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What to expect at the Frankfurt Motor Show

photo: BMW The 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show press previews officially begin on Tuesday, but the hype is already in full swing. In a trend that’s taken away some of the show floor thrill, several automakers have revealed images of their new concepts and production vehicles ahead of the media fray. Based on what’s been revealed thus far, the general theme veers toward ... Read More »

Frankfurt Auto Show: Manufacturers Hail Electric Revolution, But Suppliers Are Skeptical

Japan’s Nissan Motor displays the company’s new Nissan LEAF electric car. Nissan is not displaying its new cars and SUVs at the Frankfurt Auto Show (Photo credit KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images) ”Watch what we do, not what we say.” That was Attorney General John Mitchell talking to reporters at the start of the Nixon administration in 1969. The quotation comes to ... Read More »

VW, Audi, Ducati, 3 others may skip Delhi Auto Expo 2018

The Auto Expo 2018 is scheduled to be held at Greater Noida in February. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint New Delhi: At least six automobile companies are likely to skip the biennial Auto Expo 2018, South Asia’s largest show, as they seek to cut costs amid weak sales. Ford India Pvt. Ltd, Volkswagen India Pvt. Ltd, Skoda India Pvt. Ltd, Audi India Pvt. ... Read More »

2017 Frankfurt auto show preview

Automakers more and more are starting to launch new cars outside of the traditional auto show, but the major shows still play an important role in allowing customers to directly compare various models in person. One of the biggest on the calendar is the Frankfurt auto show, officially the Frankfurt Internationale Automobil Ausstellung, German for “International Automobile Exhibition.” And this ... Read More »

Frankfurt auto show: a sneak peek at the cars set to be the stars

The third-generation Bentley Continental GT The 67th International Motor Show in Frankfurt doesn’t open its doors to the public until Sept. 14, but a host of major players including Audi, Bentley, Ferrari and Porsche have already started taking the wraps off cars that are destined to be a huge draw for visitors. Audi will be using the biennial Frankfurt show ... Read More »

NADA Auto Show kicks off in capital

Kathmandu, August 29 The 12th edition of the largest automobile exhibition, NADA Auto Show, kicked off in Capital, today. The six-day event is being organised jointly by Nepal Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) and Global Exposition Management Service. Inaugurating the event, Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Bir Bahadur Balayar said that the automobile sector has been one of the largest ... Read More »

1960s American Dream Cars wow crowds at tony Pebble Beach Concours

They just don’t make dream cars like they used to. And the crowds thronging a special display class at Sunday’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance attested to the popularity of outrageous, over-the-top fantasies of what cars could look like half a century ago. Called “American Dream Cars of the 1960s,” the group of 10 ranged from a Thirties-inspired street rod to ... Read More »

Kia to unveil stunning fastback concept at 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Kia has given us a first glimpse at what’s shaping up to be a stunning fastback concept. Set to debut next month at the 2017 Frankfurt auto show, we’re sad to report the concept doesn’t preview a new model line. Rather, it signals a new body style for one of the Korean brand’s existing models, specifically the next-generation Cee’d compact ... Read More »

Smart bringing self-driving city car concept to Frankfurt auto show

Teaser for Smart concept car debuting at 2017 Frankfurt auto show Mercedes-Benz’s Smart brand will use the upcoming 2017 Frankfurt auto show to preview its vision for personal transport of tomorrow. The preview will come in the form of a concept that Smart describes as a fully self-driving electric car ideal for shared urban mobility. That’s already a lot of ... Read More »

America’s most important luxury car show

Every August, droves of car collectors gather for a week on the Monterey Peninsula to show off, ogle, and place big-money bids, all culminating in an elaborate Sunday afternoon car show: the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Ladies wear complicated hats and men don pastel seersucker suits for the golf course occasion. It’s an ostentatious display that seems distant, even out of ... Read More »