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L.A. Auto Show…press days round up

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I have to tell you the cacophony of the Auto Show during press days is very different than that of public days. Its not thousands of people meandering about, but a herd mentality of media types running from one press conference and reveal to the next. Its usually a couple in a row in one hall where you shuffle a few feet at time vying for the best seat to hear/see and be the first on stage for photos when its over. Its 15 minutes of manufacture hype with 5 minutes of photo op, then 5 minutes to get to the next show. Insanity.

Also different is that the manufacturers have stuff that is available for press days only. The reps I talked with didn’t think the live demo of the iRoad in this video would take place for public days…so thats my lede. Continue reading L.A. Auto Show…press days round up

There is one wtf in every crowd

Day 1 of L.A. Auto Show Press Days did not disappoint

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Toyota’s Sponge Bob Tribute minivan

Of all the truly amazing things at this years L.A. Auto Show this one stopped me in my tracks and I thought wtf. Prolly the best use of a minican ever. If you want to see what Toyota is really capable of check out their FT1 concept. ¬†Vette…they have your number and are gonna kick you square in the crotch.

More pics in my flickr album.