The San Francisco Chronicle
58th Annual International Auto Show
will fill both the north and south halls of Moscone Center with exhibits.
Auto Show To Showcase Technology Advances In Production Cars with vehicles representing the work of 38 manufacturers for the year 2016 and beyond will all be on display.
Visitors to the San Francisco International Auto Show will have the opportunity to step into the future of personal transportation. This years show will feature new alternative fuel, electric and hybrid vehicles plus the latest driver-assist technology from the world's major manufacturers.
Show hours are: Saturday, Nov. 21: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 22 - Thursday, Nov 26: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday Nov. 27 - Saturday, Nov. 28: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 29: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
This is the best show in San Francisco and is northern California's premier, largest and most spectacular auto exhibition. At an entrance fee of only ten Bucks each, you cannot get a day of this kind of entertainment any where in California. If you bring a kid under 12, the kid slips in the door FREE!
And you get to look at cars!
After Toyota's hybrid Prius back in 2000 and the Plug-in in 2012 this year's Auto Show will be the Bay Area's first opportunity to see the next generation Prius. Also on the Hybrid stage are Chevrolet, Nissan, Audi, Honda, Hyundai, General Motors, Porsche, Toyota and Volvo.
After 20 years the long-awaited fuel cell-powered vehicle Mirai from Toyota is here. The vehicle use hydrogen and oxygen to create electricity.
Driver-Assist technology systems, designed to improve the safety of drivers, like blind spot monitoring, lane drift alerts, rear end cameras, cross-traffic monitor and automatic braking to prevent rear or front-end accidents and parking assists will be featured. (Ed. Note: November 13, 2015, Mountain View, California; A Google bubble-shaped prototype self-driving car was pulled over for "impeding traffic.)
With a reported 30.7 million trucks registered for business purposes in the United States, the Auto Show at Moscone Center, will feature trucks manufactured by some companies that have been in business in the United States since the early 1900s as well as products introduced into the U. S. from manufacturers from around the world.
Ford Motor Co. began building trucks in 1907. The company's Lewis Brandt developed the first open cargo pickup in 1933 at the request of a farmer's wife who wanted a vehicle that would take her to church on Sunday and pigs to market on Monday, (reported by the American Truck Historical Society).
Opening Night was a great success with food, drink and music. A good size crowed with plenty of time to walk around the cars and take in the night. At the far end of the hall in the Academy of Art University's magnificent collection of vintage cars.