2008 Saab 9-X BioHybrid


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The schedule of press conferences for the Geneva auto show is packed, with each brand getting only fifteen minutes for its presentation to the press. So it's no surprise that manufacturers want to use the evening before to draw attention to their new model. Last night, Saab chose to preview its Geneva news off-site i...Read more

2007 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid Concept


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Two months ago at the Frankfurt Auto Show, Porsche announced its plans for building a hybrid version of theCayenne sport-utility vehicle. Now, at the L.A. Auto Show, Porsche showed the concept for the vehicle, which is due to arrive before the end of this decade. To give the public an idea of what such...Read more

2007 Honda Small Hybrid Sports Concept


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    Hybrid technology has Honda’s attention — and has, since the introduction of the Insight hybrid in 1998. Based on its experiences with that model, Honda believes that hybrid technology is most advantageous in small, affordable cars.   That’s why Honda will build a completely new hybrid vehicle ...Read more

Time for Tatas – Ten Years of Them


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    Tata Motors of India celebrated its 10th visit to theGeneva auto show with the introduction of the Elegante Concept. Tata is part of the Tata Group, India’s well-know and best respected industrial company. Tata Group had revenues of $22 billion in the 2005-06 fiscal year. The Elegante shows the design d...Read more

Nissan Takes to the X-Trail


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    At the 2007 Geneva Motor Show, Nissan unveiled its new X-Trail, the SUV that has been on the European market since 2001. When Nissan launched the first X-Trail, it thought it might be lucky to sell 23,000 units a year. They were mistaken, and sales were over50,000 a year. With the new X-Trail, Nissan has ...Read more