DETROIT — The North American International Auto Show has opened to the public following a week of previews for the press, industry officials and others.
The latest cars and trucks are displayed at Cobo Center in Detroit along with concept cars offering a potential glimpse of the future of driving.
The show's public days end Jan. 24.
With stricter fuel economy standards looming, automakers are developing gas-powered alternatives. Audi and Lexus showed zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell prototypes. Volkswagen showed a plug-in hybrid Tiguan SUV concept.
Fiat Chrysler's plug-in hybrid version of the Pacifica is a first for the minivan segment. Chevrolet showed the all-electric Bolt. And Ford showed updated versions of its Fusion hybrid and plug-in hybrids.
Organizers announced Friday's annual Charity Preview raised $5.2 million for children's organizations.