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  • mercedes.automotiveIT

    From Mercedes, a fully connected van concept


    The Mercedes Vision Van concept is at the core of a connected delivery chain (Photo: Daimler) Mercedes-Benz unveiled the Vision Van, its vision of future delivery vehicles. The German automotive group said the electrically powered van features a fully automated cargo space, integrated drones for autonomous air deliveries and ...

  • visteon e-bee concept ces13.automotiveIT

    CES: Visteon displays mid-range infotainment platform and E-Bee concept


    At the CES, Visteon is showing the E-bee, a concept vehicle designed for new mobility concepts (Photo: Visteon) LAS VEGAS - Visteon hopes to persuade automakers that its new infotainment platform offers all the essential user requirements while still giving car brands the possibility to differentiate with unique design ...

  • opel iaa 2011_3.automotiveIT

    IAA 2011: Opel concept with "production potential"


    Opel said it will show an electric concept car with "production potential" at next week's Frankfurt auto show (IAA). The German division of General Motors said the two-seat tandem-layout model is specifically for urban transport. It targets younger drivers looking for affordable transportation. Opel said the concept, which is inspired ...

  • smart forvision.automotiveIT

    IAA 2011: smart forvision has plastic wheels


    Innovative seats help improve temperature management (Photo: smart) smart will unveil a "forvision" electric version of the small car at the upcoming Frankfurt auto show. The forvision, which was developed with chemicals maker BASF, uses completely new concepts and materialis in areas such as insulation, reflection, lightweight design and energy ...

  • Audi A2 concept.automotiveIT

    IAA 2011: Audi to show electric A2 concept


    The electric A2 concept will seat four (Photo: Audi) Audi plans to show an electric A2 concept at the Frankfurt auto show (IAA) later this month. The model will be 3,800mm long, 1,690mm wide and 1,490mm tall. It will have LED lights, gesture control to unlock doors and touch-control areas ...

  • alfa 4c concept iaa 2011.automotiveIT

    IAA 2011: Alfa 4C concept now in "fluid metal"


    The Alfa 4C Concept uses technology from the 4C Competizione (Photo: Alfa Romeo) Alfa Romeo will show a "fluid metal" version of the Alfa 4C Concept at the upcoming Frankfurt auto show (IAA) in September. The sports car brand of Italy's Fiat group said it has "refined and enriched" the ...

  • nissan esflow.automotiveIT

    From Nissan, an electric sports car concept


    The Nissan ESFLOW Nissan revealed an electric sports car concept in a bid to prove that driving fun can be had without a major negative impact on the environment. The Nissan ESFLOW, which is based on the Japanese carmaker’s LEAF plug-in electric vehicle, will be unveiled at the Geneva auto ...