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2010 Los Angeles Auto Show — Overview

by Brian Wong (Dec 21, 2010)

Featuring world debuts and North American debuts from Chevrolet, Ford, Hyundai, Kia, and Nissan, as well as many other automakers, the highly anticipated 2010 LA Auto Show definitely lived up to the hype.

We know that not everyone can make it out to Los Angeles and that's why is bringing the show to you with all-new photos and information directly from this year's show! Click on any of the images below to see the exclusive photos and grab the latest news from the 2010 LA Auto Show.

  Two of the featured cars at the show this year are set to go head to head for green car supremacy. We're talking about the 2011 Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt. But is there a real winner? Or are the real winners consumers who now get a choice between plug-in cars? Click through to find out, and to see exclusive images from the 2010 LA Auto Show.

  Ford continues to overhaul its product line, and we were there at the 2010 LA Auto Show to catch up with the totally redesigned 2011 Ford Explorer. The mainstay SUV in Ford's lineup was overdue for a refresh, but looks like it was worth the wait, as the new Explorer packs technology and refinement into a still rugged package.

  Also redesigned completely was the model year 2012 Ford Focus, available as a sedan or five-door hatchback. A refreshed, sleek exterior combined with a class-above interior makes the Focus the compact of the future. See photos and hear the latest on the Focus from the 2010 LA Auto Show.

  One of the more anticipated North American debuts at the 2010 LA Auto Show, was definitely the 2011 Hyundai Elantra. The Elantra is the next big launch from Hyundai on the heels of the success of the Sonata, and the Elantra looks more than ready to follow in its larger counterpart's footsteps. Click through to see images from the unveiling and to find out more information on the latest from Hyundai.

  The forthcoming 2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid and 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid made a splash at the 2010 LA Auto Show. These two Korean midsize hybrids share a common platform, but receive unique styling and features. Click through to see why these two look to turn the midsize hybrid market on its head.

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