Artega Scalo electric sports car debuts in Frankfurt (images, video)

Artega Scalo electric sports car debuts in Frankfurt (images, video)

Specialty vehicle maker Artega only makes cars to order. It has introduced an all electric dual motor sports car called the Artega Scalo at the Frankfurt auto show, and plans to only build 12 of them. The Scalo is derived from the company’s Artega GT. The car has a Voltabox electric motor for each rear wheel with a total output of 522 peak horsepower and 575 ft-lb of

Apple & Google top topic at Frankfurt auto show

Apple & Google top topic at Frankfurt auto show

The Frankfurt auto show is a huge deal for German car makers. it’s a once a year chance to showcase new styles, discover new trends, and be in the spotlight for the world’s automotive press. All the corporate bigwigs are in attendance – Dieter Zetsche of Mercedes, Martin Winterkorn of Volkswagen, and Harald Krueger of BMW. But the names on everyone’s lips at the show this week were Apple

Volkswagen will have 20 electric or plug-in hybrid models by 2020

Volkswagen will have 20 electric or plug-in hybrid models by 2020

Speaking at the Frankfurt auto show, Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn told reporters his company will have 20 electric or plug-in hybrid models in showrooms by 2020. Not only that, he says his company will have the most connected cars on the road of any manufacturer. “No commitment to electro-mobility can be any clearer than that,” Winterkorn said in a press release. “Our Group already has

Toyota C-HR concept to see production in 2016 (w/images)

Toyota C-HR concept to see production in 2016 (w/images)

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, they say. If so, the Toyota C-HR is a tribute to the popularity of the Nissan Juke, a sporty, stylish crossover utility vehicle. At the Frankfurt auto show this week, Johan van Zyl, CEO of Toyota Europe, told the press that the C-HR will go on sale shortly after the Geneva auto show in 2016. He says the actual

Nissan Gripz concept on display in Frankfurt (images, video)

Nissan Gripz concept on display in Frankfurt (images, video)

Just two weeks ago, we speculated about what the next Nissan Z car might be like. Nissan’s Shiro Nakamura told the press, “We 
need to take another path. I feel Z needs more revolution than evolution. I think 
GT-R has to stay the most high performance symbol 
of Nissan technology and Z 
is a more affordable sports car or a sporty car to get the