Auto Shows

Howes: Diminishing auto show forcing change, radical remake after 30 years

(Photo: Robin Buckson, The Detroit News) Detroit’s gonna have to wait a dozen days before the fate of its hometown auto show is official, but this much is clear: the nearly 30-year run of the North American International Auto Show is reaching the end of the road. Automakers are choosing off-site locations to reveal major new products, mostly because they can maximize ... Read More »

Howes: Creative opportunities abound in Detroit as carmakers ditch auto shows

If auto shows are a thing of the past, what’s next for the annual North American International Auto Show in Detroit? CREDIT NATHANAL PHOTOGRAPHY / FLICKR – HTTP://BIT.LY/1XMSZCG After nearly 30 years, big changes are in the wind for the North American International Auto Show. Daniel Howes, Detroit News business columnist, says that it’s crucial for the organizers of the show, the ... Read More »

Goodwood turns up the heat on traditional auto shows

Visitors to the Goodwood Festival of Speed will get to see and hear the new Aston Martin DBS Superleggera in action this week. On the face of it, the Goodwood Festival of Speed is a small specialist show held in a rural corner of southern England. In reality, this motorsport-themed event is attracting global manufacturers by offering far more than ... Read More »

Tata Harrier (H5X) SUV: Watch the brand new official video

Tata Motors has just revealed that the H5X code-named SUV will be called the Harrier. The Tata Harrier will be put into production by the end of this year, and will be officially unveiled by November 2018. Official sales will commence only next year though, within March 2019. For now, Tata Motors has revealed a brand new video that shows ... Read More »

Downtown street closed Saturday for car show

Fourth Street will be closed between Broadway and Main Street from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday for a car show. The Airflow Club of America will hold the show as part of its 55th annual meeting, a four-day event centered at the Hotel Diamond in downtown Chico. The actual show will be 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information ... Read More »

Car Show, Soap Box Derby & Chili Cook-Off winners from Strawberry Days

Fun in Burien this weekend – and remember – don’t miss Burien Arts’ booth, where they’re selling strawberry shortcake! Discover Burien’s 2018 Strawberry Days last weekend was a huge hit, with sunny skies, warm weather and lots of fun for all. In addition to the usual music, performers, food booths, Car Show, Chili Cook-Off and more, this year included a ... Read More »

Dale Gas! celebrates lowrider culture with car show, concert

Fifteen unique cars will be on display during Dale Gas! (which translates to “Give it gas!” or “Step on It!”), a lowrider car show hosted by the Doña Ana Arts Council from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, June 22. The show was inspired by a photography exhibit titled Lowriders, Hoppers and Hot Rods, which runs through Monday, June 25 at the DAAC Arts & Cultural ... Read More »

WHAT’S GOING TO HAPPEN TO AUTO SHOWS?

Audi is the latest manufacturer to say it’s leaving the Detroit auto show, at least for now. When BMW unveiled a redesign of its M5 sport sedan in 2011, the car had to jockey for attention among nearly 50 production vehicles debuting at the Frankfurt auto show. Last year, the automaker went a very different route to generate buzz for the sixth- generation M5 without ... Read More »

Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Jeep Skipping This Year’s Paris Motor Show

Another three marques in a growing list of Paris departures. As the industry shifts to online showings and private debuts, and the cost for a large auto show stand regularly reaches into the millions, more automakers are deciding to forgo these events entirely. Most recently Lamborghini said it would be skipping the Paris Motor Show, and before that BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Now one ... Read More »

FCA GROUP WON’T BE AT PARIS AUTO SHOW

It’s a story that’s been repeating itself in the past few weeks: manufacturer X decides it won’t be at auto show Y, for reason Z. This week a major automotive company announced it will take a pass on one of the world’ most prominent car shows, the Paris Motor Show, taking place in October 2018. image: https://adserve.atedra.com/static/zone.php?z=9012&u=www.auto123.com/en/news/fca-missing-2018-paris-auto-show/64717/&dc=19483&vi=baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaad&ord=adstanding_iframe_9012_1527768368679_76449 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles ... Read More »