- Title: GERMANY: 61ST INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW OPENS IN FRANKFURT
- Date: 13th September 2005
- Summary: (BN19) FRANKFURT, GERMANY (SEPTEMBER 13, 2005) (REUTERS) 1. WIDE OF FRANKFURT SKYLINE WITH POINTED MESSE TURM (TRADE FAIR0 TOWER , VENUE FOR MOTOR SHOW 0.06 2. WIDE OF PEOPLE WALKING THROUGH FAIR 0.14 3. WIDE OF NEW FIAT PUNTO (RED) 0.17 4. SLV WOMAN IN NEW FIAT PUNTO 0.24 5. CLOSE OF STEERING WHEEL 0.27 6. WIDE OF HONDA STAND AT MOTOR SHOW 0.33 8. WIDE OF HONDA CIVIC CAR 0.38 9. PAN ALONG CIVIC CAR 0.46 10. WIDE OF HONDA RACING CAR ON REVOLVING PLINTH 0.53 11. WIDE OF NEW JAGUAR CAR UNVEILED 1.06 12. WIDE OF JAGUAR STAND 1.10 15. PAN OF NEW FORD (IOSIS) CAR 1.19 16. WIDE OF MOTOR SHOW 1.24 20. WIDE VOLVO CAR/ MAN GETTING OUT OF CAR 1.32 21. WIDE OF CITROEN STAND 1.39 22. CLOSE OF MAN CLEANING CITROEN CAR 1.43 23. WIDE OF NEW C6 CITROEN CAR 1.49 26. WIDEO OF ASTRA (BABYBLUE) CAR UNVEILED 1.56 29. WIDE OF KARL-PETER FORSTER, VICE-CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER FOR GENERAL MOTORS EUROPE, IN NEW CAR 2.02 30. SLV MEDIA 2.06 31. SCU (SOUNDBITE) (German) KARL-PETER FORSTER, VICE-CEO GM EUROPE, SAYING: "We are convinced that with our dramatically improved quality. And our clients have acknowledged that, the brand is gaining momentum. At the same time, we have improved our productivity in development as well as in production. In the second quarter of this year we at General Motors made a profit, that doe not mean anything for the year but it shows us that we are on the right track and so we view our future with optimism." 2.36 32. WIDE OF PORSCHE CARRERA CAR ON STAND 2.41 33. CLOSE OF WOMAN IN CARRERA OPERATING CONTROLS 2.48 34. WIDE OF BLUE PORSCHE 2.53 35. WIDE OF WHITE PORSCHE CAYMAN 2.59 37. WIDE OF MOTOR SHOW AND PAN TO YELLOW CAR 3.10 Initials Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved
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- Location: FRANKFURT, GERMANY
- Country: Germany
- Reuters ID: LVA6E3ZU2HKGGJ7A4S9X7HO3BY58
- Story Text: Car shows in Frankfurt shines despite hike in oil prices.
The 61. International Motor Show in Frankfurt on Tuesday (September
13, 2005) still captivated with shiny cars and powerful motors.
Several carmakers have unveiled new models at the Frankfurt Motor Show
on the second press day on Tuesday, ahead of the official opening to the
Car maker General Motors (GM), despite progress in the last quarter, is
not expecting profits this year.
"We are convinced that with our dramatically improved quality -
and our clients have acknowledged that - the brand is gaining momentum. At the
same time, we have improved our productivity in development as well as in
production," said Vice-CEO for GM, Karl-Peter Forster.
"In the second quarter of this year we at General Motors made a
profit, that doe not mean anything for the year but it shows us that we are on
the right track and so we view our future with optimism," Forster
The Frankfurt Motor Show opens to the general public on Thursday,
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