The San Francisco Chronicle 60th Annual International Auto Show, November 18-26 2017
The San Francisco Chronicle 60th Annual International Auto Show Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco, CA
The 2018 Models are Here. The San Francisco Chronicle 60th Annual International Auto Show Photos and Stories.
The San Francisco Chronicle 60th Annual International Auto Show in the expanded and improved Moscone Convention Center is being readied for the opening this Saturday, Nov. 18 and runs through the Thanksgiving weekend concluding on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017.
The show is presented by Golden1 Credit Union and supported by the California New Car Dealers Association. It will feature the 2018 model cars, trucks, SUV's and crossover vehicles representing the work of 37 global manufacturers. The San Francisco Auto Show is the Bay Area’s largest and most prestigious auto exposition and is the only auto show held regionally that lures the dazzling high-tech manufacturer displays.
Francisco Auto Show opens Nov. 18 at Moscone Convention Center.
California is an important market for General Motors.
California has the most EVs on the road of any state and that is due in large part to the success of the Bolt, said said Chevrolet spokesman Shad Balch.
Bolt's major competitors include the BMW i3, Toyota's Prius and Nissan's Leaf. The 2018 Nissan Leaf has a redesigned exterior and a significantly longer range, from 80 to 150 miles, than the 2017 model, with a base price of $29,990. Nissan has made significant investments in the development of market-leading electric vehicles and public charging infrastructure to support EV driver,said Josh Clifton, senior manager, product and technology communications.
Norway announced in July its intention to phase out sales of all new diesel or gas-powered cars by 2025. France and the United Kingdom have announced bans on sales of new gas or diesel vehicles, starting in 2040.
Volvo, which is owned by Geely Holding Group, a Chinese multinational auto manufacturer, announced in July its hybrids, starting in 2020.intention to produce nothing but EVs and hybrids, starting in 2020.
Major manufacturers 2018 models will be displayed in the South Hall, sharing space with classic cars from the San Francisco Academy of Arts University collection and an exhibit by Pacific Gas and Electric. Ferrari and Aston Martin clubs will also be located in the South Hall. Also modified vehicles and the Academy of Art exhibit of beautiful classic cars.
Test Drives, one of the most popular features of the auto show, will be located on Howard St., at the front of both halls.
Bring the KIDS: For children of all ages there are a variety of interactive exhibits including simulators and an auto accessory booth area with toy cars, memorabilia and much more.
The Annual International Auto Show started out in 1958 as the Import Car Show and moved to Moscone Convention Center in 1982 and is now the premier auto show in northern California. See you there!