Detroit NAIAS final weekend program 2010-01-22

Big Final Weekend Set for 2010 NAIAS Detroit, MI - January 22, 2010 - Exciting new vehicles and a look into the future have contributed to outstanding attendance at the 2010 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) at Cobo Center. The ...

Detroit NAIAS final weekend program 2010-01-22

Big Final Weekend Set for 2010 NAIAS

Detroit, MI - January 22, 2010 - Exciting new vehicles and a look into the future have contributed to outstanding attendance at the 2010 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) at Cobo Center. The final weekend for one of the world's premier events promises a full lineup of activities and experiences.

"This past week has been a dream for those who love the automobile," said Doug Fox, Chairman, 2010 NAIAS. "As we enter the final weekend, the show will have something for everyone, along with the convenience of great parking and shuttles for easy access to the show."

Starting this Friday, the following elements will be available to the public:

* The Detroit Tigers Winter Caravan

Join us for the Detroit Tigers' fan rally, including an interactive Q & A session, Friday, January 22, 2010. Detroit Hall Stage, 3:30-4:00 p.m. For more information, check out: detroit.tigers.mlb.com/det/fan_forum/caravan.jsp

* Detroit Piston, Tayshaun Prince will be making an appearance in the State Farm Insurance display, which is located in the concourse from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 24th.

Photo cards for autographs will be provided by State Farm Insurance.

* The North American International Auto Show offers a simple park and ride option to the thousands of guests that will pass through the doors of Cobo Center in Detroit.

Hosted by Bianco Tours & Transportation, the shuttle service will offer luxury coaches and be available at the Detroit Zoo and The Henry Ford at Greenfield Village. The shuttle operation location and time information includes:

Dates of Operation: Jan. 23 - 24 (Saturday and Sunday)

Hours of Operation: Detroit Zoo and The Henry Ford departures:
--Every hour on the hour from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. to Cobo Center.
--Sunday, January 24 (last day of show): The last shuttle departing from the Detroit Zoo and The Henry Ford to Cobo Center will be at 4:00 p.m.

Cobo Center departures:
--Every hour on the hour from noon to 10:00 p.m. to the Detroit Zoo and The Henry Ford.
--Sunday, January 24 (last day of show): The last shuttle departing from Cobo Center to the Detroit Zoo and The Henry Ford will be at 6:00 p.m.

Cost:
Parking: $5.00 per vehicle, round trip

Bus Ride: 6 and over $6.00; 5 and under free. Tickets can be purchased on-site at the Detroit Zoo and The Henry Ford at Greenfield Village.

Handicapped Access:
Contact Bianco Tours 24 hours in advance to ensure special access at 800.835.8904.

Entering its 22nd year as an international event, the North American International Auto Show is among the most prestigious auto shows in the world and is one of the largest media events in North America. The NAIAS is the only auto show in the United States to earn an annual distinguished sanction of the Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d'Automobiles, the Paris-based alliance of automotive trade associations and manufacturers from around the world. The NAIAS Web site can be accessed at www.naias.com.

-source: naias

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