How to follow next week's Geneva Motor Show
Sunday 27 February 2011
The Geneva Motor Show, one of the biggest events on the motoring calendar, gets underway February 28 in Geneva, Switzerland.
The show begins with three days of press previews and special events, during which the majority of the new vehicles and major announcements from automakers around the world will be revealed to the media.
The public show days begin on March 3 and run through March 13 at Geneva's Palexpo convention center - tickets cost from CHF 16 (€12.50) for adults and can be purchased online from the event's website.
For visitors attending by rail, deals are in place for discounted travel provided by the Swiss rail authorities; go to http://railaway.rail.ch/english/fairs/march/motor-show/ for further information.
For those who can't attend the show, organizers have created an iPhone and iPad app to bring the latest news, photos and videos direct to your mobile device - get it here. Non-Apple users can connect to mobile.salon-auto.ch for the mobile site.
Select events will also be broadcast on a dedicated streaming channel set up for the event, which is accessible at http://www.salon-auto.tv.
Fans looking to have the stories brought directly to them can check out the many automotive publications and bloggers expected to be at the event.
Bloggers worth following at the show include Inside Line from Edmunds.com, the hugely popular Autoblog, industry newspaper Automotive News and auto magazine MotorTrend.
Follow the show on Twitter: http://twitter.com/SIAG_EN
Follow the show on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Geneva-International-Motor-Show/168338386538854
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