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TACH Special: Internet TV Broadcast of South Florida International Auto Show

28 September 2000

Posted By Terry Callahan
Motorsports Editor, The Auto Channel

The Auto Channel to Provide Full Coverage of the First Model Year 2001 Major Market U.S. Auto Show

AUTO CENTRAL; SEPTEMBER 28, 2000-- Amid sun-kissed skin, breezy tropical nights, and miles of sandy beaches, The Auto Channel will be making its second annual trek to the tropics, to broadcast the introduction of the hottest bodies in Miami Beach. On October 6, 2000, The Auto Channel will provide complete and comprehensive video coverage of the latest vehicles being unveiled at North America's first International Auto Show of the season.

The 30th Annual South Florida International Auto Show at the Miami Beach Convention Center is kicking off its 10 day showing of over 1000 vehicles by more than 100 exhibitors with six manufacturer announcements.

Saturn Corporation will be unveiling their first SUV and Ford Motor Company is presenting their 2002 Explorer. Kia Motors of America will divulge its "biggest Kia ever!"-- The Optima mid-sized sedan. Hyundai Motor America will reveal two vehicles: Their 2001 Elantra and all-new full-size XG300 sedan. Volvo Cars of North America will be announcing the arrival of their all-new sporty S60 sedan to the US public, while Chrysler will discuss the 2001 Sebring convertible and latest collection of concept vehicles.

The coverage will include not only major vehicle manufacturer information, but also a sampling of the specialty exhibits that are unique to the South Florida International Auto Show. Local favorites, such as Million Dollar Alley, Memory Lane, Auto Show Mall will showcase high-end marks as Rolls Royce, Ferrari, and Bentley, privately owned classics that have been preserved throughout the decades, and a variety of products for people who pamper their automobiles.

Direct access to the South Florida International Auto Show coverage will be found at The main URL for The Auto Channel Internetwork is All video coverage will be archived for continuous on-demand access.

The Auto Channel is the Internet's most complete and comprehensive automotive information resource. TACH comprises 18 automotive subject categories; contains over 300,000 pages of information; 16 searchable databases; thousands of photographs; 4,000 streaming video programs; 6,000 streaming audio programs; thousands of New Vehicle reviews and figures since 1993; and original content from more than 30 writers. The Auto Channel is also the Internet's leading broadcaster of live video and audio events.

Internet users who wish to watch these broadcasts will need the Windows Media Player, which can be downloaded free-of-charge from The Auto Channel. Installation is completed quickly and easily into both Netscape and Internet Explorer browsers. A 28.8 or faster modem is required.

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