Beijing, China - It's so Asian! A little Hello Kitty type car with a smiley face and cute colors. Most people at the Beijing auto show think it is to keep the kids occupied while the adults look at the real cars. Wrong! PIVO 2 is a concept car that Nissan says incorporates these different [...]
Cascais, Portugal - I was in Beijing, China the week before I went to Portugal, to attend the Beijing auto show. In an interview with Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Nissan Motor, Ghosn was passionate about electric vehicles. His passion wasn't just about the electric vehicle getting us off the dependence on foreign oil, but about [...]
[Source GM Corp.] Buick took another step to bolster it's global design presence with a sneak peek at a luxurious show car it plans to reveal in China at the 2008 Beijing Motor Show on April 19. Named Invicta, Buicks show car reflects the way General Motors utilizes design and engineering talent around the world [...]
Beijing, China - General Motors unveiled the Buick Invicta concept the night before the 2008 Beijing Auto Show. GM is making a tradition of having unveils at every auto show the night before the show starts. Watch the video and get an up close view of the Invicta
Ed Welburn, top designer for global design talks about the Buick Invicta concept sedan. Welburn was most impressed with how well the designers from around the world worked together.
From Nissan's press release: A Suite of Technological Innovations. Nissan North Americas advanced minivan design study, the Nissan FORUM Concept, offers an array of innovative family communications systems “ including an advanced Bose Media System with proximity sensor-based information controller, a one-button audio muting system, 2nd and 3rd row monitoring cameras, and individual seat-mounted speakers [...]
The cleanest turbo-diesel SUV at the Detroit auto show! It uses Mercedes-Benzs' bluetec technology that allows diesel to be brought back into all fifty states. The rough and tumble styling comes from Mercedes off-road GL-class large SUV. Expect this concept to go into production almost "as is". [Source: Mercedes-Benz] Vision GLK FREESIDE A New Character Conquers the SUV [...]
Listen to Max Raabe and the Palast Orchestra sing "Tonight", as you watch us zoom around the Mercedes-Benz's Bluetec display and the Mercedes-Benz's Vision GLK concept at the 2008 Detroit auto show.
GM' Hummer HX concept 'topless' at the 2008 Detroit auto show.
Interior designer Chris Sateara, Mitsubishi motors R&D America, describes Mitsubishi's Concept-RA at the 2008 Detroit auto show.