When Fiat took over Chrysler there were premonitions of culture clashes between the be-sweatered Italians and their off-the-Kohls-rack American counterparts. And then Fiat's maestro Sergio Marchionne brought out his hand-picked team of booth professionals and everyone realized the Italians are just like us.

Click through this gallery from the 2012 Detroit Auto Show to see this year's booth professionals.


Maybe we're wrong, but ever since the ladies (and lads) of the spinning platforms seem to be a little more informed, a little more beautiful, and a little more professional. For every automaker.

Photo Credit: Brian Williams/Nikoletta Kanakis