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Automakers Unveil Hi-Tech Concept Cars at the 2010 North American International Auto Show

Jan 12, 2010, 19:54 ET from Medialink from ,General Motors

NEW YORK, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Concept cars are the future.  Designed to give auto enthusiasts and everyday drivers a glimpse of what's to come, these prototypes are made to showcase cutting-edge technology, daring designs and unique layouts.  

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At the 2010 NAIAS in Detroit, several automakers unveiled buzz-worthy vehicles.  Half Jeep, half Cooper, the MINI showed off its wacky Beachcomber concept, designed without doors or a conventional roof.  The Blue-Will marked the unveiling of Hyundai's first hybrid and GMC introduced the Granite. Called an Urban Utility Vehicle, the Granite was designed with French-style doors, next generation organic LED technology inside and out, flip and fold seats and multiple storage areas.  Mercedes, Ford, Toyota and Volkswagen also showed off their design and engineering chops at the show.

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