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Opel teases new concept, next-gen Corsa confirmed for 2019

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Opel teases new concept, next-gen Corsa confirmed for 2019

Opel has revealed its upcoming model and development plans at its TechDay, hosted at the company's Rüsselsheim engineering centre in Germany...

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2018 Peugeot 5008 gets bulletproof armour
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2018 Peugeot 5008 gets bulletproof armour

The Peugeot 5008 has been chosen as the new official state vehicle for France's president, Emmanuel Macron, and as such the company has decked out the SUV with a range of modifications for presidential use, including certified bulletproofing...


International Engine of the Year: Ferrari, Peugeot, BMW among winners
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International Engine of the Year: Ferrari, Peugeot, BMW among winners

Ferrari has scooped International Engine of the Year for the third year running, beating out Porsche and Tesla (yes, really) for the honour. The 3.9-litre bi-turbo V8 from the 488 GTB, GTB Spider and Pista scored 486 points from the judges, comfortably beating out the 3.0-litre turbocharged flat-six engine in the Porsche 911 (198 points) and the 6...


The week's top news stories, June 10
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The week's top news stories, June 10

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...


2019 Peugeot 508 Touring revealed - UPDATE
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2019 Peugeot 508 Touring revealed - UPDATE

Peugeot has revealed its slinky new 508 SW, a load-lugging rival to the Volvo V60, ahead of its in-person unveil at this year's Paris motor show. UPDATE, 1:58pm: Peugeot's local importer has confirmed it wants the 508 SW. Tyson Bowen, local Peugeot communications boss, said: “It is absolutely on our wish list and we are working with PSA to secure it for the local market...


2019 Peugeot 508 SW leaked
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2019 Peugeot 508 SW leaked

The upcoming Peugeot 508 SW has been leaked on social media, shortly after the French manufacturer issued a teaser for its all-new wagon. Following reports a month ago claiming a replacement for the current 508 Touring was heading to the Paris motor show, the brand issued a teaser via Twitter – asking viewers to #BreakTheCodes to uncover the new model's name...


2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test Video, Part 2: Road
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2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test Video, Part 2: Road

Welcome to Part Two video feature for our recent 2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test. To recap, we've assembled three all-wheel drives and three front-drivers from non-premium marques, with pricing ranging from $43k (i30 N) through to $57,690 (STI Spec R). It's a rich and diverse field with each competitor representing its maker's fastest and most fun-filled efforts...


2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test Video, Part 2: Road
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2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test Video, Part 2: Road

Welcome to Part Two of the video feature for our recent 2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test. To recap, we've assembled three all-wheel-drivers and three front-drivers from non-premium marques, with pricing ranging from $43k (i30 N) through to $57,690 (STI Spec R). It's a rich and diverse field with each competitor representing its maker's fastest and most fun-filled efforts...


Peugeot 308 GTI production halted for WLTP, local supply unaffected
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Peugeot 308 GTI production halted for WLTP, local supply unaffected

Peugeot has halted production of the 308 GTi for four months, as it works to revise the car's 1.6-litre engine to pass incoming World harmonised Light vehicle Testing Procedure (WLTP) standards. Local supply of the turbo tearaway, which finished fifth in our recent hot hatch mega test, shouldn't be affected by the break in production at Peugeot's factory in Sochaux, France...


Peugeot offering seven-year warranty on SUVs, upgrades on hatches
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Peugeot offering seven-year warranty on SUVs, upgrades on hatches

Peugeot is offering a seven-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty on its SUV models sold before the end of June, as part of a wider sales campaign. The brand's 'delicious' deals campaign will upgrade 208 Active ($21,990 before on-roads) and 308 Active ($26,990 before on-roads) purchases to the Allure grade, representing $3000 and $5000 of extra value respectively...


2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test Video, Part 1: Track
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2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test Video, Part 1: Track

We pit five of the best turbo hot hatches - and one wildcard sedan - against one another to find out which is the fastest and most fun small rocketship for under $60k. In this video we test outright performance and lap times...


2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test, Part 1: Track
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2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test, Part 1: Track

It's time. With some new entries in the Australian scene, it's time to pull together some of the most compelling hot hatches to see which is most deserving.  ...


2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test
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2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test

Is there a more vibrant and diverse segment on the market right now than that labelled 'hot hatch'? In fact, is it technically a segment at all, but rather a broad net cast wide enough to include a $25K compact-sized Suzuki Swift Sport at one extreme and larger, circa-$80K Audi RS3s and Merc-AMG A45s at the other? And that’s just hatchbacks...


VXR brand to live on under Groupe PSA - report
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VXR brand to live on under Groupe PSA - report

There are still plenty of questions about Opel and Vauxhall under their new Groupe PSA ownership, but one thing is becoming clear: there's still a place for hotted-up sports models under French ownership. A report from CarBuyer quotes a Vauxhall brand spokesperson, who says "VXR will survive" under the new ownership, although the sub-brand will likely need to shift from larger-displacement engines to compact hybrids...


2019 Peugeot 508 Touring headed to Paris – report
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2019 Peugeot 508 Touring headed to Paris – report

Peugeot could be prepping a new wagon-bodied variant of its new 508 for the Paris motor show in October – according to a new report. Auto Bild reckons the French brand will show the new 508 Touring in Paris, complete with a similar design to the recently-revealed sedan from the B-pillar forward, with a more practical wagon rump and roofline down back...


DS to offer only electrified models from 2025
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DS to offer only electrified models from 2025

DS Automobiles – luxury arm of the PSA Group – has announced plans to only offer electrified models by 2025, as part of an electric push starting with the "imminent arrival" of the hybrid DS7 Crossback E-Tense. This announcement shouldn't come as a surprise, given the brand's long-term commitment to Formula E, not to mention the constant stream of plug-in concept cars...


DS X E-Tense concept teased
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DS X E-Tense concept teased

DS Automobiles has teased its X E-Tense Concept, a look a what happens when the French brand's design team starts dreaming of 2035. Based on the 35-second teaser clip posted to YouTube, the concept will be motorsport-focused. Along with some suitably futuristic shots of the car running through a neon cityscape, there's a brief flash of a helmet-wearing driver...


2018 Peugeot 308 Touring review
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2018 Peugeot 308 Touring review

The 2018 Peugeot 308 Touring presents as an attractive and viable alternative to a flood of SUVs on the roads.


PSA Group spins off electric vehicle operation
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PSA Group spins off electric vehicle operation

PSA Group, parent of Peugeot, Citroen, DS and Opel, has created a new standalone electric-vehicle division as it seeks to catch the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance in the burgeoning e-mobility space. The company wants the spinoff 'business unit' to "respond to the challenges of the energy transition and to build an efficient and coherent offering of electric mobility solutions" for the ever-changing automotive landscape...


2015 Peugeot 4008 recalled
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2015 Peugeot 4008 recalled

Peugeot has issued a pair of recall notices for the 4008 SUV, over concerns certain vehicles could be fitted with faulty door locks. The first recall relates to vehicles that could have all four locks affected, while the second is for right-hand locks only, though the condition is the same regardless...