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Mercedes-Benz Concept IAA Changes Shape For Better Efficiency

Mercedes-Benz Concept IAA Changes Shape For Better Efficiency

When it comes to improving fuel efficiency, aerodynamic aids can be an important tool for automotive engineers. As well as streamlining their cars, manufacturers are adding an increasing number of aerodynamic features, such as active grille shutters and underbody trays. But this new plug-in hybrid... read more

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2016 Nissan Leaf range quoting at 250 km (155 miles) in Europe, Frankfurt Auto Show, Sep 2015

2016 Nissan Leaf Range: 107 Or 155 Miles? Why Test Cycles Can Be Deceptive

Suppose you could buy a new 2016 Nissan Leaf rated not at 107 miles but 155 miles. That would be a far more desirable car, wouldn't it? Well, you can--but only in Europe. The... read more September 16, 2015 by


 
Toyota C-HR Concept (2nd version), 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Toyota Shows Second Concept For Subcompact Crossover At Frankfurt; Hybrid Model Expected

With sales of small crossover utility vehicles growing, not just in North America but around the world, two of the world's three largest automakers still don't have entries... read more September 15, 2015 by


 
2017 Infiniti Q30

Infiniti Q30 Luxury Compact Hatchback: Frankfurt Auto Show Unveiling

Two years after unveiling a concept version of its first compact luxury car, Infiniti unveiled the real thing at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. The 2017 Infiniti Q30 takes... read more September 15, 2015 by


 
Audi e-tron quattro concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Audi e-Tron Quattro Concept: 2018 Electric Car Previewed At Frankfurt Motor Show

It's been teased and previewed and discussed and debated, and now the concept is real: The Audi e-Tron Quattro Concept debuted at today's Frankfurt Motor Show. A styling... read more September 15, 2015 by


 
New Volkswagen Tiguan (European-spec), 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan: Compact Crossover Revealed At Frankfurt Auto Show

The Volkswagen Tiguan compact crossover is about to be renewed, with a completely redesigned model debuting at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show. And right alongside the... read more September 15, 2015 by


 
Porsche Mission E Concept  -  2015 Frankfurt Auto Show live photos

2018 Porsche Mission E: 600-HP Electric Sport Sedan Concept Targets Tesla

Perhaps no German prestige carmaker was more rattled than Porsche by the sudden appearance of electric-car startup Tesla Motors. With the sports-car brand having just... read more September 14, 2015 by


 
Film-based heating system for electric cars from Fraunhofer Institute

Less Energy-Intensive Heating For Electric Cars Demonstrated At Frankfurt Auto Show

Onboard accessories can be a major drag on the efficiency of cars. While it's hard to imagine a new car being sold without heating or air conditioning, these systems draw a... read more September 14, 2015 by


 
Jaguar Land Rover battery-electric concept

Jaguar Land Rover's Future Electric-Car, Efficiency Concepts Previewed

With European prestige-car makers scrambling to respond to the unexpected and disruptive arrival of electric-car company Tesla Motors, a host of luxury car brands have been... read more September 11, 2015 by


 
2015 Frankfurt Auto Show logo

Green Cars At Frankfurt Auto Show: Production, Concept Cars Previewed

It's September, which means a new auto-show season is getting underway once again. The annual parade of new concept and production models begins next week at the 2015... read more September 10, 2015 by


 
Teaser for new Borgward SUV debuting at 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Dormant German Borgward Brand To Relaunch As Plug-In Hybrid SUV For China

Germany's Borgward has remained dormant since the small carmaker declared bankruptcy in 1961, but now the brand's heirs have plans for a revival. It involves a new car unlike... read more September 9, 2015 by


 
2016 BMW 330e and 225xe plug-in hybrids

BMW's Next Two Plug-In Hybrids Officially Revealed, Only One For U.S.

BMW has released details on the pair of new plug-in hybrids it will launch at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, although only one will be offered for sale in the U.S. The first... read more September 4, 2015 by


 
Peugeot Fractal concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Peugeot Fractal Electric-Car Concept: 3D Printing, Audio Tech Of Future

Concept cars can run the gamut from the spectacular to the mundane. Some are spectacularly unrealistic fantasies, while others are barely-disguised production models... read more September 3, 2015 by


 
Audi e-tron quattro concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Tesla-Targeting Audi e-tron quattro Electric SUV Concept Teased Ahead Of Frankfurt

Audi will build an all-electric version of its upcoming Q6 SUV "coupe," which will be previewed at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show next month. We now know the concept will be... read more August 19, 2015 by


 
Purported Audi Q6 electric crossover teaser image

Audi Concept For 'Tesla-Fighter' To Appear At Frankfurt Show: Report

The upcoming Audi e-tron could be the German luxury establishment's most direct answer yet to Tesla Motors. It's a mid-size SUV with an all-electric powertrain--a description... read more June 9, 2015 by


 
European-spec Honda Civic live photos

2011 Frankfurt Auto Show: 2013 Euro Honda Civic Is Complete Tease

The 2013 European Honda Civic Hatchback was unveiled earlier this week at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show. Sleeker, more aggressive and more practical, it showcases... read more September 15, 2011 by 1


 

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