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New Electric Model from Mercedes-Benz: the Concept B-Class Electric Drive

At the 2012 Paris Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz’s will be presenting a battery-powered electric variant of the B-Class. This concept vehicle is one of the first models to incorporate the term “Electric Drive” into its model designation. In future, “Electric Drive” lettering will adorn the […]

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Premiere of Lexus LF-CC Concept Car at the 2012 Paris Motor Show

Following the unveiling of Lexus’ hybrid 2+2 sports coupe concept, the LF-LC at the 2012 Detroit Motor Show and its European debut at the Geneva Motor Show, a new, mid-sized coupe concept, the LF-CC makes its world premiere at the 2012 Paris Motor Show. […]

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SAIC to Expand UK Design Studio, Appoints New Design Director

SAIC has announced plans to expand significantly its European Design Centre, based at the company’s Longbridge headquarters, the SAIC Motor UK Technical Centre (SMTC UK). At the same time, SAIC has confirmed the appointment of a new UK Design Director, Martin Uhlarik. Following a […]

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New Generation Hyundai i30 Three-Door to Debut at 2012 Paris Motor Show

The third member of the New Generation i30 family, the three-door joins the five-door hatchback and the Tourer to extend Hyundai’s ‘made for Europe’ C-segment range to a wider audience. Incorporating Hyundai’s ‘fluidic sculpture’ form language, the new model has a sharply-raked beltline, more […]

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Smart Forstars Electric-Powered Concept Car

The smart forstars will be premiered at the Paris Motor Show 2012 (29 September – 14 October 2012). The show in the French capital is a local affair for smart as the brand’s production facility is located in Hambach, Lorraine. The colour of the expressive […]

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