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Malaysian automaker Proton has released the first image of a new compact hybrid concept it will show off next month at the Geneva Motor Show. At this point, we don't have a name or any technical details, but the body was apparently designed by Italian studio Italdesign Giugiaro.

Malaysian automaker Proton has released the first image of a new compact hybrid concept it will show off next month at the Geneva Motor Show. At this point, we don't have a name or any technical details, but the body was apparently designed by Italian studio Italdesign Giugiaro. Since Proton is the parent company of Lotus and has often used the British firm to help with its engineering, it's probably a safe bet that the concept will contain some Lotus-developed techno-bits. And since this is a s

The big premiere for Subaru at next month's Geneva Motor Show will be the new Impreza VX. The all-wheel-drive specialist hasn't yet provided any images of the car, but judging from the description in the press release, it sounds as if this Europe-only model is pretty much the Outback Sport we get here.

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Italian magazine Quattroroute is reporting that Ferrari will show its first road-going hybrid next March at the Geneva Motor Show. The concept is reportedly based on the the 599 GTB and is expected to use a derivative of the kinetic energy recovery system (KERS) that was used on the Ferrari formula one cars during at least part of the 2009 season.

Italian pub, Quattroroute reports Ferrari will show its first road-going hybrid next March at the Geneva Motor Show. Based on the 599 GTB, the Ferrari hybrid is expected to use a derivative of the kinetic energy recovery system (KERS) used on the prancing horse's Formula One cars during part of the 2009 season.

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The unexpected stars of this year's Geneva Motor Show were small cars. I expected hybrids or electrics to really make news but small cars stole the show. One of those small car stars was the Toyota iQ which will be released in half a year or so. How did Toyota do that? I think they had some help from Daihatsu, a car company Toyota bought a 51 percent stake in 1999 and one of Japan's most prolific maker of small cars. Daihatsu made the UFE (ultra fuel economy) III concept in the picture above (se