No matter how different their tastes and beliefs are regarding mobility, most Californians are united by their love of automobiles, and their dealings with one another are correspondingly tolerant. This can also be seen at this year's Los Angeles Auto Show. Nowhere else do manufacturers make more volume and cash than on the US West Coast. So it's no wonder that the industry insists on organizing a car show again - Corona and chip crisis.
So put on your mask, test before entering, and head into the LA Convention Center, the location of the auto show. And who came? Not just the usual suspects. Sure, the American Big Three are all there: Ford, General Motors, and the US division of Stellantis should of course, not be missing.
And unlike at the IAA in Munich in September, the Asians will not be denied their appearance; after all, even Subaru sells more cars in America than Volkswagen and Audi combined, not to mention Toyota, Nissan, or Honda. And the Koreans are currently always at the forefront anyway.
Only the German manufacturers shine except for Porsche. However, numerous newcomers use the big stage for their debut: Fisker, Canoo, or Edison from the USA, for example, and above all Vinfast, with which a car manufacturer from Vietnam is entering the world market