Detroit News 2012- Automobile Year Reception- Part 1

by Sweta

As the automotive industry a few years ago was in deep crisis, many have predicted it: the collapse of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. But year after year, reports the NAIAS back with more news and bravely maintained their position among the most important fairs in the world. Also for 2012 stands at a big premiere dance.

Above all, European manufacturers have several new models in the Detroit-luggage. Mercedes shows at the NAIAS for the first time the new SL to the public who wants to score with more economical engines and intelligent engineering specialties, such as imaginative managers wipers.

Mercedes launches a hybrid:

The second new offering from Daimler is the E-Class full hybrid drive. With the E 300 BlueTec Hybrid Mercedes follows the model of the PSA Group and brings a diesel hybrid, which will consume only 4.2 liters. In contrast, E 400 hybrid operates a 306-hp gasoline engine with an electric motor.

With the Smart For-Us-study the Swabians also show their vision of a pickup truck based on the Smart Fortwo. Of course, ecologically correct: Not only does the For-Us is powered by electricity, on a loading platform will also find two e-bike course.

Munich in Detroit

BMW celebrates with the 3 Series in Detroit motor show premiere, we were able to convince us with a first exit from Munich’s new middle class already, now is also the first time the public can make a live image of BMW’s best-selling vehicle. That the 3 Series arrives in America as good as this country is beyond question.

The BMW subsidiary Mini does at the NAIAS with the Roadster on. Shortly after the launch of the coupe the iconic small car manufacturers, the open version sent to the race and extends the growing mini-family again. Whom the Mini convertible is too boring, this can be explored at the purist roadster variant favors.

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