Frankfurt Auto Show 2013

It’s that time of year again, when carmakers bring out their new models, concept cars and big ideas on the world stage. Follow our coverage of the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show.

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Frankfurt 2013: Are high-tech hybrids and EVs carving out a new premium car segment?

Unlike high-end automobiles in decades past, there’s a growing trend in the world of cars driven by vehicles that offer the latest advancements in technology more so than luxury interior features like soft touch leather and wood veneers.


Frankfurt 2013: Volvo Concept Coupé could help revive the troubled brand

Inspired by what Volvo officials describe as a “contemporary, progressive Scandinavian lifestyle elements,” the Concept Coupé is the first of three concepts that will usher in the company’s new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA).


9 of the coolest cars from the Frankfurt Auto Show (and 1 hellacious truck)

This year in Frankfurt, carmakers proved that "green" and "cool" aren't mutually exclusive. From the BMW i8 to the Porsche 918 Spyder, here are the 10 coolest cars to debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show.


Frankfurt 2013: BMW X5 eDrive is a sensible counterpart to the flashy i8

And now for something completely different... Sharing the Frankfurt show stand with the BMW plug-in hybrid sports car was this X5-based plug-in SUV concept. Did anyone notice it?


Frankfurt 2013: 2014 Porsche Panamera Diesel gets a power and speed boost

Porsche unveiled the second generation Panamera Diesel at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. With a top speed of 161 mph, it's no farm truck, but is it just too sacrilegious to be a Porsche?


5 things we learned from the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show

The 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show is under way and all the big carmakers have finally revealed their formally camouflaged specialty cars and announced their big ideas. So what trends stand out this year?


Frankfurt 2013: Burly Lexus LF-NX concept refocuses brand on younger buyers

Showing hints of styling cues from the LF-A, Lexus’ $375,000 supercar, the concept is one of the most aggressive stabs the carmaker has made at reinvigorating the design of its crossovers in years.