Browsing the "LA Auto Show" Tag

Honda FCEV Concept Hints At 2015 Production Model

November 11th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Later this month the Los Angeles Convention Center will be flooded with the latest and greatest cars from across the world. The Honda FCEV concept will be among the new rides on display in L.A. at the end of November, and Honda says it is a peek at a production hydrogen fuel cell vehicle due out sometime in


LA Auto Show: The Green Car Of The Year Is The 2013 Ford Fusion

November 30th, 2012 | by Susanna Schick

Nope, it's not the Tesla Model S, lauded as CAR of the year (not just green) by everyone from Motor Trend to...many more. The award for Green Car of the Year came with a few caveats-primarily sales volume. Green Car Journal Editor Ron Cogan was adamant that this award be given to the car likely to get the most wheels to the ground. Sales volume matters a lot when determining which car will have the most significant impact in reducing


LA Auto Show: Fisker Karma Phones It In Via Google

November 29th, 2012 | by Susanna Schick

I'm not sure what it takes to get a time slot in the jam-packed schedule at the LA Auto Show media days, but I think having something new to announce is pretty much a requirement. So it's no surprise that Fisker chose to have a Q&A on Google Hangout livestreamed via YouTube instead of the usual fanfare. This actually makes more sense for a company still experiencing severe growing pains


LA Auto Show: Smart Goes Electric and Grows Wings

November 29th, 2012 | by Susanna Schick

Smart announced two new cars today- their full electric and their electric Smart for Jeremy concept, which was launched last night at a fabulous party we weren't invited to. The Fiat 500 has become the classic fashionista car overnight, popping up in every parking lot in the garment district here in LA. Their ad campaign for the Abarth proved sex does indeed sell. So what's the smaller, more efficient, and thoroughly practical Smart supposed to do to compete?


LA Auto Show: Hyundai Talks About The Veloster C3 And The Future Of Alt-Fuels

November 28th, 2012 | by Susanna Schick

I sat down with Hyundai's Frank Ahrens to talk about the new HyundaiVeloster C3 (short for Convertible 3 door) Concept and their take on the future of sustainable transportation (hint, it's wet). Designed in Southern California, with an aim at capturing more of the elusive Gen Y market that continues to elude the grasp of the world's automakers.


Audi Planning Affordable 282 MPG “1.0-litre Car”

November 28th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

It is hard to believe that automakers once obsessed with gas-guzzling monster SUVs are now making incredible strides towards previously unthinkable fuel efficiency. An Audi executive revealed that the German automaker is working on a project known as the “1.0-litre car” that will seat four people and deliver up to 282 mpg


BMW i3 Coupe Concept Unveiled Ahead Of LA Auto Show

November 27th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Though BMW has yet to officially begin selling its i-brand of electric vehicles, the German automaker isn’t done teasing consumers with cool EV concepts. Behold the latest pure electric vehicle, the BMW i3 Coupe Concept. The i3 Coupe Concept will make its official debut later this week at the L.A. Auto Show


Fiat 500 EV Debuts, Details Still Lacking

November 19th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Fiat has been bullish on re-entering the American car market, and sales of the compact Fiat 500 have been steadily gaining steam. Next up is an electric version of the Fiat 500, set to debut at the L.A. Auto Show next week as the officially-named Fiat 500e


BMW i4 Electric Sport Coupe Coming To LA Auto Show?

October 30th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Are electric cars the future, or are they a fad? That is the question many automakers are grappling with as they wrestle with government mandates and consumer skepticism. A new report suggests that BMW hasn’t given up yet, and may debut a new all-electric sports coupe at the LA Auto Show called the BMW i4.



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