The road ahead has a new (A)icon This year’s Frankfurt Motor Show was nothing short of spectacular, once again. It showcased some of the world’s largest automotive brands, and what had people talking...
After the Düsseldorf Caravan Salon hosted several debuts from major auto (van) manufacturers just a couple weeks ago, we weren't too surprised to see a couple of camper vans at last week's Frankfurt Motor Show. What we were surprised...Show More Summary
There may not be a more divisive modern automotive designer than Chris Bangle. The former BMW design chief was responsible for some of the most controversial designs the marque has ever put into production, some of which have left many divided to this day. Bangle emerged from his design studio in Italy to walk the show floor at the 2017 Frankfurt...
The Honda Power Manager Concept made its debut alongside the well received Urban EV Concept at the 2017 Frankfurt motor show. Described by its maker as a “fully-integrated energy transfer system”, the Power Manager Concept is designed to regulate the flow of electricity between a home or office, and the rest of the electricity grid. […]
Speaking at the Frankfurt motor show (IAA), Porsche boss Oliver Blume recently told the press the company's upcoming Mission E dual-motor, four-door, four-passenger electric car will go on sale in 2019 and will be priced like an "entry-level Panamera" — the Porsche sedan that starts at $85,000. Show More Summary
A new Mazda concept car featuring a rotary engine is destined for the 2017 Tokyo motor show, which starts in late October. At the Frankfurt motor show, Matsuhiro Tanaka, Mazda’s head of research and development in Europe, told AutoExpress, “With the Tokyo Motor Show we will be introducing a new design concept — you can […]
It turns out the Volkswagen Group’s Sedric concept unveiled in March at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show isn’t just a one-hit wonder. The German auto giant used last week’s 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show to unveil an updated version of the fully self-driving car, one that’s closer to the version that will start testing on public roads...
The Frankfurt motor show is big. It’s like if they took Sydney’s international and domestic airports, tripled it in size, took away any form of cohesive internal transport and put lots of cars in it. Even then, I think the Frankfurt show is bigger. Every two years when I attend the show I always vow […]
Mini says its existing urban and younger demographic appeal make its transition to electric propulsion a much easier task than for some other brands. Speaking to the Australian media at last week’s 2017 Frankfurt motor show, Mini senior vice president Sebastian Mackensen confirmed his brand’s intentions for electrification but also admitted that it will take […]
The Symbioz was Renault's hero show car at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show and it went one brave step further than most concept cars in that it was proposed together with a house as a complete system. Sadly, the premise behind the concept, that people would take a car into their home... Show More Summary
Porsche’s first all-electric car will go on sale at the end of 2019, the car maker revealed at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, with pricing similar to the current Porsche Panamera, so likely starting around at least $80,000 or so in...Show More Summary
At this year's Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA), automakers are pulling out all the stops to dazzle visitors with cars that are greener, smarter and faster than ever.
The opening press days of the 2017 Frankfurt motor show have now wrapped up, with the year’s biggest motor show now open to the public. This year’s event brought us a host of new production models and concepts, and more than a few hints at what we can expect to see on the road in […]
Visitors to the International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany -- which opens to the public Saturday, September 16, 2017 -- can enjoy more than 200 premieres. This year's line-up includes a host of must-see supercars -- exceptional vehicles that never fail to draw a crowd with their breathtaking performances and cutting-edge technologies. Show More Summary
Audi brought two autonomous concepts to Frankfurt — the Elaine, with Level 4 autonomy, and the Aicon, with full Level 5 autonomy. When the future arrives, Audi will be ready. Audi Elaine & Aicon Autonomous Concepts At Frankfurt Motor...Show More Summary
AMG boss Tobias Moers told Australian media at the 2017 frankfurt motor show that there is a Black Series version of the already heavy-hitting Mercedes-AMG GT model on the horizon. With Black Series becoming an even more performance-oriented and collectible version of any Mercedes-Benz platform it is added to over the past decade or so, the […]
Concepts from BMW, Mercedes, Audi, and others show how big automakers are preparing for the electric age.
Things are finally starting to settle in the halls of Messe Frankfurt after one heck of an auto show. Mercedes-AMG’s Project One was easily the show stopper. It’s very low and wide and from some angles you get the sense that you’re looking at a Formula 1 racecar with a beautiful body draped over it. Then it hits you that you also...
he smallest member of bmw’s high-performance m range, the m2 coupe, won’t be making the switch to front-wheel drive when its next-generation model arrives in 2019. speaking at the 2017 frankfurt motor show, bmw board member, klaus frolich,...Show More Summary
Audi is working hard on future self-driving cars that will forever change your daily commute. This week at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the automaker unveiled two new concept cars that feature Level 4 and Level 5 autonomous driving technology. Hit the jump for a closer look.[...]