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1. Jeff Fortson and Alicia Boler-Davis

Jeff Fortson and Alicia Boler-Davis

Jeff Fortson of is with GM’s Alicia Boler-Davis, one of the highest ranking black women in the auto industry. We are standing in front of the Cadillac ELR, a gasoline-electric vehicle. Boler-Davis is a part of GM’s senior management team.

2. Chevy Impala SS

Chevy Impala SS

Chevy’s new Impala SS is powered by an 8-cylinder engine.

3. Jaguar


Jaguar’s first ever crossover concept gives us a peek into what’s to come from the automaker.

4. Mercedes-Benz


Mercedes-Benz new GLA compact luxury crossover will be hitting dealerships soon.

5. Nissan


Nissan’s Frontier could be available with a Cummins diesel to power this midsized truck.

6. Chrysler


The Chrysler Group Fiat-based 2015 200 will be available with a 9-speed transmission.

7. 2015 Corvette ZO6

2015 Corvette ZO6

The 2015 Corvette ZO6 can squeak out 625 horses from underneath hood.

8. 2015 GMC Canyon

2015 GMC Canyon

The 2015 GMC Canyon is being introduced by ‘Madame CEO’ Mary Barra, the first female CEO of an automaker.

9. Acura TLX Concept

Acura TLX Concept

The Acura TLX Concept goes sporty again with an all-new midsize which will hit the streets later this year.

10. BMW M4 Coupe

BMW M4 Coupe

The BMW M4 Coupe, the high-performance version of the 4 Series.

11. Cadillac ATS Coupe

Cadillac ATS Coupe

The Cadillac ATS Coupe is geared to take on those buyers who usually like the feel and drive of German makes like the BMW 3 Series.

12. Ford F 150

Ford F 150

The Ford F 150 offers the first all-aluminum body.

13. Hyundai Genesis

Hyundai Genesis

The Hyundai Genesis will be available in all-wheel drive configuration.

14. Lexus RC-F

Lexus RC-F

The Lexus RC-F will be powered by a 450-horsepower 8-cylinder engine.

15. Mercedes


The Mercedes C-Class mimics the brand’s flagship, the S-Class.

16. Porsche 911

Porsche 911

The Porsche 911 Targa returns with a power top.

17. Ralph Gilles and Jeff Fortson

Ralph Gilles and Jeff Fortson

Ralph Gilles, the Senior Vice President of Design for the Chrysler Group and the CEO of the SRT Brand, and Jeff Fortson of are hanging out in front of one of the vicious Vipers. Gilles oversees every vehicle that is designed by Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and the street racing brand.

18. Kia GT4 Stinger Concept

Kia GT4 Stinger Concept

Kia GT4 Stinger Concept is a rear-wheel drive pushing out 300 horsepower.

19. Toyota FT-1 Concept

Toyota FT-1 Concept

Toyota’s FT-1 Concept gives us a peek into what’s on the horizon from the automaker.