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Consumer Reports auto experts report from the 2012 LA Auto Show

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The first major event of the new-car show season, the LA Auto Show provides a sneak-peek at 2014 models coming down the road during the months ahead. Consumer Reports auto editors and engineers attend to learn about these new vehicles and share candid first impressions.

Over two media days, we saw nearly 40 World and North American debuts including many concept vehicles. For our online coverage, we cut through the hype to present our insights on the most-significant vehicles.

The Los Angeles Auto Show is an attraction for automotive enthusiasts and car shoppers alike. Each year, the event is open to the public, and it can be a useful research opportunity, with every new model under one roof in a non-sales environment.