Houston Auto Show

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The Houston Auto Show is an annual auto show that takes place in January at NRG Park. The show attracts most of the biggest automobile manufacturers.


The first Houston Auto Show took place in the Sam Houston Coliseum in the 1950s. The venue was moved in 1984 to the Astrohall, and has been held each year since then.[1]

In 2002, the show moved from what was then known as Reliant Hall to its current venue, the Reliant Center after the former facility was demolished. The show regularly attracts over 450,000 visitors.

As of 2018, the Houston Auto Show is Held at the NRG Center, with over 40 manufacturers, on a footprint of over 800,000 sq ft.

Production car introductions[edit]

World debuts for the Houston Auto Show include The 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee in 2012, and the 2007 Ford Expedition in 2006.[2][3]


  1. ^ Antosh, Nelson (1993-01-27). "Harris County vehicle sales rose 1% in '92". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved 2012-01-27. 
  2. ^ Jewett, Dale (2012-01-25). "Jeep rolls out blacked-out Grand Cherokee 'concept'". AutoWeek. Retrieved 2012-01-27. 
  3. ^ Spinelli, Mike (2006-01-30). "Ford Launches 2007 Expedition at Houston Auto Show". Jalopnik. Retrieved 2012-01-27. 

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