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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.


2020 Skoda Superb Scout coming with petrol particulate filter

The limited-edition Superb Scout will be the first Skoda fitted with a petrol particulate filter when it arrives in the second quarter of 2020.

Scouting for 95 RON


2021 Kia Sorento spied undisguised in high resolution

New model sports a more rugged-looking exterior, with design elements taken from the company's other crossovers.

Sharp, right?


Audi debuting petrol particulate filter in Australia

The RS3 will have a petrol particulate filter when it launches in the second quarter of this year, but Audi has chosen not to fit the emissions-improving technology to its V10 R8 flagship.

More PPF news


2020 Aston Martin DBX: $357,000 SUV 'sold out' in Australia

Aston Martin's first crossover is causing management some headaches, with strong demand rendering it sold out Down Under.

Big price, big demand


VFACTS: January 2020 new car sales results

A dire month of dipping sales once again, as car brands scramble to overcome hurdles and adjust to a new reporting system

A tough month


2020 BMW 4 Series leaked

A leak from the BMW factory floor has given us a crystal-clear look at the nose of BMW's new mid-sized coupe.

Snout


Lotus: All-new petrol sports car coming in 2021

The Evija isn't the only Lotus coming soon. The British brand has confirmed it's readying an all-new sports car for 2021.

Simplify, then add models


UK auto industry body criticises Boris Johnson's car ban plan

Sales of new combustion-engine and hybrid cars will be prohibited from 2035 in the UK.

The SMMT isn't happy