Jim Pierce says he and his family regularly attend the annual shows produced by the Metro Portland New Car Dealers Association, which hosted the party. And this year, he won the raffle for a 2017 Audi A4 at the Sneak Peek Charity Preview party that kicked off the 2017 Portland International Auto Show on Jan. 25. Jim and his wife Maeva of Camas, Washington were first-year attendees at the party and honored guests of EC Company. They were presented with their car last weekend at Audi Beaverton, which was a sponsor of the party this year and the dealer who provided the car for the raffle. Jim says his family are avid attendees of the annual auto show and big car enthusiasts. Their passion for cars includes son Cayden's custom built crew crab truck that features a gull wing door to make for easy access to attend the auto show in [...]
Congratulations to Eric Vrublevskiy for winning the Great Outdoors Gear Giveaway! Inside the Great Outdoors feature at the 2017 Portland International Auto Show attendees had to guess closest to the retail value price for the Whispbar WB700 Cargo Box and the gear inside the cargo box. This year Eric from Portland took home the prize with a guess that was only $10.83 away from the actual retail cost. Thank you to ReRack owner Bo Grayzel (pictured on the left) for donating the Whisbar Cargo Box and to Bryan Knudsen (not pictured) co-owner of Next Adventure for donating the gear for the box.
Each year at the Portland International Auto Show, the Metro Portland New Car Dealers Association and Pamplin Media Group partner to give away a new vehicle to one lucky attendee. This year's prize was a 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack SEL. The winner was chosen on the final day of the show, which ran from Jan. 26 to 29 at the Oregon Convention Center. "The funnest part of our show is giving the car away," said Greg Remensperger, Executive Vice President of the Metro Portland New Car Dealers Association. Show-goers entered the drawing throughout the weekend, and at the end of each day, a finalist was selected at random. Then, at the end of the show, all four finalists were gathered together back at the show. Each finalist selected a Volkswagen key and tried to unlock the car. Henry Cha, who lives near the border of Portland and Gresham with his wife Paylee, [...]
The 2017 Portland Auto Show once again featured the Schnitzer Steel sponsored "Guess This Mess" challenge. This years vehicle has been revealed. Did you guess right? Year: 2002 Make: Chevrolet Model: Tracker Mileage: 234,629 miles Thank you again to those who participated in this years "Guess This Mess"!
The automobile is a technical marvel in all aspects, from propulsion to interior amenities to driver and passenger connectivity. But it can be daunting when evaluating a new vehicle for purchase. That is why the Portland International Auto Show (PIAS) has created specialized displays that will inform and educate on new tech in an interactive setting that will leave consumers confident as they explore the latest cars and trucks on the show floor. Those advanced technologies will be on display at the PIAS, Thurs., Jan. 26 – Sun., Jan. 29 at the Oregon Convention Center. Tech Center Leading the way is the Tech Center. Inaugurated last year, the Tech Center provides an overview of many new technologies offered by manufacturers. Consumers can learn the latest about connected cars, electric vehicles (EV) and various road usage apps, with downloads and live demos. IMS will also showcase its connectivity and road usage [...]