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2007 Detroit Auto Show - Exciting Production Vehicles, Incredible Concepts Unveiled on Press Preview Days at 2007 North American International Auto Show

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DETROIT - January 8, 2007: The 2007 North American International Auto Show's (NAIAS) first of three Press Days at Cobo Center kicked off Sunday with a host of blockbuster product debuts.

"The first day of Press Preview sets the tone for the entire show and we're off to a great start," said Robert Thibodeau, Jr., senior co-chairman for the NAIAS 2007. "This year we're expecting to see a special emphasis on technology and design in the products debuted at our show over the next three days. In addition, we have a huge national and international media and executive contingent in town. All the above solidifies Detroit's standing as the automotive capital of the world and the NAIAS as its premier automotive event."

The following vehicles were introduced Sunday and Monday:

2008 Audi Q7 3.0-liter BlueTec
2007 BMW 3-Series Convertible
2008 Chrysler Town & Country
2008 Dodge Grand Caravan
2008 Ford Focus
2008 Ford Five Hundred
2008 Nissan Rogue
2008 Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe
2007 Toyota Tundra CrewMax

2007 Mercedes-Benz GL320 CDI
2007 Mercedes-Benz S550 4Matic

Acura Advanced Sports Car
Audi Q7 V12 TDI
Chevrolet Volt
Ford Interceptor
Lincoln MKR
Mercedes Benz Oceandrive
Nissan Bevel
Suzuki Flix
Volvo XC60

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100th Anniversary

In 2007, the Detroit Auto Dealers Association (DADA) will celebrate the centennial of its successful association with the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Since its inception in 1907, the show has grown from a regional event featuring 17 exhibitors to an internationally-sanctioned show with over 90 exhibitors, adding more than $500 million to the metro Detroit region last year alone. With the support of Detroit area auto dealers the NAIAS features more new vehicle debuts and garners more media coverage than any show in North America.

NAIAS 2007 Official Dates

Press Preview Days will be held Sunday, Jan. 7 through Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007. Industry Preview Days will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 10 and Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007. The Charity Preview will be held Friday evening, Jan. 12, 2007. Public Days are Saturday, Jan. 13, through Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007.