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    Spy Shots: Opel Meriva EV caught in the Austrian Alps

    Spied: Opel Meriva EV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Opel showcased their suicide-door wearing Meriva crossover concept back in 2008 at the Geneva Motor Show, which was followed by the production 2011 Opel Meriva at the 2010 Geneva show earlier this year. Now, thanks to some ...

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    VIDEO: BMW ConnectDrive mobile internet in action

    The Internet is everywhere, and later this year BMW is joining other digitally connected automakers with its own mobile web service. We gave you details on the ConnectDrive mobile Internet while we were in Geneva, and BMW TV is following up with video of how the technology works. After the jump is ...

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    Geneva 2008: Ferrari One-to-One personalization program

    Click above to view in high resolutionShow-stopping new production cars and concepts were not lacking in Geneva this year. There were so many, in fact, that we struggled to take it all in. Yet while Ferrari didn't have any new models to show us, somehow we couldn't help but slow down in front of ...

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    Geneva 2008: updated Alfa Romeo 159

    Click above to view the updated Alfa Romeo 159 in hi-resWe had plenty of reason to frequent the Alfa Romeo pavilion at this year's Geneva show. After the unveiling of the production 8C Spider along with the updated Brera and Spider came the revisions to the 159 sedan and Sportwagon. Like its ...

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    Geneva 2008: 1967 Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale

    Click to view the 1967 Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale in hi-res As if Alfa Romeo didn't come to Geneva with enough eye candy, sitting at the back of its booth at the Palexpo, behind the new 8C Spider and updated Brera, Spider and 159, sat a rare classic supercar, bathed in more red lights and surrounded by ...

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    Geneva 2008: production Ford Kuga

    Click above to view the Ford Kuga in hi-resKinetic design has been swallowing Ford of Europe's product range whole, and took a big bite at this year's Geneva Motor Show. Alongside the new Fiesta, Ford showed off the production version of the all-new Kuga crossover. Previewed by the concept unveiled ...

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    Geneva 2008: Japanese ambition, the K07 Spyder

    Click above for a gallery of the K.O. 7 and 8.When we make the trek to Switzerland each year, there always seems to be one particular car that stands out. It's generally something unexpected from an independent automaker far removed from the spotlight. This year, tucked away in a corner cubicle of ...

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    Geneva 2008: Renault Megane Coupe Concept - more details, more pics, more slick

    Click above to view high-res gallery of the Renault Megane Concept Renault is known for doing hatchbacks, and it does them well, but that's about it. Seeking to increase its market share, Renault's range is rapidly expanding to include a more diversified line-up. Unveiled alongside the new Laguna ...

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    Geneva 2008: updated Alfa Romeo Brera & Spider

    Click to view the Alfa Romeo Brera and Spider in hi-res We here at Autoblog would like to thank Alfa Romeo for releasing updated versions of the Brera and Spider models. Not because we're that excited about the minimal updates themselves, but because it gave us another excuse to stop by the Alfa ...

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    Geneva 2008: Renault Koleos clocks in for work

    Click above to view high-res gallery of the new Renault KoleosRenault pulled out all the stops for this year's Geneva Motor Show, taking the wraps off the swoopy Megane Coupe concept, as well as debuting the Twingo Renaultsport, Laguna GT and this, the Koleos crossover. Although closely based on ...

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    Geneva 2008: Honda F1 RA300 and RA108

    Click above for high-res gallery of Honda's 1967 RA300 and new RA108 Honda has a long history in grand prix racing. The sport's first Japanese team debuted with its own home-grown chassis and engine in 1964, taking its first victory in only its second year in Formula One at the 1965 Mexican Grand ...

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    Geneva 2008, a Space Oddity: Italdesign-Giugiaro Quantara

    Click above for high-res gallery of the Italdesign Giugiaro Quaranta concept Beauty may be in the eye of the proverbial beholder and all that, but the Italdesign Quaranta wasn't quite the beauty of the Geneva ball. And while Giorgetto Giugiaro, the celebrated designer at the studio's helm, has more ...

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    Geneva 2008: Swiss Misses

    Click above for high-res gallery of the Swiss Misses from GenevaThere were quite a few models here in Geneva who were eager to show off their employers' latest and greatest offerings. Of course, we want to make sure that they don't lose their jobs due to our lack of attention, so we lent a hand and ...

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    Geneva 2008: Spyker C8 Aileron

    Click above to view high-res gallery of the Spyker C8 Aileron Making any car longer, particularly a sportscar, comes with penalties and concessions. But Spyker managed to circumvent them with the new C8 Aileron, which the eccentric Dutch automaker unveiled here in Geneva. Despite a ten-centimeter ...

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    Geneva 2008: more images of the Pininfarina Sintesi

    Click above to view the Pininfarina Sintesi concept in hi-res Pininfarina. Just the name evokes thoughts of sheet-metal rendered into curvaceous works of art. And at Geneva this year, Pininfarina did not disappoint, unveiling one of the most achingly beautiful four-door concepts we've seen to date. ...

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    Geneva 2008: Spending time with the Tata Nano

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Tata Nano.The Geneva Motor Show provided our first opportunity to get up close and mildly personal with Tata's potentially revolutionary Nano. Overall, we're pretty damned impressed. The squat dimensions and short overhangs lend themselves well to the ...

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    Blame the dollar for no VW Scirocco in the States

    Click above for high-res gallery of the 2009 VW SciroccoVolkswagen has made it categorically clear that the only reason it will not sell the recently unveiled Scirocco in the United States is because of the weak dollar. Bloomberg quotes VW's sales and marketing chief Detlef Wittig as saying, "The ...

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    Geneva 2008: Sbarro Pendolauto leaning motorcycle

    Last October, when Yamaha showed off its Tesseract concept, we had trouble deciding how to classify the vehicle other than as extremely awesome. We are left scratching our heads yet again as Swiss automobile and motorcycle customizing company Sbarro unleashes its Pendolauto concept. Like the ...

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    What say you? Should Ford sell Fiesta hatchbacks in U.S.?

    Click above for high-res gallery of the 2009 Ford Fiesta hatchbacksThough Ford has stated that it will only sell the new Fiesta in the U.S. as a sedan, the debut of two hatchback versions at the Geneva Motor Show this week, a three-door and a five-door model, apparently has the Blue Oval boys and ...

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    Geneva 2008: Weak in the knees for the Artega GT Intro 2008 Edition

    Click above for high-res gallery of the Artega GT Intro 2008 EditionWhat started as an innocent crush last year in Geneva and blossomed into a budding romance in Frankfurt, has finally turned into a full-blown obsession. Our first introduction to the Artega GT proved love isn't blind, particular ...


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