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    Report: Lotus range-extended city car coming in 2013
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    Lotus City Car Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In spectacular fashion, Lotus unveiled six vehicles at the Paris Motor Show. The reveals included the Elite, Espirit, Elise, Eterne hybrid, Elan and one that escaped our cameras: the City Car concept. According to CAR Magazine, ...

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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: 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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    Lotus unveils range-extended electric city car concept in Paris
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    Lotus City Car Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    After a spectacular showing at the Paris Motor Show made up of five breathtakingly awesome reveals, Lotus has decided we can't get enough of a good thing and is rolling out one more. First, let's recap the five concept vehicles ...

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    Skoda rolls out Octavia Green E Line electric concept in Paris
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    Skoda Octavia Green E Line concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Skoda has revealed its first-ever battery powered vehicle, the Octavia Green E Line concept, at the Paris Motor Show. Just because it is a little late to the concept party doesn't mean Škoda is going to delay ...

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    Volvo CEO confirms 2011 production of C30 DRIVe, 2012 plug-in diesel hybrid
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    Volvo C30 EV – Click above for a high-res image gallery
    During a live press conference at the Paris Motor Show, Volvo's newly appointed chief executive officer, Stefan Jacoby, stated that the company's future lies in electric cars. Jacoby proudly proclaimed, "we will set the standard in the ...

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    Paris 2010: Saab 9-3 ePower signals the Swedes' way forward
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    Saab 9-3 ePower – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Unlike so many other electric vehicles introduced at the Paris Motor Show – and throughout the year – the Saab 9-3 ePower doesn't look like its vanity plate should read "Buck Rogers" and it isn't powered by dark matter or ...

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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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    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: 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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    Paris 2010: Lotus debuts Eterne hybrid sedan concept [w/video]
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    Lotus Eterne concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When we think of Lotus, the words "hybrid" and "sedan" aren't exactly the first words that come to mind. Now, though, Lotus is changing all that with the introduction of its Eterne concept, a four-door sedan with an optional ...

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    Paris 2010: Seat Ibe concept, the zero-emissions sports coupe of the future
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    Seat Ibe concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    By unveiling the Ibe all-electric sports coupe concept at the Paris Motor Show, automaker Seat showed that it's about ready to go toe-to-toe with some of the big dogs in the world of dreamy battery-powered machines. The low-slung ...

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    Paris 2010: Smart escooter and ebike roll in
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    Smart escooter concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Envision a Smart fortwo after some extensive reworking. Start by lopping off the body, dropping two wheels, slicing it down to the bare essentials required for urban mobility and then electrify it. Once you do all this, you ...

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    Paris 2010: Exagon Motors Furtive eGT range-extended EV looks better in person
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    Exagon Furtive e-GT – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Exagon Motors hasn't often appeared in these pages – the company built some electric ice racers last year – and so yesterday's announcement of the Furtive e-GT extended-range/all-electric sports car caught us by ...

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    Paris 2010: Jaguar C-X75 Concept
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    Jaguar C-X75 Concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Yesterday's big surprise at the Paris Motor Show was the range-extended electric supercar from Jaguar, the C-X75 Concept. Built to celebrate the marque's 75th anniversary, the concept looks forward to the future while honoring Jaguar's ...

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    Paris 2010: Audi e-tron Spyder is what topless hybrid dreams are made of
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    Audi e-tron Spyder – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Audi keeps on growing its e-tron family. The automaker pulled a fast one by unveiling yet another electrified monster at the 2010 Paris Motor Show, only this time, the low-slung hybrid came sans-top. The concept is powered by two ...

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