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2013 IAA- The Frankfurt Auto Show


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Have you been to the 2013 IAA (Frankfurt Auto Show) or are you thinking about going? Here are some of the high lights to help you decide if you should go or now.

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2013 IAA- The Frankfurt Auto Show

  1. 1. 2013 IAA- the Frankfurt Auto Show Darryl Heron
  2. 2. 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show • The 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show (IAA) runs from September 14-22, 2013 • This is one of the biggest autoshows in Europe • Most every automotive brand for sale in Europe has some kind of presence here • Several automotive suppliers and aftermarket companies are also present • It is held bi-annually in Frankfurt, Germany • Here are some of the highlights of this year‘s show
  3. 3. Mini • New Mini slogan "Not Normal“ • An fun and interactive setup
  4. 4. 100 Years of Alpine Racing • Rolls Royce is celebrating 100 years of the Alpine Trail with the Alpine Trial Centenary Collection. • Rolls Royce has one of the most famous embelmsin the world. For the Wraith it is made of Swarovski crystal.
  5. 5. Smart Concept and customization!
  6. 6. Mercedes • The silver and yellow cars are custom AMG models • The white car is a B Class Electic • View from the middle of the Mercedes building
  7. 7. BMW From the world of BMW…
  8. 8. Opel • The Adam is new small car that Opel has developed and started selling since the 2011 show. It is available in a lot of colors and with a lot of customization. • Opel had had one concept vehicle on display (shown lower left corner) • Opel also introduced the redesigned Insignia (not pictured)
  9. 9. VW Everyting seems to be ’up’ with Volkswagen!
  10. 10. Brabus • Brabus creates a cornucopia of ‘tailor made’ Smarts • This Brabus 6X6 can do some serious off-roading • Why just have an SLS when you can have a Brabus 700 Biturbo?
  11. 11. Jeep • The blue Jeeps are the Wrangler Unlimited • The red Jeep is a Wrangler
  12. 12. Toyota • Toyota has sold over 5 million hybrids • Toyota has taken the hybrid to racing.
  13. 13. Renault Concept Vehicles • Renault had a ton of concept vehicles! • Here are just a few.
  14. 14. Ford- Leading in Social Media • AT the 2011 IAA, I was very impressed with what Ford did with the Evos. • Ford has a social media team in place for the 2013 IAA. The Social Media Evangelist in me is curious to find out what their experience is at the show.
  15. 15. Hybrid Progress • It is exciting to see the growth of hybrids, electric, and alternative powered vehicles over the last few IAA shows in Frankfurt. • It still takes too long to charge up elecrtic vehicles, with other challenges as well, but progress is being made as is noticible by all the different vehicles that are available as production models and concepts on the drawing board.
  16. 16. Popouri • Here is a popouri of vehicles that I didn‘t hit yet • This tank from Mansonary is "born for revolution“ • A new Bugatti in black • The new Porsche 918 Spyder • The new Porsche 911 • The Fiat 500 now has a family version
  17. 17. In Conclusion • I always enjoy going to Auto Shows and I had a great time at the show this year. • I took a lot of pictures which are (or will be) posted in Flickr, so I hope you‘ll check them out. • If you get the chance to go, there‘s lots to see and I‘m sure you‘ll have fun!
  18. 18. 2013 IAA Resources • IAA Website • „2013 Frankfurt Auto Show“ – My post about this year‘s IAA frankfurt-auto-show.html • „2013 IAA- Frankfurt Auto Show Part 1“- picture collection on Flickr • Due to the large number of pictures that I‘ve taken, there will likely be other sets posted to Flickr • 2013 IAA- Frankfurt Auto Show on Pinterest
  19. 19. 2011 IAA Resources • „2011 Frankfurt Autoshow“ – My post about this year‘s IAA • • „2011 IAA Frankfurt“- picture collection on Flickr • • „2011 IAA Frankfurt part 2“- picture collection on Flickr • • „2011 IAA Frankfurt part 3“- picture collection on Flickr • • „2009 Frankfurt Autoshow“- My post about the last IAA •
  20. 20. Darryl Heron‘s presentations on SlideShare Email me: Be Sure to Check Out…