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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 9, 2017
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9th Jun 2017
2 min read

CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 9, 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 June 9, 2017? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.
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Tegan Lawson
The Hits and Misses of 2016
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31st Dec 2016
20 min read

The Hits and Misses of 2016

You could call 2016 a lot of things, but dull isn’t one of them. The world has been a busy place, and even in our little corner of it, CarAdvice has had the biggest year on record, in many ways. But let us just turn our attention to new car reviews, where we saw an increase of almost 10 per cent in published content, to 506 in total. Those reviews generated over 30,000 comments on the site, suggesting there are plenty of opinions when it comes to what makes a good new car.
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James Ward
Lego Caterham 7 620R kit revealed
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17th Sep 2016
1 min read

Lego Caterham 7 620R kit revealed

The ultimate kit car kit car, the Lego Caterham 7, has finally been revealed. A result of the crowd-sourced Lego Ideas program, the bight yellow Caterham joins the Mars 'Curiosity' Rover and Back to the Future Delorean vehicles developed through the program. The Caterham, set number 21307, is the first 'road going' car set to make the transition from fan concept to mass-production reality.
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James Ward
Tesla offered old French nuclear power station as future factory site
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8th Apr 2016
1 min read

Tesla offered old French nuclear power station as future factory site

If we ever needed more of an indication that Tesla Founder and CEO, Elon Musk, is a Bond Villain in-the-making, here it is. The French government has suggested the company take up the site of a nuclear power station that will be shut down at the end of the year.
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James Ward
Ford Mustang and Raptor to join LEGO Speed Champions lineup
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12th Jan 2016
1 min read

Ford Mustang and Raptor to join LEGO Speed Champions lineup

The 2016 Detroit Auto Show isn't just about big cars for big kids - Ford has announced it will also unveil two new LEGO kits at the show. Speed Champion sets ('Minifig' size) featuring the new 2016 Ford Mustang GT and 2016 Ford F150 Raptor will join Porsche, Ferrari and McLaren as licensed vehicles depicted by the world's most popular toy set. The Mustang kit (185 pieces) includes the car, driver and timing board.
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James Ward