Record Number Of Global Vehicle Debuts Expected At The 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

 Record Number Of Global Vehicle Debuts Expected At The 2014 Los Angeles Auto

  PR Newswire

  LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7, 2014

-- Twenty-five world premieres and 30-plus North American debuts to take place
Nov 19-20, 2014 at the Los Angeles Convention Center

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Known as the first major annual auto
show of the season, the Los Angeles Auto Show (LA Auto Show ^® ) announced
today that it expects nearly 60 world and North American vehicle debuts to be
unveiled in front of media, analysts, automotive industry executives and
lifestyle influencers from around the globe during its Press & Trade Days,
November 18-20, 2014.

  *World vehicle debuts from Acura, Audi, BMW, Chrysler, General Motors,
    Hyundai, Lexus, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Scion, Toyota, Volvo and Volkswagen
    confirmed for Nov. 19-20, 2014
  *Nov. 18-20: Connected Car Expo returns and adds a new Connected City
  *Nov. 19: MPG Motoring invitational and breakfast takes place
  *Nov. 20: Annual Design Challenge returns
  *Press & Trade Days registration and media credentialing now open

This year's debuts will deliver production and concept vehicles representing
the ever-growing luxury, performance, low and zero emission categories. The
debuts range from flagship SUVs and ultra luxury sedans to new compact entries
and zero-emission production and prototype debuts. Among the 25 global
premieres scheduled for Los Angeles this year will be models by Acura, Audi,
BMW, Chrysler, General Motors, Hyundai, Lexus, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Scion,
Toyota, Volvo and Volkswagen. Several other manufacturers have global debut
plans but have yet to officially announce publicly. Vehicle unveilings will
be accompanied by important business announcements about alternative fuel
strategies, technology partnerships and new product strategies.

Prior to this year's vehicle debuts, and concluding the Connected Car Expo
conference day, registered Press & Trade Day attendees are invited to attend
the opening party on the evening of Tuesday, Nov. 18. The following morning,
all are invited to the second annual MPG Motoring Invitational on the morning
of Wednesday, Nov. 19. The annual cars-and-coffee-style celebration will
showcase more than 60 automotive icons, collectors and celebrities alongside
their prized rides for press and trade to experience before the first

For the second consecutive year, the LA Auto Show's Connected Car Expo (CCE)
will take place in conjunction with Press & Trade Days. Driven by a new
advisory board and Conference Director Andy Gryc, the three-day expo and
one-day conference (Tuesday, Nov. 18) will focus on announcing and exhibiting
the latest trends and advancements in mobility and connectivity. Continental,
Garmin, Ford and Volvo are among several newcomers on the expo floor, joining
OnStar, Hertz NeverLost and Verizon Telematics. Also new to CCE this year is
the Connected City Summit on Nov. 20, a gathering of magistrates and
luminaries to address how technology is transforming everything within a
modern city – ranging from transportation to infrastructure to safety.

"The LA Auto Show sets the stage for the coming auto show season, where media
and executives can gather to see the auto industry's newest offerings," said
Lisa Kaz, President of the LA Auto Show. "Los Angeles is where 'what's next
always comes first,' and we want this year's attendees to walk away with the
feeling that they've experienced the future of transportation technology and

Registration and media credentialing for the LA Auto Show Press & Trade Days
and Connected Car Expo are now open and can be easily accessed by visiting: .

About the Los Angeles Auto Show and Connected Car Expo

The Los Angeles Auto Show was founded in 1907, and is the first major North
American auto show of the season each year.Press and Trade show days for the
2014 Los Angeles Auto Show will be held on Nov. 18-20. The show will be open
to the public Nov. 21 – Nov. 30. The Connected Car Expo (CCE) is the
automotive industry's most comprehensive showcase of new mobility solutions
and will take place on November 18, and continue in conjunction with the 2014
LA Auto Show® Press & Trade Days. The LA Auto Show is endorsed by the Greater
L.A. New Car Dealer Association and is operated by ANSA Productions. To
receive the latest show news and information, follow the Los Angeles Auto Show
on Twitter at or via Facebook at and sign up for alerts at .
For more information on CCE please visit

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Media Contacts: Breanna Buhr/Sanaz MarbleyJMPR Public Relations, Inc.+1 (818)

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