Wednesday, 17 October, 2012 10:21 AM
Than 40 Vehicle Debuts Anticipated for the 2012 Los Angeles Auto
include 20 world premieres, ground-breaking automotive technology
and advancements in low-emission vehicles during Nov. 28-29 Press
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LOS ANGELES --
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
will also 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 preview emerging technologies that are dramatically changing
the modern driving experience and making it safer.
vehicles will share the media spotlight with a well-represented
line-up of luxury and performance models underscoring the LA 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, LA 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, LA Auto Show.
With California established
as a global center for alternative fuel and advanced technology
innovations, it should come as no surprise that the LA 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
Supporting the Automotive
Technology 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.
About the Los
Angeles Auto Show
As the first major North
American auto show of the season, the 2012 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. 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 LA Auto Show on Twitter
visit the Facebook page at facebook.com/LosAngelesAutoShow
and sign up for alerts at LAAutoShow.com.
Source: Los Angeles
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