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First staged in 1901, the Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show in North America and has been held more times than any other auto exposition on the continent. This year marks the 110th edition of the Chicago Auto Show.

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    AFV stood for Alternative Fuel Vehicle, and this Ford prototype could run on natural gas, methane, ethanol or LPG. The power plant was a highly modified engine from the European Ford Escort 1600, and engineers envisioned that the AFV could be refueled at home via a small compressor.