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    Autocar takes a closer look at the Citroën Revolte concept
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    Citroen REVOLTe – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Last year at the Frankfurt Motor Show, quirky French automaker Citroën showed off its Revolte concept, and most weren't quite sure to make of it. At the time, pretty much all we knew about it was that it used a "small-capacity ...

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    Rumormill: BMW working on 'green' M1 supercar to rival Audi R8
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    BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Will the Vision EfficientDynamics Concept that BMW debuted at the Frankfurt Motor Show earlier this month spawn a production eco-friendly supercar from the German automaker? According to Auto Express, the answer is yes, ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Tesla plus Brabus equals Ultimate High Voltage
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    Brabus High Voltage - Click above for high-res image gallery
    In addition to the Tailor Made concepts that Brabus trotted out for the Frankfurt Motor Show, the German tuning firm also showed off a new version of its electric Smart Fortwo called the Unlimited High Voltage. This new model is an ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: 2010 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid can't get any greener
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    Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Concept -- Click above for high-res image gallery
    One day children, will be taken to a Museum of Momentous Moments, and there among artist's impressions of the missing link and the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs will be an example of the first Toyota Prius. ...

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    Reader's poll: Best in show Frankfurt 2009
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    The 2009 Frankfort Motor Show was truly significant for the number of low-carbon cars on display. There were over 50 electric and hybrid cars in the haus, with more than a couple dozen of them naked for the first time before the glare of public scrutiny. After gazing upon so many a fresh model, ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Electric Trabant nT concept
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    New Trabant - Click above for high-res image gallery
    True to its promise, Herpa Miniaturmodelle GmbH – a scale model car maker from Germany – brought a concept car to the Frankfurt Motor Show called the New Trabant. We applaud the effort, 'cause is couldn't have been cheap or easy. ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Volvo reveals battery-powered C30 [w/VIDEO]
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    Volvo C30 BEV prototype - click above for high res image gallery
    We were already aware that Volvo has been working on a plug-in hybrid version of its compact C30 for some time with the intent of introducing a production model in 2012. In Frankfurt this week, Ford's Swedish outpost also showed off ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Toyota Auris HSD Full Hybrid Concept needs a shorter name
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    Toyota Auris HSD Full Hybrid Concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    And now for your viewing pleasure, we bring you these live shots of the Toyota Auris HSD Full Hybrid Concept (seriously, could Toyota have come up with a longer name?). Technically, the vehicle shown in our image ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Mercedes-Benz F-Cell rids the show floor of tailpipe emissions
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    Mercedes-Benz F-Cell - Click above for high-res image gallery
    As promised, Mercedes-Benz trotted its hydrogen fuel cell-powered F-Cell in front of the crowds at the Frankfurt Motor Show, and we were on hand to snap off a series of images. It's easy to spot the B-Class sheetmetal and underpinnings ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Volvo introduces C30 DRIVe with 99 g/km of CO2
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    2010 Volvo C30 - click above for a high res image gallery
    Volvo has introduced its latest high efficiency model at Frankfurt Motor Show in the shape of the refreshed C30 DRIVe. The C30 shares its C1 platform with the current European-spec Ford Focus and the Mazda3 and this variant appears to ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Hyundai ix-Metro concept is all white by us
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    Hyundai ix-Metro concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Hyundai returned to Frankfurt a far bigger player than it was two years prior. The Korean company has leapt up the sales standings to become the world's fourth largest automaker, eclipsing such major players as Ford and ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Ford Focus ECOnetic gets down to 99 g/km of CO2
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    2010 Ford Focus ECOnetic - click above for high res image gallery
    Ford has been offering a low CO2 ECOnetic version of the European Focus for over a year now, but a newly-refreshed version is being unveiled in Frankfurt this week. The main upgrade from the existing car is the addition of a new ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Mercedes-Benz S500 Vision Plug-in Hybrid broods quietly
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    Mercedes-Benz S500 Vision Plug-In Hybrid - Click above for a high-res gallery
    Mercedes is working to complete the circle, combining the frugality of its smallest A- and B-Class offerings with the luxury of its S-Class offerings. For the U.S. the S400 Hybrid began the earnest trek down that road, ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Citroen REVOLTe is... exactly that
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    Citroen REVOLTe – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Between storming the Bastille and a national rejection of the Venus razor, the French certainly know the meaning of the word "revolt". Interesting, then, that Citroen knowingly used the word – albeit Francofied with a ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: BMW ActiveHybrid X6 throws down
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    BMW ActiveHybrid X6 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Your dilemma: you have a burning desire for a 5,000 pound, four-passenger truck that accelerates as fast as your Dodge Challenger, but you want to use as little gasoline as possible while doing so. BMW feels your pain, and they have a ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Mazda MX-5 Superlight makes us wonder how we'd spend our other two wishes
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    Mazda MX-5 Superlight concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you're one of the many enthusiasts out there oohing and ahhing over the pair of pre-production Mini concepts that debuted in Frankfurt today, know that the BMW division isn't the only one here with a tempting ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Lexus LF-Ch Concept hits, misses
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    Lexus LF-Ch Concept - click above image for hi-res gallery
    We spent over 40 minutes photographing the oddly named Lexus LF-Ch Concept and still aren't sure what we think of it. From certain angles it's brilliant – everything the Lincoln Concept C tried to be, but wasn't. Yet from other ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Porsche confirms development of electric sportscar
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    Ruf Greenster concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Quick trivia question: what automaker was the first to build a hybrid automobile? Did you guess Honda or Toyota? Interestingly, a full 109 years ago, Professor Ferdinand Porsche built a fully functional hybrid automobile, though it ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept is mean German green
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    BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    BMW hosted a lengthy press conference during which cars zoomed all around its raised track, and at the end the Vision EfficientDynamics Concept silently took the stage. It's a glass-topped Hot Wheels with two engines, a ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Audi e-tron is red outside, nice inside
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    Audi e-tron concept -- Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Audi e-tron concept has a few good things going for it on the outside, like lustrous red paint, some wicked cool taillights, and... well... maybe something else that's escaped us. Sadly, those things are overcome by the chrome ...

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