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A Jaguar C-X17 SUV prototype, produced by Tata (Credit: Bloomberg News)

A Jaguar C-X17 SUV prototype, produced by Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover unit, was introduced Monday at the 65th Frankfurt International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 9, 2013)

2013 Frankfurt Motor Show

The 2013-2014 auto show season begins Sept. 10 in Germany when the Internationale Automobil Ausstellung, or the Frankfurt International Motor Show, opens to the media. The 65th auto exposition, which includes more than 1,000 exhibitors, will be open to the public between Sept. 14 and 22.

The Lexus LF-NX is presented during the second
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The Lexus LF-NX is presented during the second press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 11, 2013)

A Jaguar C-X17 SUV prototype, produced by Tata
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A Jaguar C-X17 SUV prototype, produced by Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover unit, was introduced Monday at the 65th Frankfurt International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 9, 2013)

A Jaguar C-X17 SUV prototype, produced by Tata
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A Jaguar C-X17 SUV prototype, produced by Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover unit, was introduced Monday at the 65th Frankfurt International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 9, 2013)

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The Smart fourjoy concept car is presented during
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The Smart fourjoy concept car is presented during the Mercedes-Benz / Smart Media Night before the start of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 9, 2013)

Visitors look at a Smart fourJoy compact automobile,
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Visitors look at a Smart fourJoy compact automobile, produced by Daimler AG, at the 65th Frankfurt International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 9, 2013)

The new Opel Monza Concept is presented at
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The new Opel Monza Concept is presented at the IAA auto show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 9, 2013)

The new Opel Monza Concept is presented at
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The new Opel Monza Concept is presented at the IAA auto show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 9, 2013)

A television cameraman films a Hyundai i10, produced
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A television cameraman films a Hyundai i10, produced by Hyundai Motor Co., before its launch event at the 65th Frankfurt International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 9, 2013)

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A Mercedes-Benz S-500 plug-in hybrid automobile, left, is
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A Mercedes-Benz S-500 plug-in hybrid automobile, left, is driven on to the stage during a news conference at the 65th Frankfurt International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 9, 2013)

A Mercedes-Benz S-500 plug-in hybrid, produced by Daimler
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A Mercedes-Benz S-500 plug-in hybrid, produced by Daimler AG, was introduced Monday at the 65th Frankfurt International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 9, 2013)

A Mercedes-Benz B class Electric Drive, produced by
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A Mercedes-Benz B class Electric Drive, produced by Daimler AG, was introduced Monday during the 65th Frankfurt International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 9, 2013)

The new Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG is displayed
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The new Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG is displayed during the first press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 10, 2013)

The Mercedes S-Class Coupe concept is on display
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The Mercedes S-Class Coupe concept is on display during the first press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 10, 2013)

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The new Mercedes S-500 intelligent drive car is
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The new Mercedes S-500 intelligent drive car is displayed at the Mercedes booth during the IAA international automobile show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 9, 2013)

Didier Leroy, CEO Toyota Motor Europe, unveils the
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Didier Leroy, CEO Toyota Motor Europe, unveils the Toyota Yaris Hybrid R concept car during the first press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 10, 2013)

A Toyota Yaris Hybrid R concept car is
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A Toyota Yaris Hybrid R concept car is on display during the first press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 10, 2013)

The roof of a Toyota Auris Hybrid gets
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The roof of a Toyota Auris Hybrid gets a polish at the start of the 65th Frankfurt International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 9, 2013)

The new Ferrari 458 Speciale is unveiled during
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The new Ferrari 458 Speciale is unveiled during the first press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 10, 2013)

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Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo presents the new
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Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo presents the new Ferrari 458 Speciale during the first press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 10, 2013)

President of Ferrari Luca di Montezemolo presents the
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President of Ferrari Luca di Montezemolo presents the new Ferrari 458 Speciale during the first press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 10, 2013)

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn presents the new Nissan
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Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn presents the new Nissan X-Trail during the first press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 10, 2013)

Visitors look at an Audi Nanuk automobile as
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Visitors look at an Audi Nanuk automobile as it stands on display at the 65th Frankfurt International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 10, 2013)

