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NAIAS 2009 Debuts Nearly 50 New Models.

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AUTO CENTRAL – January 2, 2008: NAIAS continues to drive the automotive industry forward as exhibitors unveil new technologies, designs and the vehicles consumers will want tomorrow. More than twenty manufacturers have announced NAIAS 2009 introductions and reveals during what is proving to be a historic global automotive event signaling new directions for the automotive industry.

Today's Schools: Preparing Tomorrow's Auto Designers
Today, automakers are faced with critical challenges and now, more than ever, designs inspired by innovative thinking and fresh ideas are essential. The schools and universities producing the next generation of talented designers hold the keys to the future of the automotive world.

SAE Engineers Confront Climate Change at World Congress
Soon after Cobo Center dismantles all of the NAIAS 2009 exhibits, Detroit will once again welcome the automotive world. This spring, The Society of Automotive Engineers International (SAE) will hold its annual International World Congress April 20-23, 2009.

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Michelin Media Center - World Class Media Hook Up for World Class Event
Big news is going to break at the largest automotive showcase in North America. More model and product intros will happen here than anywhere on the continent. That's why over 6,500 members of the international media come to Detroit each year. Big news is going to break and NAIAS is dedicated to setting a global standard for media resources.

TVS Broadcast Center - Broadcast Your News from NAIAS to the World
TVS is the official production provider and Broadcast Center Manager for video production and duplication, satellite transmission and web streaming needs at Cobo Center during NAIAS 2009.

WDIV Channel 4's Expanded TV Coverage
NAIAS 2009 brings you all the best from the show fl oor. WDIV Channel 4 will take another step forward as it increases its live coverage of the North American International Auto Show 2009.

NewsFlash and ShowTalk Go Digital
This year, the Auto Show's key industry publications are being designed and delivered in a digital format. This move reflects the Auto Show's commitment to deliver both event and industry-related news in a more timely and productive way. The new approach to NewsFlash and ShowTalk is part of a larger auto show communications' initiative that will be implemented beginning in 2009. Experience more at the new Auto Show web site,

About the North American International Auto Show
Entering its 21st year as an international event, the NAIAS is among the most prestigious auto shows in the world, providing unparalleled access to the automotive products, people and ideas that matter most - up close and in one place. One of the largest media events in North America, the NAIAS is the only auto show in the United States to earn an annual distinguished sanction of the Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d'Automobiles, the Paris-based alliance of automotive trade associations and manufacturers from around the world. The NAIAS Web site can be accessed at

  • Press Preview - Sunday, January 11-13, 2009
  • Industry Preview - Wednesday, January 14-15, 2009
  • Charity Preview - Friday, January 16, 2009
  • Public Show - Saturday, January 17-25, 2009