Geneva Motor Show 2018

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International Fleet World’s round-up of the most important headlines from the 2018 Geneva Motor Show.

  • Nissan IMx Kuro Upgraded Nissan concept debuts Brain-to-Vehicle tech by Natalie Middleton - Nissan has unveiled an upgraded version of its IMx electric concept vehicle, featuring a new look and Brain-to-Vehicle (B2V) technology.
  • Hyundai Le Fil Rouge concept Hyundai reveals new design language by Natalie Middleton - Hyundai has previewed its future design direction with the unveiling of the ‘Le Fil Rouge’ design concept at the Geneva Motor Show.
  • Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo 250-miles in 15 minutes promised by Porsche’s new EV by Jonathan Musk - Porsche reveals second electric car concept with 800V system, enabling 400-kilometre range in 15 minutes. Related Post Porsche recalls 60,000 diesels EU sets out plans to become a leader in EV battery... Porsche adds ...
  • BMW i Vision Dynamics BMW confirms i4 production by Jonathan Musk - BMW has confirmed its next BMW i branded vehicle will be the i4. Related Post Electric BMW iX3 and future plans revealed BMW and Daimler merge mobility solutions New BMW X4 revealed Skoda previews ...
  • Renault EZ-GO Renault shares vision of electric ride-hailing with EZ-GO concept by Natalie Middleton - Renault has shown how it thinks shared urban mobility could look in the future with the unveiling of its EZ-GO concept at the Geneva Motor Show.
  • The Kia Ceed Sportswagon brings boot space of 600 litres with the seats up. Third-generation Ceed Sportswagon to trump Mondeo on boot space   by Natalie Middleton - Kia has unveiled its third-generation Ceed Sportswagon, which brings increased boot space to rival models from the next segment up.
  • Honda Urban EV Honda confirms 2019 launch for Urban EV by Natalie Middleton - Honda is to open order books for its first battery-electric vehicle in Europe in early 2019.
  • A fourth generation self-charging hybrid system will feature in the UX 250h. Lexus enters compact crossover segment with new UX by Julian Kirk - Lexus will expand its SUV offering next year with a small SUV called the UX. Related Post Lexus reveals X1-rivalling compact SUV Lexus UX crossover to bring fight to X1 and Q3
  • Volkswagen's Vizzion luxury saloon is due in production form by 2022. Volkswagen reveals forthcoming luxury electric saloon by Julian Kirk - Volkswagen has given us a glimpse of the luxury saloon of the near future with the unveiling of the I.D. Vizzion concept.
  • The Vision X previews a third model for Skoda's SUV line-up. Skoda Vision X concept shows plans for compact crossover by Julian Kirk - Skoda has revealed plans for a new small SUV with the unveiling of the Vision X concept car at the Geneva Motor Show. Related Post Skoda previews hybrid small SUV with Geneva concep...
  • Like the C-HR, the new generation Auris will be offered only with petrol and HEV powertrains. Toyota phasing out diesel cars by 2019 by Alex Grant - Toyota will have no diesel passenger cars on sale in Europe by the end of this year, citing limited demand and widespread uptake of hybrid alternatives.  Related Post Toyota reveals multiple electrified models ‘Breakthrough’ ...
  • Jaguar I-Pace 480km Jaguar I-Pace pricing and spec revealed by Jonathan Musk - Jaguar has revealed pricing, a 480km range and final production specification for its first electric vehicle: the I-Pace. Related Post EU sets out plans to become a leader in EV battery... Toyota reveals multiple ...
  • Audi A6 New Audi A6 introduces A8 innovations by Natalie Middleton - Taller, longer and wider than its predecessor, the 2018 model – which debuts at next week’s Geneva Motor Show – gets just a subtle make-over of its styling, with more intensive upgrades when it ...
  • Honda CR-V Honda CR-V debuts hybrid power and seven-seater option by Natalie Middleton - Honda’s new CR-V will debut a hybrid powertrain for Europe and a seven-seat option while ditching diesel powerplants. Related Post Lexus range to expand with ES compact hybrid saloo... Best-ever first quarter for Porsche, ...
  • Hyundai Kona Electric Hyundai Kona Electric revealed with 292-mile WLTP range by Alex Grant - Hyundai has revealed the electric version of the Kona compact SUV, confirming a range of almost 300 miles under the new WLTP cycle and rapid 100kW charging capability. Related Post EU sets out plans ...

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Jonathan turned to motoring journalism in 2013 having founded, edited and produced Autovolt - one of the UK's leading electric car publications. He has also written and produced books on both Ferrari and Hispano-Suiza, while working as an international graphic designer for the past 15 years. As the automotive industry moves towards electrification, Jonathan brings a near-unrivalled knowledge of EVs and hybrids to Fleet World Group.