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Alfa Romeo preparing hybrid BMW X5 rival
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3rd Jan 2018
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Alfa Romeo preparing hybrid BMW X5 rival

Alfa Romeo bosses have confirmed a large SUV will join the mid-size Stelvio, complete with seven seats and a hybrid powertrain. The new BMW X5 and Audi Q7 rival will be built on the same platform as the Stelvio, according to a report in Auto Express. "The Stelvio for sure is an example of Alfa DNA, why don’t we translate that in a car which is a little big bigger?" Roberto Fedeli, Alfa Romeo chief technical officer, told the British magazine.
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Scott Collie
China bans sales of 553 car models over concerns about smog
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3rd Jan 2018
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China bans sales of 553 car models over concerns about smog

China has banned the sale of 553 new car models, in an attempt to curb its dangerous pollution problem. According to a report from Bloomberg, vehicles being banned include the Audi FV7145KLCBG sedan (a version of the A1 manufactured by FAW VW), the Chevrolet SGM7161DAA2 (similar to the Holden Barina) and the Benz BJ7302ETAL2.
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Scott Collie
2018 Jeep Grand Commander spotted testing in Aussie outback
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2nd Jan 2018
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2018 Jeep Grand Commander spotted testing in Aussie outback

The 2018 Jeep Grand Commander has been snapped testing in the Australia outback. Readers sent us these photos of the heavily-camouflaged SUV near Alice Springs, likely undergoing hot weather testing ahead of its debut later this year. Jeep has previously confirmed plans to test the JL Wrangler in Australia, and told CarAdvice it would be out-and-about early this year, but the company wasn't willing to talk about the Grand Commander.
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Scott Collie
Genovation GXE: Manual, electric Corvette set for CES debut
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31st Dec 2017
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Genovation GXE: Manual, electric Corvette set for CES debut

Genovation Cars will use CES 2018 to unveil the GXE, an all-electric Corvette capable of topping 350km/h. So, how does the GXE deliver that monstrous top speed? To start with, it makes a lot of power and torque: 597kW and 950Nm, to be precise. Along with the headline speed figure, Genovation is claiming a sub-3.0 second sprint to 97km/h.
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Scott Collie
Most anticipated new cars of 2018
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30th Dec 2017
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Most anticipated new cars of 2018

2017 is almost over. It's time for Christmas parties, sunshine and rose-tinted reflection on the year gone by. But here at CarAdvice, we aren't taking our foot off the pedal just yet – instead, we're taking the chance to look back at some of the most interesting, exciting and downright strange stories published this year. It's also a chance to look at what at what's coming next year. Here are the cars we're most looking forward to in 2018.
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Mike Costello