A Ton Of New Vehicles And It’s Only The First Day!

Twenty-seven New Vehicle Introductions Highlight First Press Day at North American International Auto Show

DETROIT, Mich., Jan. 9, 2012 – The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2012 opened its doors to over 5,000 journalists from 55 countries this morning, who witnessed the unveiling of 27 vehicles seen for the first time ever. NAIAS is in the middle of its two-day press preview, and show organizers said they expect approximately 40 total new-vehicle introductions.

“This week the NAIAS is the center of the automotive universe,” said Bill Perkins, chairman, NAIAS 2012. “The floor of Cobo Center is alive with journalists from around the world gathering stories and putting miles on their shoes while covering the 35 press conferences, so much so our web site received the highest traffic ever. What a day we had here in the Motor City!”

Worldwide vehicle introductions unveiled today include:

Acura ILX Sedan
Acura NSX
Acura RDX
Audi Q3 Vail Crossover
Bentley Continental V8
BMW ActiveHybrid 5
Cadillac ATS
Chevrolet Code 130R Concept
Chevrolet Sonic RS
Chevrolet Spark
Chevrolet Tru 140S Concept
Dodge Dart
Ford Fusion
Hyundai Genesis Coupe
Hyundai Veloster Turbo
Lexus LF-FC
Mercedes-Benz 300 SL
Mercedes-Benz E300 Hybrid
Mercedes E400
MINI Roadster
Nissan Pathfinder Concept
Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet
Porsche Cayman R
Smart-For-Us Concept
Volkswagen E-Bugster Concept Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept


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James E. Bryson

Cars make the world go 'round!

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