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    Geneva 2008: No diesel hybrids for Toyota says Watanabe
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    The Geneva Motor Show this week was riddled with diesel hybrid concepts from several manufacturers including Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Volkswagen. All of those systems seem destined for production in the next couple of years, particularly the VW Golf TDI hybrid. One company that won't be joining that ...

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    Geneva 2008: Sbarro Pendolauto leaning motorcycle
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    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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    Geneva 2008: GM announces new second generation mild hybrid system
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    Click to see how the 2nd-gen Hybrid system fares against other enginesGM Chairman Rick Wagoner is on hand at the Geneva Motor Show today, and one of his big talking points is the production announcement of a second generation GM Hybrid system. For those without a guide book, that's GM's branding ...

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    Geneva '08 Preview: Saab 9-X BioHybrid Concept
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Saab 9-X BioHybrid var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/Saab_9_X_BioHybrid_concept_ethanol_hybrid_solar_and_aero'; Saab is showing off its latest addition at the Geneva Motor Show today by adding a smaller model at the entry point to its lineup. The new ...

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    Geneva '08 Preview: Lotus updates the Europa
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    Click to enlargeA few years back as the Esprit was fading into history, Lotus devised the Europa as an alternative for drivers for whom the little Elise and Exige were a bit too hardcore. The Elise chassis was stretched and a slightly more upscale interior was put in place to create what was ...

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    Geneva 2008: Here comes the Audi Q7 V12 TDI!
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Audi Q7 V12 TDIAudi may not have any current plans to offer the monster R8 V12 TDI it showed in Detroit to consumers, but that doesn't mean the 12-cylinder oil burner is going to waste. We first saw Audi's 6L V12 diesel mounted in a Q7 V12 TDI concept at the ...

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    Geneva '08 Preview: Mercedes Vision GLK BlueTec Diesel Hybrid concept gets 40mpg
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the MB GLK HybridWhen Mercedes-Benz premiered the new GLK compact SUV at the Detroit Auto Show in January, the styling struck most people as at best awkward. With the outward appearance of the full-size GL shrunk down to an Escape-sized vehicle, it still looks ...

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    Geneva '08 Preview: Kia SOUL burner concept, the Koreans go after Scion
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    Click the Kia SOUL Burner concept to enlargePart of the selling point of Toyota's Scion brand has been offering a very limited number of factory configurations and an almost endless list of customization options. Likewise, Scion ads often highlight the many ways that owners have made their cars ...

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    Geneva '08 Preview: 2009 Ford Fiesta is filled with Verve!
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    click above for more high-res pics of the 2009 Ford FiestaWith two and a half weeks to go before the Geneva Motor Show, Ford has finally released details on the production version of its new global small car. After the Verve concept debuted at the Frankfurt Motor Show last September, the ...

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