Now on its 15th year, MIAS again astonished hordes of motoring enthusiasts by featuring the newest vehicles from some of the world's biggest carmakers. KIA also took the wraps off its performance car, the 3.3-liter twin turbo KIA Stinger. Hyundai also showed off the newest Palisade and the Kona Electric, its first electric subcompact SUV. Ford, meanwhile, presented its 2019 Ford Raptor. Suzuki showed off the much-talked about Suzuki Jimny All-Grip Pro. Chinese brand JAC displayed its 1.5-liter turbo charged, 7-seater S7, while fellow Chinese carmaker GAC presented its luxurious, but competitively-priced GAC GS8. Subaru and MG, on the other hand, wowed the crowd with their sleek luxury offerings. The North Wing venue caters to people looking to upgrade their business trucks and commercial vehicles for newer and better models. Visitors will also enjoy the various displays by different car clubs. Other displays worth checking out are the colorful miniature die-cast car … [Read more...] about Hordes of car enthusiasts visit 15th Manila International Auto Show
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The Manila International Auto Show is here again to show local car enthusiasts the newest and hottest vehicles. ABS-CBN News visited the car show at the World Trade Center in Pasay City on Thursday and understood why car fans are crazy about the annual event. You might want to drop by and check out some of the most attractive cars on display.The new Chevrolet Camaro The new Camaro is powered by a 2.0L, turbo intercooled all-aluminum engine and has an 8-speed automatic gearbox with paddle shifters. It runs on 20" alloy wheels and has a head up display. "The Camaro celebrated its 50 years and it has been the ultimate American muscle car," said Lyn Buena, Senior VP for marketing of The Covenant Car Co. Inc. (Chevroley Philippines). "We have the Camaro a few years back and we're bringing it back to Manila and available to all Filipinos. It's available in 2-liter RS package, in it's beautiful red color and it's officially available to the Philippine market." It is priced at P3,298,888. The … [Read more...] about LOOK: Some of the hottest cars at the 2019 Manila International Auto Show
WXYZ DETROIT — On Sunday, January 20, Spotlight on the News will look inside the global auto industry and the 2019 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), the final one during a Detroit winter. Guests will include automotive journalist and commentator John McElroy of WWJ Newsradio 950, 2019 NAIAS Chairman Bill Golling and 2020 NAIAS Chairman Doug North. Spotlight on the News, now in its 54th season, is Michigan's longest-running weekly news and public affairs television program. It airs every Sunday at 10:00 a.m. on WXYZ-TV/Channel 7 in Detroit and 2:30 p.m. on 23.1 WKAR-HD in East Lansing and 6 p.m. on 23.2 WKAR World. … [Read more...] about Spotlight on the News: Inside the global auto industry & the North American International Auto Show
WXYZ DETROIT — It all begins this weekend, Detroit’s annual display of its newest cars and trucks. The North American International Auto Show is ready for its last winter hurrah! In 2020, the show will break new auto history ground and switch to the month of June. A bold change goes hand-in-hand with Detroit’s exciting revitalization. This year, there will more than 750 cars on the showroom floor highlighted by about 30 new vehicle reveals. Get ready to welcome journalists from around the world. Last year’s press preview attracted over 5-thousand. The industry preview days drew about 40-thousand executives, engineers and designers. The black-tie charity preview was attended by 13-thousand people and raised over $5 million for local charities. We at WXYZ are proud to be the official broadcast partner for the Charity Preview on Friday, January 18th. We also invite you to participate in the Channel 7 Family Day on Monday, January 21, Martin Luther King Day. … [Read more...] about WXYZ Editorial: The North American International Auto Show is ready for its last winter hurrah!
DETROIT (WXYZ) — We're just one week away from the 2019 North American International Auto Show, the 30th anniversary of the show and the final time it will take place in January before it moves to June in 2020. More than two dozen automakers are expected to be on hand for the show, with a full day of conferences scheduled for Monday, Jan. 14, the first day of press days. The Press Preview will continue on Tuesday, Jan. 15, before Industry Preview Days kick off Wednesday and continue into Thursday. That's when tens of thousands of auto executives, engineers, workers and more get a chance to check out the show. WXYZ will also host its annual TweetUp on Thursday night of Industry Preview days. You can get tickets for Industry Preview here . On Friday, Jan. 18, the auto show will host the charity preview, which they say is the "largest annual, single-night fundraiser in the world." The black-tie event helps raise money for several charities across metro Detroit. Tickets are $400 … [Read more...] about Everything you need to know for the 2019 North American International Auto Show