CNET Car Tech goes to major car shows around the world every year, along with other car technology-related events. Here, you'll find the latest event we've covered, along with an index of past shows and events. Our coverage includes slide shows of concept cars, previews of upcoming models, and videos of the more interesting cars we find.
Car Tech events spotlight
The last of the major auto shows for the 2007-2008 season takes place
in New York. Automakers such as Hyundai, Scion, and Pontiac waited for this
show to unveil new models and concepts, avoiding the rush of new models
from previous shows. We covered the show with blogs, photos, and videos,
uncovering the latest car technology.
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Geneva hosts Europe's annual automotive jamboree, which is seen by many as the
catwalk of the car world. This year's show was packed with
new models from major manufacturers as well as from eco start-ups and
boutique coachmakers. Check out all our videos, photos, and blog coverage
from the show floor.
The largest car show in the United States, the North American
International Auto Show, took place from January 19 through January 27. We
got a sneak peek at all the new car launches and exhibits before the show,
so take a look at our blogs, photos, and videos from the show floor.
The Los Angeles Auto Show's star grows brighter year by year, marking it as
one of the more important auto shows worldwide. And it's no wonder,
considering how much time Angelenos spend in their cars. For 2007, the show
presented 14 world debuts and more than 30 North American debuts.
Environmentalism is a major theme at the Los Angeles Auto Show. A panel of
jurors, including Jay Leno, decided the Green Car of the Year.
For those who love looking at concept cars, the 2007 Tokyo auto show
turned out to be a bonanza. We saw multiple concept cars from each of the
major Asian automakers, ranging from the very cool Mazda Taiki to the
ridiculous Honda Puyo. And, of course, the hottest car of the show was the
The 2007-2008 car show season kicked off with the biannual Frankfurt auto show, a major venue for German automakers, and just about everyone else selling cars in the European market. Mercedes-Benz dominated the show with 19 new models and concepts, most based around different hybrid powertrains. Check out our slide shows, postings, and videos in our show blog.
This year's New York auto show featured a fleet of factory-tuned favorites from the likes of Ford, Nissan, and Honda. There was also a healthy dose of concept cars and brand new model launches. Check out the videos, picture galleries and blogs right from the show floor in Manhattan.
Every March, we look forward to visiting the Geneva Auto Show, where
automakers from all over the world launch new models and show off concepts.
For the 2007 Geneva Auto Show, we post pictures of cars such as the Audi
A5, the Dodge Demon concept, and the Toyota Hybrid X concept.
Check out our slide shows on the hottest new models and the most creative concepts cars from this year's Detroit Auto show, including shots of Lexus's new IS-F, and a soft-top luxobarge from Mercedes. Plus stacks of videos and blogs direct from the exhibition floor.
The Los Angeles Auto Show moves to December, and we're there to cover the latest cars in this up-and-coming important show. See our pictures of hydrogen
cars, concepts, and new models.
Our coverage of the 2006 Paris Auto Show includes blogs, features, and
video direct from the show floor. Check out our slide shows of new model
launches, the cars that have been given a tech upgrade for 2007, and much more.
Although New York isn't the automotive manufacturing center in the United States, it is a world-class city, and it hosts a world-class auto show. Every major automaker has an exhibit, and there are special display areas for exotics and tuner cars. Our coverage includes videos, slide shows, and blog entries on the high-tech high points.
As one of the major European car shows this year, Geneva is host to model launches from Saab to Toyota to Ferrari. Our coverage of this show includes videos and slide shows of concept cars, new models, and exotics, as well as blog entries on all the interesting new technology carmakers have on display.
Our coverage of the 2006 Detroit Auto Show looks at the latest model launches from one of the most important U.S. automotive exhibitions. We have concepts, such as the Dodge Challenger and the Mazda Kabura, as well as new models, from the Ford Edge to the Mercury Mariner Hybrid.
The Tokyo Motor Show is famous for revealing the most advanced car technology, and the 2005 exhibition was no different. With the theme Driving Tomorrow, everything from advanced power trains to new safety systems was featured. Showing off their research and products, 239 companies came to the Makuhari Messe convention center, with 40,000 square yards of floor space.
Watch video, read descriptions, and look at photos from this race of robotic cars across the desert.
We cover the biggest show in Europe, getting pictures of the BMW Z4 Coupe concept and the Audi Q7 hybrid.
Our slide show from the New York Auto Show covers concept cars, including the Saturn Sky and the Ford Synus.
We take a look at hybrids on display at the Chicago Auto Show.
Our coverage shows the dramatic increase in digital technology in the cabins of cars at the Detroit Auto Show.