Volvo, Smart, Ford, Paice.
Volvo-Trilogy of concept cars: After having presented the Concept Coupé and the Concept XC Coupé, Volvo will showcase the Concept Estate in Geneva next week. Leaked images are teasing a station wagon which could become the new V90 with plug-in hybrid drive.
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Spy shots Smart Forfour: The latest mini Mercedes with four seats has now been spotted. It is based on the Renault Twingo platform and is expected to go on sale in the last quarter of this year. An electric version is almost certain as its predecessor, the Fourjoy concept, already featured an electric drive.
Ford sued over patent infringement: Paice LLC is accusing the carmaker to use its hybrid system in the C-Max, Fusion and Lincoln MKZ thus infringing patents. Paice had successfully sued Toyota over the same patent infringement in 2005 and has pending complaints against Hyundai and Kia.