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Maxximus LNG supercar

Million-Dollar Liquid Natural Gas Car Planned (Video)

Specialty car manufacturer Maxximus is in the process of building a $1,000,000 super sports car that runs on liquid natural gas (LNG), something we’ve usually seen on fleet vehicles. You read correctly – $1 million. Dubbed the Prodigy, it builds off the design of the LNG 2000 prototype... read more

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Audi Urban Concept launch, 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

Audi Urban Concept Live Photos: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

On the eve of the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show, Audi has pulled the wraps of its new Urban Concept and in the process reaffirmed the automaker’s intention to provide future... read more September 11, 2011 by 


 
2011 Frankfurt Auto Show logo

2011 Frankfurt Auto Show Coverage

Summer is officially over, and those of us lucky to have had some time off are most likely back at the office now. However, with the end of summer also comes the first major... read more September 10, 2011 by 


 
2011 Audi A2 Concept

2011 Audi A2 Concept: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

There’s a new Audi model coming that will be positioned between the entry-level A1 and A3 Hatchback and soon-to-be released A3 Sedan, and now we have our first tangible... read more September 7, 2011 by 


 
FondTech E-11 electric race car prototype

FondTech Reveals E-11 Electric Race Car Prototype

If racing improves the breed, will it do the same for a new species? The Italian aerodynamic engineering group FondTech believes so. The E-11 electric race car prototype is... read more September 6, 2011 by 


 
2011 Volvo Concept Universe

Volvo Downsizing Engines, Moving To Modular Platforms: Video

With the support of cash-rich parent Geely, Volvo is about to embark on a radical platform shakeup that will see the automaker introduce a range of new... read more September 5, 2011 by 


 
2012 Honda Insight - European market version to be shown at Frankfurt Motor Show

2012 Honda Insight: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

While the Toyota Prius is racking up record sales and is soon to be joined by a plug-in hybrid variant and new Prius V MPV, Honda’s Insight battles on without so much... read more September 2, 2011 by 


 
Fisker Karma

BMW To Supply Engines For Fisker’s Project Nina

The luxurious Fisker Karma features a humble GM Ecotec engine for its range-extending duties, and in initial reviews there has been mention of the rough sound of the engine... read more September 1, 2011 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen Nils single-seat electric car concept

2011 Volkswagen Nils Concept: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

Volkswagen has followed the lead of its upmarket subsidiary Audi and unveiled a new electric pod car concept for the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show, which kicks off in less than... read more September 1, 2011 by 


 
2011 Smart Forvision Concept

2011 Smart Forvision Concept: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

Smart is about to embark on an ambitious new marketing campaign to promote its ForTwo minicar in the U.S., and hopefully get the brand into mainstream after the failed... read more September 1, 2011 by 


 
2011 Smart Fortwo Passion Coupe

Daimler Works To Relaunch Smart In The U.S. Market

The adage goes that you never get a second chance to make a first impression, but Daimler AG isn’t buying into that. In fact, they’re betting that most Americans... read more August 31, 2011 by 


 
Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid prototype

Volvo Partners With Siemens For Electric Car Development

Volvo has shown a number of ecological concepts and prototypes in the recent past, with everything from biofuels to battery powered electrics and fuel cell range-extenders... read more August 31, 2011 by 


 
2011 Ford Evos Concept

2011 Ford Evos Concept: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

As promised, Ford is scheduled to unveil a brand new concept car at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show in just two weeks’ time, and in the lead up to the event the Blue Oval... read more August 30, 2011 by 


 
2000 Mercedes-Benz Vision SLA Concept

Alfa Romeo 4C, Toyota Smashes EV Record, Mercedes SLA In the Works: Today’s Car News

The Alfa Romeo 4C stunned us at its original debut back at March’s 2011 Geneva Motor Show, and now it’s set to do it all over again at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto... read more August 30, 2011 by 


 
BMW EfficientDynamics heat energy recovery technology

BMW Showcases Thermoelectric Technology In 5-Series

Even the most efficient internal combustion engine can only convert about one-third of the energy derived from fossil fuels into the mechanical kinetic energy needed to power... read more August 30, 2011 by 


 
Toyota electric race car prototype live photos - Copyright High Gear Media

Toyota Smashes Nurburgring Electric Car Lap Record: Video

Toyota set a new lap record at the Nurburgring-Nordschleife for an electric car of just 7:47.79 yesterday, smashing the previous record of 9:01.3 as set by the Peugeot EX1... read more August 30, 2011 by 


 
 

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