Mercedes-Benz has used the biennial Frankfurt motor show to premiere the electrified Vision EQS concept car, an obvious riposte to the Porsche Taycan and Tesla Model S.
The company says this highly symbolic concept not only previews some of the design, drivetrain and manufacturing decisions that shape its next generation of products, but at a philosophical level offers “an outlook on future large electric luxury saloons by the brand”.
Audi Sport has revealed the all-new RS7 Sportback for the 2019 Frankfurt motor show, joining its wagon-bodied RS6 sibling in the revamped performance line-up.
Power comes from the same stonking 441kW/800Nm 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 as the new RS6 Avant, with peak torque available between 2100 and 4500rpm.
Volkswagen Amarok and Ford Ranger likely to miss out on electrification
It's no secret Ford and Volkswagen are co-developing commercial vehicles, including the next-generation Amarok and Ranger dual-cab utes.
Ford is responsible for the medium-sized pickup truck, while Volkswagen is leading development of small vans. The two companies are also signed up to share Volkswagen's MEB platform.
Hot on the heels of the ID.3 reveal in Frankfurt, a Volkswagen board member revealed the entire VW range will be electrified by 2025... not including the Amarok.
Daimler has revealed the Smart EQ family, including the Fortwo, Fortwo Cabrio and Forfour, ahead of their public debut at the Frankfurt motor show next week.
The German group's city car division is embracing its all-electric future, with the entire range relying solely on battery power.
Can you feel the electricity in the air? This year’s Frankfurt motor show is sizing up to be a big year for electric vehicle debuts and Hyundai is joining the fray.
The Korean company has once again teased its first-ever electric race car, designed and built at Hyundai Motorsport’s headquarters in Alzenau, Germany. It’s set to debut at the Frankfurt media day on September 10.