Local Auto Shows Offer Hook for Covering Green Vehicles

January 20, 2010

The 2010 auto show season is already under way, with shows just wrapping up in Detroit, Salt Lake City, San Jose, and Greenville, SC. But there will likely be at least 30 more this year. If you're near one, it may be worth covering, since greener cars of many stripes are drawing more attention by manufacturers, consumers, and regulators.

A couple of starting points for information are:

Locations and dates for many cities are listed below; for more information, see one of the URLs noted above. Dates for a number of shows listed below haven't been publicized yet; check the URL noted with these shows for more information. It's possible that some of these tentative shows may be cancelled, since a few shows that typically are held annually aren't being held this year. Other shows that aren't listed below may also be occurring.

  • AZ, Phoenix, TBA (possibly November, like last year; check later this year here).
  • CA, Anaheim, TBA (possibly October, like last year; check later this year here).
  • CA, Fresno, TBA (possibly October, like last year; check later this year here).
  • CA, Los Angeles, Nov. 19-28.
  • CO, Denver, April 7-11
  • FL, Jacksonville, Feb. 12-14
  • FL, Orlando, TBA (possibly November, like last year; check later this year here).
  • FL, TampaBay, TBA (possibly October, like last year; check later this year here).
  • HI, Honolulu, March 25-28
  • IA and IL, Davenport, IA, Feb. 12-14
  • IL, Chicago, Feb. 12-21
  • KY, Louisville, March 25-27 (trucks)
  • MD, Baltimore, Feb. 11-14
  • MI, Grand Rapids, Feb. 4-7
  • MO, St. Louis, Jan. 28-31
  • NJ, Secaucus, Jan. 28-31
  • NM, Albuquerque, April 23-25
  • NV, Las Vegas, Feb. 23-27 (motorcoaches)
  • NV, Las Vegas, TBA (possibly November, like last year; check later this year here).
  • NY, Long Island (Uniondale), TBA (possibly October, like last year; check later this year here).
  • NY, New York City area (in Suffern), Jan. 29-31
  • OH, Cincinnati, Feb. 19-22
  • OR, Portland, Jan. 28-31
  • PA, Harrisburg, Jan. 28-31
  • RI, Providence, Jan. 21-24
  • TN, Memphis, Jan. 22-24
  • TN, Nashville, TBA (possibly November, like last year; check later this year here).
  • TX, San Antonio, March 19-21
  • VA, Richmond, March 12-14
  • WI, Milwaukee, Feb. 19-28
  • WV, Charleston, Jan. 29-31