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Fiat Chrysler turned down Peugeot's merger offer - report

The PSA Group reportedly approached Fiat Chrysler (FCA) about a merger as early as this year's Detroit motor show in January, only to be rebuffed by the American-Italian company. Sources have told The Wall Street Journal the offer was rejected by FCA, and talks about a possible combination have not recommenced...

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2017-19 Alfa Romeo Stelvio and Giulia recalled
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2017-19 Alfa Romeo Stelvio and Giulia recalled

Alfa Romeo has recalled the Stelvio and Giulia, over concerns about the adaptive cruise control system. According to the company, some cars fitted with adaptive cruise control mightn't allow the driver to cancel in "very specific driving conditions". In some circumstances, the car could unexpectedly accelerate with adaptive cruise activated...


REVIEW: Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio - quick track drive
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REVIEW: Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio - quick track drive

It may've been only a short spin in anger, but CarAdvice.com Managing Editor, Trent Nikolic, has come away from the Stelvio Quadrifoglio... mighty impressed.


Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio review: Quick track drive

Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio review: Quick track drive

The Stelvio Q is yet another hot SUV that's more performance oriented than it is off-road focused. It looks stunning, but it's mighty fast too.

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$149,900

2020 Alfa Romeo Stelvio spied
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2020 Alfa Romeo Stelvio spied

Alfa Romeo's nipped-and-tucked Stelvio SUV has been snapped during testing, revealing some of the interior changes we can expect from the mid-sized crossover when it launches. From the outside, changes to the Stelvio appear minor. One of the cars pictured is a Stelvio Q, which appears to wear a mildly revised nose over the current model, with a slightly more complicated grille design around the central shield-shaped element, but time will tell on that one...


Peugeot family ready to back further acquisitions
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Peugeot family ready to back further acquisitions

The PSA Group, which currently owns the Peugeot, Citroen, DS, Opel and Vauxhall brands, is open to acquiring a few more marques for its portfolio, and it has the backing of one of its biggest shareholders. At the recent Geneva motor show, Carlos Tavares, CEO of the PSA Group, said he would "love to [have discussions] with people who are looking for deals"...


Fiat Chrysler 'very open' to mergers, partnerships, joint ventures
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Fiat Chrysler 'very open' to mergers, partnerships, joint ventures

Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley has confirmed the carmaker is "very open" to working with other manufacturers in essentially any form, as he looks for "any deal that would make Fiat stronger". Speaking with Automotive News at the Geneva motor show, he confirmed he's "very open" to working with other car makers in any way, shape or form, and is amenable to "any deal that would make Fiat stronger"...


Sergio Marchionne voted 'World Car Person of the Year'
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Sergio Marchionne voted 'World Car Person of the Year'

Sergio Marchionne has been voted '2018 World Car Person of the Year' by the World Car Awards jury, after his sudden passing in July last year. The award was voted on this week by more than 80 jurors from 24 countries, and was presented to Marchionne's replacement as Fiat Chrysler chairman and chief executive, Mike Manley...


Alfa Romeo Tonale Concept revealed
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Alfa Romeo Tonale Concept revealed

Alfa Romeo has unveiled a thinly-veiled preview of what we can expect from its Jeep Renegade-based compact crossover, in the form of the slinky Tonale Concept. Alright, so it mightn't quite make the journey to production completely unscathed, but there's very little on the Tonale that isn't ready for the showroom floor...


Alfa Romeo Giulia QV, Stelvio QV limited editions revealed
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Alfa Romeo Giulia QV, Stelvio QV limited editions revealed

Alfa Romeo has revealed a pair of F1-inspired special editions based on the Giulia Quadrifoglio and Stelvio Quadrifoglio performance models for the Geneva motor show next week. Dubbed the 'Alfa Romeo Racing special series', the limited-edition models celebrate the company's entry into the Formula 1 championship with Sauber...


2019 Alfa Romeo Giulietta revealed
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2019 Alfa Romeo Giulietta revealed

Alfa Romeo has partially revealed and detailed the refreshed 2019 Giulietta hatchback, ahead of its debut at next week's Geneva motor show. Two versions of the Italian hatchback will be on display at the Swiss event, Veloce and Executive, both featuring revised designs and some new specification...


Alfa Romeo to show new model in Geneva
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Alfa Romeo to show new model in Geneva

Alfa Romeo is planning to reveal something at the Geneva motor show next month, which the company says should give "a taste of what's next to come in the word of Italian performance and luxury". Speaking with Roadshow by CNET, company spokesperson, Berh Alexanian, indicated the brand will arrive at the Swiss event in "full force" with "something new up our sleeves as well"...


2019 Alfa Romeo Giulia pricing and specs
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2019 Alfa Romeo Giulia pricing and specs

Alfa Romeo Australia has released pricing and specifications for the upgraded 2019 Giulia line-up this week, with the range kicking off from $60,900 before on-road costs – a $1000 jump from before. The four-tier line-up remains, but the previous model's diesel options have now been dropped, leaving the 147kW 2.0-litre turbo petrol as the sole engine for base grades...


Alfa Romeo Giulia and the 105: Targa Florio Australian Tribute
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Alfa Romeo Giulia and the 105: Targa Florio Australian Tribute

Australia is indeed a lucky country. For the second consecutive year, one of the oldest motorsport events in the world, Targa Florio, has left Sicily in Italy, and touched down in Victoria. Here, Mandy takes a spin in both the powerful new Alfa Romeo Giulia Q, and the legendary 1970 Alfa Romeo 105 Giulia Sprint GT 1300 Junior.


Fiat Chrysler to settle US diesel emissions cases for $1.1 billion
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Fiat Chrysler to settle US diesel emissions cases for $1.1 billion

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will pay out roughly US$800 million ($1.1 billion) in fines, fixes and compensation to settle claims some of its diesel engines cheated their way past emissions regulations. The company had been accused of using an emissions-testing defeat device, like the one used employed by the Volkswagen Group in its Dieselgate engines, which could detect when a car was undergoing bench-testing and alter its operation to emit a legal quantity of pollutants...


Targa Florio Australian Tribute with Alfa Romeo

Targa Florio Australian Tribute with Alfa Romeo

Australia is indeed a lucky country. For the second consecutive year, one of the oldest motorsport events in the world, Targa Florio, has left Sicily in Italy, and touched down in Victoria. There is no other event like it in Australia, and it has been designed to duplicate exactly how the 102-year old event is run in Italy...


2019 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti review
Rating: 7.610 /10
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2019 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti review

Alfa Romeo has bolstered its Stelvio line-up with a new mid-tier performance variant to bridge the gap between the core range and the full-fat Quadrifoglio – but is it any good?

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$78,900

New Alfa Romeo crossover to be based on Jeep Compass
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New Alfa Romeo crossover to be based on Jeep Compass

Fiat Chrysler (FCA) has confirmed it'll spend over €5 billion ($7.7 billion) on new products and drivetrains to be produced at its Italian factories. The automaker met with union officials last week to outline its updated production plans for the next three years, which it hopes will return the company's Italian factories to full employment...


Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio pricing and specs
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Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio pricing and specs

The wider Alfa Romeo Stelvio range has been on sale in Australia since the middle of 2018, but we've been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the range-topping Quadrifoglio performance hero. Well, it'll be here in January, and it'll cost $149,900 before on-road costs, a $6k premium over the related Giulia Quadrifoglio sedan...


2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio First Edition diesel review
Rating: 7.910 /10
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2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio First Edition diesel review

Automotive icon Alfa Romeo has awoken from its slumber. Does the new Stelvio crossover do enough to disrupt the ever-growing premium SUV market and give the German brands a fright?