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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 23, 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 June 23, 2017? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.


The future of the Ford Fiesta and Focus in Australia is unclear as passenger car sales dwindle, but Ford Australia says that doesn’t mean it will walk away from the segment.

MORE: Ford Fiesta’s future in Australia unclear, Focus cloudy too

Kia Australia has taken around 100 pre-launch orders for the new Stinger which makes it the most popular model to date for the brand in this regard.

MORE: Kia initially unprepared for Stinger interest

Meantime the Stinger could be the next highway patrol and general duties for our police, with a number of regions across Australia currently evaluating the new lift-back.

MORE: Kia Stinger a strong candidate for NSW and QLD police force

The eighth-generation Toyota Camry will be imported from Japan rather than being made in Australia when the Melbourne factory shuts down in October. The new Camry has been given an overhaul both inside and out.

MORE: 2018 Toyota Camry: what’s changed

The next-generation Hyundai Santa Fe has been spotted cracking laps around the Nurburgring circuit in Germany, albeit in heavy camouflage.

MORE: 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe spied at the Nurburgring

The spiritual successor to the Volkswagen Kombi – the ID Buzz concept – has been approved for production.

MORE: Volkswagen ID Buzz electric Kombi approved for production

The Highway 1 to Hell team have completed a lap around Australia in a 2017 Toyota LandCruiser Sahara in five days, 13 hours and 43 minutes, setting a new world record.

MORE: Around Australia speed record broken

The Alfa Romeo Giulietta has been the inspiration for a new ‘all-weather high-performance’ suit made from Italian wool with a water-resistant finish.

MORE: Alfa Romeo Giulietta inspires high performance suit

As part of the Audi Foundation launch an Audi R8 V10 Plus will be first prize in a raffle to raise funds for a number of charitable causes. Listen to our podcast for your chance to win a ticket in the draw.

MORE: Audi Foundation kicks-off with R8 supercar raffle

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