THE DETROIT AUTO SHOW, A NEW TECHNICAL APPROACH
There were great expectations from the all-new Detroit Auto Show being held for the first time in late summer rather than in winter. Obviously, as expected, there were fewer cars on stage and part of the show floor at the Huntingdon Place (ex Cobo Hall) was used for actual (small) road tests. But what was more interesting than ever was the vast amount of space given to tech companies mostly oriented toward electric power and electronic adaptations. There were even three actual flying cars on the floor! The show’s Automobili-D section included 52 mobility exhibitors and 81 startup companies. Could this be the new future for auto shows?