In pictures: Frankfurt International Motor Show 2017

The Frankfurt Auto Show is taking place during a turbulent period for the auto industry. Leading companies have been rocked by the self-inflicted diesel emissions scandal.
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Visitors look at a Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet at the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show on September 12, 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The Frankfurt Auto Show is taking place during a turbulent period for the auto industry. Leading companies have been rocked by the self-inflicted diesel emissions scandal. At the same time the industry is on the verge of a new era as automakers commit themselves more and more to a future that will one day be dominated by electric cars.
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Renault prototype Symbioz is presented during its world premiere during a show on stage at the Renault stand at the Frankfurt Motor Show IAA in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, on September 12, 2017. According to organisers, around 1,000 exhibitors from 39 countries will showcase their products and services. This year's fair running from September 14 to 24, 2017 will focus on digitization, urban mobility and electric mobility.
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A Mercedes AMG Project One car is displayed during a preview night for the media on the eve of the opening of the Internationale Automobil Ausstellung (IAA) motor show in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, on September 11, 2017. According to organisers, around 1,000 exhibitors from 39 countries will showcase their products and services. This year's fair running from September 14 to 24, 2017 will focus on digitization, urban mobility and electric mobility.
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The carmaker Audi presents the new Audi concept car Aicon at the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show on September 12, 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The Frankfurt Auto Show is taking place during a turbulent period for the auto industry. Leading companies have been rocked by the self-inflicted diesel emissions scandal. At the same time the industry is on the verge of a new era as automakers commit themselves more and more to a future that will one day be dominated by electric cars.
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The Mercedes-Maybach G650 Landaulet luxury jeep stands at the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show on September 12, 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The Frankfurt Auto Show is taking place during a turbulent period for the auto industry. Leading companies have been rocked by the self-inflicted diesel emissions scandal. At the same time the industry is on the verge of a new era as automakers commit themselves more and more to a future that will one day be dominated by electric cars.
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Visitor look to a BMW i8 car at the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show on September 12, 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The Frankfurt Auto Show is taking place during a turbulent period for the auto industry. Leading companies have been rocked by the self-inflicted diesel emissions scandal. At the same time the industry is on the verge of a new era as automakers commit themselves more and more to a future that will one day be dominated by electric cars.
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Visitors look at the new Mercedes-Benz Concept EQA electric car at the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show on September 12, 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The Frankfurt Auto Show is taking place during a turbulent period for the auto industry. Leading companies have been rocked by the self-inflicted diesel emissions scandal. At the same time the industry is on the verge of a new era as automakers commit themselves more and more to a future that will one day be dominated by electric cars.
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The carmaker Ferrari presents the new model Portofino at the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show on September 12, 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The Frankfurt Auto Show is taking place during a turbulent period for the auto industry. Leading companies have been rocked by the self-inflicted diesel emissions scandal. At the same time the industry is on the verge of a new era as automakers commit themselves more and more to a future that will one day be dominated by electric cars.
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Visitors look at the a Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster at the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show on September 12, 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The Frankfurt Auto Show is taking place during a turbulent period for the auto industry. Leading companies have been rocked by the self-inflicted diesel emissions scandal. At the same time the industry is on the verge of a new era as automakers commit themselves more and more to a future that will one day be dominated by electric cars.
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Visitors look at a Audi R8 Spyder V10 Plus sports car at the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show on September 12, 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The Frankfurt Auto Show is taking place during a turbulent period for the auto industry. Leading companies have been rocked by the self-inflicted diesel emissions scandal. At the same time the industry is on the verge of a new era as automakers commit themselves more and more to a future that will one day be dominated by electric cars.
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Visitors look at the new Porsche 911 GT3 at the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show on September 12, 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The Frankfurt Auto Show is taking place during a turbulent period for the auto industry. Leading companies have been rocked by the self-inflicted diesel emissions scandal. At the same time the industry is on the verge of a new era as automakers commit themselves more and more to a future that will one day be dominated by electric cars.
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Visitors look at the new Bugatti Chiron at the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show on September 12, 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The Frankfurt Auto Show is taking place during a turbulent period for the auto industry. Leading companies have been rocked by the self-inflicted diesel emissions scandal. At the same time the industry is on the verge of a new era as automakers commit themselves more and more to a future that will one day be dominated by electric cars.
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A Smart vision EQ fortwo concept car is presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show IAA in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, on September 12, 2017. According to organisers, around 1,000 exhibitors from 39 countries will showcase their products and services. This year's fair running from September 14 to 24, 2017 will focus on digitization, urban mobility and electric mobility.
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A BMWi Vision Dynamic all-electric concept car is presented on stage during a show at the stand of German carmaker BMW at the Frankfurt Motor Show IAA in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, on September 12, 2017. According to organisers, around 1,000 exhibitors from 39 countries will showcase their products and services. This year's fair running from September 14 to 24, 2017 will focus on digitization, urban mobility and electric mobility.
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Visitors look at a Volkswagen ID Buzz electric microbus at the Volkswagen Preview Night prior to the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show on September 11, 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The Frankfurt Auto Show is taking place during a turbulent period for the auto industry. Leading companies, including Volkswagen, have been rocked by the self-inflicted diesel emissions scandal. At the same time the industry is on the verge of a new era as automakers commit themselves more and more to a future that will one day be dominated by electric cars.
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A McLaren 720S is displayed as preparations are under way for the Internationale Automobil Ausstellung (IAA) auto show on September 11, 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany. According to organisers, around 1,000 exhibitors from 39 countries will showcase their products and services. This year's fair running from September 14 to 24, 2017 will focus on digitization, urban mobility and electric mobility.
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A Volocopter 2X electric multirotor helicopter stands on display at the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show on September 12, 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The Frankfurt Auto Show is taking place during a turbulent period for the auto industry. Leading companies have been rocked by the self-inflicted diesel emissions scandal. At the same time the industry is on the verge of a new era as automakers commit themselves more and more to a future that will one day be dominated by electric cars.