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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for May 19, 2017


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 May 19, 2017? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.



According to reports, the new 2018 Jeep Wrangler will have the option of a 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine and a powered soft-top.

MORE: 2018 Jeep Wrangler to feature 2.0-litre turbo, power soft-top report


Pricing and specifications for the 2017 Honda HR-V update have been announced, the range will still start from $24,990 before on-road costs.

MORE: 2017 Honda HR-V pricing and specs, navigation now standard, safety-kit unchanged


Honda’s magic seat system couldn’t magically fit in the new Civic hatch. It’s built on a new platform and couldn’t accommodate the handy feature.

MORE: Honda Civic hatch – why no magic seats?


The new Skoda Karoq has made its world premiere. The junior Kodiaq SUV is expected to launch here around April next year.

MORE: 2018 Skoda Karoq goes official, here in Q2 2017


Initial details of the upcoming 2018 BMW M5 have been released, along with new images showing it tearing up the track.

MORE: 2018 BMW M5, turbo V8, AWD and 0-100 in under 3.5-seconds: all confirmed


Groupe PSA is pushing for a renaissance in Australia, ditching distribution partner Sime Darby for Inchcape that currently looks after Subaru in Australia.

MORE: PSA Peugeot Citroen shifts Australian distribution to Subaru operator Inchcape


The Renault Trafic Formula Edition has been launched in Australia. Just 80 will be available, featuring the Renault Sport yellow highlights.

MORE: Renault Trafic Formula Edition launches in Australia


Local feedback and media coverage has apparently influenced the changes made to the updated 2018 Haval H9.

MORE: 2018 Haval H9 revealed, Australian debut later this year


The Lamborghini Urus has been clearly captured on camera, still in camouflage but it’s our best look at the new Italian SUV yet.

MORE: 2018 Lamborghini Urus spied on the Nurburgring

General Motors is working with suppliers including Bridgestone, Continental, Goodyear and Michelin to develop sustainable, natural rubber for tyres.

MORE: GM developing sustainable natural tyre rubber


And you don’t see this everyday… three seven-seat Toyota SUVs racing down an airstrip. Check out our video of the Prado, Fortuner and Kluger.

MORE: Toyota SUV comparison, Fortuner v Kluger v Prado

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