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The 2017 Frankfurt motor show highlights in pictures

Prepare for more excitement from Kia. With the Stinger fastback sedan set to be launched next month, Kia has revealed the Proceed Concept.
Prepare for more excitement from Kia. With the Stinger fastback sedan set to be launched next month, Kia has revealed the Proceed Concept. Contributed

EMBRACING their home turf, European carmakers are on-song at the Frankfurt motor show this week.

Once again it was the electric technology which stole the show.

Electric cars and hybrids are in vogue as the industry sits on the verge of a breakthrough in battery technology that will eliminate range anxiety.

See the pictorial highlights from this year's show.

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