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2017 Haval H7 set for Australian launch next year
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19th Apr 2016
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2017 Haval H7 set for Australian launch next year

Chinese SUV company Haval expects to launch its new H7 SUV in Australia by the second half of 2017, the company's local arm has confirmed with CarAdvice today. Signalling the importance of the Australian market in Haval’s global expansion, ours will be the first right-hand-drive region to get the H7.
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Mike Stevens
BAIC electric supercar leaked, details emerge
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5th Apr 2016
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BAIC electric supercar leaked, details emerge

Chinese manufacturer Beijing Automotive Industry Corporation (BAIC) is understood to be working on a new electric supercar to take on the world’s elite, after images were leaked online this week. Although no official details have been released, reports claim that the Chinese automotive giant’s zero-emissions supercar will be capable of sprinting from 0-100km/h in under three seconds and hit a top speed of 260km/h.
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James Wong
Mercedes-AMG GLC63 to make use of new E63 drivetrain, will not use C63 bits
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29th Mar 2016
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Mercedes-AMG GLC63 to make use of new E63 drivetrain, will not use C63 bits

There will be a new Mercedes-AMG GLC63 SUV and a Mercedes-AMG GLC63 Coupe, and neither of them will use the same drivetrain as the C63 range. CarAdvice learnt this exclusive detail about the not-yet-revealed high-performance version of the GLC63 in an exclusive one-on-one interview with Mercedes-AMG CEO Tobias Moers, who was on hand at the show to unveil the Mercedes-AMG GLC43 model (pictured) that will plug the gap between the regular GLC range and the yet-to-be-revealed, full-fat GLC63.
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Matt Campbell
Mazda MX-5 takes unprecedented double at World Car of the Year Awards
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26th Mar 2016
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Mazda MX-5 takes unprecedented double at World Car of the Year Awards

The fourth-generation Mazda MX-5 this week achieved an unprecedented double at the annual World Car of the Year Awards in New York, picking up the gongs for best design and the overall best car. The fourth-generation of Mazda’s iconic MX-5 convertible, released last year and racking up record sales, took all before it. It beat out the newly released Audi A4 and Mercedes-Benz GLC for best car, and the Jaguar XE and its own CX-3 sibling for best design.
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Mike Costello
Chevrolet SS not dead yet: Product chief suggests replacement V8 performance sedan on its way
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24th Mar 2016
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Chevrolet SS not dead yet: Product chief suggests replacement V8 performance sedan on its way

We all thought that the Holden Commodore-based Chevrolet SS performance sedan would be dead when General Motors shut down its Australian production facility in 2017. But that may not be the case. Based on a discussion at the 2016 New York motor show with Chevrolet Camaro chief engineer Al Oppenheiser, CarAdvice has learnt there’s a strong chance of an all-new Chevrolet SS performance sedan replacing the Holden-built model.
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Matt Campbell