Auto Shows

Video: How to Shop at an Auto Show

CARS.COM — While test drives are an important way to narrow down that list of potential new cars, they aren’t necessarily the most efficient way because all those competing cars are seldom at the same dealership. That’s where auto shows come in as an invaluable resource for shoppers, as they allow you to compare an entire class of cars under one ... Read More »

2017 Seattle Auto Show: 5 Things You Can’t Miss

LoweStock/iStock/Thinkstock CARS.COM — Seattle, that outpost of caffeinated civilization in our nation’s 42nd state, has earned a reputation for grunge music, internet phenoms and guys slinging the morning catch — not to mention an unrelenting drizzle from November to May. What better way to kick off that season than the 2017 Seattle International Auto Show, an event sure to draw bumper-stickered ... Read More »

New challenges for the world’s auto shows as some car makers stay away

A Rolls-Royce Ghost on the opening night of the 2015 Dubai International Motor Show. Alex Atack / The National. Motor shows have been around for more than a century and are traditionally the chief place where carmakers whip silk sheets off their latest offerings, watched by a massive audience and a huge media throng. The 1989 Frankfurt motor show drew 1.2 million ... Read More »

2017 Tokyo Motor Show preview: A taste of the wacky, wonderful future

There’s no doubt about it, the Tokyo Motor Show’s importance on the global scene has been on the wane for upwards of two decades. Blame a home market where outside automakers have a tough time cracking the code or the ascent of other international expos like AutoChina. Either way, you could forgive us for not being pumped about covering this week’s ... Read More »

Auto club members help others with cars

Club President Matt Mortimer says participation is open to all who are passionate about cars. The Automotive Enthusiast Club gives students the opportunity to meet new people and learn more about cars. President Matt Mortimer said the club started about a year ago and has been quickly growing ever since. AEC started with five members and is now up to ... Read More »

Jalopnik Is Throwing A Car Show In New Jersey For Hurricane Relief And You Should Come

Photos credit Raphael Orlove I think most of us can agree it’s been a bad year. But for a lot of us it’s been even worse thanks to the series of hurricanes that hammered the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. The news has moved on to other things, but people in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico will be recovering ... Read More »

An auto show’s lingering impact

This Bentley Continental GT at last month’s Frankfurt auto show could still be influencing buyers next September. An auto show’s glitz lingers in lucrative form for car dealers for many months afterward. That’s the conclusion of a study by Foresight Research, which surveyed 621 new-vehicle buyers in the top 25 markets who attended an auto show and were influenced by ... Read More »

Behind Automakers’ Electric Hype, A More Conventional Future Is Taking Shape

A Honda Urban EV concept car is presented at the Frankfurt Auto Show (Photo credit TOBIAS SCHWARZ/AFP/Getty Images) The Frankfurt Auto Show is over for another two years, and by the time the next one comes around, the electric revolution should be in full swing. The strange thing is that visitors to the show might have been forgiven for thinking ... Read More »

2017 Tata Tigor long term review, first report

New-gen Tata cars like the Zest, Hexa and the Tiago have been doing well to put the brand back in the highly contested passenger vehicle arena. We had the Tiago for a year, which endorsed our belief that Tata Motors has really upped its game in the aspects of fit and finish and overall build quality. So, when the Tigor ... Read More »

Autonomous technology be damned, these are the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show debuts we want to actually drive!

Driving still matters, and not just because Mazda says so. Of the new production and concept vehicles debuting in Frankfurt, these are the five to actually drive. (HONDA) Based on the overarching themes of the 2017 International Auto Show in Frankfurt, an electrically powered tsunami of self-driven cars and SUVs is about to wash over the world. To a driving ... Read More »