Home Must Reads Auto Show opens to high expectations

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

Fuel's gold

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
BY SOPHIA BENNETT

The coastal town of Coos Bay appears poised to land every economic development director’s dream: a single employer that will bring hundreds of family-wage jobs and millions in tax revenue. 


Read more...

The solution to youth unemployment

News
Thursday, February 27, 2014
02.27.14 Thumbnail TeenworkBY ERIC FRUITS

Because they have little chance of working for someone else, today’s teens need to be entrepreneurs. But, first, we must teach our teens that entrepreneurship starts small.


Read more...

The 2014 List: The Top 33 Large Companies to Work, For in Oregon

March 2014
Thursday, February 27, 2014

100best14logoWebOur 100 Best Companies project turned 21 this year, so pop open the Champagne. Our latest survey gives us plenty to cheer.

 


Read more...

Powerlist: Meeting perspectives

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

BY BRANDON SAWYER

A conversation about the event-planning industry with sales directors from McMenamins and the Portland Art Museum. 


Read more...

On fire

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY

A self-proclaimed “chile head,” John Ford “grows, eats and does everything spicy.” 


Read more...

Making faces

News
Thursday, February 20, 2014
02.20.14 Thumbnail ModelsBY VIVIAN MCINERNY | OB BLOGGER

As retailers consolidate and newspapers fold, the business of modeling shifts to ad agencies, apparel companies and new media.


Read more...

Workplace benefits

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Health care and vacations rule. That’s the consensus from our reader poll on workplace benefits that help retain and recruit employees.


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