2016 Press Conference Summary

2016 HD B-roll

2016 Press Conference Caspsules

For detailed information on each manufacturer press conference, click on the links below.

Wednesday, Feb. 10

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NISSAN OFF-SITE

Nissan revealed an all-new Armada at an off-site event the day before the media preview.

Thursday, FEb. 11

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MAMA/CATA Automotive Breakfast

The 2016 Chicago Auto Show Media Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA) breakfast. Including kenote from Mark LeNave and MAMA Family Vehicle of the Year.

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KIA NEWS CONFERENCE

Kia introduced a the dedicated hybrid Niro and all-new Kia Optima Hybrid and Optima Hybrid Plug-In during the 2016 Chicago Auto Show Media Preview.

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RAM NEWS CONFERENCE

Ram introduced the new Power Wagon during the 2016 Chicago Auto Show Media Preview. 

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NISSAN NEWS CONFERENCE

Nissan hosted journalists at a media event and announced the 2017 Nissan Titan 1500. A slightly smaller and more economical version of the Titan HD.

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HYUNDAI NEWS CONFERENCE

Hyundai introduced the 2017 Santa Fe and 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport during the Media Preview of the 2016 Chicago Auto Show. 

Infiniti-Logo-CapsuleINFINITI NEWS CONFERENCE

Infiniti announced an updated 2016 Infiniti Q50 at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show Media Preview. Included were three new engines. 

ECONOMIC CLUB OF CHICAGO LUNCHEON

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Lex Kerssemakers, senior vice president, The Americas Region and CEO Volvo Car USA, delivered the keynote speech during the Economic Club of Chicago’s (ECC) luncheon at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show Media Preview.

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TOYOTA NEWS CONFERENCE

Toyota brought two new vehicles to the 2016 Chicago Auto Show Media Preview: the 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD and the Toyota RAV4 Rally race car.

Mercedes-Benz-Logo-CapsuleMERCEDES-BENZ VANS NEWS CONFERENCE

Mercedes-Benz Vans introduced the Sprinter Extreme concept and the 2016 Sprinter WORKER at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show Media Preview.

Rand-McNally-CapsuleRAND McNALLY NEWS CONFERENCE

Rand McNally introduced an automotive connectivity device called the OverDryve during the 2016 Chicago Auto Show Media Preview.

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MOTORWEEK DRIVERS' CHOICE AWARDS

MotorWeek named Volvo's XC90 as the 2016 Drivers’ Choice Award during the Media Preview of the 2016 Chicago Auto Show.

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CHEVROLET NEWS CONFERENCE

Chevrolet brought a fleet of new vehicles to the Media Preview of the 2016 Chicago Auto Show, including the 2017 Trax, 2016 Camaro 1LE and Midnight editions of the Colorado, Silverado and Silverado HD.

Friday, FEb. 13

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WOMMA AWARD PRESENTATION

The Chicago Auto Show and Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) presented Toyora with the fourth annual “Driving Engagement” award.