Auto Shows

2017 Frankfurt auto show preview

Automakers more and more are starting to launch new cars outside of the traditional auto show, but the major shows still play an important role in allowing customers to directly compare various models in person. One of the biggest on the calendar is the Frankfurt auto show, officially the Frankfurt Internationale Automobil Ausstellung, German for “International Automobile Exhibition.” And this ... Read More »

Frankfurt auto show: a sneak peek at the cars set to be the stars

The third-generation Bentley Continental GT The 67th International Motor Show in Frankfurt doesn’t open its doors to the public until Sept. 14, but a host of major players including Audi, Bentley, Ferrari and Porsche have already started taking the wraps off cars that are destined to be a huge draw for visitors. Audi will be using the biennial Frankfurt show ... Read More »

NADA Auto Show kicks off in capital

Kathmandu, August 29 The 12th edition of the largest automobile exhibition, NADA Auto Show, kicked off in Capital, today. The six-day event is being organised jointly by Nepal Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) and Global Exposition Management Service. Inaugurating the event, Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Bir Bahadur Balayar said that the automobile sector has been one of the largest ... Read More »

1960s American Dream Cars wow crowds at tony Pebble Beach Concours

They just don’t make dream cars like they used to. And the crowds thronging a special display class at Sunday’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance attested to the popularity of outrageous, over-the-top fantasies of what cars could look like half a century ago. Called “American Dream Cars of the 1960s,” the group of 10 ranged from a Thirties-inspired street rod to ... Read More »

Kia to unveil stunning fastback concept at 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Kia has given us a first glimpse at what’s shaping up to be a stunning fastback concept. Set to debut next month at the 2017 Frankfurt auto show, we’re sad to report the concept doesn’t preview a new model line. Rather, it signals a new body style for one of the Korean brand’s existing models, specifically the next-generation Cee’d compact ... Read More »

Smart bringing self-driving city car concept to Frankfurt auto show

Teaser for Smart concept car debuting at 2017 Frankfurt auto show Mercedes-Benz’s Smart brand will use the upcoming 2017 Frankfurt auto show to preview its vision for personal transport of tomorrow. The preview will come in the form of a concept that Smart describes as a fully self-driving electric car ideal for shared urban mobility. That’s already a lot of ... Read More »

America’s most important luxury car show

Every August, droves of car collectors gather for a week on the Monterey Peninsula to show off, ogle, and place big-money bids, all culminating in an elaborate Sunday afternoon car show: the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Ladies wear complicated hats and men don pastel seersucker suits for the golf course occasion. It’s an ostentatious display that seems distant, even out of ... Read More »

2017 FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW: NINE MANUFACTURERS TO SKIP THE AUTO SHOW

The Frankfurt motor show, one of the biggest automotive events in the calendar year, has received a major setback as nine manufacturers have decided to skip the event. The list includes Fiat, Peugeot, Nissan, Volvo, Alfa Romeo, Jeep, Mitsubishi, DS and Infiniti Motors. While there are no official comments on why these manufacturers have decided to stay away, the reasons ... Read More »

Selling cars from the auto show floor

Honda sold 2,619 vehicles over the Shenzhen auto show’s eight-day run in June. Photo credit: HANS GREIMEL SHENZHEN, China — The throbbing techno music blares at skull-splitting volume. And the crush of pushing through sweaty throngs for a peek at the cars is a full-contact sport. Some things make Chinese auto shows different from their overseas counterparts. And when it comes ... Read More »

Pebble Beach car show boasts of greater diversity

A 1938 Delahaye 165 Figoni & Falaschi Cabriolet from the Robert M. Lee Automobile Collection in Sparks, Nevada, drives into position at the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. (Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Times) Charles Fleming Organizers of the upcoming 67th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance say there will be something new on the storied 18th green this year: diversity. The glamorous ... Read More »