William Boddie (left), Ford's small and medium car chief, chats with Richard Parry Jones, the company's top product development executive.
Audi chief Franz-Josef Paefgen in the TT coupe.
Renault design boss Patrick Le Quement (right) and chief executive Louis Schweitzer inspect the competition.
Daimler-Benz's top passenger-car executives, Juergen Hubbert (left), Helmut Petri and Dieter Zetsche.
Left to right: Automobiles Peugeot boss Frederic Saint-Geours, PSA/Peugeot-Citroen Chairman Jean-Martin Folz and Citroen's top man Claude Satinet.
Volkswagen Chairman Ferdinand Piech and his wife, Ursula, in the auto show glow.
At the Jaguar XK180 unveiling (left to right): Jaguar's product development chief Nick Barter (left); design boss Geoff Lawson; and chief executive Nick Scheele, with Jacques Nasser, Ford's future chief executive.
BMW Chairman Bernd Pischetsrieder steps out of the C1, BMW's two-wheeled motor scooter.