This file photo taken on March 7, 2017 in Geneva, shows a general view during the first press day of the 87th Geneva International Motor Show. / AFP / ALAIN GROSCLAUDE
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This year's Geneva Motor Show comes at a curious time for an auto world enjoying record profits yet also gripped by doubt midway through the grand transition from diesel to electric and self-driving vehicles.Major cities including Paris have announced their intention to ban diesel progressively while a top German court last month opened the way to banning older diesel cars from the streets on air quality grounds.Among new potential star turns are Jaguar's first all-electric model as it shows off the production version of its I-Pace, as well as Hyundai's Kona, advertised as the world's first fully electric subcompact SUV.Such qualities are not the preserve of the traditional automobile constructor.Monday will see the car of the year unveiled from seven finalists for the accolade.The contenders are the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, Audi A8, BMW series 5, Citroen C3 Aircross, Kia Stinger, Seat Ibiza and Volvo XC40 .
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