VIDEO from Medialink and General Motors: Detroit Flips the Switch on Electric Avenue

Hybrids and Electric Vehicles Light up the 2010 North American International Auto Show

Jan 13, 2010, 19:23 ET from Medialink from ,General Motors

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The buzz at this year's 2010 NAIAS in Detroit was electric. As hybrids, electric cars and hybrid plug-ins continue to gain popularity and momentum, the show announced the debut of Electric Avenue.

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The 37,000-square-foot feature, on the main floor of the show, highlights nearly 20 high-tech cars from several automakers.  Hyundai announced the gas-electric hybrid Blue-Will, while Toyota introduced the FT-CH hybrid.  Cadillac unveiled its XTS Platinum concept, which comes with a plug-in hybrid system that boosts the car's electric-only driving capability.

Some all-electric vehicles included the BMW ActiveE Concept, the MINI E, and Audi's e-tron.

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