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Frankfurt Auto Show, world’s largest, transforms into more inclusive 2021 IAA Mobility show in Munich

IAA Mobility 2021

In a sign of the times and our changing world, the IAA (International Motor Show Germany), which was canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will return in 2021 as IAA Mobility with a new and broader focus on all forms of mobility. It will also be moving from its decades-long home in Frankfurt to a new location in Munich.

Electrek sat down for an interview with three members of the team to learn more about the radical shift awaiting the world’s largest automotive show.

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Mercedes-Benz unveils an interesting new plug-in hybrid concept: Intelligent Aerodynamic Automobile

mercedes-benz-concept-iaa-intelligent-aerodynamic-automob-11-1408x936Mercedes unveiled an interesting new concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show: a sedan which can change its features automatically from design mode to aerodynamic mode once it reaches a speed of 80 km/h (50 mph). The concept is called the IAA, which stands for Intelligent Aerodynamic Automobile, not to be confused with Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA), also known as the Frankfurt Motor Show, at which the concept is being unveiled. Expand

Tesla CEO Elon Musk will be in Germany during the Frankfurt Motor Show

maxresdefault (1)During a visit in Berlin at the end of the month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is scheduled to meet Sigmar Gabriel, German Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, for a public conversation titled “Economy for Tomorrow”.  The CEO’s visit in Germany coincides with the popular Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA), which runs from the 17th to 27th of September.

Tesla is not expected to bring anything new to the Frankfurt Motor Show considering the company’s predilection for unveiling products at their own events instead of at industry shows… Expand