FRANKFURT — European automakers converge here earlier this month to face off head-to-head on several fronts — most notably small cars and luxury models. But they also brought a bevy of image-changing concepts to the Frankfurt International Motor Show, as many hope to put some long-lost luster back into their brands. For powertrain interests, General Motors Corp. provides the most intrigue, unveiling an all-new, direct-injection gasoline (DIG) OHV V-8, confirming an earlier WEVTU report ...

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