Workers prepare an Accura LX Hybrid for this year's Syracuse AutoExpo at the Oncenter. The event opens to the public on Thursday and continues through Sunday.
The Charity Preview starts at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the Oncenter and War Memorial. All of the money raised will go directly to 14 local charities including the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York, Meals on Wheels of Syracuse, Maureen’s Hope Foundation and more. Tickets are $125 and can be purchased at the door with cash or check only. To purchase tickets before the show, call 474-1041 before 3:30 p.m.
The Syracuse Automobile Dealers Association expects to raise at least $225, 000.
Steve Solberg, one of the stagehands at the Oncenter, works on a Lexus GS 350 for this year's Syracuse AutoExpo.
The Syracuse AutoExpo, the annual car show, revs up Thursday at the Oncenter and War Memorial. The show, which runs through Sunday, will host between 250 and 300 vehicles. There, attendees can check out the latest and greatest automobiles and technology.
- Syracuse AutoExpo 2013
- What: Syracuse Automobile Dealers Association's annual car show
- When: 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 12 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 12 to 5 p.m. Sunday
- Where: Oncenter and War Memorial, Syracuse
At a recent computer expo (COMDEX), Bill Gates reportedly compared the
computer industry with the auto industry and stated, "If GM had kept up with
technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25.00
cars that got 1,000 miles to the gallon."
In response to Bill's comments, General Motors issued a press release
stating: If GM had developed technology like Microsoft, we would all be
driving cars with the following characteristics (and I just love this part):
1. For no reason whatsoever, your car would crash twice a day.
2. Every time they repainted the lines in the road, you would have to buy a