GNYADA March 2015 Newsletter

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APRIL 2015 Volume 25, Issue 3

NYIAS PREPARES FOR BIG SHOW Major Debuts Lined Up for Press Preview 1

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Reveals of more than 60 new vehicles including the all-new Chevrolet Malibu.

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With just a few days before the 2015 New York International Auto Show opens its doors, automakers are planning the largest ever lineup of new vehicle debuts in the Show’s 115-year history to wow the press and public. In addition to the excitement of the car and truck intros, the Show is hosting a wide range of important industry events attracting automobile executives and members of the media from around the world. Major Vehicle Launches This year, the Show will host more than 60 new vehicle unveilings to the world’s media during our press preview days. “We’re seeing tremendous momentum that suggests this spring’s Show is going to be huge,” said Show Chairman John LaSorsa. “These indicators combined with incredi- ble investments by the OEMs in impres- sive new displays and strong auto sales

tells us that the industry, the media, and consumers are excited to get out there and see what's coming. After 115 years, the New York Auto Show is still the perfect place for current and future buyers to experience, compare, and contrast every make and model available, under one roof, in an entertaining, fun, and relaxed envi- ronment,” he continued. World-Class Industry Events Key industry events such as the NADA/J.D. Power/ NYIAS Automotive Forum featuring legendary investor, Warren Buffet, as keynote; World Car Awards, and Nielsen Advertising Awards programs attract automobile executives and members of the media from every cor- ner of the globe. And our World Traffic Safety Symposium welcomes law enforce- ment and traffic safety experts to discuss the issues impacting road safety.NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind will be the keynote speaker.

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