2018 Media Releases

Jan. 29, 2018 – Ten Men and Women Battle to Win New Car in Hyundai Hands-On Contest at Washington Auto Show

Ten contestants will compete starting Tuesday to win a brand-new SUV by keeping in contact with the vehicle constantly day after day until the end of the Washington Auto Show, Sunday, February 4, 2018. This contest has been a regular feature of the show and is now in its 19th year. (Read More)

Jan. 16, 2018 – Green Car Journal Announces Finalists for 2018 Connected, SUV, and Luxury Green Car of the Year Awards

Finalists for Green Car Journal’s coveted 2018 Connected Green Car of the Year™, Green SUV of the Year™, and Luxury Green Car of the Year™ awards were announced at a Washington Auto Show® press conference held at AutoMobility LA™ in Los Angeles. Award winners will be revealed in Washington DC on January 25 at The Washington Auto Show®. (Read More)

Dec. 13, 2017 – 2018 Washington, DC Auto Show to Feature 3rd Annual “Art-of-Motion” Visual and Fashion Exhibition

The Washington, DC Auto Show has announced the 3rd annual “ART-of-Motion” exhibit, an avant-garde design experience that befits the culture and imagination of the metro area, as it hosts a tier-one show on the global auto show circuit. (Read More)

Dec. 5, 2017 – Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to Open Press Day at Washington Auto Show

The Washington Auto Show announced today that Michigan Governor Rick Snyder will open the show’s Press Day at the International Motor Press (IMPA)/Washington Auto Press Association (WAPA) breakfast on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. In addition to IMPA and WAPA’s support of the opening event on Press Day, the Press Day Breakfast is sponsored by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. (Read More)

Nov. 15, 2017 — Crain Communications Chairman Keith Crain Honored with Washington Auto Show Lifetime Achievement Award

Keith Crain, Chairman of Crain Communications and Editor-in-Chief of Automotive News will be honored with the Washington Auto Show’s Lifetime Achievement Award on Thursday, January 25, 2018. The announcement of the award winner was made today by Washington Auto Show and Washington Area New Automobile Dealers Association President and CEO John O’Donnell. (Read More)

Aug. 24, 2017 — The Washington Auto Show Strengthens Communications Efforts

The Washington Auto Show announced today it is taking a number of steps to improve and expand its communications efforts on a national and local basis. The show is the largest consumer event of any kind in the District of Columbia and is known as the industry’s public policy show. (Read More)

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