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Has An Auto Show Ever Influenced Your Vehicle Purchase?

Before the Internet, an auto show was really the only way to learn about all the new cars hitting the showrooms. Auto shows are a great PR platform for manufactures and journalists love them because they might get some free booze, but are they really valuable to your average car buyer? » 7/14/15 4:53pm 7/14/15 4:53pm

Yes, SEMA Is Ridiculous, But There's Very Good Reason For That

Pink wheels. Bad paint. Crazy customs. Tucked-in T-shirts. Scene kids. Buyers. Exhibitors. Capital-M Media. SEMA is a nexus for the aftermarket, and all that that entails. It can be vulgar, it can be crass, it can be revolting and amazing all at once. And there's a very good reason for all that: money. » 11/09/13 1:13pm 11/09/13 1:13pm

The Volkswagen Booth Professionals Of The 1979 São Paulo Auto Show

What kind of outfits would you expect Brazilian booth professionals to wear when showing off VW Beetles and Variants at the '79 Salão do Automóvel in São Paulo? How about long flowery dresses, the better to show off the features of the new alcohol-fueled VWs? BЯдΖǐL-ЯЄРΘЯΤЄЯ » 11/22/08 2:00pm 11/22/08 2:00pm has unearthed these great photos for us;…