DETROIT, Jan. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) announced today that Anders Gustafsson, Volvo Car USA CEO, will keynote the 2019 NAIAS and AutoMobili-D – an exposition showcasing a global ecosystem of mobility-focused companies and organizations. The keynote will begin at 3:45 p.m. on the Atrium Stage on Monday, Jan. 14.

"We are honored to welcome Mr. Gustafsson as our keynote speaker at this year's show," said Bill Golling, 2019 NAIAS Chairman. "The leadership Mr. Gustafsson has shown in the future of mobility underscores the role our show plays in showcasing the industry and the ground-breaking technology disrupting it."

Gustafsson will address the role subscription plays in future mobility and the opportunities subscription brings to the experience. Volvo Car launched the first and only nationwide automotive subscription program, Care by Volvo, in 2017 with the new Volvo XC40.

AutoMobili-D will feature over 150 exhibiting brands, ranging from automakers, to suppliers, to tech startups as well as universities and government organizations. In addition, more than 100 industry thought-leaders and executives will participate in symposiums and panel discussions throughout Press and Industry Preview Days.

"AutoMobili-D continues to put together an invigorating agenda to drive the discussion on the future of mobility. I'm excited to be a part of this conversation," said Gustafsson.

MEDC/PlanetM serves as the title sponsor of PlanetM, the PlanetM Theater and AutoMobili-D at NAIAS. The 2019 NAIAS press conference schedule can be found by visiting our website. Stay up-to-date with the latest show updates by signing-up for NAIAS NewsFlash.

About the North American International Auto Show
In its 31st year as an international event, the NAIAS is the most influential annual automotive event in the world. NAIAS is where future mobility innovations meet the pavement. With the largest concentration of the world's top automotive and technology executives, designers, engineers and thought leaders, NAIAS serves as the global stage for companies to debut brand-defining vehicles and industry-shaping announcements. NAIAS is unmatched in the industry in presenting six unique shows in one, including: The Gallery, an ultra-luxury automotive event, AutoMobili-D, an inside look at future mobility platforms, Press Preview, Industry Preview, Charity Preview and then concluding with a nine-day Public Show.

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2019 NAIAS Dates:
The Gallery – Saturday, January 12
Press Preview – Monday – Tuesday, January 14 – 15
AutoMobili-D – Monday – Thursday, January 14 – 17
Industry Preview – Wednesday – Thursday, January 16 – 17
Charity Preview – Friday, January 18
Public Show – Saturday – Sunday, January 19 – 27

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SOURCE North American International Auto Show