DETROIT AUTO SHOW
In Toulouse, Airbus presents its flying taxi planned for 2023
Airbus Summit unveils the 'flying taxi', also known as a giant drone, which can carry up to four passengers and travel up to eighty kilometres at a speed of one hundred and twenty kilometres per hour. The aim is to create an environmentally friendly means of transport. The first flight of the latest model is expected to take place in 2023.news.yahoo.com
North American International Auto Show moves reimagined show to Sept. 28 through Oct. 9, 2021
DETROIT – The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) announced that it will move its reimagined indoor and outdoor show, originally planned for summer 2021, to Sept. 28 through Oct. 9, 2021. “Spreading out major auto shows is a win for everyone, particularly our partners. North said the Sept. 2021 show will include the same product experiences that were originally planned for the June show. NAIAS will also host seven shows in one: Motor Bella, The Gallery, Press Preview, AutoMobili-D, Industry Preview, Charity Preview and Public Show. READ: Continuing North American International Auto Show coverageThe 2021 show dates are available below:
Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas goes virtual -- Could this boost Detroits auto show?
DETROIT The big Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas slated for January 2021 is being cancelled and moving to a virtual event. Its a huge financial blow to the city of Las Vegas, but could it be a big win for next years Detroit auto show? It takes place every January in Las Vegas. For many in the auto industry it has become the show where the big technology reveals are done, not Detroit. Detroit reveals the cars, Vegas reveals the technology.
Will Woodward Dream Cruise be canceled? If not, it will look very different
DETROIT – The Woodward Dream Cruise hasn’t officially been canceled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) yet, but Local 4 has learned if the event does go on, it will look very different. UPDATE June 29, 2020 -- 2020 Woodward Dream Cruise is canceled due to coronavirusThe Dream Cruise, scheduled for Aug. 15 this year, is one of the premiere events in Metro Detroit, bringing more than 1.5 million cruisers and 50,000 classic cars. Local 4 obtained an email from Michael Lary, director of special events for Ferndale, showing the summer events canceled due to COVID-19. The email includes the Woodward Dream Cruise. In Ferndale, that means the Ferndale cruise events along Nine Mile Road, Mustang Alley and the Rock 'N Live entertainment.
Flashpoint on July 15, 2018: Can a date change save the Detroit Auto Show?
Here's what you missed on Flashpoint for Sunday, July 15, 2018. Big changes coming for the Detroit Auto ShowThe Detroit Auto Show is "likely" to move from January to June starting in 2020. Is the idea of an "auto show" a relic or can it survive? Watch the roundtable discussion below:Can democracy survive in America? Former head of the Detroit Public Schools charter school office Doug Ross is the co-author a new book on how democracy can survive in America.