AUTO FORUM FEATURES MOST OEM CEOs IN EVENT HISTORY The 2019 Automotive Forum, co-hosted by NYIAS, JD Power and NADA, will feature more manufacturer CEOs than ever before in its 12-year history. Scott Keogh of Volkswagen; Toyota’s Bob Carter; Anders Gustafsson, President and CEO of Volvo; Fred Diaz, President and CEO, Mitsubishi; and Genesis’ Erwin Raphael headline the program. The Automotive Forum is a full-day event on Tuesday, April 16, held at the Grand Hyatt in Manhattan. Attendees have the opportunity to hear auto industry leaders discuss everything from how dealers can prepare for the arrival of automated vehicles to trends that will influence the automotive marketplace.
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NEW PROGRAM: WARDS 10 BEST INTERIORS DEBUT IN NEW YORK Ward’s Auto Managing Editor, Tom Murphy, and Senior Editor Christie Schweinsberg will present Wards 10 Best Interiors awards at the first-ever live presentation ceremony in the program’s history. The event will kick-off the second press day on Thursday, April 18 and provides the Show with another important industry event. Ever since 2011, WardsAuto has judged dozens of newly designed or refreshed vehicles to award those which amaze and delight with exquisite design, seamless integration of new technology, and intuitive user experience.
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