Time (PST)



08:00 AM
Event Opens (Acclimate to event)
  • Don’t miss the Chevy Bolt EUV in the lobby
  • Participants acclimate with platform
  • Visit: Media Center for press materials, Presentations, Media Lounge for Q&As
  • Visit the Lobby for any questions at the information desk
08:40 AM
Introduction & Welcome
  • Jack Nerad, President, Motor Press Guild
08:55 AM
  • Jim Morrison, Vice President, Jeep Brand – North America
09:00 AM
Reveal of the All-new 2022 Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer


  • Christian Meunier, Jeep Brand Chief Executive Officer
  • Jim Morrison, Vice President, Jeep Brand North America
09:40 AM
  • Press Presentation, Carl Pulley / 2021 Honda Ridgeline Walk-around
09:50 AM
  • Press Presentation, Karina Gonzalez / 2022 Acura MDX Walk-around 
10:10 AM
Magna International
  • Press Presentation
  • Media Q&A with Sherif Markaby, Executive Vice President, Corporate R&D, and Tom Rucker, President, Magna Powertrain
10:40 AM
  • Press Presentation 2021 Toyota Mirai Presentation
  • Jackie Birdasll, Senior Engineering Manager, Fuel Cell and Jessi Modi, Vehicle Marketing Series Senior Planner Fuel Cell Vehicle
  • Media Q&A
11:10 AM
  • Press Presentation 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Presentation
  • Hein Schafer, Sr. Vice President Product Marketing & Strategy, Volkswagen of America
  • Jeffrey Lear, Product Manager, MEB, Product Marketing & Strategy, Volkswagen of America
  • Media Q&A
11:40 AM
Recaro Automotive
  • Emil Kreycik & Nicole McElroy – Continued “Firsts” delivering pure performance for an authentic sensory experience
  • Media Q&A
12:10 PM
Lunch Break
  • Explore the All New Chevy Bolt EUV in the VMD lobby
01:00 PM
  • Media Q&A
  • Panelists
    • Jim Morrison, Vice President, Jeep Brand – North America
    • Tim Anness, Director of Jeep FWD Exterior – North America
    • Chris Benjamin, Head of Jeep, Chrysler and Advanced Interior Design – North America
    • Al Strajnic, Large Body on Frame SUV’s & D-UV Segment VLE – North America
    • Vince Galante, Chief Designer, User Experience
01:40 PM
  • Canoo Pick-up Truck world premiere
  • Tony Aquila, Executive Chairman
  • Bryan Biniak, Founder & CEO, Connected Travel
02:10 PM
Hispanic Motor Press
  • Hispanic Motor Press Car Of The Year
  • Ricardo Rodriguez-Long, President
02:40 PM
  • Presentation and Q&A
  • Andre Haddad Turo CEO
03:10 PM
  • Media Q&A with Global Head of Communications, Wendy Orthmam
03:40 PM
  • Fireside Chat with Fisker CEO, Henrik Fisker
04:10 PM
  • Press Presentation
  • Jeff Holland, Public Relations Director
  • Media Q&A
04:30 PM
  • Thank you for participating in the first Virtual Media Day. The website will remain open for one week so you can continue to gather information or re-watch presentations.

*Schedule Subject to change
**All times are PST

Michelle Suzuki
VP, Operations

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