Category: Auto Shows

Chicago Auto Show Wraps Successful Summertime Edition

Held in the summer for the first time, the five-day Chicago Auto Show Special Edition entertained more than 100,000 attendees during its unprecedented run.

A Quick Guide to Car Shopping (Hint: Attend a Car Show)

Looking for a low-pressure, experiential environment where you can explore the latest and greatest cars or trucks that the auto industry has to offer? Then without a doubt your first stop should be your local auto show.

NY Auto Forum Returns to NYC on August 18

Top executives from Hyundai, Toyota, GM and others are slated to speak at the forum.

Auto Shows Thriving in a COVID World

Moving into the remainder of 2021 and beyond, auto show organizers are hopeful that OEMs will continue their support by participating in shows across the country.

Auto Shows and the G.O.A.T. – A Perspective

The auto show is one of the most core approaches for automakers to reach auto buyers – there is no denying or refuting it.

Why Dealers Love Auto Shows

When it comes to building brand awareness and excitement, driving consumer traffic into dealerships and increasing vehicle sales, nothing beats an auto show, say dealers across the country.

Why Everyone Should Attend an Auto Show

The reality is that there aren’t many places where consumers can get behind the wheel of multiple brands under one roof, get a personal experience and a glimpse into their driving future.

Abandon Auto Shows at Your Own Peril

While auto shows measurably ignite consumer excitement for a brand, perhaps their greatest impact is on vehicle purchase consideration and brand loyalty—the two metrics that just so happen to matter more than any other in today’s ultra-competitive market.

Toyota’s Bob Carter Discusses Tariffs, EVs, and Personal Vehicle Ownership at NY Auto Forum

Closing out a packed agenda at the annual NY Auto Forum, Bob Carter, Toyota’ EVP of Sales discussed dangers posed by tariffs, suggested a reality check for EV demand and shared some thoughts regarding the future of personal vehicle ownership.

The Automotive Forum Returns to NYC on April 16

The 10th annual Automotive Forum will bring together auto execs, new-car dealers, thought leaders and others to discuss topics that will impact the global auto industry and economy.

Thoughts on Leadership, the Economy and the Future: A Recap of Day Two at NADA Show 2019

The second day of the Automotive Industry Event of the Year rolled on, kicking off bright and early with the official “seatbelt unbuckling” ceremony that marks the opening of the NADA Show Expo at the newly expanded Moscone Center in San Francisco.

NADA Show 2019 is Off and Running in San Francisco: A Recap of Day One

More than 22,000 people from all aspects of the automotive retail sector descended on San Francisco on Thursday as NADA Show 2019 and the concurrent American Truck Dealers (ATD) Show kicked off.

Do Auto Shows Sell Cars? The Answer is a Resounding ‘Yes’

Research suggests that auto shows attract serious purchasers. According to Foresight Research, 54 percent said their purchase decisions were influenced by auto show attendance. That amounted to almost 1 million purchase decisions, or 7 percent of all U.S. retail sales.

Honda’s Henio Arcangeli Addresses Auto Conference LA

While addressing the 2018 Auto Conference LA, in advance of the LA Auto Show, Arcangeli touted the all new Honda Passport which was unveiled at the auto show and discussed rapidly changing business conditions and offered some projections for the future of the industry.

Mazda and Honda Execs Slated for NADA / J.D. Power AutoConference LA on Nov. 27

AutoConference LA will be held at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown hotel, the tallest U.S. building west of Chicago. The half-day conference precedes press days at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

VIDEO: Ford’s Jim Farley Addresses the NY Automotive Forum

Jim Farley, Ford’s president of global markets, recently addressed the NY Automotive Forum in advance of the New York International Auto Show. Learn about Jim’s first car and the future of the franchise business by watching his talk here.

Auto Shows Help Build Great Communities

For auto shows across the country, it’s about benefitting and improving their local communities any way they can – whether it’s energizing the local economy, contributing to the state and local tax base, giving to local charities, or building community goodwill.

Auto Shows are Booming and That’s Good for Business

Buckle up and start your engines. The 2017-2018 auto show season is in full throttle, and convention centers across the country are roaring with activity as consumers get up close and personal with today’s top auto manufacturers.