Frankfurt Motor Show

 
VW Group makes 300 models globally, will electrify them all by 2030

VW Group makes 300 models globally, will electrify them all by 2030

Along with the gleaming concept cars and new production models unveiled at last week's Frankfurt auto show, auto-company executives also make news. Often a company's CEO or product chief will announce directions for the future, whether they're hints about upcoming vehicles or new powertrain plans... read more

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Mercedes-Benz EQA concept, 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Do Frankfurt's electric cars cover German desperation over diesel decline?

This year's Frankfurt motor show was big, busy, and full of new concepts and production cars spanning the gamut from small electric cars to exotic supercars with prices in... read more September 13, 2017 by


 
Honda Urban EV Concept

Honda Urban EV Concept to go on sale in 2019, but not for North America

If there were a favorite car among journalists and car fans at this week's Frankfurt motor show, it may have been a small, all-electric hatchback city car. Which is pretty... read more September 13, 2017 by


 
Mini Electric Concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

Mini Electric Concept revealed in Frankfurt auto show debut (updated)

We've known since last July that an all-electric Mini Cooper will go into production in 2019. Now, we can see the first renderings of the car that will make its official... read more September 12, 2017 by


 
Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy racecar

Formula E races to add Jaguar I-Pace electric-car race series

Media days at this week's Frankfurt motor show seemed to be all about electric cars and concepts, from mass-market brands like Volkswagen to luxury makers like Mercedes... read more September 12, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell

Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell EQ Power plug-in hydrogen crossover launches at Frankfurt

It's a plug-in hybrid crossover, but it doesn't have an engine. It's a hydrogen fuel-cell SUV, but it has a feature no other hydrogen-powered car offers. It's the... read more September 12, 2017 by


 
BMW i Vision Dynamics concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show    [photo: Tom Moloughney]

BMW i Vision Dynamics Concept previews all-electric four-door sedan

If concept cars are meant to grab attention, then the BMW i Vision Dynamics Concept—an all-electric sedan that debuted Tuesday at the Frankfurt motor show—may... read more September 12, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz EQA concept, 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Mercedes-Benz Concept EQA small electric hatchback debuts in Frankfurt

Following various teaser images, the Mercedes-Benz EQA concept for a compact all-electric hatchback made its debut on Tuesday at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. It's a preview... read more September 12, 2017 by


 
Honda Urban EV concept teased ahead of Frankfurt auto show

Green car concepts, production models at Frankfurt auto show

Although a handful of automakers have opted to skip the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, there are still plenty of new green concept cars and production models confirmed to make... read more August 31, 2017 by


 
MINI E electric cars used in vehicle-to-grid test. Photo by University of Delaware/Evan Krape

All-electric Mini E for 2019 to appear at Frankfurt show in concept form

The first Mini E, cobbled together by putting a battery pack where the rear seat used to be, was BMW's very first attempt at building a modern electric car. Only a few... read more August 14, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Aerodynamic Automobile concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

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... read more September 23, 2015 by


 
Porsche Mission E Concept  -  2015 Frankfurt Auto Show live photos

Germans Vs Tesla In High-End Electric Cars: Will Fast Charging Follow In Time?

Arguably the most stunning car at this week's Frankfurt Motor Show was the Porsche Mission E, a low, sleek all-electric sport sedan that is likely to go into production... read more September 18, 2015 by


 
Nissan Gripz concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Nissan Gripz Concept Previews 'Pure Drive' Hybrid System

Nissan offered a hint at a new hybrid powertrain as part of a concept car it unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show. The Nissan Gripz is a heavily-stylized crossover that... read more September 16, 2015 by


 
2017 Smart ForTwo Cabrio, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

2017 Smart ForTwo Cabrio: Soft-Top Minicar Returns To Range Next Year

The hardtop 2016 Smart ForTwo underwent a full redesign, but the convertible version will keep the old body style for another model year. Buyers wanting the updated Smart... read more September 16, 2015 by


 
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


 

 
 

 
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