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2017 Press Conference Summary

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2017 Press Conference Capsules

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

Wednesday, Feb. 8

NISSAN OFF-SITE

Nissan revealed Midnight Edition vehicles at an off-site event the day before the media preview.

Thursday, Feb. 9

MAMA BREAKFAST

The 2017 Chicago Auto Show Media Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA) breakfast. Including kenote from Ralph Gilles and MAMA Family Vehicle of the Year.

TOYOTA NEWS CONFERENCE

Toyota introduced the Tundra TRD, Sequoia TRD Pro and RAV4 Adventure during the Media Preview of the 2017 Chicago Auto Show.

HYUNDAI NEWS CONFERENCE

Hyundai introduced the 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show Media Preview. 

NISSAN NEWS CONFERENCE

Nissan hosted journalists at a media event and announced the 2018 Nissan Titan and Titan XD King Cab.

DODGE NEWS CONFERENCE

Dodge hosted journalists at a media event and announced the 2017 Dodge Durango STR.

FORD NEWS CONFERENCE

Ford introduced the 2018 Ford Expedition during the Media Preview of the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. 

ECONOMIC CLUB OF CHICAGO LUNCHEON

Dan Ammann, president, General Motors Company, delivered the keynote speech during the Economic Club of Chicago’s (ECC) luncheon at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show Media Preview.

MITSUBISHI NEWS CONFERENCE

Mitsubishi introduced the 2017 Outlander Sport Special Edition during the 2017 Chicago Auto Show Media Preview.

CHRYSLER/BRAUN NEWS CONFERENCE

Chrysler and mobility partner Braun introduced the BraunAbility Pacifica at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show Media Preview.

MIDWEST EVOLVE NEWS CONFERENCE

Midwest EVOLVE made an electrification announcement during the 2017 Chicago Auto Show Media Preview.

MOTORWEEK - 2017 DRIVERS CHOICE AWARD

MotorWeek named the Chevrolet Bolt EV as the 2017 Drivers’ Choice Award during the Media Preview of the 2017 Chicago Auto Show.

CHEVROLET NEWS CONFERENCE

Chevrolet Unveils Special Edition Redline Package for Nine Cars, Trucks and Crossover Utility Vehicles at 2017 Chicago Auto Show.

Friday, Feb. 11

MOPAR NEWS CONFERENCE

Mopar Reveals Mopar '17 Dodge Challenger During Media Breakfast at 2017 Chicago Auto Show.

NATIONAL ROAD SAFETY FOUNDATION AWARD

Winner of Third Annual Drive Safe Chicago PSA Contest Named at 2017 Chicago Auto Show.

WOMMA DRIVING ENGAGEMENT AWARD

Mitsubishi Wins 2017 Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) Driving Engagement Award for "Kids Talk Safety" Campaign.

SUBARU NEWS CONFERENCE

Subaru Debuts 2018 Subaru Legacy at 2017 Chicago Auto Show.

VOLKSWAGEN NEWS CONFERENCE

Volkswagen Unveils Atlas Weekend Edition Concept, 2018 Tiguan LWB Makes Chicago Debut at 2017 Chicago Auto Show.