Bugatti Galabier: The concept that wasthe talk of Frankfurt wasn't even there. Bugatti is hosting sneak previews of the new Galabier concept sedan for clients and dealers, but the concept itself won't come to the show at all. It could in fact be a trio of concepts tested over the next few months, prior to a world debut. Or a very quiet shelving, if economics don't justify new Bugattis just yet.
2009 Frankfurt Auto Show: Green Cars
BMW X6 ActiveHybrid and 7 Series ActiveHybrid: BMW's first hybrids ever greened up its stand in Frankfurt. They're slightly different in technology, if not mission: the X6 is based on the two-mode technology developed with GM, Chrysler and Daimler, while the 7-Series is a homegrown design with lithium-ion batteries.
2009 Volkswagen E-up! Concept at the 2009 Frankfurt auto showEnlarge Photo
Volkswagen E-up! and Volkswagen L1: The German car world is putting a toe in the electric-car pond again. If they're not electrocuted in the process, Volkswagen could turn its Frankfurt E-up! electric-car concept into reality as a new Beetle for the coming electric age. If that happens. For entertainment value, the single-seater L1 shows what could happen if certain Congressional leaders keep writing legislation for industries they know nothing about.
2009 Volkswagen L1 concept at the 2009 Frankfurt auto showEnlarge Photo
Renault EVs: The vehicle coming from Renault and Project Better Place saw a worldwide launch in Frankfurt as the Fluence EV concept, joined by three other less real show vehicles, including the Twizy. They'll be followed by lots of tests and first drives and pilot studies and possibly, one day...a better place. You have to earn a name like that, somehow.
2009 Frankfurt Auto Show: Headlines
Preview: 157 MPG Volkswagen L1 Concept
Ford C-MAX Headed To U.S. By Late 2011
Preview: 2010 Aston Martin Rapide
Frankfurt: Audi e-Tron Electric Car Has Awesome Torque, All-Wheel-Drive
Preview: 2011 Bentley Mulsanne
2009 Frankfurt Auto Show: MINI Roadster Concept
Zero-Emissions Volkswagen E-Up! Concept Rolls Out At Frankfurt
Preview: Lamborghini Reventon Roadster
Bugatti Galibier 16C Concept Previews New Super Sedan
2009 Audi R8 E-Tron Concept Revealed
Citroen Revolte/2CV Concept To Show At Frankfurt
Mercedes-Benz S500 Concept for Frankfurt: Plug-In Hybrid S-Class
Hyundai Unveils 2009 ix-Metro Hybrid Crossover Concept
Ford’s New 2011 C-Max Destined For U.S. Sale?
MINI Coupe Becomes Reality--Before It's a Concept
BMW News: MINI Crossover Delayed, Isetta Based On Toyota iQ?
Frankfurt Auto Show: BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept
Spy Shots: 2010 Hyundai Tucson
Rumor: Lamborghini Reventon Roadster Cruising To Frankfurt
Preview: 2010 Porsche 911 GT3 RS
2009 Frankfurt Auto Show: Lexus Teases New Compact
2009 Frankfurt Auto Show: BMW's Green Four-Door Coupe
2009 Frankfurt Auto Show: Superlight Mazda MX-5 Miata
Preview: 2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Wagon
2010 Saab 9-5 Preview [2009 Frankfurt Auto Show]
Teaser Image Hints At New Bugatti Model
2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG: First Photo, Going Electric Too?
Renault To Preview Production EV at 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show
Audi R8 Spyder: Now With Rip-Roaring V10
2011 BMW X1: Best Shots Yet
2011 Volkswagen Polo: Wagon, Coupe, and a New GTI?
VW To Challenge Chevy Volt At Frankfurt
Audi A3 Going Hybrid
2009 Frankfurt Auto Show: Stay Updated
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