2012 Ford Focus

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2012 Ford Focus

The 2012 Ford Focus boasts a projected fuel economy of 40 miles to the gallon.

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2012 Ford Focus Electric

Ford claims this electric car will offer an equivalent of miles-per-gallon competitive with other electric vehicles on the market, courtesy of a 23 kwh lithium-ion battery system.

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Microsoft Sync

Microsoft's Sync gives drivers access to hands-free calling, audible text messages, music search and navigation help.

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Small Is New Again

Among the overwhelming presence of small and eco-friendly vehicles on the convention floor, this Fiat 500L from 1970 suggests that small has always had a place in the automotive world.

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2012 Fiat 500 Lounge

The Fiat 500 Lounge (shown here) and the Fiat 500 Sport continue Fiat's longtime exploitation of the small-car niche.

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Nissan Leaf

This electric vehicle relies on a 24 kwh lithium-ion battery and 80 kw AC synchronous motor. It can carry five passengers.

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Leaf Range

Nissan claims the Leaf has a 100-mile range and can travel at speeds up to 90 mph.

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Nissan Leaf Nismo RC

This racecar prototype runs entirely on electricity, which provides 107 horsepower.

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Smart Car

This mirror-coated Smart car resembles a disco ball on wheels.

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Smart Passion Coupe

The 2011 Smart Passion Coupe's 3-cylinder, 70-horsepower engine offers 33 mpg in the city and 41 mpg on the open highway. The car is also 95 percent recyclable.

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Electric Option

The 2011 Smart Electric Drive Passion Couple includes a 16.6 kwh lithium-ion battery, for the equivalent of 87 mpg combined city/highway driving. The vehicle has a 63-mile range.

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VW Beetle

The 21st Century Beetle, as Volkswagen calls this upcoming vehicle, retains the Beetle's iconic shape while lengthening and lowering the profile.

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Beetle Insides

The interior of the 2012 VW Beetle.

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Hyundai Accent

Hyundai's entrant into the small-car category.

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Scion XB, Tricked Out

This particular Scion XB represents car companies' sometimes tendency to put some, er, colorful examples of their vehicles on display. Seen here is a winner of Scion's Battle of the Builds customization contest.

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Prius V

The 2012 Prius V from Toyota offers 42 mpg in the city, 38 mpg highway, and can go from 0-60 mph in 11.5 seconds.

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The Prius V's 34.3 cubic feet of cargo space makes the car an eco-friendly hauler.

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Prius C Concept

The Prius C concept car (the C stands for City) is sporty and futuristic-looking.

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Mazda RX-8 H2 Hydrogen

This hydrogen-powered vehicle has been released to select municipalities in Japan, according to Mazda, which will apparently use the feedback to develop new vehicles and technology.

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You can't actually drive it, but this statue is sort of cool.

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