CarAdvice News Desk:: the weekly wrap for July 15

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Welcome to the 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 July 15, 2016? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.


Groupe PSA releases results of real-world fuel consumption testing for a number of Peugeot, Citroen and DS models.

MORE: Peugeot, Citroen and DS real-world fuel figures released

The German offices of BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen have been raided as part of an investigation into alleged steel price fixing.

MORE: BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen under investigation

Three Toyota Mirai vehicles have arrived in Australia. The hydrogen fuel-cell powered cars will spend the next three years touring the country.

MORE: Toyota Mirai hydrogen trio moves to Australia

A new 60km stretch of the Stuart Highway in the Northern Territory has been added to the open speed-limit zone.

MORE: Northern Territory now has 336km of unlimited-speed road

Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) plans to launch one new car a year for at least the next four years.

MORE: Jaguar Land Rover SVO planning new model offensive

The 2017 Nissan Pathfinder facelift has been unveiled in the US, ahead of an Australian debut set for the first half of next year.

MORE: 2017 Nissan Pathfinder facelift unveiled

2017 Honda NSX is tipped to be priced at $388,000 before on-road costs, which would push it beyond $400,000 drive-away.

MORE: Hybrid supercar price speculation

General Motors is co-developing a next-generation ‘Roboglove’ to help reduce repetitive stress injury in factories.

MORE: GM hopes next-generation Roboglove will reduce RSI at factories


Holden used this week’s State of Origin match to unveil its new-look Colorado update. Will it boost sales? Time will tell…

MORE: Holden Colorado facelift revealed

A subtly revised new look for the popular Mazda 3 has gone official, ahead of an Australian debut set for the weeks ahead.

MORE: 2016 Mazda 3 facelift goes official

The popular SUV market is about to see another contender diving into the fray, with Australian details of the new Koleos revealed this week.

MORE: Renault Koleos – Australian pricing revealed

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