SOURCE: The NewsMarket

January 03, 2007 14:49 ET

The NewsMarket Hosts the Largest Collection of Auto Video From the 2007 North American International Auto Show

Broadcast-Quality and Streaming Video From Leading Auto Companies

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 3, 2007 -- Online content producers and TV journalists will be able to find the largest collection of broadcast-standard news video from international automakers at the 2007 North American International Auto Show via The NewsMarket (www.thenewsmarket.com), the media's online source for video.

The NewsMarket will have available for use in online news or broadcast media stories new auto videos, executive interviews, company footage and much more from the likes of BMW, DaimlerChrysler, General Motors, Mazda, Nissan, Rolls-Royce Cars, Volkswagen and Volvo. Go to www.thenewsmarket.com to preview video prior to the January 7-11 industry event (and the January 13-21 public event). Available footage will include:

--  New car unveilings
--  Event video (general views and set-up shots)
--  Sound bites with leading auto executives and industry
    experts
--  Manufacturing, design and R&D video
--  Running footage and beauty shots
    

"The NewsMarket already offers journalists the largest online archive of broadcast-standard automotive video," said Shoba Purushothaman, CEO and co-founder of The NewsMarket. "We'll offer a tremendous amount of video to supplement what crews are shooting on the show floor. This will also enable those stations without crews on the ground to provide excellent coverage of the show in their respective markets around the world."

More than 6,600 journalists from 62 countries and 42 US states, including 279 TV networks, attended the 2006 show's press days. More than 30 percent of media attendees were from outside the United States. The NAIAS 2006 website had more than 90 million page views and over 4.5 million video streams at the show's website, www.msnautos.com, and over two million visitors to www.NAIAS.com. NBC Sports, in exclusive partnership with the NAIAS, is set to air its "International Auto Show" special on Sunday, January 21, 2007 from 1-3 p.m. EST. NBC's 2006 broadcast was watched by 7 million viewers. The upcoming broadcast marks the third year that NBC has aired a two-hour NAIAS special.

About The NewsMarket

The NewsMarket is the media's online source for video. Journalists from 10,000 media outlets in 144 countries rely on www.thenewsmarket.com to search, preview and download broadcast-standard video for their news stories. The NewsMarket is used by journalists at outlets such as the AP, BBC, BusinessWeek.com, CNN, Forbes.com, Fox News, N24, Nippon TV, NYTimes.com, RAI, TVE, ZDF, Zee News and others. Organizations like adidas, AOL, the American Red Cross, Google, GM, Intel, Microsoft, Motorola, the US Department of State, UNICEF, Volvo, Vonage and Yahoo! regularly use The NewsMarket to host and deliver video content to support their global communications strategies. Headquartered in New York, The NewsMarket has operations in London, San Francisco, Munich, Singapore, Hong Kong and Mumbai. For more information, visit www.thenewsmarket.com.

Contact Information

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