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CHICAGO AUTO SHOW PARTNERS WITH XFINITY TO PUT A SPOTLIGHT ON CONCEPT CARS

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Contact: Mark Bilek
Senior Director of Communications and Technology
Chicago Automobile Trade Association
Office: (630) 424-6082
Cell: (847) 652-0632
Email: mbilek@drivechicago.com

Contact: Jennifer Morand
Director of Public Relations and Social Media
Chicago Automobile Trade Association
Office: (630) 424-6084
Cell: (630) 391-1986
Email: jmorand@drivechicago.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CHICAGO AUTO SHOW PARTNERS WITH XFINITY TO PUT A SPOTLIGHT ON CONCEPT CARS

CHICAGO (Feb. 13, 2016) – The Chicago Auto Show is excited to partner with Comcast’s XFINITY brand to help showcase this year’s highly-anticipated concept cars. To ensure auto show attendees don't miss any of these vehicles, XFINITY is providing them several ways to check out the latest concepts, along with the chance to win prizes.

Chicago Auto Show attendees can find concept cars on display throughout the show floor at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show or at the “Vehicles on Display” section of the auto show website at www.chicagoautoshow.com.

“XFINITY is proud to sponsor the 2016 Chicago Auto Show,” said Comcast Greater Chicago Region Senior Vice President John Crowley. XFINITY is Comcast’s brand of Internet, video, voice and home security and automation products and services. “We share the show’s and the auto industry’s goal, which is to provide innovative products and services and an excellent customer experience each and every day.”  

Show-goers can take part in the XFINITY “Future of Awesome Concepts Tour,” exclusively available on the Chicago Auto Show mobile app, which is available on the iOS and Android app stores. Attendees can present a screen shot indicating they’ve completed the tour to get a commemorative XFINITY 2016 Chicago Auto Show hat, while supplies last.

Additionally, social media savvy Chicago Auto Show fans can post or tweet photos featuring their favorite concept cars and share them using #XFINITYtour for a chance to win prizes at the XFINITY Lounge.

“We are thrilled to have XFINITY as a partner this year,” said Chicago Auto Show Chairman, Colin Wickstrom. “The concept cars at the Chicago Auto Show are sure to draw a crowd, and this is a great way to ensure fans get to see and capture each one.”

Concept vehicles on display at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show include:

  • Acura Precision
  • Buick Avista
  • Genesis Vision G
  • Jeep Wrangler Red Rock
  • Kia Telluride
  • Mazda Sema MX-5 Speedster
  • Mazda Sema MX-5 Spyder
  • Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Extreme
  • Nissan Murano Winter Warrior
  • Nissan Pathfinder Winter Warrior
  • Scion C-HR
  • Subaru Impreza 5-Door
  • Subaru STI Performance
  • Toyota Back to the Future Mirai
  • Toyota FV2

For more information on the 2016 Chicago Auto Show, please visit www.chicagoautoshow.com.    

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About the Chicago Auto Show
The Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show on the continent, spanning more than 1 million square feet of production, concept, and exotic vehicle exhibit space. In addition to hosting multiple world and North America vehicle debuts, the Chicago Auto Show's First Look for Charity raises more than $2 million annually for 18 vital Chicago organizations in a single night. The 2016 public show will be February 13-21. For more information, visit ChicagoAutoShow.com or Facebook.com/ChicagoAutoShow.

About The Chicago Automobile Trade Association
Founded in 1904, the Chicago Automobile Trade Association is the nation's oldest and largest metropolitan dealer organization. It is comprised of more than 400 franchised new-car dealers and an additional 150 allied members. The group's dealer members employ about 19,000 people in the metropolitan area. The association has produced the world famous Chicago Auto Show since 1935. For more information please visit CATA.info.

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