2009 Frankfurt Auto Show

Do-It-Yourself Auto Workshop For Detroit Reworks An Old Idea
Do-It-Yourself Auto Workshop For Detroit Reworks An Old Idea

The depressed economy has spurred all sorts of innovative, DIY solutions—like renewed interest in community garages and tool libraries—for keeping vehicles repaired as frugally as possible and still on the road, as well as some innovative ways of helping laid-off, skilled workers hold out until...Read More»

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Confirmed: 2013 BMW 3-Series Will Have Four-Cylinder Engine

At the Frankfurt auto show, German automaker BMW has confirmed that the next-generation BMW 3-Series will offer a four-cylinder engine. But it’s still two and a half years away. The twin-turbocharged four-cylinder would likely be offered alongside its much-loved in-line six-cylinder engines, as...Read More»

2009 Lexus LF-Ch concept
Lexus LF-Ch Compact Hybrid Concept Debuts In Frankfurt

The 2010 Lexus HS 250h is barely out and about, and already Lexus is preparing for an even more compact hybrid. The concept for the new car, called the LF-Ch, hit the floor in Frankfurt today, and these live photos show what it's like up close and personal. As in the studio shots revealed about a...Read More»

2009 Audi R8 e-Tron Concept
Frankfurt: Audi e-Tron Electric Car Has Awesome Torque, All-Wheel-Drive

Audi of America's President Johan de Nysschen may have put his foot in his mouth by calling buyers of the 2011 Chevrolet Volt "idiots," but Audi headquarters seems to like electric cars. Enough, at any rate, to trumpet the complete specs of its all-wheel-drive, all-electric e-Tron concept car...Read More»

Citroen Revolte / 2CV concept
Citroen Revolte/2CV Concept To Show At Frankfurt

Citroen may have bombed with its updated DS model, but the French automaker could have much better luck with its reimagined 2CV. The 2CV (aka, the "deux chevaux vapeur", referring to its taxable horsepower) remains ubiquitous in France, even though production ended in 1990. Citroen's update will...Read More»

2009 Jaguar XJ Limo-Green Concept leak
Jaguar Debuts Plug-In Hybrid 'Limo-Green' Concept

Hot on the heels of Fisker's announcement about fuel efficiency for its Karma sedan comes word of a new luxury vehicle from Jaguar that bears a few technological similarities to the Karma. Based on the Jaguar XJ, the new plug-in hybrid/extended-range electric concept has been dubbed the Limo-Green...Read More»

2009 Mercedes-Benz Vision S500 Plug-In Hybrid Concept
Mercedes-Benz S500 Concept for Frankfurt: Plug-In Hybrid S-Class

The Frankfurt Auto Show this year is all about green cars: highly fuel efficient clean diesels, electric cars, and plug-in hybrids. It's where the German automakers offer up their sexiest concept cars. So the photos of the eagerly awaited Mercedes-Benz "Vision" concept car are a bit of a shock: It...Read More»

From the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week website
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Kicks Off

Back in 2007, Mercedes-Benz made a brilliant marketing move, scoring the title sponsorship of IMG Fashion's semi-annual Fashion Week in New York. The multimillion-dollar deal keeps the brand front and center of celebrities, publishers, the media, and other insanely wealthy tastemakers. It's an...Read More»

2010 Volvo C70 Convertible
Preview: 2010 Volvo C70 Convertible

•    What is it? •    The basics: A folding hard-top and sultry styling •    On sale: Early next year, with a public showing and more details at the Frankfurt Auto Show •    Price: $40,000 (est.) Volvo’s ultra-stylish C70 Convertible has a received a facelift for the 2010...Read More»

MINI Crossover concept
BMW News: MINI Crossover Delayed, Isetta Based On Toyota iQ?

There's been a lot of chatter about the MINI Roadster (also known as the MINI Speedster) which is set to debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show in just a couple of weeks. That's not surprising: everyone likes a roadster, and the sporty renderings popping up on the web have sparked the interest of...Read More»

2009 Mini Coupe Concept
Mini Celebrates 50th Anniversary With New Coupe Concept

Today marks fifty years to the day since the first, classic incarnation of the Mini was first shown and to celebrate the event the company is set to unveil a brand new concept car that will eventually star at next month’s Frankfurt Auto Show. Dubbed the 2009 Mini Coupe Concept, the latest concept...Read More»

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