CHICAGO – Despite falling vehicle sales, non-existent profits, potential plant closings and layoffs, the Chicago Auto Show will add 100,000 sq.-ft. (9,290 sq.-m) of exhibit space next year. The show was squeezed into 680,000 sq.-ft. (63,172 sq.-m) of space when held in Lakeside Center. It expanded to 840,000 sq.-ft. (78,036 sq.-m) when it moved to McCormick Place South in 1997 and to 1.2 million sq.-ft. (111,480 sq.-m) by stretching out into the North Hall this year. Chrysler test ...
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