MORE THAN 50 VEHICLE DEBUTS AND 25 PRESS CONFERENCES DURING AUTOMOBILITY LA™
New automotive ecosystem will gather Nov. 14-17 for four days of news by top automakers, tech giants and startups
LOS ANGELES (October 13, 2016) – AutoMobility LA™, a merger of LA Auto Show’s Press & Trade Days and Connected Car Expo®, announced today that several auto-tech products and services, including more than 50 vehicles, will make their debut in front of media and industry professionals from November 14-17, 2016, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Among the many global unveilings by top auto manufacturers will be Alfa Romeo’s all-new SUV and Jeep’s all-new compact SUV to compete in the growing compact crossover segment. Porsche will be presenting more than one global and several North American debuts, including the new Panamera, while Nissan will take the sheets off three, including the 2017 Nissan Rogue: Rogue One Star Wars Limited Edition.
Other confirmed debuts include the turbocharged Civic Si from Honda, the new fifth-generation Land Rover Discovery and the pocket-size smart ForTwo Electric Drive cabriolet. Mercedes-Benz will show three models for the first time in the U.S., including the AMG GT Roadster, G550 4x4 Squared and the track-ready AMG GT R.
An epicenter for advanced automotive design, Los Angeles will become a stage for several concept car unveilings. In a global debut, Acura will preview its future interior design, human-machine interface and technology direction, striving to achieve a seamless connection between man and machine. Infiniti will feature its new SUV vision, the QX Sport Inspiration, while Subaru’s global concept reveal will uncover a new line of vehicles for the brand. In addition to production and concept vehicles, both luxury and economy marques plan on bringing more hybrid, electric and alt-fuel models to their displays.
A diverse mix of established automakers, tech companies and disruptors including BMW ReachNow, Hyundai, Ridecell and whiteCryption, are planning to unveil innovations and advancements around artificial intelligence, automation, car sharing, security and more inside the show’s all-new Technology Pavilion (located on the Los Angeles Convention Center campus). Here, AutoMobility LA will also host its award-winning conference, where industry experts will discuss the hottest topics surrounding the future of transportation. More than 50 luminaries, including the CEOs of Ford, Intel, Local Motors and Next EV will make announcements and offer insights from the Roadshow by CNET stage.
“AutoMobility LA is packed with breaking news from automakers, tech leaders and startups, which is a true testament that the new auto industry isn’t coming, but rather, it’s alive and growing in L.A.,” said Lisa Kaz, President and CEO of LA Auto Show and AutoMobility LA. “We’re excited that in just one month, we’ll be able to see everything uncovered live from the show floor.”
Following AutoMobility LA, all of this year’s vehicle debuts will be on display at the 2016 LA Auto Show (open to the public November 18-27).
AutoMobility LA is the culmination of a multi-year evolution of the LA Auto Show’s Connected Car Expo and its Press & Trade Days into a trade show designed exclusively for the new automotive industry. The four-day event will bring together the entire “new mobility ecosystem” comprised of automakers, tech companies, designers, developers, startups, investors, dealers, government officials, analysts, etc.
All attendees will be able to witness this year’s vehicle debuts and have access to exhibits across the venue. To register for AutoMobility LA, please visit: http://automobilityla.com.
For additional information on AutoMobility LA and the LA Auto Show please visit: http://www.automobilityla.com/ and http://laautoshow.com/.