Auto Show opens to high expectations

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

The 2012 Portland International Auto Show opens this weekend amid renewed motor vehicle sales.

After slumping during the recession, new car and truck sales increased 10 percent in 2011, reaching nearly 13 million purchases by the end of the year. Nearly 14 million new cars and trucks are expected to be sold in 2012, according to Paul Taylor, chief economist of the National Automobile Dealers Association.
Hundreds of new cars and trucks from more than 35 manufacturers will be on display at this year’s auto show, which runs from Thursday, Jan. 26, to Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Oregon Convention Center. Some will be grouped by price and fuel-economy, allowing visitors to compare similar models side-by-side for the first time.

Read more at The Portland Tribune.

{biztweet}portland auto show{/biztweet}

 

More Articles

Short Shrift:The threat of just-in-time scheduling

May 2015
Monday, April 27, 2015
BY AMY MILSHTEIN

Companies can benefit when they use software to meet staffing requirements and address employees' family and life commitments.


Read more...

Nine lives

Linda Baker
Friday, May 22, 2015
0f4f7bfBY LINDA BAKER | EDITOR

Roy Kaufmann always lands on his feet.


Read more...

5 questions about the FLIR FX

The Latest
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
FLIR-FX-IndoorBY JACOB PALMER | DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

The Wilsonville-based company is targeting GoPro enthusiasts with its latest release. Is spy gear poised to go mainstream?


Read more...

European Vacation

Guest Blog
Thursday, April 23, 2015
norristhumbBY JASON NORRIS | GUEST BLOGGER

There are winners and losers with a strengthening U.S. dollar.


Read more...

Photo Diary: Forest Grove Farmers Market

The Latest
Thursday, May 14, 2015
IMG 8469BY JASON E. KAPLAN | STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER

There are more than 160 farmers markets in Oregon, contributing an estimated $50 million in sales, according to the Oregon Farmers Markets Association. We checked in on the Forest Grove market, which for several years has brought local produce and food vendors to Main Street in the center of town.


Read more...

The best crisis is the one you avoid

Contributed Blogs
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
crisisthumbBY GARY CONKLING | GUEST BLOGGER

Avoiding a crisis is a great way to burnish your reputation, increase brand loyalty and become a market leader.


Read more...

Photo Log: The 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon event

The Latest
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
greenthumbPHOTOS BY JASON E. KAPLAN

Oregon Business celebrated the 100 Best Green Workplaces with an awards luncheon at the Nines Hotel in downtown Portland.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS