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The 7 most important cars from the 2017 Frankfurt auto show
The 7 most important cars from the 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Electrification was the billion-dollar word at this year's Frankfurt auto show, where automakers from around the world gathered to show off their latest and greatest. The show itself took place in the land of beer and schnitzel, but that doesn't mean that every debut over the Atlantic will stay...Read More»

New Volkswagen Tiguan (European-spec), 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Preview Video

Small SUVs are big business in America, but for Volkswagen there's a lot of room to grow. The current VW Tiguan hasn't been a big seller--but with a new version, all that could change. At the 2015 Frankfurt auto show, VW gave us a first look at the 2017 Tiguan. ALSO SEE: 2017 Bentley Bentayga...Read More»

Volkswagen e-Up!  -  2013 Frankfurt Motor Show
Can VW Become The World's Biggest Electric Car Maker, Too?

Say what you will about Volkswagen, but the company isn't afraid of setting big, bold goals for itself. Several years ago, VW announced its intention to become the world's largest automaker by 2018. And now, according to Detroit News, it's aiming to be the world's biggest maker of electric cars by...Read More»

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2013 Frankfurt Auto Show Preview

Tomorrow marks the start of press days for the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show, the first major auto show of the new model year. Frankfurt's show is biggest in Europe, in scope and sheer size, strung out among more than nine separate buildings, with close to 80 automotive brands represented, from Alpina...Read More»

2012 Mercedes-Benz B-Class
A-, B-, C-Class: Mercedes Bets Big On Small Cars In America

Is America ready, really ready this time, for a small Mercedes-Benz? Or, many of them? From the old 190E to today's C-Class, Mercedes' luck with its smallest cars has been mixed. The C-Class is a core product in the lineup, and has been a mainstay for more than a decade, but the C-Class hatchback...Read More»

2011 Volvo XC60
Volvo: We're Going Four-Cylinder, 24/7

Volvo has traditionally been known as the car company with boxy-but-safe sedans and wagons. If things go as Volvo management plans, they may soon be known as the “safe” green car manufacturer, since the company is taking major steps towards a zero emissions future. First up is a switch...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8
2012 Chrysler 300, August Car Sales, VW Nils: Car News Headlines

A single-seat electric car from VW has broken cover, nearly two weeks before its official reveal: Volkswagen Nils Electric Car Concept: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show While car sales numbers for August roll in, the Nissan Leaf takes a wider lead over the Chevy Volt: Aug Electric-Car Sales: Nissan Leaf...Read More»

2012 Audi S6
Dick Cheney, Justin Bieber and Frankfurters: Car News Headlines

The Ford Evos concept coming to the Frankfurt Auto Show will be a plug-in hybrid--and possibly, a precursor to a new Capri. [GreenCarReports] Audi has a number for every turbocharger coming to Frankfurt. There's the S6, the S7 and the S8. [MotorAuthority] Which family cars have earned the NHTSA's...Read More»

2012 Ford Explorer
2012 Ford Explorer, Tesla Model S, Genesis Coupe: Car News Headlines

The 2012 Ford Explorer and Edge crossovers are opting for EcoBoost power--but when should you? [GreenCarReports] The Wall Street Journal's Dan Neil is betting Elon Musk he can't deliver a 2012 Tesla Model S as promised--and there's $1 million at stake. [GreenCarReports] Did photos of the updated...Read More»

2012 Bentley Continental GTC
2012 Bentley Continental GTC Unveiled

The floodgates are officially open and the European heavyweights are tripping over themselves to preview their Frankfurt wares. We've already seen the 2012 Porsche 911 and Ferrari 458 Spider, and now it's Bentley's turn. The 2012 Continental GTC is official. More evolution (slight evolution) than...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Spark
Honda Recalls, Electric Chevy Spark, 2012 Honda Crosstour: Car News Headlines

Volkswagen is planning future vehicles specifically developed for the U.S. market. At least one new mid-size SUV is planned for next year. [TheCarConnection] Survey says Generation Y drivers are stressed behind the wheel due to technology. [AllCarTech] Is the Chevrolet Spark minicar going to be...Read More»

2012 Mazda CX-5
2012 Mazda CX-5 Coming to 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

The Frankfurt Auto Show is still over a month away, but that isn’t stopping Mazda for releasing a beauty shot of its all-new-for 2012 CX-5 crossover. Due to replace the aging, Ford-Escape-based Mazda Tribute, the 2012 Mazda CX-5 will be the first Mazda to take advantage of the new “Kodo...Read More»

2012 Mazda CX-5
2012 Mazda CX-5: First Look

Mazda is giving consumers an advance look at its brand-new compact crossover, the 2012 CX-5, ahead of its world debut at next month’s 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show. For family buyers, there’s a lot to like. For starters, the styling of the CX-5, which is the replacement for the current Mazda...Read More»

BMW i Launch Event, Frankfurt, July 2011
BMW i3 And i8 Concepts: Live Photos From Frankfurt Debut

In the not too distant future BMW will be launching a whole range of environmentally friendly vehicles grouped under its new “i” division, the first of which will be an electric compact hatch dubbed the i3. Today, at a special press conference in Frankfurt, Germany, BMW took the wraps...Read More»

2012 Volkswagen Beetle
2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Coming Next Spring

The wraps have only just come off the new 2012 Volkswagen Beetle but so far only the hard-top model has been revealed. However, as we saw with the previous generation ‘New Beetle’, sales of the convertible are just as important as those of the coupe and in some years were actually the...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt
Chevy Volt Rebates, MINI Cooper Spy Shots: Today's Car News

New car sales are doomed to go down for May, but it's not entirely due to natural disasters. [TheCarConnection] Are dealers cheating the system and claiming the $7500 Chevy Volt rebate, or is it a political kerfuffle? What's a kerfuffle, anyway? [TheCarConnection] Hurricane season is here, and you...Read More»

2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
First Drive: 2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

•    What is it: A new gullwing supercar that effectively replaces the Mercedes-Benz SLR •    Key facts: 6.2-liter V-8 with 571 horsepower; 7-speed dual-clutch transmission; rear-wheel drive •    On sale: April 2010 •    Price: $250,000 (est.) It's been unveiled at the 2009...Read More»

2010 Porsche 911 Turbo
Preview: 2010 Porsche 911 Turbo

What is it? The most powerful Porsche 911 Turbo ever The basics: 3.8-liter flat six with 500 hp; 0-60 mph in 3.2 sec, 194-mph top speed; seven-speed dual-clutch or six-speed manual transmission On sale: January 2010 Price: $132,800 (Coupe) and $143,800 (Cabriolet) With its world debut at the 2009...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»

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