Women's Day at Chicago Auto Show

February 11, 2014 3:00:52 PM PST
Women influence about 85 percent of all car purchases in the United States so Tuesday was Women's Day at the Chicago Auto Show at McCormIck Place.

It was a way for car makers to talk directly to women who may be in the market for a new car.

The day also included an awards ceremony recognizing influential women here in the Chicago area.

According to organizers those 85 percent of car purchases influenced by women are worth more than $80 billion per year.