The all-new Mini Cooper and Mini Cooper S will be among the models seen at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week. Photo credit: BMW

It's auto show season, when the world's vehicle makers unveil their latest and greatest to the world's automotive media at a select few major events. Press days at the Los Angeles Auto Show kick off on Tuesday, and some big names have some big things planned.

The all-new Mini Coopers shown above are just one of the debuts we expect to see in L.A. Ford (NYSE:F) is expected to present a preview of its all-new Edge crossover. The Ford Edge Concept will be a close-to-final version of the all-new 2016 Ford Edge that will begin arriving at dealers in spring 2015. 

Meanwhile, General Motors (NYSE:GM) will reveal the 2015 Chevy Colorado pickup in L.A., and a host of other big names have significant debuts planned. In this short video, Motley Fool contributor John Rosevear gives you the latest scoop on what's expected in Los Angeles, and a rundown of what's known about the hottest models on the menu.