AsMercedes-Benz promised 19 cars in 15 minutes at the 2007 Frankfurt auto show, and damn if they didn't deliver. The German automakers press conference resulted in a fleet of cars out on the show floor. As one might expect, Frankfurt is a huge auto show for Mercedes-Benz--the company gets a whole concert hall in the fair grounds to show off its cars. It filled the lower level of the hall with everything from the new F700 research vehicle to the Smart Micro-Hybrid. There were also quite a few variations on the hybrid theme, from regular gas-electric hybrids, such as the ML450 SUV, to diesel-electric hybrids, such as the C300 wagon.,
We will follow up with more detailed information on these models in our continuing coverage from the 2007 Frankfurt auto show.