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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 10, 2017
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10th Mar 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 10, 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. What happened in the week ending March 10, 2017? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.
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Tegan Lawson
2017 World Car of the Year categories culled to three finalists
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9th Mar 2017
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2017 World Car of the Year categories culled to three finalists

The World Car of the Year committee has announced the top three vote recipients in each of this year's categories. With the second round of voting completed by this year's World Car of the Year jurists, all that remains is for the awards to handed out at the New York motor show in April. The big prize, the 2017 World Car of the Year, will go to a European marque, with the three finalists being the Audi Q5, Jaguar F-Pace, and Volkswagen Tiguan.
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Derek Fung
2017 Fiat Ducato recalled for camshaft fix
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9th Mar 2017
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2017 Fiat Ducato recalled for camshaft fix

Fiat has issued a recall for 56 of its 2016 and 2017 Ducato vans fitted with the 2.3-litre 'Multijet' engine over concerns the camshaft could crack. The Italian company reports the camshaft could crack while the vehicle is in use due to a manufacturing fault. If the conditions occurs, the vehicle could stop suddenly, posing a safety risk for occupants of the vehicle and other road users. The recalled Ducatos were produced from December 2016 through January 2017.
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James Wong
2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross revealed for Geneva show - UPDATE
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9th Mar 2017
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2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross revealed for Geneva show - UPDATE

The all-new Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SUV, previewed through shadowy images over the past month, has been revealed in Geneva this week. As those earlier previews promised, the Eclipse Cross - which will not replace the ASX but rather will sit alongside it beneath the Outlander - is the second all-new model to debut Mitsubishi's long-coming new styling themes.
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Mike Stevens
Techrules Ren: Turbine-recharged electric supercar revealed
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8th Mar 2017
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Techrules Ren: Turbine-recharged electric supercar revealed

The Techrules Ren that was unveiled and on display at the 2017 Geneva motor show is not only the Chinese research and development company's first production vehicle, but also the first to feature a turbine range-extender system. The Ren's body was designed by Fabrizio and Giorgetto Giugiaro, and will be available in one-, two-, and three-seat versions, each with a different polycarbonate canopy.
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Derek Fung