2014 auto show revs up from March 25 to 30

The most important event for the auto industry in British Columbia, and the largest automotive event in Western Canada, returns to Vancouver Convention Centre from March 25 to 30.

Leading global manufacturers will be onsite for the 2014 edition of the Vancouver International Auto Show, showcasing the hottest new models and trends, with the latest design and technology innovations.

Presented by the New Car Dealers Association of B.C., the 94th Vancouver International Auto Show is the premier showcase for car enthusiasts, providing the best opportunity of the year for a hands-on experience with some of the world’s most popular brands.

Special features of this year’s event include the Exotics, a selection of truly exhilarating automobiles; Classic Alley, a tribute to our shared automotive history and the summer’s collector car shows; the Green Ride and Drive, offering guests the opportunity to test-drive the latest ecofriendly vehicles from top manufacturers, and the Red Line Stage, presenting special guest speakers and events.

It all happens at Vancouver Convention Centre West. Show hours are noon to 10 p.m. from Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

General admission is $15, with reduced rates for seniors and students ($10) and kids aged seven to 12 ($4 each, when accompanied by an adult). Children six and under are free (when accompanied by an adult). A family pass (two adults and two children 12 and under) is priced at $30, while a multi-day pass (good for any two days at the show) is $25.

For more event information, visit www.VancouverInternationalAutoShow.com.

The Vancouver International Auto Show is owned and operated by the New Car Dealers Association of BC (www.newcardealers.ca). The association is considered “British Columbia’s newmodel showcase for the Canadian automotive industry,” and represents more than 30 distinct brands from the world’s leading manufacturers.

As well, the association speaks on behalf of British Columbia’s newcar industry to the public, media and government, and deals with the legal, environmental, and consumer issues relating primarily to new vehicle sales in the province.