The 2008 Paris Motor Show took place from 4 October to 19 October 2008, in Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles.
This edition of the Paris Motor Show featured a high number of hybrid and electric vehicles (EVs), a tectonic shift that led a New York Times blogger to ask, "Who killed the non-electric cars?".
... It debuted at the 2008 Paris Motor Show It has its compact dimensions (length 3.95 m (156 in), height 1.85 m (73 in) ... Concept is powered by a 70 kW electric motor with torque of 226 N·m (167 lbf·ft) and its lithium-ion batteries give 200 km electric range ...
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