More than 1,800 people attended the Automotive News World Congress at the Marriott Renaissance Center, Detroit, on Jan. 17-19. On the agenda: two full days and three evenings of speeches and discussion, with lots of time for networking in between.
Dick Thornton, left, and Andy Morgan of PricewaterhouseCoopers, an Automotive New World Congress co-sponsor.
Al Monich, left, and Bob Fair of American Axle & Manufacturing. Richard E. Dauch, their CEO, gave one of two Monday night keynotes.
Instant message: Mei Wei Cheng of Ford Motor Co. registers his answers to questions posed by Wayne Cherry, GM design chief and a Wednesday night speaker.
Two men and a chairman: General Motors public relations officials Gus Buenz, left, and Dee Allen, right, flank Chairman Jack Smith. Smith delivered a monday night speech.
Caught standing: Joe Scavone of Lear Corp., left, with Ken Way, the seat maker's CEO.