The International Motor Press Association is the premier organization of automotive journalists and public relations professionals in this country. The backbone of IMPA's activities are the luncheon meetings held monthly in New York City (on the third Tuesday at the 3 West Club, 3 West 51st Street). Here featured speakers from all disciplines of our industry address the membership on timely, informative topics from the latest automotive products and technologies to current marketing trends to market conditions to motorsports. Besides to the featured speaker, each meeting provides a friendly, casual atmosphere for members and their guests to network with their colleagues in a welcome, profess ...Read More
Audio from Jeff Walters, Subaru sales VP, presentation at November meeting. Malcom Bricklin surprise guest at Subaru of America 50th Anniversary party.
The audio of Jeff Walters detailed presentation on how Subaru has grown during its 50 years in the U.S. from a few thousand 360s in the first year to more than 600,000 vehicles annually has been posted to the podcast section of the Members Only area. Malcolm Bricklin was a surprise guest.
Bollinger Motors is looking for a Web designer. Details can be found in the Classifieds area of the Members Only section of IMPA.org.
Orth Hedrick, Kia Motor America’s vice president, product planning, provided IMPA members and guests with an overview of the Kia Stinger, the Korean automakers entre in the realm of grand touring. In addition, he brought one along - parked it on 51st Street in front of the 3 West Club. Members can listen by going to the "Podcast" area of the "Members Only" section of this Website.
MINI celebrates 60 years at November 20 meeting
MINI enters its 60th year in 2019. Come hear MINI’s Product Planning Manager, Ishaan Khatri on Tuesday, November 20th, provide an overview of the company’s past and present. The program begins with a noon reception, lunch 12:30, finished by 2 p.m. at our usual spot: the 3 West Club, 3 West 51st Street, just west of Fifth Avenue
Ishaan will offer historical context on Mini’s 2019 anniversary and how that aligns with the brand’s product strategy: current and future electrification plans, Mini’s performance attributes and how JCW (John Cooper Works) variants up the ante, and how the MINI JCW race team beat Porsche and BMW in the season finale at Road Atlanta to take the Manufacturers Championship.
Admission is free; you may be bring a colleague. Please RSVP to email@example.com so we get a head-count for catering. In addition, coupons are available at the club's reception desk for discounts on parking at the Central Parking/SP+ garage at 27-49 W. 52nd Street (between 6th and 5th Avenues).
Mark your calendars for our annual holiday meeting: Monday (not Tuesday), December 17, with Lincoln.