Saturday, January 26, 2013
Leave a comment below to tell us what you thought was the highlight at the North American International Auto Show.
What did you like about the auto show? That’s what we want to know as the North American International Auto Show enters its final weekend at Detroit’s Cobo Hall. The auto show drew large crowds in the first weekend, according to the Detroit News. As always, there were lots of cool cars, from Jaguars to Corvettes. Did you go to the North American International Auto Show this year? If so, what was the highlight? Let us know by leaving a comment below (and if you took a photo, share it on Patch by clicking on the green “Upload Photos and Videos” icon).
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Get the scoop on hours, tickets, parking, what's on display, special events and more before you head downtown, Dearborn!
The 2013 North American International Auto Show opens to the public Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Cobo Center in Detroit and we've got the scoop on what you need to know before you go! [Do you know someone from Dearborn who will be participating behind the scenes? Leave a comment!] More than 500 vehicles from Detroit automakers and other global manufacturers will be on display inside the renovated Cobo Center and 40 will make their global debut during the 24th annual event. (See the attached PDF for a map of exhibitors.)
Sunday, January 22, 2012
Did you make it to the auto show this year? If you share a photo by 6 p.m. today, you'll have a chance to win a Patch T-shirt or hat.
You've been to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit; now it's time to dream. Whether it's a Mercedes or a Ford, chances are you had a favorite car (we wonder if this Bentley is a favorite of chef Wolfgang Puck?) And more than likely, you have a photo of yourself in front of that car to prove it. Patch wants to see your photos from the auto show, and we'll reward you for it. Upload your photos here all week long; after the show closes next Sunday night, we'll choose 20 photo contributors at random to receive a Patch T-shirt or Patch hat. Here are the details:
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Business columnist wants to lose 'North American' and identify the host city.
You've almost certainly heard or read "Detroit Auto Show" this week, and we bet not one friend, family member or colleague has said "North American International Auto Show." (Actually, it was tiring to just type that mouthful!) Now a veteran local business columnist says what many people likely think: Why not shorten the name? "It's time to rebrand the annual get-together [as] what it actually is: the Detroit International Auto Show," Daniel Howes writes today in The Detroit News. "Detroit and its annual auto show are established cornerstones of the global auto industry, and it's past time to say so, unambiguously." When he checked Google – where else? – the search engine showed nearly 6 million results for "north american international …