offering in the Kia SUV family.
2020 Audi Q3 Sportback pricing and specs
Audi's second new compact SUV, a sportier-styled twin to the new Q3, is on its way to rival the BMW X2.
2020 Volkswagen Passat pricing and specs
Whittled down to one model grade, the Passat returns with a more powerful engine and new technology.
2021 Kia Sorento spied without disguise, Australian debut later this year
These new shots offer an unadulterated look at the big new SUV's front and rear styling, along with a revealing look at its dashboard and front seating row.
Alpine A110 Sportsx concept revealed
Rally-inspired vehicle has pumped wheel arches and taller suspension, but looks destined to be a one-off.
2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class facelift leaked undisguised
New grille and tail-light designs seen on updated sedan will likely appear on the next-generation C- and S-Class models too.
Lotus Evora GT410 revealed, Australian plans unclear
Lotus has added to its ever-expanding range of sports cars – but the new Evora isn't a special edition.
Owners of high-status cars more likely to be 'self-centred men', study finds
Audi, BMW and Mercedes were found to be popular brands amongst 'argumentative, stubborn, disagreeable and unempathetic' people.
Tesla Model Y production has begun months early
New crossover could be in driveways earlier than expected, and will feature improved range for AWD variants too.
2020 Mazda CX-30 scores five stars in ANCAP testing
The new Mazda CX-30, essentially a Mazda 3 on stilts, has achieved top marks in crash tests.