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The World’s Top Auto Designers and Makers Featured at 2012 LA Auto Show during Press Days-Day One at LA Convention Center
Every year, the Los Angeles Convention Centers located at 1201 Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, California presents the LA Auto Show. Automotive designers and makers will present their new custom designs. Press Days were held from November 28 – 29, 2012 from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. The public viewing dates this year are November 30, 2012 to December 9, 2012. A great selection of green and advance technology innovation and fuel-efficient vehicles are among those ready to be viewed for your pleasure.
All through the Los Angeles Convention Center halls, layout of extremely beautiful automobiles will be displayed for viewing. It will be a great opportunity for those who are looking to buy a new vehicle. Automotive companies such as Toyota, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Acura, Jaguar/Land Rover, Porsche, Fiat, Ford, Kia, Nissan, Chevrolet, BMW, Subaru, Audi, Mini, Bentley, Mazda, Honda, Mitsubishi, Shelby/Galpin Auto Sports, Saleen, Sprint, Buick, and Cadillac presents their specs, functions, and details for each car.
A great selection of cars brings forth hybrids such as the Acura ILX Hybrid, electric plug in vehicle by Chevrolet Volt, a micro car classic Fiat 500e, luxury EV by Fisker Karma with a electric motor delivering torque paired with a range four cylinder engine, upscale and premium multiple vehicle by Honda 2013 Civic Sedan, clean diesel SUV equipped with collision prevention assist by Mercedes-Benz GL 350 Blue Tec, electric subcompact hatchback for Mitsubishi i-MiFV, smart phone app to active controls including remote activation by Nissan Leaf, micro-car with improved Li-ion battery technology by Smart EV, dash-mounted camera assistance for Subaru Outback, a all-electric RAV4 groundbreaking electric vehicle by Toyota, turbocharged 1.4 liter four-cylinder engine by Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid.
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Now days, buyers are interested in purchasing electric, hybrid, clean diesel and fuel cell vehicles. With that in mind, the automotive industry designs vehicles to best fit your desires. All types of great functions such as front crash mitigation, adaptive cruise control, radar-based object detection systems, blind spot monitoring and more are a great fit for any family. The most important thing, safety is the key issue for every individual who gets in a new luxury car.
BMW Group, General Motors, Honda, Mercedes-Benz and Subaru are amount those who have accepted the challenge to use their innovation to explore a new annual design in innovation.
The BMW Group DesignworksUSA designed a modular structure and drone technology that enhanced both teamwork and accessibility. The main structure can deploy three drones.
General Motors has created a new electric vehicle system, the Volt Squad, with cutting edge technologies. Honda Advanced Design has created the CHP Drone Squad, a vehicle-based-system for 2025 designed to work efficiently and seamlessly in the harsh environment. Mercedes-Benz created the most environmentally friendly SUV. Subaru debuts the cutting-edge SHARC (Subaru Highway Automated Response Concept). SHARC highway patrol vehicles will provide an innovative, affordable, and environmentally conscious solution for 24-hour highway monitoring, protection, and rapid emergency response.
Even if you are not in the market to purchase a vehicle, the LA Auto Show will still be a great experience for all to enjoy. Keep in mind all the wonderful vehicles you can select from when you are ready to invest in great car technology. This year’s line up promises great innovation for all.
The event is sponsored by the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and Nielsen Automotive.
Photos credit to: Stella Gomez from Disco Stella’s Pics for Diversity News Magazine.
On Wednesday, July 11, 2012 – The Los Angeles Auto Show announced today that more than 40 vehicles are anticipated to debut at the Show during the 2012 Press Days, held Nov. 28-29. With four and a half months until the Show, it is noteworthy that at least 20 world debuts have already been confirmed by automakers. This breaking news, as well as other automotive trends, will be unveiled to a global audience consisting of media from more than 50 countries.
The debut lineup this year also promises a compelling mix of the hottest trends and cutting-edge innovations driving today’s resurgent automotive industry, including world firsts from Chevrolet as well as European automakers such as BMW, Fiat and Volkswagen. Show-goers also will see global unveilings of new designs from Asian brands, including models from Acura, Hyundai, Kia, Nissan and Toyota.
Green and alternative fuel technologies, such as hybrids and all-electric vehicles, will be featured in several world debuts at the Show. There also will be an increasing number of high-mileage internal combustion vehicles, including clean diesel, on display. Additionally, several automakers will unveil emerging technologies that are dramatically changing the modern driving experience and making it safer.
These technology-laden vehicles will share the media spotlight with a well-represented lineup of luxury and performance models underscoring the L.A. region’s status as the largest market for these segments in the country. Of the 40 debuts slated, at least a dozen will come from these two categories, including unveilings from the likes of Acura, Bentley, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover and Porsche.
“As the first major North American show of the season, L.A. sets the tone for 2013 and we expect that automakers will pull out all the stops to excite new-car buyers. In virtually every category from the greenest electric vehicle to high-horsepower performance models, the technological advancements we are seeing today eclipse all previous automotive eras,” said Andy Fuzesi, general manager, L.A. Auto Show.
