Activists say Motor Show not 'green' enough Friday, 7 March, 2008Environmental activists rallied at the Geneva Motor Show. They dodged security as they protested at the lack of what they call a real commitment from carmakers to design alternatively fueled vehicles. But manufacturers say they’re putting forth millions on greening up their fleets. World Radio Switzerland’s Alex Helmick was at the show.
Among men and motors: Female media pros at the auto show Thursday, 6 March, 2008The 78th International Motor Show in Geneva opens to the public today. Hundreds of thousands of people will make their way to the area and hotels are crammed with spectators—especially journalists—and yes, there are women among them. World Radio Switzerland’s Alex Helmick brings us a less traditional view of the show, from the perspective of the female media professionals working there this week.
Geneva's Auto Show touts top models Wednesday, 5 March, 2008The 78th International Motor Show in Geneva opened its doors to the media this week. The event is the first major auto show in Europe, and the public will be able to attend starting Thursday, March 6. In the meantime, World Radio Switzerland’s Alex Helmick went to press day and found a story that goes beyond cars—kind of.
Building the Geneva Auto Show-stoppers Tuesday, 4 March, 2008Hundreds of thousands of people will come for this year’s Geneva Motor Show—the first major auto show in Europe this year. There will be several cars getting a lot of attention, but no car has garnered more pre-show headlines than one built in Switzerland in a Zurich suburb. Actually, its creator gets the headlines every time he builds his one-of-a-kind cars for the show. WRS’s Alex Helmick has this profile.
More green cars at 2008 Geneva Auto Show Monday, 3 March, 2008Environmentally-friendly cars will be popular at this year’s Geneva Auto Show as companies look for new ways to market hybrids and alternatively-fueled cars. WRS will be covering the auto show when it kicks off Thursday. World Radio Switzerland’s Alex Helmick has a preview of the greening of the car show.