The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), an annual auto show held in Detroit, Michigan at Cobo Center, is one of the largest auto shows held in North America. The first auto show was held in Detroit in 1907 at Beller’s Beer Garden. The NAIAS is the one of the few auto shows in the United States sanctioned by the Organization Internationale des Constructeurs d’Automobiles.
Productions car introductions at the 2011 North American Auto Show were:
- The Audi A6, produced by German auto maker Audi, is the executive car, which is available in two body styles, Saloon and Avant.
- The BMW 1 Series and the BMW 6 Series are the new introductions by the German automaker BMW.
- The Chevrolet Aveo debuted in January 2011, in North America as the Chevrolet Sonic, is a sub compact automobile manufactured by Chevrolet.
- The Chrysler 300 is a full size near luxury type sedan was first shown at the 2003 New York Auto Show.
- The Hyundai Veloster is a compact sport coupe set to begin sales in the Summer of 2011.
- The 2011 Jeep Compass (MK49) is a compact cross over SUV. It is introduced at this auto show by JEEP.
- Ford C Max, C Max Energi, C Max hybrid are the introductions by the Ford.
- Mercedes Benz introduced Mercedes-Benz W221 and Mercedes-Benz C-Class.
- Toyota Prius V and Prius Plug in Hybrid are new introductions by the Japanese automaker Toyota.
- The 2012 Volkswagen Passat is a sedan automobile which replaces the previous-generation Passat B6 in the mid size car segments, in China and North America.
The above are the highlights of the North American Auto Show-2011.