The Detroit Experience Factory Guide to the 2018 North American International Auto Show

NAIAS 2018


It's that time of the year again, the North American International Auto Show(NAIAS) is back for 2018! Cobo Center is once again filled with the best the automotive world has to offer. Whether you visit the show annually, or will be attending for the first time this year, we've put together a handy guide to help make the best out of your auto show experience in the Motor City!

The Cars

The 2018 edition of the auto show has been full of notable new car introductions. We've listed some of them below. Check out our gallery as well for a taste of what you can expect during your visit to the show!

  • 2019 Mercedes G-Class
  • 2019 Dodge Ram
  • 2019 Chevrolet Silverado
  • 2019 Ford Ranger
  • 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt GT
  • 2018 Jeep Wrangler

Getting Around


While we are the Motor City, there are plenty of other ways to get around Downtown Detroit during your visit to the show.

The following services are all easily accessible from the immediate area near Cobo:


Looking to do some shopping, or pick-up some local souvenirs while here for the show? Good news, there are plenty of options located nearby!



From cell phone chargers to cough medicine, we often find ourselves needing some of these essentials and when we do, we need them quick. Below is a list of some nearby stores to help you out no matter what situation you're in.



We've put together a handy document containing the names and addresses of some great nearby downtown restaurants, bars & cafe's, as well as a selection outside of the greater downtown area.

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View our full Downtown Bars, Restaurants & Cafe checklists here.

View our full Neighborhoods Bars, Restaurants & Cafe checklists here.