• Mar 28th 2006 at 7:59PM
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Attention car-obsessed Californians, Motor Trend Auto Shows announced that it is launching the Central California International Auto Show in Fresno, Calif. The 100,000 square foot show will feature 31 manufacturers, vehicles ranging from concept cars to aftermarket tuners, and a ride and drive. This makes 19 car shows for Motor Trend around the country; other show sites include San Jose, San Diego, Anaheim, Phoenix, Milwaukee, Charleston and Orlando, among others. The Fresno show will be brought to you by the Fresno/Clovis New Car Dealers Association and will take place March 31 - April 2. If you're in the Central Valley, do let us know how it goes.

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      • 9 Years Ago
      With this many auto shows going on, at what point does an auto show become less of a showcase for products than a cash cow for the promoters who put on the shows? Clearly, there is some aspect of the finances of putting on a show that is causing the rapid growth in the number of car shows.

      Let's start up our own auto show, charge the manufacturers for booth space, rent some convention center and profit.
      • 9 Years Ago
      I live about half an hour from Fresno, and I do think it's a great event to happen. However, the closest auto show near me will be my high-school's; in which all students can display their automobiles. Even my Volvo qualifies. Hahaha...
      • 9 Years Ago
      I wonder how much green-house gas, oxides, sulfides and nitrides will be released by all the people attending this new show?
      • 9 Years Ago
      I'm sure Cali needs more cars and SUV/Trucks on their congested roads already. Isn't Caltrans backed up years on road repairs?

      Stoneman from

      Stoneman Auto Review

      • 9 Years Ago
      Does anyone know if the young woman named April is still traveling with the autoshow?
      • 9 Years Ago
      A lot less "green-house gas, oxides, sulfides and nitrides" than if everyone drove the three hours to SF or LA and three hours back.
      • 9 Years Ago
      As Car hungry as the Golden State is, I'm surprised there's not a car show in every town, village, and hamlet.