2014 Chicago Auto Show kicks off in Chicago

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As the crowds came for the first day of the Chicago Auto Show, you found the usual; mini cars,  big trucks, something for everyone, as you can tell.

Even the newest spokes bot from ford, entertaining the crowd.

And while Mayor Emanuel came to check the show out for a brief time at the start, Cook County President Toni Preckwinckle touted the benefits of having it here for the past 100 plus years.

“This is a real success story.  We’re really grateful for the resurgence of the auto industry.  It’s something we’ve tried to support.”

Car makers like Nissan rolled out a new version of a taxi– Chicago style.  Donna McDaniel took note.

“Ya know, it had anti-germ seats.  That’s what we need, cause when you get in you go eww.”

As many others, went ahh, enjoying their yearly man’s day out.

Pat D’Andrea said “We try to make it a tradition.  Me, him and my dad.”

Phil Baker said “It’s just cool to come here and see all the new cars like that challenger  that’s really cool. It’s powerful too.”

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