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Mercedes-Benz Ener-G-Force – Debut @ L.A. Auto Show

Mercedes-Benz will reveal the Ener-G-Force concept vehicle later this month at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

It’s an imposing seven-seater dressed in highway-patrol vehicle guise, and it also provides the centerpiece for the German carmaker’s entry into this year’s Los Angeles Design Challenge.

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As Mercedes’ entry for this year’s Los Angeles Design Challenge, which seeks a highway-patrol vehicle for the year 2025, the Ener-G-Force’s proposed driveline consists of four wheel-mounted, hydrogen-powered electric motors. Water held in containers on the roof and a so-called Hydro-Tech converter provides electricity that is stored in batteries within the concept car’s broad sills, which also act as tread plates. Mercedesprojects a range of up to 497 miles.Read more: http://www.autoweek.com/article/20121116/losangeles/121119917#ixzz2CU7WJBmZ

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Fiat 500 Abarth heads for L.A. Auto Show

The track-bred, enthusiast-oriented Fiat 500 Abarth will be revealed in November at the Los Angeles auto show. This is the much-anticipated performance variant of the 500, which has spurred Fiat’s return to the United States this year.

The Abarth version gets the 1.4-liter MultiAir engine and upgraded brakes and suspension pieces. More details will be revealed closer to the show.

Fiat has sold 13,861 copies of the 500 through the first three quarters of 2011.
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