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    Geneva: Valmet Dawn gets its Tron on in Geneva
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    There are a lot of ways to describe the Valmet Dawn you see pictured above, but our favorite could be mouthed by Keanu Reeves: Whoa. And then we would expand it to WTF? As in, "Whoa the F?" That's because Valmet Automotive – the makers of the Fisker Karma, among other vehicles – has ...

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    Geneva: Minimalist Toyota FT-Bh Concept boasts 112 miles per gallon
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    If what Toyota tells us about the FT-Bh is true, it's not some futuristic fantasy, but a design study that points to what a next generation Yaris hybrid might look like. With an unbelievably low, sub-1,800-pound curb weight and a 0.235 coefficient of drag, the FT-Bh uses minimalist design rather ...

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    Geneva: Smart ForTwo Brabus Electric Drive is a black and green upgrade
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    If given the choice, we'd grab the keys to an all-electric Smart ForTwo way before its gasoline-powered sibling, if for no other reason than it would mean we wouldn't have to put up with that horrid automated manual transmission. But such faint praise isn't really fair to the Brabus Electric ...

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    Geneva: 2012 Toyota Yaris Hybrid plays big brother to the Prius C
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    Toyota has unveiled the 2012 Yaris Hybrid at the Geneva Motor Show – the first B-segment hybrid in Europe. While the vehicle makes use of a 74-horsepower 1.5-liter gasoline engine, engineers mated the internal combustion mill with a more compact 80-hp electric motor along with a smaller ...

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    Geneva: Morgan Plus E is all aluminum and fully electric
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    Morgan isn't typically one to embrace change. The company is still proudly building a V-Twin three-wheeler and sawing components from trees, but the Morgan Plus E on display at the Geneva Motor Show is a clear step into the blinding light of the future. The vehicle features the automaker's ...

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    Geneva: 2012 Volkswagen Polo Blue GT mixes fun and frugality
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    Volkswagen already offers quite a bit of fun in the small hatchback segment with the 177-horsepower, 40-mpg Polo GTI, but for those wanting even better fuel economy without sacrificing any fun, VW has announced the Polo Blue GT. Fitted with the new 1.4-liter TSI inline-four, the Blue GT is ...

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    Geneva: 2012 Volvo V40 takes aim at A3, 1 Series
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    With the S40 gone and the C30 on its way out the door, Volvo has a few holes in its line that Audi and BMW are happy to fill with the all-new A3 and 1 Series, respectively. Enter the V40, a five-door hatch that's one of the most attractive designs from Sweden since the Ikea Skürg. It's a ...

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    Geneva: Tata Megapixel is a high-res effort on a low-res budget
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    What's the next Tata Nano going to look like? The Megapixel concept is a good indication of where the Indian brand's ultra cheap micro-car could be headed in the next few years, and if the onboard tech makes it to production, the Megapixel could be one of the most compelling – and most ...

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    Geneva: Giugiaro Brivido Concept is Italian for thrilling [w/video]
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    What's Italian for thrilling? The Italdesign Giugiaro Brivido. (Well, it's Italian for 'thrill' anyway.) And we see what they're on about. The underpinnings come from parent company Volkswagen, including the supercharged 3.0-liter 360-horsepower V6 engine and eight-speed automatic gearbox. ...

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    Geneva: Volkswagen introduces four new Up! concepts, because we didn't have enough already
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    Swiss. Winter. X. Cargo. Those are the names of the four new Up! models that Volkswagen has brought to the Geneva Motor Show, the latest expansion of the supermini that by now has more personalities than the United States of Tara. You might think the Swiss Up! is named for the its Geneva debut ...

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    Geneva: Bentley can do better than the EXP 9 F Concept
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    Bentley has been hinting at the possibility of a full-size ultra-luxury SUV for a few years and here in Geneva the rumors finally became reality in all their awkwardly majestic glory. Just as awkward is the 'ute concept's name: the EXP 9 F, which is about as imaginative and puzzling as its ...

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    Geneva: Hyundai i-oniq Concept blends series hybrid with shooting brake style
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    If you're a sucker for high-riding shooting brakes, the Hyundai i-oniq concept has what you're after, albeit with a certain anonymity we haven't seen from Hyundai of late. Complete with elongated gullwing doors and an expansive greenhouse featuring curved glass both behind the A-pillar and on ...

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    Geneva: Nissan Hi-Cross Concept looks good... but to what end?
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    Nissan's stables are already all ate up with crossovers – they've got the Murano, the Rogue, the Juke and the new Pathfinder, not to mention overseas models like the wildly popular Qashqai or corner cases like the Murano CrossCabriolet. So what's one more thrown into the mix? Enter the ...

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    Geneva: Handsome Volkswagen Cross Coupé turns red, gains diesel plug-in tech
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    While technically still a concept, Volkswagen has rolled out another version of its Cross Coupé that first debuted at the Tokyo Motor Show last November. The handsome compact crossover rides on VW's new transverse matrix architecture and it's smaller than you think, which means it should ...

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    Geneva: Infiniti Emerg-E sizzles in Switzerland
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    Infiniti continues to openly toy with the idea of producing a racy luxury sports coupe, following on the heels of 2009's Geneva Motor Show star, the Essence concept. This year, Infiniti has gone in a more overtly sporting direction with this hot little number, the Emerg-E. Fortunately, this ...

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    Video: Lexus pitches hydrogen-powered LFA supercar in video
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    It looks like Toyota's Lexus luxury arm is getting ready to pitch a hydrogen-powered version of its LFA supercar that's even more powerful than its 552-horsepower, gas-powered brethren. We spotted a 45-second video that appears to show off the Lexus LFA-h, a hydrogen-powered version fitted with ...

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    Official: Chevy Volt and Opel Ampera named 2012 European Car of the Year
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    The Chevrolet Volt may not be selling well, but it's one of the most lauded cars in history. Today the plug-in hybrid was named the 2012 European Car of the Year, an award it will share with its European fraternal twin, the Opel Ampera. The Volt won North American Car of the Year in 2011, while ...

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    Official: Volkswagen revisits PHEV Cross Coupé concept for Geneva
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    The Volkswagen Cross Coupe is back and headed to the Geneva Motor Show this week, this time with an innovative plug-in diesel hybrid drivetrain under the hood. Details are scarce at the moment, but the company says a TDI engine works in conjunction with not one, but two electric motors to propel ...

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    Geneva: Hyundai i-oniq concept for Geneva opens up ahead of schedule
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    Just as nature abhors a vacuum, the Internet abhors secrets. Hyundai got so close to keeping its i-oniq concept coupe away from us before the Geneva Motor Show, but the web won again when someone uploaded images of ithe i-oniq's blood red interior and McLaren MP4-12C-like doors. We don't have ...

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    Exclusive: Autoblog goes one-on-one with the Pininfarina Cambiano Concept
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    Italian Firm's Turbine-Powered Calling Card For A New Era The global meltdown that boiled to the surface in 2008 was really hard on a lot of car companies, but it was categorically horrendous for the tradition of Italian car craftsmanship out of Turin. Of the three big players left in the ...

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