2008 Paris Motor Show

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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), that led a blogger with The New York Times to ask, "Who killed the non-electric cars?".[1]

Concept cars[edit]

Production cars[edit]

Motorsport cars[edit]

Suzuki SX4 WRC at Paris 2008

Taxis du Monde[edit]

entrance to Taxis du Monde exhibition in Hall 8

As usual, Hall 8 hosted a special exhibition. In this edition, the subject was "Taxis du Monde" (Taxis from around the world), and it featured a variety of taxi vehicles from different cities and eras, such as a New York checker cab, a Chicago yellow cab, London black cabs, a Manila Jeepney, a Bangkok Tuk Tuk, etc., as well as several Parisian taxis, starting with the classic Renault Taxi de la Marne and ending with the proposed future taxi Peugeot Expert Tepee.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Garrett, Jerry (2008-10-02). "Paris Motor Show: Who Killed the Non-Electric Cars? - NYTimes.com". Wheels.blogs.nytimes.com. Retrieved 2010-11-22.
  2. ^ "Citroën Sport's ecological competition concept car". citroenet.org.

External links[edit]

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2006 Paris Motor Show
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