With California established as a global center for alternative fuel and advanced technology innovations, it should come as no surprise that the L.A. Auto Show will be a prime venue for breaking news on all the latest developments. The entirely new Automotive Technology Showcase, presented by the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, is a Press Days expo designed to connect automotive technology companies with automakers, media, analysts, and other potential customers and partners. It will serve as a one-stop dedicated showcase covering advancements such as digital speech recognition, accident avoidance technology, navigation systems, real-time traffic data and solutions designed to mitigate distracted driving concerns.
Supporting the Showcase will be an expanded Ride and Drive called the Green & Advanced Technology Ride and Drive. This Press Days’ event will include both “green” vehicles as well as those featuring in-car advancements such as automatic park assist, radar-based object detection systems and driver assist technologies. The Show’s “green” credibility is further sustained with the Green Car Journal’s annual Green Car of the Year®and Nielsen Automotive Green Marketer of the Year awards.
To read our coverage from last year Los Angeles Auto Show 2011 visit http://diversitynewsmagazine.com/2011/11/los-angeles-mayor-antonio-villaraigosa-attends-and-speaks-at-la-auto-show-2011/
About the Los Angeles Auto Show:
As the first major North American auto show of the season, the 2012 L.A. Auto Show will host some of the industry’s most important new vehicle debuts and set the tone for the rest of the year. The dates are Nov. 28 and 29 for press and Nov. 30-Dec. 9 for the public. Media registration opens in September. Following Press Days, the show becomes one of the best attended public auto shows in the world. To receive the latest show news and information, follow the L.A. Auto Show on Twitter, visit the Facebook page and sign up for alerts at LAAutoShow.com.
Sources: Los Angeles Auto Show, Rogers Finn Partners
Logo graphic credit to: Los Angeles Auto Show
On Wednesday, August 3, 2011 The Los Angeles Auto Show announced that it anticipates more than 50 vehicles will debut at the 2011 Press Days, held Nov. 16 and 17.
With still four months until show time, 17 significant world debuts and a similar number of North American debuts are already confirmed and more will be announced shortly.
Coming off the momentum of the 2010 show and historic evolutions in the industry, the LA Auto Show continues to expand its role as a leading showcase for fuel-efficient vehicles including electric vehicles and other ground-breaking, alternative fuel technologies. The show also continues to highlight innovations in design, luxury, performance as well as forward-looking technology.
Underscoring the appeal of the show, all brands represented at last year’s event are returning, with a significant number of manufacturers upgrading exhibit spaces and adding enhanced features with more interactive content and experiences.
“The message this year is very clear,” said Andy Fuzesi, general manager, LA Auto Show. “The automotive industry is gaining momentum and the LA Show is an important venue for manufacturers to launch the innovations that are leading the way.”
Debuts are coming from automakers around the globe as dramatic shifts within the industry begin to stabilize and the North American marketplace recovers. The result is a significant number of new products that continue to shape the future of mobility. Ford alone will feature three world debuts, General Motors will unveil two and Fiat, Honda, Mitsubishi, Subaru and Volkswagen will also show important world premieres. Hyundai has already publically announced two world premieres including the Elantra Coupe, which expands its product lineup into the competitive compact coupe segment and the Azera which rounds out its near-luxury segment.
Numerous world premieres by luxury marques are also highly anticipated this year, including the Infiniti JX Crossover (2013) which is an all-new, seven-seat, mid-sized crossover that is more fuel efficient than its current seven seat option. Other global debuts are confirmed by Porsche, Mercedes-Benz and Lincoln.
Slated North American debuts are also stoking speculation and promise some surprises, including several North American vehicle debuts from Audi. Also, BMW will make the first stateside showing of its new BMW i concept vehicles. These two all-new vehicles – the BMW i3 and i8 – will feature electric and range-extender IC/electric propulsion and will be the first two vehicles from the company’s innovative new brand of sustainable vehicles. Mazda will show its CX-5 compact crossover, which is an all-new SUV featuring the company’s SKYACTIV powertrain and chassis technologies, while Volvo will debut a ground-breaking concept vehicle.
The LA Auto Show is already recognized as a show that delivers the latest in environmentally conscious vehicles. Green news has become an expected feature with the annual Green Car of the Year® award, the Green Car Ride and Drive and the Nielsen Automotive Green Marketer of the Year award. However, at this year’s show it is also expected that there will be an increase in compelling stories regarding new developments in advanced technology including remote vehicle control, in-vehicle data services, networked entertainment systems, autonomous driving controls and more.
About the Los Angeles Auto Show
As the first major North American auto show of the season, the 2011 LA Auto Show will host some of the industry’s most important new vehicle debuts and set the tone for the rest of the year. The dates are Nov. 16 and 17 for press and Nov. 18-27 for the public. Media registration opens September 13. Following Press Days, the show becomes one of the best attended public auto shows in the world. To receive the latest show news and information, follow the LA Auto Show on Twitter, visit the Facebook page and sign up for alerts at LAAutoShow.com.
Source: LA Auto Show
Photo credit: LA Auto Show