Welcome to the 2018 North American International Auto Show!


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Charles Blackman honored with Milestone Award

MotorCities presented its 2017 Milestone Award to the Professor Emeritus, Charles Blackman who was a founding signer of the Articles of Incorporation in 1998 that established the MotorCities National Heritage Area Partnership in 1998. For over 19 years Charles has remained steadfastly involved with the Lansing Stewardship Community

Honoring the labor story in 2017

Throughout 2017, MotorCities in conjunction with the Michigan Labor History Society commemorated a series of milestones in the evolution of organized labor called, "Building the Engine: Auto and Labor, 1932-1937." Click below for more:

MotorCities Challenge Grants

MotorCities National Heritage Area's 2018 Challenge Grant Cycle is now open, and seeking projects that deal with preserving and/or interpreting southeast Michigan's rich automotive heritage.

Going Back in Time 50 Years to the Detroit Auto Show

In November of 1967, the 52nd Detroit Auto Show took place at Cobo Hall. See what was different a half-century ago!

Welcome to the North American International Auto Show!

Whether you're covering the automotive industry, working to create the next revolution in mobility, or just looking for your next new vehicle, the North American International Auto Show offers all the latest products and trends -- in the region that "Put the World on Wheels." When you've finished your visit to the Auto Show, there's so much automotive history to explore right here in Detroit!



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