2012 PARIS MOTOR SHOW - Mondial de l'automobile, Paris 2012: WHEN Press Days: MARCH 27-28 SEPT Visitors 29-14, 2012 WHERE Paris Expo - Porte de Versailles, Paris, France URL www.mondial-automobile.com

2012 Paris Motor Show Premieres



Audi: SQ5 | RS6 | R8 | A3 | S3 | Sportback | Audi Crosslane Coupe Concept
BMW: 1 Series three-door | 3 Series Touring | BMW Active Tourer Concept | 3 Series Active Hybrid | i3 Concept
Citroen: DC3 Convertible | Citroen C4 Aircorss | C.Elysée | Numero 9
Chevrolet: Chevrolet Trax
Dacia: Dokker | Dacia Sandero Stepway | Logan | Sandero
Facel: Facel Vega Concept
Chevrolet: Cruze Station Wagon | Code 130R | Tru 140S | Trax
Ferrari: V12 Berlinetta
Ford: Ford Mondeo | Fiesta
Jaguar : Jaguar F-Type
Kia: Kia Sorento | Pro Ceed | Carens
Lexus: Lexus LS Facelift | Lexus LF-CC Concept
Mazda: Mazda 6
Mercedes-Benz: Mercedes Concept Style Coupe | CLS Shooting Brake | ML 300 Bluetec | SLS AMG GT | SLS AMG Black | SLS AMG E-Cell | B Natural Gas | B Electric Drive
Mitsubishi: Outlander Hybrid PHEV
Mini: Mini Paceman | Mini GP
Opel: Adam Opel | Corsa Facelift | 
Peugeot: Peugeot 2008 | 301 | RCZ Facelift | 208 GTI / XY | Onyx Concept | Onyx Scooter
Porsche: 911 Carrera 4 & 4S | Panamera Sport Turismo
Renault: Renault Clio | Scenic facelift | 
Seat: Seat Toledo | Leon | Ibiza ST
Skoda: Octavia | Rapid
Suzuki: S-Cross concept
Smart: Smart Concept | 
Subaru: Forester
Toyota: Toyota Auris | Verso | RAV 4 | eQ | FCV-R Fuell Cell
Volvo: Volvo V40 Cross Country
Volkswagen: Golf 7

Inautonews at the 2012 Paris Motor Show

2012 Paris Motor Show News

Paris Motor Show LIVE: Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 facelift and LP570-4 Edizione Tecnica

The facelifted version of the Lamborghini Gallardo, the LP560-4, along with the LP570-4 Edizione Tecnica, have been officially presented to the public during the 2012 Paris Motor Show. After starting its life as a simple rumor not too long ago, the facelifted version of the Lamborghini Gallardo, the LP560-4, has been ...
Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell will hit the production line

Hyundai has recently announced that the ix35 Fuel Cell will hit the production line and the first units will become available for future customers at the end of the year. After being officially presented to the public for the first time in a premiere at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, the ...
Paris Motor Show LIVE: Smart Forstars Concept unveiled

Smart has recently pulled the wraps off its latest creation, the so-called Forstars concept, during the 2012 edition of the Paris Motor Show. Danger in MINI’s garden with its recently launched MINI Coupe because Smart is planning a rival for this model with the Forstars concept, which was officially presented to ...
Paris: Toyota looks back (and forwards) on 15 years of hybrids

Toyota is celebrating 15 years as the world's largest producer of hybrids at the Paris show by recalling how the programme began while planning to expand its foothold in the market.   Satoshi Ogiso, the executive chief engineer of the product planning group, has been involved with the hybrid project since it ...
Paris: Mercedes looking for the right road to zero emissions

Mercedes will be the first company to market with a commercially available fuel-cell car in 2014, but has yet to decide on production volumes, how the car will be distributed or future escalation of the project, says Vice-President of Research and Development Prof Dr Herbert Kohler. "These are the questions on ...
Paris: Clio drives the change for Renault

When Renault launched its ‘drive the change' marketing slogan in 2009, it was hard for people "outside and inside the company" to understand it, said Marketing Director Stephen Norman. Now that the new Clio has made its debut that concept should be easier to grasp, he believes. "Clio is more than important, ...
Paris: Mazda flat out to meet CX-5 demand

Orders for Mazda's CX-5 crossover are running at three or four times the expected rate in Japan while Europe has 15,000 back orders, including around 1,000 in the UK. Jeff Guyton, head of Mazda Europe, said that annual CX-5 capacity was 160,000. "We're looking to stretch that to 200,000 this year ...
Paris: VW stays on course in a Greenpeace storm

Volkswagen is planning a rapid turn-out of new Golf-based models as it continues its seeemingly unstoppable drive towards becoming the world's No 1 automaker. Even a Greenpeace demonstration during the VW Paris press conference failed to ruffle the feathers of company executives. The new Golf, based on the VW Group's MQB super-versatile ...
Paris: VW reveals its missing links

A wider range of SUVs, two new engine families and electrified cars head Volkswagen's wish-list as it seeks to plug gaps in its range, says the company's Head of Research and Development, Dr Ulrich Hackenberg. The average CO2 figure for the VW range is currently 132g/km - just outside the 130g/km ...
Paris: Range Rover a Triumph of technology

Range Rover's reputation has been built on gripping products, but now you don't even have to think about that. One of the quiet revolutions in the latest Range Rover is TR2, not a Triumph, but a triumph of modern electronic and mechanical engineering which puts the famous British brand ahead of ...