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The Audi A1 e-tron Wins 'Green Car' of the Year Award

The Audi A1 e-tron Wins 'Green Car' of the Year Award

The Audi A1 e-tron has won the Green Car Award for 2011 at the Women's World Car of the Year Awards. The award was presented at the recent Frankfurt Motor Show and recognised the A1 e-tron as the greenest car in the category. The award certificate was presented to Franciscus van Meel, Head of Electromobility Strategy o ... Continue reading

Nutson's Nuggets: Last Week's (Sept 10 - Sept 16) Automotive Factoids - In Case You Were Not Paying Attention

Nutson's Nuggets: Last Week's (Sept 10 - Sept 16) Automotive Factoids - In Case You Were Not Paying Attention

Each week Larry Nutson, The Auto Channel's Chicago Bureau Chief, gives you last weeks automotive news highlights you may have missed, or you can catch up on the past 15 years of automotive news HERE in our news archive. * All the big new product news this week comes from the Frankfurt Auto Show and it all has been cove ... Continue reading

2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show - Exclusive Press Pass Coverage on The Auto Channel

2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show - Exclusive Press Pass Coverage on The Auto Channel

With TACH's Press Pass Coverage of the Frankfurt Motor Show it's like you were there FRANKFURT - September 13, 2011: Once again The Auto Channel's European team is on-hand to bring you the best and most comprehensive coverage of this important event. We have loads of video, tons of photographs and reams of text stories ... Continue reading

Ferrari 458 Retractable Hardtop Spider Debuts at 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show +VIDEO

Ferrari 458 Retractable Hardtop Spider Debuts at 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show +VIDEO

New exclusive "Bespoke" program also showcased FRANKFURT - September 16, 2011: Ferrari's exclusive new 8-cylinder, the 458 Spider has finally was unveiled to the public at the 64th Frankfurt International Motor Show. The latest addition to the Ferrari range is a mid-rear-engined two-seater featuring a fully retractable ... Continue reading

Merkel: Innovation is Visible Here at the IAA 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show +VIDEO

Merkel: Innovation is Visible Here at the IAA 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show +VIDEO

German Chancellor Opens World's Most Important Trade Fair for Mobility - Comprehensive Walking Tour "Innovation - it is visible here at the IAA. The National Platform for Electric Mobility has done a good job. We have also provided incentives that we hope will get electric mobility in Germany moving, without creating a ... Continue reading

President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry Wissmann: IAA Impressive Demonstration of Automotive Industry's Innovative Strength

President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry Wissmann: IAA Impressive Demonstration of Automotive Industry's Innovative Strength

Chancellor Merkel opens the world's most important trade fair for mobility "This IAA demonstrates the automotive industry's capacity for untiring renewal and innovation: Over 1,000 exhibitors have displays, covering an area equal to 33 football pitches. A total of 183 world premieres await 800,000 visitors, and more th ... Continue reading

Hyundai Exhibits the Future

Hyundai Exhibits the Future

Alongside the all-new i30, Hyundai Motor Company is displaying two models which feature the latest technological advancements developed under the company's Blue DriveTM sub-brand at the 2011 Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA). The eco-focused Blue Drive programme is driving the company towards its target of globa ... Continue reading

The StreetScooter - Electric Mobility Made in Aachen

The StreetScooter - Electric Mobility Made in Aachen

With the StreetScooter, RWTH Aachen University presents a new approach to electric mobility which is both cost-effective and environmentally friendly. In close collaboration with partners from industry, Professor Achim Kampker of the Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL) is developing a new type ... Continue reading

Technische Universität Münich unveiled its new MUTE vehicle concept at the IAA 2011 in Frankfurt

Technische Universität Münich unveiled its new MUTE vehicle concept at the IAA 2011 in Frankfurt

Over 200 assistants and students from 20 TUM Chairs have been working on the concept over the past 18 months and are now ready to unveil the prototype of this efficient, affordable and safe electric car. ... Continue reading

Meet the Quimera AEGT-01

Meet the Quimera AEGT-01

A new dimension of race cars is about to hit motorsports: with the new AEGT prototype, Altran and Quimera jointly push forward and expand the limits of electric technology. 0-100 km/h in 3.5 seconds powered by batteries, with a 300 km/h top speed and the goal to raise deeper awareness for e-cars. In hall 4.1 of the IAA ... Continue reading

Rolls-Royce Welcomes Rowan Atkinson "Johnny English" to Frankfurt Stand

Rolls-Royce Welcomes Rowan Atkinson "Johnny English" to Frankfurt Stand

FRANKFURT - September 14, 2011: Some famous faces were in attendance at the Rolls-Royce Motor Cars press conference, on day one of the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. Stars come as standard for Rolls-Royce, thanks to cars as individual as their owner’s fingerprint, and this year Rolls-Royce Motor Cars hosted two renown ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz World Premieres at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show +VIDEO

Mercedes-Benz World Premieres at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show +VIDEO

Mercedes-Benz kicked off the International Auto Show in Frankfurt, IAA, with the world premiere of a truly revolutionary research vehicle - the F 125! - a fuel cell-powered luxury sedan that will make possible emission-free driving in the future. In the year of the 125th anniversary of the automobile, the company that ... Continue reading

Ford eNews - Sept. 14, 2011

Ford eNews - Sept. 14, 2011

Ford wows at Frankfurt Ford introduced a host of major vehicle and technology offerings at the Frankfurt Motor Show, including the first production applications for its smallest-ever EcoBoost engine a 1.0-liter three-cylinder. The engine will initially be available in Europe, then North America, China and other regions ... Continue reading

Life Cycle Assessment Critical to Reducing Vehicle Emissions

Life Cycle Assessment Critical to Reducing Vehicle Emissions

Life cycle assessment (LCA) is critical to fully understanding and reducing vehicle emissions, Cees ten Broek, WorldAutoSteel director, said today at the Frankfurt Motor Show in a joint press conference with engineering firm, EDAG International. ten Broek presented the results of a global steel industry initiative, Fut ... Continue reading

Autoliv Enhances Active Safety

Autoliv Enhances Active Safety

We are very pleased to be a system integration partner with BMW once again In response to the market trend towards Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Autoliv Inc. --the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems -- has developed a forward-looking Mono Vision Sensing System (MVSS) for BMW which improves drive ... Continue reading

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