Prelude to the 2011 LA Auto Show
We preview the 2011 LA Auto Show.
Web2Carz Contributing Writer
Published: August 4th, 2011
In just a few months, one of America's prominent auto shows will open to the public, and set the tone for the fall season and the coming year. The Los Angeles Auto Show is the last largest American auto show of the year, and will draw visitors and enthusiasts from across the globe for 9 days of automobile bliss.
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As the end-of-year showcase, the LA Auto Show is the event where major automakers, industry heads and 3rd party technology vendors gather to debut the latest models, onboard innovations, next year's exclusives, and as always; the near-future concepts.
"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." Source [Aug. 3 Press Release]
Infiniti, for instance, is set to debut their 7-passenger Luxury Crossover, The JX Concept, which is expected hit their lineup Spring 2012.
More than 50 vehicles are slated to debut on official press days, held Nov. 16 and 17, including 17 world debuts, and a comparable number of American debuts already confirmed. Ford will debut three models, General Motors is expected to have two, while Volkswagen, Subaru, Mitsubishi and Fiat will have exciting showcases.
"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," stated the Press Release
Accredited members of the press can register for Green Cars Ride & Drive, which allows journalists to drive and compare exciting new fuel efficient models. The Ride & Drive is offered on a first come first serve basis, and takes place on Nov. 17, from 9:40am to 3:30pm.
Interested in the Auto Show? Here is some useful information for those interested in attending or keeping an eye on the 2011 LA Auto Show. Also be sure to check out Web2Carz Auto Show Calendar!
LA Auto Show Information:
Nov. 16 and 17
Press can register starting Sept 13.
E-tickets: $12 - Valid Friday, Nov. 25-Sunday, Nov. 27
Children: 12 and under are FREE when accompanied by an adult
Friday, Nov. 18: 11am-10pm
Saturday, Nov. 19: 9am-10pm
Sunday, Nov. 20: 9am-10pm
Monday, Nov. 21: 11am-10pm
Tuesday, Nov. 22: 11am-10pm
Wednesday, Nov. 23: 11am-10pm
Thanksgiving Day: 9am-10pm
Friday, Nov. 25: 9am-10pm
Saturday, Nov. 26: 9am-10pm
Sunday, Nov. 27: 9am-10pm
The show entrance closes one hour prior to the show closing.
Group ticket rates are available on purchases of 50 tickets or more. Tickets must be purchased in advance by contacting Show Management at (310) 444-1850.
Los Angeles Convention Center 1201 S. Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA 90015 (213) 741-1151, ext. 3