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Every car leaving the Australian market in 2020

Although we're only a few months into the year, 2020 has already seen the exit of Holden, the cancellation of the Geneva Motor Show and Australian Grand Prix due to coronavirus, and the steady decline of new car sales. In a challenging climate, it's perhaps unsurprising that carmakers are reducing their ranges, discontinuing under-performers and replacing older models with hybrids, electric cars or new creations altogether...

Alfa Romeo Giulietta ending production this year – report

Star-crossed lover Juliet met her tragic demise at the end of Shakespeare’s play (spoiler alert), and the Alfa Romeo Giulietta, too, will soon expire. Club Alfa reports Alfa Romeo’s smallest, cheapest model will end production this year. Production at the Cassino factory is expected to first wind down from 70 units each day to 40 before ending entirely later in the year...

Alfa Romeo Giulietta Veloce S Edition on sale from $45,400

Alfa Romeo Australia has announced the ultra-exclusive Giulietta Veloce S Edition, on sale now from $45,400 plus on-road costs. Limited to just 30 units locally, the special-edition Giulietta is claimed to offer $6900 in extra specification over the 'standard' Veloce hot hatch variant, for a $3500 premium...

2019 Alfa Romeo Giulietta revealed

Alfa Romeo has partially revealed and detailed the refreshed 2019 Giulietta hatchback, ahead of its debut at next week's Geneva motor show. Two versions of the Italian hatchback will be on display at the Swiss event, Veloce and Executive, both featuring revised designs and some new specification...

2016-18 Alfa Romeo Giulietta recalled

Fiat Chrysler has recalled the 2016-2018 Alfa Romeo Giulietta, over concerns drivers could deactivate the passenger-side airbag using the instrument panel. According to the company, the passenger airbag may not deploy if the driver has disabled or switched it off using the menus in the car's instrument panel...

Alfa Romeo Giulietta replacement could be Giulia-based

Alfa Romeo is looking to broaden its range with a new large SUV and replacements for both the Giulietta hatch and 4C sports car. Roberto Fedeli, Alfa Romeo's chief technology officer, has told AutoExpress the company is looking to go further upmarket with a new crossover based on the Stelvio...

Euro NCAP stars fall for facelifted models

Euro NCAP has released its latest safety scores this week for a number of models, including updated ratings for ageing vehicles still sold as new cars. Several all-new cars got full five-star ratings, including the Hyundai Kona, Kia Stinger, BMW 6 Series GT and Jaguar F-Pace, while re-testing of some recently-facelifted versions of older models revealed some sub-par results - including a zero-star score...

CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 23, 2017

  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, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...

Alfa Romeo Giulietta inspires high-performance… suit?

Italy's Alfa Romeo Giulietta has apparently inspired a British suit company to develop an "all-weather high-performance" suit. Yup, a suit. Designed and manufactured by UK tailor Hawes & Curtis, the uniquely tailored digs – referred to, at this stage anyway, as a “concept suit” – is said to blend Italian wool with a water-resistant finish, providing its wearer with a claimed ‘all-weather’ suit...

CarAdvice podcast 44: Our CEO didn't want to buy a Toyota HiLux, but he did

Broadcasting from a company get-together in Albury, NSW, just about the whole editorial team is on this week, with Mandy, Paul and Tegan Lawson leading the panel. Mike Costello joins us with car news to talk about Volvo saying diesel engines are unviable post 2020, meanwhile, Audi is standing by diesel power, for now...

Alfa Romeo Giulietta, Mito won't be replaced, next product steps unclear

The Alfa Romeo Mito and Giulietta hatchbacks will not be replaced, Reid Bigland, head of both Alfa Romeo and Maserati, has confirmed. In a conversation with Autocar, Bigland stated that while the Mito and Giulietta would remain in production "for the foreseeable future", no replacements were being planned for them...