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The North American International Auto Show (previously called the Detroit Auto Show and often abbreviated NAIAS) is an annual automobile show (or auto show) that occurs every year in Detroit, Michigan.

2016 Edit

The 2016 show ran from January 11 to January 24.

  • January 11–12 — Press preview
  • January 13–14 — Industry preview
  • January 15 — Charity preview
  • January 16–24 — Open to the public

Car and Truck of the Year Award Edit

The Honda Civic and Volvo XC90 were selected to receive the show's North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year awards.

Production car introductions Edit

Concept car introductions Edit

  • Acura Precision Concept 
  • Audi h-tron quattro concept
  • Buick Avista
  • Kia Telluride
  • Nissan IDS (US debut) 
  • Nissan Titan Warrior Concept 
  • Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Active Concept 

2015 Edit

The 2015 show ran from January 12 to January 25.

  • January 12–13 — Press preview
  • January 14–15 — Industry preview
  • January 16 — Charity preview
  • January 17–25 — Open to the public

Car and Truck of the Year Award Edit

The VW Golf/Golf GTI and Ford F-150 were selected to receive the show's North American Car and Truck of the Year awards.

Production car introductions Edit

Concept car introductions Edit

  • Buick Avenir 
  • Chevrolet Bolt EV 
  • Honda FCV Concept (North American debut)
  • Hyundai Santa Cruz Crossover Truck Concept
  • Infiniti Q60 Concept 
  • Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE Concept 

EyesOn Design Awards Edit

The Ford GT won the EyesOn Design "Best Designed Production Vehicle" award at the Detroit show while the Buick Avenir was selected as both "Best Concept Vehicle" and "Best Use of Color, Graphics, and Materials" and the Audi Q7 received Best Designed Interior,

2014 Edit

The 2014 show ran from January 13 to January 26.

  • January 13–14 — Press preview
  • January 15–16 — Industry preview
  • January 17 — Charity preview
  • January 18–26 — Open to the public

Car and Truck of the Year Award Edit

The Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and Chevrolet Silverado were selected to receive the show's North American Car and Truck of the Year awards.

Production car introductions Edit

Concept car introductions Edit

  • Acura TLX Prototype
  • Audi allroad shooting brake
  • Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge
  • Kia GT4 Stinger
  • Mercedes-Benz Concept S-Class Coupé (North American debut)
  • Mini John Cooper Works concept
  • Nissan IDx Freeflow and IDx NISMO (U.S. debut)
  • Nissan Sports Sedan concept
  • Toyota FT-1
  • Volkswagen Beetle Dune
  • Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion Concept
  • Volvo Concept XC Coupe

Race car introductions Edit

EyesOn Design Awards Edit

The 2015 Ford Mustang won the EyesOn Design "Best Production Vehicle" award at the Detroit show while the Volvo Concept XC Coupé took awards for both "Best Concept Vehicle" and "Best Use of Color, Graphics, and Materials".

2013 Edit

The 2013 show ran from January 14 to January 27.

  • January 14–15 — Press preview
  • January 16–17 — Industry preview
  • January 18 — Charity preview
  • January 19–27 — Open to the public

Car and truck of the year award Edit

The Cadillac ATS and Ram 1500 were selected to receive the show's North American Car and Truck of the Year awards.

Production car introductions Edit

Concept car introductions Edit

  • Acura MDX pre-production concept
  • Acura NSX Concept (updated 2013 version with interior)
  • BMW Concept 4 Series Coupe
  • Fiat 500 Abarth "Tenebra" and "Cattiva" design concepts
  • Ford Atlas
  • Honda Urban SUV Concept
  • Hyundai HCD-14 Genesis
  • Lincoln MKC concept
  • Nissan Resonance
  • Toyota Corolla Furia
  • Volkswagen Crossblue 
  • Volkswagen Passat Performance Concept

Chevrolet also displayed five models sold outside the United States: the Onix,Orlando, Sail, Spin, and Trax.

EyesOn Design Awards Edit

The 2014 Cadillac ELR won the EyesOn Design "Production Category" at the Detroit show while the Nissan Resonance concept and the Ford Atlas concept tied for the "Concept Category" award.

2012 Edit

Porsche exhibit stand at the 2012 NAIAS

The 2012 show ran from January 9 to January 22.

  • January 9–10 — Press preview
  • January 11–12 — Industry preview
  • January 13 — Charity preview
  • January 14–22 — Open to the public

Bryan Herta was presented with the Baby Borg trophy for the 2011 Indianapolis 500 during the show, which coincided with the promotion of the return of the IZOD IndyCar Series to Detroit later in June. A replica Baby Borg was also presented to Suzie Wheldon, the widow of the winning driver of the race.

