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On the program this week, host Phil Tower welcomes Dawn Baker, show manager for the Michigan International Auto Show. The 26th Annual Michigan International Auto Show is at Devos Place February 1-4, 2024 (Thursday & Friday, 11am-9:00pm | Saturday 10am-9:00pm | Sunday 10am-5pm) Auto Show week begins with the Charity Spectacular on Wednesday, January 31. Through a long-standing partnership, more than $2 million has been raised to support vital programs at the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. Once again, this year’s presenting Sponsor is Gentex Corporation. The Michigan International Auto Show provides the public with a great opportunity for an up-close look and feel of hundreds of vehicles from nearly 30 global manufacturers, including trucks, SUVs, electrics, and performance vehicles. Guests will also see the latest advancements in electrification and connectivity, as well as many other emerging technologies that will be showcased by product specialists and auto industry experts throughout the show. The Gilmore Car Museum: An Auto Show tradition returns from the collection of North America’s Largest Auto Museum, with eight vehicles NEVER seen before at the Auto Show. North American Vehicles of the Year (2024), including the Toyota Prius & Prius Prime, Ford Super Duty Truck, and Kia EV9. Exotic Vehicle Display:
More info on the 26th Annual Michigan International Auto Show is at GRAutoShow.com.

In part two of the program, Phil talks with Jeff Gilbert, President of The NACTOY Board, Auto Reporter, WWJ Newsradio 950, CBS Radio Network. The 2024 North American Car, Truck, and Utility Vehicle of the Year (NACTOY) Awards™ were handed out on January 4, 2024, at the M1 Concourse in Pontiac. On this episode, we spoke with Jeff about the nomination process and the jurors who vote on the vehicles, and we also noted that this is the 30th anniversary of the NACTOY awards. The NACTOY awards are judged by a jury of 50 professional automotive journalists from the United States and Canada who work for and contribute to independent magazines, newspapers, websites, television, and radio stations, the North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year (NACTOY) Awards honor excellence in innovation, design, safety, performance, technology, user experience, driver satisfaction and value.

More online: The 2024 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year (NACTOY) Awards™ https://northamericancaroftheyear.org/


TOPICS ADDRESSED: Michigan's economy, the automotive industry, electric vehicles, fuel standards, UAW, and labor, STEM jobs, Michigan's economy, the automotive industry, electric vehicles, fuel standards, UAW, and labor, stem jobs.
On the program this week, host Phil Tower welcomes Dawn Baker, show manager for the Michigan International Auto Show. The 26th Annual Michigan International Auto Show is at Devos Place February 1-4, 2024 (Thursday & Friday, 11am-9:00pm | Saturday 10am-9:00pm | Sunday 10am-5pm) Auto Show week begins with the Charity Spectacular on Wednesday, January 31. Through a long-standing partnership, more than $2 million has been raised to support vital programs at the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. Once again, this year’s presenting Sponsor is Gentex Corporation. The Michigan International Auto Show provides the public with a great opportunity for an up-close look and feel of hundreds of vehicles from nearly 30 global manufacturers, including trucks, SUVs, electrics, and performance vehicles. Guests will also see the latest advancements in electrification and connectivity, as well as many other emerging technologies that will be showcased by product specialists and auto industry experts throughout the show. The Gilmore Car Museum: An Auto Show tradition returns from the collection of North America’s Largest Auto Museum, with eight vehicles NEVER seen before at the Auto Show. North American Vehicles of the Year (2024), including the Toyota Prius & Prius Prime, Ford Super Duty Truck, and Kia EV9. Exotic Vehicle Display: More info on the 26th Annual Michigan International Auto Show is at GRAutoShow.com. In part two of the program, Phil talks with Jeff Gilbert, President of The NACTOY Board, Auto Reporter, WWJ Newsradio 950, CBS Radio Network. The 2024 North American Car, Truck, and Utility Vehicle of the Year (NACTOY) Awards™ were handed out on January 4, 2024, at the M1 Concourse in Pontiac. On this episode, we spoke with Jeff about the nomination process and the jurors who vote on the vehicles, and we also noted that this is the 30th anniversary of the NACTOY awards. The NACTOY awards are judged by a jury of 50 professional automotive journalists from the United States and Canada who work for and contribute to independent magazines, newspapers, websites, television, and radio stations, the North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year (NACTOY) Awards honor excellence in innovation, design, safety, performance, technology, user experience, driver satisfaction and value. More online: The 2024 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year (NACTOY) Awards™ https://northamericancaroftheyear.org/ TOPICS ADDRESSED: Michigan's economy, the automotive industry, electric vehicles, fuel standards, UAW, and labor, STEM jobs, Michigan's economy, the automotive industry, electric vehicles, fuel standards, UAW, and labor, stem jobs. read more read less

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