Automakers Roll Out New Models at N.Y. Auto Show Higher gas prices don't seem to be dampening America's enthusiasm for cars, especially new ones. Nearly 1 million people are expected to come out for the New York International Autmobile Show, which opens Friday.
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Mitsubishi unveiled the 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX at the New York International Automobile Show, Mar. 24, 2005. Reuters hide caption

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Gas stations around the country are running low on big plastic twos — the numeral is in high demand as gas prices have climbed past $2 a gallon. So far, though, the higher prices don't seem to be dampening America's enthusiasm for cars, especially new ones. Nearly 1 million people are expected to come out for the New York International Autmobile Show, which opens Friday.

Guests:

Jamie Kitman, New York bureau chief for Automobile magazine

Dan Neil, Los Angeles Times automobile critic. Winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism

Tim Calkins, professor of marketing, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University