Car and truck of the year award Edit

The Hyundai Elantra and Range Rover Evoque were selected to receive the show's North American Car and Truck of the Year awards

Production car introductions Edit

Concept car introductions Edit

  • Acura ILX concept
  • Acura NSX concept
  • Audi Q3 Vail
  • Chevrolet Code 130R
  • Chevrolet Tru 140S
  • Chrysler 700C
  • Ford Evos (North American debut)
  • Honda Accord Coupe concept
  • Lexus LF-LC
  • Lincoln MKZ concept
  • Maserati Kubang (North American debut)
  • Nissan e-NV200 Concept
  • Nissan Pathfinder concept
  • smart Forus
  • Toyota NS4
  • Volkswagen E-Bugster
  • Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid

EyesOn Design Awards Edit

The Lexus LF-LC won the EyesOn Design "Excellence in Design Award" for concept vehicles debuted at the Detroit show and the 2013 Ford Fusionreceived the top honor for production vehicles.

2011 Edit

The 2011 show ran from January 10 through January 23.

  • January 10–11 — Press preview
  • January 12–13 — Industry preview
  • January 14 — Charity preview
  • January 15–23 — Open to the public

Porsche returned to the show for the first time since 2007.[1] Nissan also announced its planned 2012 return to NAIAS.[2] A new "Smarter Living in Michigan" section showcased alternative energy technologies outside of the automotive sector, in addition to an electric vehicle track condensed from its 2010 size.

Car and truck of the year awardEdit

The Chevrolet Volt and Ford Explorer were selected to receive the show's North American Car and Truck of the Year awards.[3]

Production car introductionsEdit

Concept car introductionsEdit

2010Edit

The 2010 show ran from January 11 through January 24.

  • January 11–12 — Press preview
  • January 13–14 — Industry preview
  • January 15 — Charity preview
  • January 16–24 — Open to the public

A new "Electric Avenue" section showcased electric vehicles from around the world, including some entrants for the Automotive X-Prize. Saab, Hummer, Infiniti, Suzuki, and Porsche did not attend the 2010 show.[24] Nissan and Mitsubishi did not have regular floor space, but the Nissan Leaf and Mitsubishi i MiEV appeared in the Electric Avenue section.[25] A small electrical fire at the Audi exhibit caused an evacuation on January 21. Nobody was hurt.[26]

Car and truck of the year awardEdit

The Ford Fusion Hybrid and Ford Transit Connect were selected to receive the show's North American Car and Truck of the Year awards.[27]

Production car introductionsEdit

Concept car introductionsEdit

EyesOn Design AwardsEdit

The GMC Granite won the EyesOn Design "Excellence in Design Award" for concept vehicles debuted at the Detroit show and the Audi A8 received the top honor for production vehicles.

2009Edit

The 2009 show ran from January 11 through January 25.[29]

  • January 11–13 — Press days
  • January 14–15 — Industry days
  • January 16 — Charity preview
  • January 17–25 — Open to the public

Nissan, Infiniti, Mitsubishi, Suzuki, Rolls-Royce, Land Rover, Ferrari, and Porsche did not attend the 2009 auto show, the largest number of non-returning automakers in the show's history. As a result, the show became the first with Chinese automakers (BYD and Brilliance) exhibited on the main floor.[30]

Car and truck of the year awardEdit

The Hyundai Genesis and Ford F-150 were selected to receive the show's North American Car and Truck of the Year awards.[31]

Production car introductionsEdit

The 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class was announced and shown to invited members of the press, but was not put on public display until the March 2010 Geneva Motor Show.[32]

GM also announced the production of the Chevrolet Spark mini-car (previously shown as the Chevrolet Beat concept), for sale in Europe in 2010 and North America in 2011, as well as the Chevrolet Orlando compact MPV, for sale in North America in 2011. The Spark will be shown at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show.[33]

Concept car introductionsEdit

2008Edit

The 2008 show ran from January 13 through January 27.

  • January 13–15 — Press days
  • January 16–17 — Industry days
  • January 18 — Charity preview
  • January 19–27 — Open to the public

Car and truck of the year awardEdit

The 2008 Chevrolet Malibu and Mazda CX-9 were selected to receive the show's North American Car and Truck of the Year awards.[35]

Production car introductionsEdit

Concept car introductionsEdit


2007Edit

Introductions at the 2007 show:

Production car introductionsEdit

Hyundai-Veracruz

Hyundai Veracruz

Lexus IS-F

Lexus IS-F

Concept car introductionsEdit

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Acura ASC concept

Acura Advanced Sports Car concept

2006Edit

The 2006 show was held from January 8 through January 22.

  • January 8-10 — Press days
  • January 11-12 — Industry days
  • January 13 — Charity preview
  • January 14-22 — Open to the public

Production car introductionsEdit

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File:Jaguar XK front IAA 2005.jpg

Concept car introductionsEdit

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Miura 2006

Lamborghini Miura Concept


2005Edit

The 2005 show saw the following important introductions:

Production car introductionsEdit

Concept car introductionsEdit

1992Edit

Production car introductionsEdit

The following production vehicles debuted at the 1992 show:

Concept car introductionsEdit

The following concept cars were shown:

1989Edit

The Detroit Auto Show was renamed to the North American International Auto Show for 1989, as Lexus and Infiniti debuted. The show opened on January 11, with press previews and introductions for the first two days.

Introductions:

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  29. NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW REVEALS 2009 DATES AND REVIEWS NAIAS 2008
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  32. AutoWeek: 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class: Now you see it, now you don’t
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