TITLE

What Were They Thinking?

AUTHOR(S)
McCormick, John
PUB. DATE
March 2000
SOURCE
Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Mar2000, Vol. 112 Issue 3, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the concept cars introduced by Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen at the year 2000 automobile shows in the United States. Criticism on the SLA sports cars of Mercedes-Benz and Advanced Activity Concept of Volkswagen; Other features of the cars.
ACCESSION #
2901498

 

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