In Detroit kicked off the annual North American international auto show is one of the largest automotive exhibitions in the world. In the first days of the motor show opened to journalists and representatives of the automotive industry, and from 14 to 22 January, it will be able to visit everyone.
For the first time at the Detroit motor show was held in 1907. For a long time, it involved only American car company. The international status of the exhibition was in 1989, and with it a new name – the North American international auto show. Along with Geneva, Paris and Frankfurt, he is among the leading dealers of the world.
At the Detroit motor show is considered one of the most interesting sites of the global automotive industry, where it will debut many of the most significant novelties of the year. This year at the auto show will host dozens of world and North American Premier production models and concept cars.
For show lighting in Detroit arrived more than 5 thousand journalists from 60 countries. The organizers expect that in the days of the motor show will be visited by about a million people.
In the auto show announced the winners of the annual contest «North American car of the year». The title «North American car of 2017» went to the electric car, the Chevrolet Bolt, ahead of the final Genesis sedan Volvo S90 and G90.
In the category «Utilitarian car of the year» winner was the Chrysler Pacifica minivan fought in the final crossover Jaguar F-Pace and Mazda CX-9.
Best pickup of the year was named the Honda Ridgeline. Other finalists were the Ford F-Series and Nissan Titan.
Note that this time the organizers of the competition for the first time separated the pickups from the category of utilitarian cars.
In 2016, the title «North American car of the year» went to the Honda Civic of the tenth generation ahead in the final of the Chevrolet Malibu sedan and the Roadster Mazda MX-5. In the nomination «the North American SUV/utility vehicle of the year» winner was the Volvo XC90 crossover, fought in the final of the Honda Pilot and Nissan Titan XD.
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