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Auto show models getting $1,000/day to wrangle information from patrons

The 2015 Detroit Auto Show was one of the most exciting installments of the annual event in years with everything from supercar debuts to the future of electric mobility. If you go check out some of these new cars to admire their aluminum and carbon fiber, keep in mind the beautiful people surrounding the booths are listening. In fact, it's a big part of their job.

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Shanghai Motor Show may ban sexy female spokesmodels

This year's Shanghai Motor Show has not ruled out banning promotional models that normally accompany cars on show stands, after models' racy attire at the 2012 Beijing Motor Show was chastised for having "a negative social impact."

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Kia's second Super Bowl commercial lets booth professionals have their revenge

This is more like it, Kia. After last year's highly successful Adriana Lima-infused Super Bowl commercial for the Optima, we weren't that impressed with this year's Super Bowl ad for the new Sorento called John Neff

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Belgian official tells Brussels Motor Show to nix racy spokesmodels [w/poll]

Visitors to the upcoming Brussels Motor Show – which starts January 11, and is expected to draw some 350,000 visitors – will have to focus all of their attention on the vehicles this year, as event organizers have asked the automakers to keep the eye-candy "appropriately dressed" on the show's floor and exhibits.

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China chastizes Beijing Motor Show over scantily clad models

Our post on China's "Tiger mom" phenomenon was illustrated with that above picture; it's the Jeep Wrangler Dragon Design Concept at the 2012 Beijing Motor Show, accompanied by a booth professional. The model – her

Autoline After Hours welcomes auto show models in the studio tonight

If you have some time this evening, we highly recommend checking out Autoline After Hours. The crew will be hanging out with Margery Krevsky, the author of Sirens of Chrome. Krevsky painstakingly researched the 100-year history of the auto show model for the book and will be sharing some of her insights with hosts John McElroy and Peter Delorenzo for your enjoyment. If that's not enough to drag you to the computer at 7

Chicago 2010: Women of the Windy City

Spokesmodels of the Chicago Auto Show – Click above for high-res image gallery

LA 2009: Random beauty in the City of Angels

Just some of the beauty in LA - Click above for high-res image gallery

Chicago 2009: City of big shoulders... and big smiles

Click above to view our gallery of booth professionals from Chicago