The world’s automakers have descended upon the 65th International Motor Show 2013 kicked off in earnest today.
TheDetroitBureau.com is covering the latest model introductions and meeting with the industry’s top executives to bring readers the news you need.
Here are today’s stories, straight from the show floor:
Volvo Coupe Concept Captures Essence of Swedish Brand’s Past – and Future: Borrowing heavily from old P1800, show car’s design language will strongly influence new XC90 and S90.
Infiniti Q30 May be the Shape of Things to Come: Concept defies easy categorization.
Range Rover Diesel Hybrid Coming to U.S. – Eventually: High-mileage option to appear on two models initially.
BMW i8 Plug-in Will Carry a Supercar Price Tag: New battery sports car will hit 60 in 4.4 seconds yet still get 94 mpg.
Nissan Introduces Redesigned 2014 Rogue Crossover: Flexibility, safety, technology make it maker’s second-biggest seller.
BMW Takes Wraps off New 4-Series Coupe: The entry-level replacement for 3-Series uses a turbo diesel to get 50 mpg.
VW’s New Golf Goes Electric: The new VW e-Golf hatchback paired with e-Up! microcar.
Ford Readies Product Blitz as Euro Market Shows Signs of Life: CEO Odell predicts Ford Europe will be back in black by 2015, outlines plans to launch 25 new products.
Mercedes Announces S-Class Pricing, Teases S-Coupe: The sedan delivers more content for less cash – while Coupe Concept hints at next-gen CL.
Jaguar Unwraps Un-Jag Crossover at Frankfurt: The maker looks for permission for entry into new vehicle segment.
Bugatti Unveils Latest in its New “Legends” Series: “Jean Bugatti” edition honors son of founder Ettore Bugatti.
ForJoy Offers Preview of Next-Gen Smart: It’s what you get when you add two more seats and a dune buggy-like body to the little Smart Fortwo.
First Look: 2014 Audi A3 Cabriolet: Audi adds another option to its new entry-level line-up.
First Look: Volkswagen Golf Sportsvan: A compact family car concept updates outgoing Golf Plus.
Here are some of our preview reports on the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show:
Range Rover Goes Hybrid: with a new diesel-electric drivetrain delivering the sort of mileage you might expect from a Toyota Prius.
Audi Offers Sneak Peek at Sport Quattro Plug-in Concept: Successor to the original Audi Coupe Quattro gets 700-hp plug-in drivetrain.
Will Daimler, Nissan Announce Plans to Build Luxury Cars Together in Mexico? Business basics at the Frankfurt show as Mercedes, Infiniti expand alliance.
Lexus Explores Compact Crossover Options with LF-NX: This could be the Frankfurt show’s most controversial entry.
Jaguar Hints at New Crossover Concept: The maker released some less-than-revealing photos implying it planned to take the wraps off a new crossover at Frankfurt.
Ford S-Max Concept Debuting: Ford is rolling out this seven-seat vehicle, which would be the step up from the C-Max.
Infiniti Rolls Out Flexible Q30 Concept: This concept from the Japanese maker is really three vehicles in one. It’ll premiere at the Frankfurt show.
Volvo Teases New Concept C: The Swedish maker’s latest concept at Frankfurt is designed to help change its “vanilla styling” reputation.
BMW Plugs In with Battery X5: The company tries to dispel the notion that drivers need a micro car to get good mileage at the Frankfurt Show.
Opel Resurrects Monza Moniker: GM’s European subsidiary looks to generate some buzz with this concept during Frankfurt.
Audi Bringing Quattro E-Tron to Frankfurt: The German maker electrifies the concept vehicle it showed at the Paris Motor Show.
Honda Civic Tourer Set for Frankfurt Debut: Somewhere between a wagon and a crossover, the updated edition goes live at Frankfurt.
Toyota Introducing New Hybrid in Germany: This concept borrows a lot from the maker’s hybrid racer making FIA waves.
BMW Reveals Running Prototype of i8 Plug-In: The luxury maker plans roll out the production version of the i8 plug-in hybrid at Frankfurt.
Check back often for the latest news, interviews and model introductions as it occurs from the world’s largest auto show!