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2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

 
Sixties Surf Style, 21st-Century Green: VW Buggy Up Concept

Sixties Surf Style, 21st-Century Green: VW Buggy Up Concept

Back in in the Swinging Sixties, a small, light, fiberglass car was making a big splash up and down the West coast. That car was the Meyers Manx buggy, a Volkswagen Beetle-based buggy with very little in the way of bodywork but a heck of a lot of style, the brainchild of Californian Bruce Meyers... read more

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BMW i8 Concept live photos, 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

2014 BMW i8 Live Photos: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

BMW has taken a radical departure from its traditional brand of teutonic sedans with its "i" range. The i3 is a carbon-bodied electric city car and the i8 a plug-in hybrid... read more September 15, 2011 by  2


 
Kia Rio Ecodynamics live photos, 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

Kia Rio Ecodynamics: Forbidden Fruit At 2011 Frankfurt Show

For fans of ultra-economical vehicles living in the United States, life just isn't fair sometimes. While the European market gets to play with dozens of high MPG... read more September 14, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Volkswagen Nils concept live photos, 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

Volkswagen Nils Electric Car Concept: Frankfurt Live Photos

Two weeks ago we brought you images of the Volkswagen Nils electric car concept to be revealed at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show. The car has now been unveiled and Green Car... read more September 14, 2011 by  1


 
2012 Mercedes-Benz B-Class

Small Is The New Big: Mercedes Bringing B-Class, A-Class To U.S.

With fuel prices remaining high, the appeal of full size SUVs and sedans is beginning to waver. American buyers are embracing the idea of small, fuel-efficient but... read more September 14, 2011 by  6


 
The Mercedes-Benz B-Class E-Cell Plus concept. Image: Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz B-Class E-Cell Plus Extended Range Electric Vehicle

For the time being, electric vehicles that combine battery power with a range-extending generator may be the best solution for those who can get by on battery power alone for... read more September 14, 2011 by  4


 
Mia Electric microbus

2012 Mia Electric Microbus: First Drive Report

Sometimes a clever inventor or a team of engineers changes the way we think about an appliance or a concept we’ve lived with for years -- producing a revolutionary new... read more September 14, 2011 by  5


 
2015 Infiniti electric luxury sedan teaser sketch

Infiniti: We’ll Have An All-Electric Sedan Ready For 2015

Infiniti -- the luxury sister brand of Nissan -- has been joining in the electric car hype at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show with talk of an all-electric subcompact car it will... read more September 14, 2011 by 


 
2011 Brabus High Performance 4WD Full Electric concept car

2011 Frankfurt Auto Show: Brabus AWD Electric Mercedes-Benz E-Class

This year’s 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show has been heavily dominated by the drive towards greener vehicles, better gas mileage, and zero tailpipe-emissions motoring. So... read more September 14, 2011 by  3


 
2011 Smart forvision concept

Smart Forvision Electric Car Concept: Frankfurt Live Photos

While Smart used the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show to release its new, upgraded Fortwo Electric Drive and the production Smart eBike, the new Forvision concept previewed a few... read more September 13, 2011 by  1


 
2012 smart fortwo electric drive, 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

2012 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive: Frankfurt Auto Show

The problems with the old Smart Fortwo Electric Drive were fairly easy to work out. It was too slow, had only an average range, took too long to charge and it was too... read more September 13, 2011 by  7


 
Opel Rak E concept car, Frankfurt Motor Show, September 2011

2011 Frankfurt Auto Show: Opel RAK e Electric Concept

At this year’s Frankfurt Auto Show there’s a very clear theme among concept cars: ultra-small urban runabouts. Now Opel -- the European arm of General Motors --... read more September 13, 2011 by  4


 
Volkswagen Cross-up! five door live photos, 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

2011 Frankfurt Auto Show: 2012 Volkswagen Up Family Gallery

Volkswagen has been working hard on the Up minicar since it first debuted at the 2007 Frankfurt Auto Show, but it has finally unveiled the production version of its... read more September 13, 2011 by 


 
2013 Fisker Surf, Frankfurt Motor Show, September 2011

2011 Frankfurt Auto Show: 2013 Fisker Surf Official Unveiling

The 2012 Fisker Karma extended range electric car (plug-in hybrid) may have been sold on its sexy good looks, and sporty performance -- but now the luxury sedan has a more... read more September 13, 2011 by  3


 
Audi A2 Concept, Frankfurt Motor Show, September 2011

2011 Frankfurt Auto Show: Audi A2 Electric Concept First Pics

Audi has just unveiled its all-electric A2 Concept vehicle at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show. Placed somewhere between its two-seat electric Urban Concept which we saw... read more September 13, 2011 by 


 
Audi Urban Concept launch, 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

Audi Urban Concept: Live Photos Of Electric Two-Seater Launch

The 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show officially opens to the press tomorrow, but already the private parties and launch events have started. Sunday night, Audi officially unveiled... read more September 12, 2011 by  4


 
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