Tag Archives: Auto Shows

Audi Aicon, Elaine preview self-driving, all-electric future

The 2017 Frankfurt auto show hasn't even started yet, and already we have a good idea of what this year's affair at the Frankfurt Messe is going to be all about thanks to Audi. Meet the Aicon (pronounced like "icon") and the Elaine, a pair of all-electric autonomous vehicles that preview the auto industry's self-driving, green future. Let's...

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VW’s newest ID Cross electric SUV concept looks almost production ready

Hot on the heels of last month's confirmation that an electric Microbus is coming based on the ID Buzz concept unveiled at the 2017 Detroit auto show, Volkswagen is showing us a new ID Crozz II concept that previews a small electric SUV due in 2020. The concept is an evolution of the ID Crozz concept unveiled at the 2017 Shanghai auto show and more...

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BMW X7 concept previews new full-size, 3-row SUV

BMW's a bit late to the full-size SUV party, but as they say, "better late than never." The German automaker will use its home show, next week's 2017 Frankfurt auto show, to present the X7 iPerformance concept, a hulking SUV with typical BMW design cues coupled with a plug-in hybrid powertrain and a light and airy cabin. Although...

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Wagons ho! Opel Insignia GSi Sports Tourer revealed

Hot wagons are a rarity in the United States but over in Europe they're all the rage, outselling their sedan equivalents in many cases. Opel will use this week's 2017 Frankfurt auto show to introduce its latest high-performance wagon, the Insignia GSi. We've already seen the car in fastback sedan form, which we're getting as the 2018...

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Frankfurt auto show preview

Automakers more and more are starting to launch new cars outside of the traditional auto show, but the major shows still play an important role in allowing customers to directly compare various models in person. One of the biggest on the calendar is the Frankfurt auto show, officially the Frankfurt Internationale Automobil Ausstellung, German for...

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Audi bringing 2 self-driving concepts to 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Audi will use next week's 2017 Frankfurt auto show to highlight its roadmap for self-driving car technology. The automaker will do so with a separate vehicle highlighting each of the three levels of self-driving car classification leading up to and including Level 5, the ultimate goal where a car can handle all situations on its own and thus can...

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BMW X7 concept previews new full-size, 3-row SUV

BMW's a bit late to the full-size SUV party, but as they say, "better late than never." The German automaker will use its home show, next week's 2017 Frankfurt auto show, to present the X7 iPerformance concept, a hulking SUV with typical BMW design cues coupled with a plug-in hybrid powertrain and a light and airy cabin. Although...

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BMW i concept teased ahead of 2017 Frankfurt auto show, may preview i5

BMW's oft-rumored i5 had fallen off the radar but now it's back front and center due to confirmation Thursday we'll see a new BMW i concept at next week's 2017 Frankfurt auto show. Along with the confirmation, we received this teaser shot that suggests we're looking at a sleek sedan. This has led to rumors the concept may be a...

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Tune in, Frankfurt: Mercedes-Benz’s EQ A electric car concept teased

The Mercedes-Benz EQ A electric car concept barely broke cover Saturday in a teaser shot and video, the latest car in what may become a growing all-electric sub-brand for the automaker. Following in the footsteps of the EQ crossover concept from the 2016 Paris auto show, the EQ A appears to marry a little old, a little new, something borrowed, and something...

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