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Feel Like an Insider at the Portland International Auto Show Sneak Peek for Charity Preview Party

Portland, Ore., Jan. 21, 2021 – As the official kickoff of the 2022 Portland International Auto Show (PIAS), the Sneak Peek Charity Preview Party gives attendees the opportunity to be an automotive insider by being the first to glimpse the newest vehicles offered by the global auto industry. It’s also an evening of giving back to the community. Celebrating its seventh year, the Sneak Peek benefits eight local charities and has raised nearly $4 million since its inception. Sponsored this year by Audi Beaverton, Ally Financial, and EC Electric, auto show Sneak Peek will be held among more than 600 new vehicles Wed., Feb. 23, 6:30 – 9:30 pm at the Oregon Convention Center. With $100 of the $125 ticket price going directly to the charities, Sneak Peek contributes significantly to the annual budgets of its beneficiaries, allowing them to continue providing valuable services. This year, those charities include Boys [...]

Luxury Lanes Presents the Ultimate in Automobile Excellence

New 95,000 square foot display will feature luxury and exotic brands Portland, Feb. 17, 2020 – It’s the stuff that dreams are made of for auto enthusiasts. The Portland International Auto Show (PIAS) has combined its luxury and exotic vehicle exhibits to create a 95,000 square feet showcase of pure automotive excellence and adrenaline called Luxury Lanes. All this gorgeous sheet metal will be available for viewing Feb. 20 – 23, located upstairs in the Portland and Oregon Ballrooms at the Oregon Convention Center. Luxury Lanes is one of the many exhibits at the PIAS, which includes over 600 vehicles from the global automakers that consumers can compare, evaluate, and even drive. “People come to an auto show to shop for a new vehicle, and for many other reasons,” said Greg Remensperger, executive director of the Metro Portland New Car Dealers Association, the show organizer. “Our surveys consistently show [...]

Technology takes a leading role at 2020 Portland International Auto Show

Auto Show keeps visitors abreast of the latest in auto technology with feature areas Portland, Ore., Feb. 10, 2020  – As technology becomes more integrated into day-to-day living, it’s natural that the technology content in new cars keeps pace. With Oregon being a hub for automotive tech advancements, it is also a given that the Portland International Auto Show (PIAS) will be highlighting technology advances. Attendees can see the latest in three feature areas during the show, which runs at its new time on Thurs., Feb. 20 – Sun., Feb. 23, at the Oregon Convention Center. One of the goals of the PIAS is to educate consumers so that they can make more knowledgeable purchasing decisions. This has never been more important than now with the speed that technological advances are being adapted for automotive use. Three areas within the show have been devoted to providing the latest info [...]

Drive one. Then drive another.

Over 50 vehicles available to drive, Electrics, too Portland, Ore., Feb. 10, 2020 – There are few finer auto show experiences than sliding behind the wheel of a new vehicle and taking it for a spin. Ticket holders can do that multiple times at the upcoming Portland International Auto Show (PIAS), running Thursday, Feb. 20 – Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. Some 50 vehicles from various brands will be available for the duration of the show providing interactive opportunities, and lots of smiles. “We put great effort into engaging consumers at the show through a number of fun, educational and interactive features on the show floor,” says Greg Remensperger, executive vice president of the Metro Portland New Car Dealers Association, the show organizer. “Test drives are an extension of the show and provide tremendous opportunities for ticket holders to comparison shop by actually driving new vehicles, while learning about their features [...]

Prepare to be Entertained and Amazed at the Portland International Auto Show

The cars are the stars, but wait, there’s more! Portland, Ore., Feb. 10, 2020 – It’s the largest automotive showroom in Portland, with over 600 of the finest vehicles from around the globe to view and evaluate, but what makes the Portland International Auto Show (PIAS) a must-attend event goes beyond the cars. The PIAS has grown to become one of the largest automotive lifestyle events in the Pacific Northwest, where educational and entertainment features abound, to the benefit and delight of show attendees. Organizers say this year’s show, which runs at its new time, Thurs., Feb. 20 – Sun., Feb. 23 at the Oregon Convention Center, is no exception. “The automotive buying process has evolved to be about the experience as well as the sheet metal,” said Greg Remensperger, executive vice president of the Metro Portland New Car Dealers Association, the organizers of the PIAS. “Manufacturer exhibits are [...]