TheÂ Los Angeles Auto ShowÂ (LA Auto Show) today announced that it has nearly doubled its number of participating companies in “GO,” an all-new destination on the show floor dedicated to featuring the latest technology devices that embrace all forms of transportation and complement new and traditional vehicles. On display for media and industry professionals duringÂ AutoMobility LAâ„¢Â (November 14-17) and open to the general public during the LA Auto Show (November 18-27), GO will be available for people to explore the next big things in mobility.
Located in the South Hall Atrium, GO features the latest smart mobility devices, rideables and technology. Whether it’s electric scooters, bikes or mobility apps, GO is home to the coolest innovations in the technology and automotive industries.
GO will feature fun activities, demos and giveaways from exhibiting companies including:
- abc Mobility: Serving Southern California locally and online nationwide, abc Mobility sells and rents a wide range of mobility equipment both in retail stores and online. At GO, abc Mobility will offer demosÂ of recreational mobility scooters, self-balancingÂ units and more electric transporters. Its booth, located at the south and west entrance, will have different models including EV3, Q-Chair, Tri-Runner, Covered Wagon, Q-33, Q-Bike, Segway Mini, Q-Cruiser and the newest folding electric scooter with chair and luggageÂ positioning (e-Foldi).Â These models will all be available for test drives. Those interested in purchasing any of the demo models as well as other units, can do so onsite and orders will be delivered with free shipping the week after the show.
- CycleBoard: With enhanced safety, a powerful electric motor and advanced lean-to-steer technology, CycleBoard is the world’s most versatile stand-up electric vehicle. The company will display four custom CycleBoards and accompanying accessories for attendees to check out. CycleBoard will also have a test drive sign-up sheet to demo the new CycleBoard after the show.
- DYNABikeâ„¢: DYNABike is invested heavily in the researching and developing of energy-conserving and environmentally-friendly electric vehicles. Celebrating EVs, DYNABike will feature three electric bikes and two new electric scooters made with a carbon fiber body.
- Ford: As Ford expands its business model to be both an automotive and mobility company, it is committed to changing the way the world moves. Visitors will be able to experience Ford’s new mobility solutions, such as Ford GoBike â€“ a bike share solution – and FordPass, a free smartphone app that serves as a one-stop shop for transportation needs.
- Just Ride LA: Homegrown inÂ Los AngelesÂ in 2008, Just Ride LA is a family-owned bicycle shop dedicated to servingÂ Los Angeles’Â active cycling community. The shop will proudly showcase “Bicycles Then and Now,” highlighting a mix of vintage and state-of-the-art bikes. Just Ride LA believes automobiles and bikes share the same love for the road ahead. Visitors can also swing by for the chance to win a bicycle.
- Metro: Metro is a transportation agency servingÂ Los Angeles County. It serves as a transportation planner, coordinator, designer, builder and operator.Â Metro will display a transponder for attendees to touch and see. Additionally, Metro will have team member’s onsite educating guests about the ExpressLanes, handing out bags, t-shirts and mini first aid kits.
- Navdy: Navdy will showcase the first augmented driving device that projects information directly in the driver’s line of site, for an all-new driving experience. Navdy’s breakthrough user-interface projects a transparent image on the road ahead, enables drivers to accept calls with the wave of a hand and a specially-engineered dial that lets drivers control their phone hands-free. For the first time, drivers canÂ Look ForwardÂ© while Staying ConnectedÂ©Â and enjoy seamless integration of their phone into the driving experience.
- Toyota: Toyota will showcase the Toyota i-Road, a new concept in urban mobility that combines the potential of both cars and motorbikes. With the convenience of a motorbike and the comfort of a car, the i-Road is easy to use and environmentally friendly.
- Yamaha: Yamaha will bring its PWseries e-Bike System and JWX-2 electric assist unit for wheelchairs to GO. The PWseries has a “triple sensor system” that enables an “organic assist feel” that has been part of Yamaha’s development philosophy from the start. The JWX-2 applies the power assist system technology from Yamaha’s electrical power assisted bicycle systems to wheelchairs, creating a power assist unit that adjusts the level of assistance based on the wheelchair hand rim input load.
“Adding this latest group of participants is a clear indication that GO isÂ theÂ destination for companies to showcase the most innovative devices and apps that help move us,” said LA Auto Show and AutoMobility LA PresidentÂ Lisa Kaz. “As the auto and technology industries continue to blend, GO provides attendees with the opportunity to learn and experience all things mobility, whether it’s e-bikes, scooters, skateboards or the apps and technology that take us from point A to point B.”
Additional companies participating in GO include AutoGravity, Honda UNI-CUB, Juicer Bikes, Micro Kickboard, SKURT, Spira4u Co., URB-E and Uscooters.
For more information about GO and other additions to this year’s LA Auto Show, or to purchase tickets, please visitÂ LAAutoShow.com.