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AutoMobili-D Schedule Announced as Part of Preview Week for the 2017 North American International Auto Show

Dykema Sponsoring VIP Opening Night Reception on Sunday, Jan. 8

December 22, 2016

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) announced today the schedule of industry executives, government officials and thought leaders that will take the stage as part of AutoMobili-D, Jan. 8-12.

“With over 40 hours of mobility-themed content being delivered from over 110 speakers representing 100 different companies, AutoMobili-D will truly showcase the future of our industry” said Sam Slaughter, 2017 NAIAS Chairman.

AutoMobili-D will showcase over 120 exhibitors, including automakers, suppliers and startups, all focused on future mobility innovations and platforms. AutoMobili-D will encompass 120,000 sq. ft. of dynamic display communities in the Cobo Center Atrium overlooking the international waterway and the adjoining Planet M Hall. Unlike anywhere else in the world, attending executives, industry professionals and journalists will have the opportunity to experience firsthand these exciting technologies and innovations under one roof.

Unique communities of participating companies will cover the following five key mobility areas:

  1. Autonomous Driving
  2. Connected Car Technologies
  3. E-Mobility
  4. Mobility Services
  5. Urban Mobility

A PDF of the full schedule is available for download via the NAIAS website. In addition, NAIAS will livestream all of the AutoMobili-D events listed via

Dykema, MLive Media Group, Planet M and ZF will be sponsoring the AutoMobili-D VIP Opening Night Reception on Sunday, Jan. 8 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the MAHLE Cafe.

About the North American International Auto Show
Now in its 29th year as an international event, the NAIAS is among the most prestigious auto shows in the world, providing unparalleled access to the automotive products, technologies, people and ideas that matter most – up close and in one place. Administered by executive director Rod Alberts, the NAIAS is one of the largest media events in North America, and the only auto show in the United States to earn an annual distinguished sanction of the Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d’Automobiles, the Paris-based alliance of automotive trade associations and manufacturers from around the world. For more information, visit

2017 NAIAS Dates:
The Gallery – Saturday, January 7, 2017
AutoMobili-D – Sunday-Thursday, January 8-12, 2017
Press Preview – Monday-Tuesday, January 9-10, 2017
Industry Preview – Wednesday-Thursday, January 11-12, 2017
Charity Preview – Friday, January 13, 2017
Public Show – Saturday-Sunday, January 14-22, 2017