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nissan mixim ev appears for first time in us

Nissan Mixim EV appears for first time in US

As a part of Michelin Challenge Design display at the 2010 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Nissan is presenting the Nissan Mixim EV, a compact concept vehicle powered by a pair of innovative “Super Motor” electric motor/generators. Sharing almost the same wheelbase as the production Nissan cube, but a little bit more aerodynamic - 11 inches shorter, 10 inches lower and 4 inches wider, the eco-friendly concept weighs just 950kg. The exterior styling is something that we can’t miss easily, it

2010 granite concept by gmc

2010 Granite Concept by GMC

At the 2010 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, GMC is introducing the GMC Granite concept, a urban styled, modern vehicle aimed to the young generation. Engineered in progressive direction, the all-new Granite concept is the smallest GMC ever built, but its interior has been optimized to feel much larger. Approximately 0.6 m shorter than the recently presented GMC Terrain compact crossover, the newcomer benefits from a wisely designed, spacious and flexible interior ready to offe

peugeot celebrates 200 year anniversary with a new look

Peugeot Celebrates 200 Year Anniversary With A New Look

It was in 1810 that Jean-Pierre and Jean-Frédéric Peugeot turned their father’s cereal mill into a steel foundry and took the Peugeot family into the industrial era. Now 200 years later, a new chapter in the Peugeot story is about to open with a further evolution of the brand; a new styling direction, a new corporat

suzuki r3 concept mpv premiered at the auto expo 2010

Suzuki R3 Concept MPV premiered at the Auto Expo 2010

Designed at Suzuki’s subsidiary company in India, the Suzuki R3 Concept MPV just made its official public debut at the Auto Expo 2010 in New Delhi. Capable to carry up to six people, the future MPV excels in compact dimensions and stylish appearance. The R3 Concept is engineered for only nine months, but its smart desi

honda new small concept shines at the auto expo 2010

Honda New Small Concept shines at the Auto Expo 2010

At the Auto Expo 2010 in New Delhi, Honda Siel Cars India has released the Honda New Small Concept, a highly efficient compact vehicle capable to carry up to five people. Engineered with a wide platform which ensures stable centre of gravity, the Small Concept excels in modern and stylish appearance. Its "Efficient Ene

rinspeed uc? to debut at 2010 geneva motor show

Rinspeed UC? to debut at 2010 Geneva Motor Show

At the 80th Geneva Motorshow occasion this year, the Switzerland-based company Rinspeed will exhibit their latest creation – Rinspeed UC?, a wisely designed 100 percent electric vehicle with recyclable body. Well known for its crazy concept cars, Rinspeed has engineered a small and versatile two-seater powered by an electric motor. The vehicles’ name – UC? stands for “Urban Commuter” or “You see?”. Measuring only 2.50 meters in lenght, the future urban car is even smaller than a Smart car. Rinspeed boss Frank

cadillac to unveil unseen concept at naias 2010

Cadillac to unveil unseen concept at NAIAS 2010

Cadillac announced its plans to unveil a new concept vehicle at the forthcoming North American International Auto Show 2010 in Detroit. Starting on January 12th, the renowned auto occasion will host the premiere of the Cadillac’s latest concept, which design benefits from the brand’s Art & Science philosophy that excels in slim detailing and sharp lines. The American luxury auto manufacturer will also premiere its 2011 CTS-V Coupe, which will enter into production in the summer of 2010. The 2011 Cadillac CTS

bmw concept activee - pure co2-free mobility

BMW Concept ActiveE - pure CO2-free mobility

BMW Group has announced the BMW Concept ActiveE, an all-electric study vehicle developed to provide great driving experience with minimum environmental impacts. The world debut of the BMW Concept ActiveE will be held at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2010 in Detroit. Based on the sporty 1 Series Coupe, the emissions-free concept represents another milestone in BMW’s path for achieving CO2-free mobility. Just like in the electric vehicle test program for MINI E, the new BMW ActiveE will

2010 Aston Martin Cygnet Concept

Aston Martin today releases the first official images of the ‘Cygnet’ – a new luxury commuter concept car. The Cygnet concept represents a creative, environmentally conscious solution, being small, yet with presence – and highly fuel efficient, now combined with the prestige of Aston Martin’s luxury brand ownership. Work on the concept is ongoing and will continue into 2010 when it is hoped that it will become a production reality initially available to Aston Martin customers in the UK and

MINI Beachcomber Concept

MINI crosses borders, enters new dimensions of driving pleasure, and wins over additional target groups. Once again, MINI achieves all this by consistently expanding the model range and through the unconventional creativity of MINI design. Just a few months prior to the launch of the brand’s fourth model announced for autumn 2010, MINI is now demonstrating its potential for further enhancement of driving pleasure and diversity through another spectacular concept car: the concept of a bran

volkswagen up! lite concept blows away the la crowd

Volkswagen Up! Lite concept blows away the LA crowd

Developed to set new standarts in economy and efficiency, the Volkswagen Up! Lite concept just held its world debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show. According to VW, the new ultra-efficient four seater concept is capable to travel 115.7 miles on a single gallon of fuel while emitting just 65 g/km of CO2. Impressive! These

honda p-nut concept outlines the future urban mobility

Honda P-NUT Concept outlines the future urban mobility

At the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show, Honda presented its Personal-Neo Urban Transport (P-NUT) design study concept, which excels in futuristic and sophisticated design for an urban vehicle. The small P-NUT concept is designed with center driving position configuration and a rear powertrain layout. Its exterior vision