Rupert Stadler, chief executive officer of Audi AG,
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Rupert Stadler, chief executive officer of Audi AG, introduces the new Audi Nanuk automobile at the 65th Frankfurt International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 9, 2013)

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Visitors look at a yellow Audi Sport Quattro
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Visitors look at a yellow Audi Sport Quattro concept automobile at the 65th Frankfurt International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 10, 2013)

A visitor looks at a yellow Audi Sport
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A visitor looks at a yellow Audi Sport Quattro concept automobile at the 65th Frankfurt International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 10, 2013)

Norbert Reithofer, chief executive of Bayerische Motoren Werke
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Norbert Reithofer, chief executive of Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW), with the company's new i8 electric automobile during a news conference at the 65th Frankfurt International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 10, 2013)

Visitors look at the new BMW i8 electric
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Visitors look at the new BMW i8 electric automobile, produced by Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW), after it was launched at the 65th Frankfurt International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 10, 2013)

The front wing and alloy wheel of a
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The front wing and alloy wheel of a BMW i8 electric automobile, produced by Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW), are seen after it was launched at the 65th Frankfurt International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 10, 2013)

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BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car is displayed
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BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car is displayed during its premiere at the first press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 10, 2013)

Visitors look at the new BMW i8 electric
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Visitors look at the new BMW i8 electric automobile, produced by Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW), after it was launched at the 65th Frankfurt International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 10, 2013)

Wolfgang Schreiber, CEO of Bentley Motors, presents the
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Wolfgang Schreiber, CEO of Bentley Motors, presents the new Bentley GT V8S during a preview by the Volkswagen Group prior to the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 9, 2013)

Matthias Mueller, chief executive of Porsche AG, arrives
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Matthias Mueller, chief executive of Porsche AG, arrives on stage in a new Porsche 918 Spyder at the 65th Frankfurt International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 9, 2013)

The new Porsche 918 Spyder is displayed during
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The new Porsche 918 Spyder is displayed during the first press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 10, 2013)

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Stephan Winkelmann, chief executive of Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A.,
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Stephan Winkelmann, chief executive of Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A., gestures as he introduces the new Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Squadra Corse automobile during a news conference at the 65th Frankfurt International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 9, 2013)

A hostess stands next to a Alfa Romeo
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A hostess stands next to a Alfa Romeo 4C during the first press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, on Sept. 10, 2013.

A hostess stands next to a Fiat Panda
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A hostess stands next to a Fiat Panda during the first press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 10, 2013)

A Renault Dezir concept car is displayed during
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A Renault Dezir concept car is displayed during the first press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 10, 2013)

The new chief executive of Seat SA, Juergen
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The new chief executive of Seat SA, Juergen Stackmann, shows the new Seat Leon ST during a Volkswagen Group preview before the opening of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 9, 2013)

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Journalists view the i3 electric car manufactured by
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Journalists view the i3 electric car manufactured by BMW. It was on display at the Frankfurt motor show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 9, 2013)

An employee dusts a Volkswagen Phaeton Exclusive automobile
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An employee dusts a Volkswagen Phaeton Exclusive automobile at the 65th Frankfurt International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 10, 2013)

A Volkswagen e-Golf, left and e-Up! electric automobiles
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A Volkswagen e-Golf, left and e-Up! electric automobiles stand on display at the 65th Frankfurt International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 9, 2013)

Volkswagen Golf Sportsvan automobiles, produced by Volkswagen AG
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Volkswagen Golf Sportsvan automobiles, produced by Volkswagen AG (VW), stand on display at the 65th Frankfurt International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 9, 2013)

A Mercedes-Benz F125! concept automobile stands on display
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A Mercedes-Benz F125! concept automobile stands on display at the 65th Frankfurt International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 9, 2013)

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The new Ford Vignale is on display on
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The new Ford Vignale is on display on the first press day of the Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 10, 2013)

The BMW 4 Series Coupe rolls onto the
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The BMW 4 Series Coupe rolls onto the stage during the first press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 10, 2013)

The new BMW 4 Series car is displayed
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The new BMW 4 Series car is displayed during it's world premiere at the first press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (Sept. 10, 2013)

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