For detailed information on each manufacturer press conference, click on the links below.
Thursday, FEb. 12
MAMA/CATA Automotive Breakfast
KIA NEWS CONFERENCE
HONDA NEWS CONFERENCE
Honda chose Chicago to make the world introduction for the 2016 Pilot seven-passenger crossover.
CHEVROLET NEWS CONFERENCE
Chevrolet brought two new vehicles to the 2015 Chicago Auto Show Media Preview: the 2016 Chevrolet Equinox and the 2015 Silverado Custom.
ACURA NEWS CONFERENCE
The all-new Acura RDX made its world debut during the 2015 Chicago Auto Show Media Preview. Acura also introduced the refreshed 2016 MDX.
NISSAN NEWS CONFERENCE
The Nissan 370Z Roadster Concept, GT-R LP NISMO Racer Make World Debut at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show.
MITSUBISHI NEWS CONFERENCE
Mitsubishi Motors Concept GC-PHEV Makes North American Debut at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show.
ECONOMIC CLUB OF CHICAGO LUNCHEON
José Muñoz, executive vice president, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and chairman, Nissan North America, Inc., delivered the keynote speech during the Economic Club of Chicago’s (ECC) luncheon at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show Media Preview.
RAM NEWS CONFERENCE
Ram introduced an all-new 1500 Limited Pickup, during the Media Preview of the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. The new Ram truck was designed for the luxury pickup driver in mind.
FORD NEWS CONFERNCE
Ford made its world introduction of the all-new 2016 Police Interceptor utility vehicle during the Media Preview of the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. The new police vehicle was developed with input from the Ford Police Advisory Board, a panel of 25 experts from the law enforcement community, to handle the extreme rigors of police duty.
TOYOTA NEWS CONFERENCE
Toyota announced the Toyota Racing Development (TRD) Pro Series during the Media Preview of the 2014 Chicago Auto Show. The latest chapter in the TRD Pro Series includes the Toyota Tundra, Tacoma and 4Runner. All three are designed with enthusiasts and off-roaders in mind.
MOTORWEEK DRIVERS' CHOICE AWARDS
MotorWeek named Ford's Mustang as the 2015 Drivers’ Choice Award during the Media Preview of the 2015 Chicago Auto Show.
Friday, FEb. 13
FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES BREAKFAST & NEWS CONFERENCE
Fiat Chrysler kicked off day two of the 2015 Chicago Auto Show Media Preview with a news conference and traveling breakfast. Wendy Orthman, Midwest PR manager for Chrysler, welcomed the press to enjoy breakfast while listening to a brief summary of four of Chrysler’s newest models.
MAZDA NEWS CONFERENCE
Mazda introduced a number of factory accessories on its showcase MX-5 design concept during the Social Media Preview of the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. The original, first-generation Miata proved to be a sensation at its Chicago Auto Show debut over 26 years ago, in 1989.
HYUNDAI NEWS CONFERENCE
Hyundai brought two new vehicles to the 2015 Chicago Auto Show Social Media Preview: the all-new Veloster Rally Edition and the Elantra GT.
BMW SOCIAL MEDIA EVENT
David Buchko, corporate communications director of BMW North America, walked the press and social media influencers around the BMW exhibit to discuss the company’s capabilities within the realm of technology.
VOLKSWAGEN NEWS CONFERENCE
WOMMA AWARD PRESENTATION