By Sean Gagnier, Crain News Service
DETROIT (Jan. 9, 2014) — Vice President Joe Biden and three members of President Barack Obama's Cabinet are set to attend the Detroit auto show next week.
Mr. Biden is expected to attend the show on Wednesday, Jan. 15. He also attended the show in 2007 as a U.S. senator from Delaware.
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker also are scheduled to attendm the Detroit News reported. Also expected to visit the show is David Strickland, outgoing administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
The newspaper reported Mr. Foxx will open the show press preview on Monday, Jan. 13 and that Ms. Pritzker will tour the show and speak to the Detroit Economic Club on Wednesday.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder annually tours the show and is expected to do so again.
This report appeared on the website of Automotive News, a Detroit-based sister publication of Tire Business.
When is the last time you attended one of the national tire industry trade shows, such as SEMA, ITEC or the North American Tire & Retread Expo?
|I try and take in at least one show a year.||
|I usually attend one every few years.||
|There are so many tire maker and distributor meetings each year, I don’t see a need to attend one of the national shows.||
|I don’t find value in these shows and haven’t been to one in years.||
|I’d like to but I am too busy||