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Bursting With That New Car Smell!

March 6, 2014

ONTARIO, Calif. – THE AUTO SHOW Inland Empire, formerly the Inland Empire International Auto Show, is fast-approaching its May 16-18 debut at the Ontario Convention Center. With 18 brands confirmed with inside space displays, along with 8 different manufacturer's cars available for test drives, the event will be filled with a dazzling array of vehicles all bursting with that new car smell.

To date, the show has secured Acura, BMW, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat,Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Jeep, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Nissan, Ram, Scion, Subaru, Toyota and Volkswagen. Ride and drives line-makes represented are Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, Ram, Ford, Toyota and Subaru. "The show is looking just incredible – it is so exciting," said Auto Show Producer Stacey Castle of Castle Communications, Inc."Stay tuned, as we are adding new displays and features daily."

This event is not just all about new cars as a special collection of rare and vintage automobiles from the privately owned Day Family Auto Museum will be on display at the Auto Show – the first time the museum has taken its vehicles on the tour. The Southern California Golf Association will also be teeing-up a hands-on golfing experience for show-goers, and for the young and the young at heart, a special children's play area will be filled with fun and interactive entertainment.

Tickets and information for THE AUTO SHOW Inland Empire are available online at Admission prices are: Adults-$12.00, Military/Seniors 65 and over-$9.00, Student with ID-$7.00, Kids 8-12-$5.00 and Kids 7 & under-FREE. Show hours are: Friday, May 16, 10am–9pm; Saturday, May 17, 10am–8pm; and Sunday, May 18, 10am–6 pm.

Michael Krouse, President/CEO of the Ontario Convention Center and Greater Ontario Convention and Visitors Bureau, said THE AUTO SHOW will become an important Southern California automotive event. "We are expecting to draw people from all over the greater Los Angeles are, being that we will be displaying some vehicles that had not been released in time for the Los Angeles Show."

About THE AUTO SHOW Inland Empire May 16-18 at the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, California.
Producer: Stacey Castle (916) 635-2728

About the Ontario Convention Center The Ontario Convention Center is contemporary in design and equipped with the latest in technology. The Convention Center boasts over 225,000 total square feet of exhibit, meeting and function space. An ideal venue for conventions, tradeshows, exhibits and meetings, the Convention Center provides a full range of technology services, including Wi-Fi, Internet, DS3 and video-conferencing capabilities. For more information about the Ontario Convention Center, operated by Philadelphia-based SMG, visit or call (909) 937-3000.