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Europcar Orders its First 500 Electric Renault Z.E.

Europcar Orders its First 500 Electric Renault Z.E.

Following on from the Memorandum of Understanding on electric vehicles signed at the Frankfurt International Motor Show last September, Europcar and Renault have taken the next step, with Europcar pre-ordering 500 Renault electric vehicles for delivery in Europe's largest cities from the third quarter of 2011 ... Continue reading

Wolfgang Durheimer, Executive Vice-President R&D Talks About New Porsche 911 Turbo - VIDEO ENHANCED

Wolfgang Durheimer, Executive Vice-President R&D Talks About New Porsche 911 Turbo - VIDEO ENHANCED

STUTTGART - October 14, 2009: The new car features a power unit displacing 3.8 litres and delivering maximum output of 500 bhp (368 kW). The first entirely new engine in the 35-year-history of the Turbo comes with features such as Direct Fuel Injection and Porsche's exclusive turbocharger with variable turbine geometry ... Continue reading

An Exclusive Chat with Ferrari's Luca di Montezemolo, the Rock Star of the Automobile Industry - VIDEO ENHANCED

An Exclusive Chat with Ferrari's Luca di Montezemolo, the Rock Star of the Automobile Industry - VIDEO ENHANCED

Luca di Montezemolo, Chairman of Ferrari On Ferrari's Business, F1, Hybids and the Future by Marty Bernstein The name Ferrari, its prancing horse logo and of course those special red vehicles are world famous icons of speed and style. But, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, the long time chairman of Ferrari, SpA and of Fiat, ... Continue reading

The Bahnstorming E63 Lands in Australia

The Bahnstorming E63 Lands in Australia

The eagerly awaited E 63 AMG Sedan is being rushed to Australia following its Frankfurt Motor Show debut to satisfy anxious buyers ... Continue reading

Ford Bridgend Production Accelerates Past 15,000,000 Engines

Ford Bridgend Production Accelerates Past 15,000,000 Engines

Increased output at Ford Bridgend has propelled the Welsh engine plant past its 15 millionth engine milestone. ... Continue reading

New Opel Astra: The First Class Compact

New Opel Astra: The First Class Compact

With its sporty, good looks, comfortable driving experience, innovative technology and a full fuel efficient powertrain line-up, the new Opel Astra, which debuted in Frankfurt at the IAA as a five-door hatchback, is set to energize Europe's compact car segment. ... Continue reading

Astra; Britain’s best selling UK-built car is re-born and revitalised

Astra; Britain’s best selling UK-built car is re-born and revitalised

Launched at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, Vauxhall’s all-new Astra is poised to raise the bar for compact cars sold in the UK, with a combination of stylish design, class-leading dynamics, ultra-efficient powertrains and upscale quality. ... Continue reading

2009 Frankfurt Motor Show: Highlights of the BMW Exhibit - VIDEO ENHANCED

2009 Frankfurt Motor Show: Highlights of the BMW Exhibit - VIDEO ENHANCED

Frankfurt - September 26, 2009: BMW's new, enlarged presence at this year's IAA show was a resounding success. Here's a two-part look at the exhibit highlights: For comprehensive Press Pass Coverage of the entire Frankfurt Motor Show CLICK HERE. ... Continue reading

Visitors Pour into Frankfurt Motor Show on the Last Weekend: Exhibitors Are Delighted - COMPREHENSIVE VIDEO of 2009 IAA

Visitors Pour into Frankfurt Motor Show on the Last Weekend: Exhibitors Are Delighted - COMPREHENSIVE VIDEO of 2009 IAA

The 63rd IAA Cars has greatly exceeded all our expectations. The world’s most important trade show for mobility has proved to be a crowd-puller even under very difficult circumstances. We will have around 850,000 visitors at the IAA, far exceeding our own target of 750,000,” stressed Matthias Wissmann, Presid ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG to Appear in Gran Turismo®5

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG to Appear in Gran Turismo®5

The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG which celebrated its world premiere during the 2009 International Motor Show (IAA), is the highlight in the latest version of the PlayStation®3 video game Gran Turismo®5. And just as with the visitors to the IAA, it is expected to excite gamers worldwide with its breathtaking performance. ... Continue reading

New Series 51 Bentley Continental Range Debut at Frankfurt Show

New Series 51 Bentley Continental Range Debut at Frankfurt Show

Bentley Motors previewed an exciting new design direction for the company's Continental GT and GTC models at the 2009 Frankfurt Show. ... Continue reading

2009 Frankfurt Motor Show(IAA): Development Heads of All German Manufacturers Disclose Innovative Ways for Future Mobility

2009 Frankfurt Motor Show(IAA): Development Heads of All German Manufacturers Disclose Innovative Ways for Future Mobility

FRANKFURT AM MAIN--A premiere of a special kind was held on Wednesday at the 63rd International Automobile Fair (IAA PKW). For the first time those responsible for development at all seven German automobile manufacturers – together with Matthias Wissmann, President of the German Association of the Automotive Indus ... Continue reading

Audi Showcases Efficiency from A to B

Audi Showcases Efficiency from A to B

Following the successful premiere of its extraordinary E-tron electric vehicle at Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA), Audi is also proving the efficiency of its combustion engines with the start of a long distance 'Efficiency Challenge' covering 4,182 kilometres through Europe in nine days ... Continue reading

The Auto Channel Presents Extensive PRESS PASS COVERAGE of the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show - 3 DOZEN VIDEOS

The Auto Channel Presents Extensive PRESS PASS COVERAGE of the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show - 3 DOZEN VIDEOS

Exclusive and in-depth coverage of the 63rd Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung, the world’s largest motor show AUTO CENTRAL - September 10, 2009: With just a few days to go before the start of the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, which is the unofficial official start of the 2010 major auto show season, TheAutoChannel ... Continue reading

More than 324,000 people have already visited the 2009 Frankfurt International Motor Show

More than 324,000 people have already visited the 2009 Frankfurt International Motor Show

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany--The 63rd International Motor Show (IAA) for private cars has got off to a flying start – that was the verdict of some 13,000 accredited journalists from 94 countries who attended the press days (15-16/09/2009) of the word’s most important trade show for cars. Since the show opened, ... Continue reading

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