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5 reasons to geek out at the Chicago Auto Show

The Chicago Auto Show is getting to be as much for tech geeks as car enthusiasts.

Many of the 1,000 vehicles on display will be tricked out with sensors, wireless connectivity, hands-free controls and lightweight infrastructure.

"Consumers will see a renaissance in the auto industry, with a lot more vehicles of interest to a broader range of people than they've seen in quite a while," says Jamey Power, an automotive consultant whose father, Dave, founded J.D. Power & Associates.

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