2020 NAIAS Preview



2020 North American International Auto Show Preview,
North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) Announcement and
Cox Automotive Industry Insights Breakfast

Monday, January 13, 2020
TCF Center (formerly known as Cobo Center)

The morning will begin at 8:00 a.m. in the Atrium of TCF Center with a welcome message and short preview of the June 2020 North American International Auto Show by executive director Rod Alberts. Then join the NACTOY jurors as they announce their picks for the 2020 North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year Awards. The nine finalists were selected last month after jurors narrowed candidates from a competitive field of 29 semi-finalists. The finalists include:

Car of the Year Utility Vehicle of the Year Truck of the Year
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Hyundai Palisade Ford Ranger
Hyundai Sonata Kia Telluride Jeep Gladiator
Toyota Supra Lincoln Aviator Ram Heavy Duty

Following the NACTOY announcement, Cox Automotive will host their annual Automotive Industry Insights Breakfast. The team will provide an analysis of the health of the U.S. auto industry, their perspective on 2019 results and their forecast for 2020. As part of the presentation, Vince Zappa, president of Clutch Technologies, will share his thoughts on the future of automotive subscription plans in the United States.

If you plan on attending, please register. The morning activities are being hosted by the North American International Auto Show, the North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year Awards jury, and Cox Automotive.

Coffee will be available starting at 7:30 a.m. The morning will officially begin at 8:00 a.m. with the 2020 NAIAS Preview followed immediately by the announcement of the NACTOY winners. The Cox Automotive Industry Insights Breakfast will begin at 9:00 a.m. Breakfast will be served after the NACTOY winners are announced. Parking will be available at TCF Center.

If you have questions, please contact:

Brent Snavely, Director
Lambert & Co.
(313) 309-9516

Cox Automotive
Chintan Talati
(210) 884-3675

Mark Schirmer
(734) 883-6346


Please note: The companies listed below are sponsors of the 2020 NAIAS.