The 2016 North American International Auto Show Press Preview was a big event. More than 50 products and concepts were unveiled at the NAIAS 2016. The segments ranged from reinventing minivan to luxury flagships.
Even twin-turbocharged powerhouses, plug-in hybrids and autonomous drive functions were discussed. Major automakers showcased their sharpest of cutting-edge technologies. Numerous products and brand-building strategies were presented at the NAIAS 2016.
An official report by the NAIAS 2016 was recently released. According to the report, more than 5,068 journalists from 60 countries attended the two-day Press Preview.
The Press Preview has now become synonymous with generating news that shapes the future of the industry. The NAIAS attracted top automotive leaders from around the world.
The list of CEOs and top industry executives who attended the Press Preview is very long. Paul Sabatini is the Chairman of NAIAS 2016. According to Sabatini, they enjoyed the fact many automakers selected the NAIAS platform.
A total of 57 new auto-related introductions took place at the NAIAS 2016. About 90 percent of the introductions were worldwide debuts.
The numbers are an incredible testament to the global position of importance that NAIAS plays. 70 percent of the displays at NAIAS were newly designed. The designs represented an investment worth $200 million by the exhibiting automakers.
“Again this year, we enjoyed the confidence of automakers who selected our show and the heart of the industry, the Motor City, as the backdrop for their new product reveals,” said 2016 NAIAS Chairman Paul Sabatini. “Of the 57 introductions at NAIAS, nearly 90 percent were worldwide debuts, which is an incredible testament to the global position of importance that NAIAS plays in automakers’ new vehicle and technology launch strategies.”
The North American International Auto Show is in its 28th year. The NAIAS is among the most prestigious auto shows in the world. NAIAS 2016 has provided unparalleled access to the automotive products and ideas.
The event is one of the biggest in the US and North America. It is also sanctioned by the Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d’Automobiles.
Originally posted in i4u News