LOS ANGELES, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights from the Jan. 2-11, 2004
LA Auto Show will be airing on the Armed Forces Network in 188 countries and
on 278 Navy ships around the world. The 30-minute special, a collaboration
between Armed Forces Radio TV Service (AFRTS) and TV producer Bill Maloney,
will be broadcast worldwide on Jan. 10.
"The LA Auto Show program comes at a good time of the year," says Chief
Tim Mattox of AFRTS, who stationed at March Air Force Base in Riverside,
Calif. "Our troops love cars, the auto racing season is over and a car show
is the perfect remedy."
The project was developed by Chief Mattox and Maloney, producer of the
Ohana Road TV show in Honolulu. Chief Mattox and several servicemen will help
with taping the show, and on Jan. 10, via seven AFRTS satellites, U.S. troops
will have an up-close look inside the LA Auto Show, where more than
1,000 vehicles (including nearly two dozen making World and North American
debuts) will be showcased.
The commercial-free show on the American Forces Network is sponsored by
the Cutter Family Auto Center, which also sponsors Ohana Road.
The LA Auto Show annually attracts more than one million visitors to the
LA Convention Center, where they see the newest trucks, SUVs, high-performance
exotics, concepts and every-day vehicles. The show features everything from
the $643,000 Ferrari Enzo and $440,000 Porsche Carrera GT to the sub-$10,000
For more information, visit LAautoshow.com or call (213) 741-1151, ext. 1.
SOURCE LA Auto Show