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2011 Frankfurt – Jubel und Buhrufe

For those who haven’t run and gotten their google translate web page out, Jubel und Buhrufe is the rough German translation of Cheers and Jeers.  To highlight the highs and lows of the Frankfurt Auto Show we brought our venerable … Continue reading

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2011 Frankfurt – Eco Trends

As I was walking around the Frankfurt Auto Show two weeks ago (has it been that long already?) I was struck by the continued emergence of the Eco-Brands at most of the auto makers (I am including all manners of … Continue reading

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2011 Frankfurt – Exterior and Interior Design Trends

If you just finished reading the Frankfurt Auto Show Wheel Trends report, you are probably not going to be surprised when reading my opinions about Exteriors, because the themes seem to be the repeating.  New finishes, new shapes and attention … Continue reading

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2011 Frankfurt – Wheel Design Trends

So somewhere in the 2400+ photos that I took (and almost lost) in Frankfurt are a few pictures of wheels.  OK, more than a few, I actually took roughly 250 pictures of wheels which works out to just over 10% … Continue reading

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IAA Day 4 – The Pictures Part 3

Hello again, sorry for the delay in finishing the reports from Frankfurt.  Thanks to some computer gremlin (or karma) I ended up losing around 2400 pictures.  Thankfully I located some software that allowed me to recover them and will certainly … Continue reading

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IAA Day 4 – The Pictures Part 2

Let me start today’s update by stating that my feet hurt.  If you’ve been to Frankfurt Messe (Convention Center) you understand where that statement comes from.  If you have not been imagine your local convention center times 12, because that’s … Continue reading

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IAA Day 3 – Finally Some Pictures from the Floor Part 1

If you are even the slightest bit passionate about your automotive related job you didn’t wait for this post.  But that means you’ve either seen what some journalist opined or what the automakers PR agencies want you to read.  I … Continue reading

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