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    Frankfurt: Mercedes-Benz shows off SLS AMG E-Cell's carbon fiber spine
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    We'd thought we were aware of all the details that make up the extraordinary SLS AMG E-Cell, but when Mercedes-Benz revealed the E-Cell's unique aluminum body shell hanging from the ceiling at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, a bit of never-before-seen black stood out. According to M-B, that piece ...

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    Frankfurt: Opel RAK e electric concept looks to the future of low-cost urban motoring
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    Before we delve into the details of the RAK e electric concept, let's step back in time with a brief historical primer. The oldest industrial division within General Motors' current portfolio, Opel, started as a sewing machine manufacturer way back in 1862. Evolving to the production of bicycles ...

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    Frankfurt: Audi shows off near-production R8 e-tron prototype
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    When Audi unveiled the original e-tron Concept at the last Frankfurt Motor Show in 2009, a production version seemed to be nothing more than a glimmer in the very distant future. Two years later, it appears that the automaker has made plenty of progress in bringing an electric-powered R8 into the ...

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    Frankfurt: Rimac Automobili Concept One revealed [w/video]
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    The sheet has been lovingly lifted from the Rimac Automobili Concept One at the Frankfurt Motor Show and the first official images are now available. As the earlier teasers suggested, this electric supercar looks absolutely, well...super! It's hard to believe that a machine with performance that ...

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    Frankfurt: Volkswagen Nils Concept is a new take on urban transport
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    Small, lightweight, electric and seats just one. That pretty much sums up the new Volkswagen Nils concept which was introduced at the Frankfurt Motor Show today. The sole occupant sits inside an ultra-light all-aluminum chassis with aluminum skin and polycarbonate door panels. According to the ...

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    Frankfurt: Mercedes-Benz F125! gullwing fuel cell concept leaks ahead of Frankfurt
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    Omni Auto reports that Mercedes-Benz will debut the F 125! gullwing coupe concept seen here at this week's Frankfurt Motor Show. According to Omni Auto, the F 125! concept showcases M-B's design direction for the 2025 CL-Class. It's unknown if the German automaker intends to actually make a ...

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    Breaking: Daimler rethinks Fortwo with solar, organic Smart Forvision concept
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    Daimler's iconic Smart Fortwo has taken a lot of forms over the years, morphing into everything from special editions to all-electric drive, but there is more life left in the little two-seater. The latest iteration, released today, is the Smart Forvision, a new all-electric concept that Daimler ...

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    Frankfurt: Audi Urban Concept rendered
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    Audi didn't release any additional information the on the Audi Urban Concept today, but it did let loose a photo rendering album of the e-tron-branded concept in coupe and roadster forms that we'll soon get to know in Frankfurt. Powered by two electric motors, the driver and passenger will get to ...

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    Audi Urban Concept teased in motion [w/video]
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    Following the official release of a handful of sketches and an unofficial reveal of the camo'd prototype, Audi has put out a brief teaser clip of its Urban Concept ahead of its official reveal at the Frankfurt Motor Show. We still don't have much in the way of details – and the video ...

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    Official: Official: BMW i3 and i8 revealed [UPDATED w/video]
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    We've just touched down in Frankfurt to get all the details on BMW's new electric cars, but before we get into the nitty-gritty of BMW i, its philosophy and the engineering behind it, here's a brief introduction to the first two models, the i3 and i8. Officially, the two artfully greenhoused cars ...

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    Report: Tesla Model X crossover coming to Frankfurt?
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    Tesla Model S – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Up to this point, the only actual vehicle Tesla Motors has offered for sale is the all-electric Roadster. But the Silicon Valley-based automaker has drummed up a ton of interest and money by showing off its next planned product, the ...

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