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    Report: Infiniti Emerg-E not going into production
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    In case there was ever any doubt, the Emerg-E extended-range plug-in supercar from Infiniti won't really, uh, emerge. The new head of the Nissan luxury badge says the Emerg-E won't be built as a production vehicle, UK publication Autocar reports, citing Infiniti chief Johan de Nysschen's ...

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    Official: VW Golf BlueMotion concept is a diesel looker worth 73.5 mpg
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    The first Volkswagen concept from the 2012 Paris Motor Show is the new Golf BlueMotion, which has enough green blue street cred to be called "the most fuel-efficient Golf ever." How efficient does this seventh-generation Golf need to be to reach this grandiose claim? It burns 3.2 liters of ...

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    Official: BMW Active Tourer plug-in hybrid concept coming to Paris
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    For those keeping score, this one counts in the win column for BMW's electric-drive vehicles. The German automaker has revealed details about a concept plug-in hybrid it will debut at the Paris Motor Show next week. The Active Tourer will be what BMW calls a "premium compact" PHEV with a ...

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    Report: Nissan's Paris-bound EV concept could fill out CUV niche
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    The types of pure electric vehicles available on the market are quite limited. For now, we've got compact and midsize cars and high performance sports cars. More are coming, but that's it today unless you want to get a conversion. What if you were looking for an official, electric SUV or a ...

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    Official: Opel/Vauxhall Adam zooms into Europe's supermini fray [w/video]
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    We've done a triple-take with the Opel/Vauxhall Adam, and after two rounds of grainy spy shots, this third official look brings the car into crisp, clear focus. From the looks of these photos, we like it a bit more than we thought we did initially. Yes, it's got plenty of Audi A1 going on in that ...

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    Official: Mitsubishi promises Outlander plug-in hybrid for Paris *UPDATE
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    We've been waiting since the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show – when Mitsubishi first talked about the PX-MiEV, a plug-in CUV concept – for some sort of real-world plug-in Outlander. It looks like we're finally going to get our wish during the 2012 Paris Motor Show this fall. Today, Mitsubishi ...

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    Report: GM Europe boss says upscale Opel minicar will turn a profit
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    Opel Trixx concept
    General Motors of Europe president Nick Reilly says Opel fully expects to turn a profit on its upcoming minicar. According to Reilly, the city car's up-scale features mean that the automaker will be able to charge a premium price for the vehicle and, in turn, should let ...

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    Renault Zoe slips in under the radar; stylish hatch is battery-powered done right
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    Renault Zoe concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Scheduled for a market launch in 2012, the battery-powered Renault Zoe is one vehicle that flew under the radar at the Paris Motor Show and somehow managed to duck out of view as our cameras made their rounds. Though we didn't ...

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    Paris 2010: Formulec EF01 presages electric Formula racing
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    Formulec EF01 – Click above to watch video after the jump
    If the future of Formula racing is electric, it could look a lot like the Formulec EF01 that's just been revealed at the 2010 Paris Motor Show. Constructed in a two-and-a-half-year period with a number of quality partners pursuing ...

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    Paris 2010: 2011 Venturi Fétish is faster, sexier, more production
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    Venturi Fétish – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Appearing on the stand alongside the awesome Venturi America at the 2010 Paris Motor Show was an updated Fétish. While it retains a lot of similarities to the original, it has a fresh fascia, a new rear spoiler and a ...

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    Paris 2010: Is the Venturi America EV Dune Buggy another awesome EV we'll never see?
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    Venturi America EV Dune Buggy – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Venturi was last seen in America a couple of months ago, blasting across the white crystals at the Bonneville Salt Flats in the guise of the Buckeye Bullet. At the Paris Motor Show, the Monegasque company revealed a ...

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    Paris 2010: Honda CR-Z gets Euro-cessorized
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    2011 Honda CR-Z with optional accessories – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Honda's big introduction at this year's Paris Motor Show may have been the 2011 Jazz Hybrid, but that doesn't mean the Japanese automaker didn't bring some other automotive fodder for us to look at. Here, for ...

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    Paris 2010: First factory-built Fisker Karma hits the stage
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    First Factory-Built Fisker Karma – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It takes a keen eye to notice that the first factory-built Fisker Karma differs in any way from the concept version. Still, anyone who gazes long enough may spot the differentiates. Staying true to its concept form, ...

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    Paris 2010: 2011 Honda Fit (Jazz) Hybrid greens up the place [w/video]
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    2011 Honda Fit (Jazz) Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ever since Honda debuted the Fit hatchback, we've said that it would be a perfect vehicle to have a gasoline-electric hybrid variant. Honda didn't exactly hear us loud and clear, however. First, we got the Insight, which ...

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    Ford tells Paris C-Max hybrid, plug-in will arrive in 2013
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    2011 Ford C-Max – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We've long been jealous of the frugal diesel vehicles that American (and other) automakers make available in the European market but not in the U.S., but Ford has the ability to send our envy-o-meters into the red by hyping something ...

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    Paris 2010: Renault Twizy charges the stage
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    2011 Renault Twizy – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Believe it or not, Renault says the car you see above, known – seriously, we're not making this stuff up – as the Twizy, is a production vehicle. We hesitate to call it a car, or a motorcycle, or a scooter... it's ...

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    Paris 2010: Renault Dezir concept is wild, twisted beauty
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    Renault Dezir concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Don't let anyone tell you that Renault can't do a concept car. The French manufacturer pulled the sheets back on its all-electric Dezir at this year's Paris Motor Show, and the concept is as sexy as it is absurd. Designers took ...

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    Paris 2010: Mini Scooter E Concept can whisk us away any day
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    Mini Scooter E concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Squaring off, in a way, against the escooter that Smart unveiled yesterday at the Paris Motor Show, is Mini's entry in the fanciful all-electric scooter category, the Scooter E. There are more differences here than just where ...

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    Paris 2010: Kia Pop Concept is a "wild atom" looking for three
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    Kia Pop Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Kia Pop Concept is a slick little wedge of silver that the company calls "a striking vision of future urban electric transport" meant "to act as a loose nucleus, a wild atom." In case you're wondering about the styling, you can't ...

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    Paris 2010: Peugeot HR1 Concept
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    Peugeot HR1 Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In addition to pulling the sheets back on its new 508, Peugeot unveiled its newest concept at the 2010 Paris Motor Show. Called the HR1 Concept, the car is what we would assume would happen if a Prius knocked boots with the SEMA ...

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