DETROIT—In a holiday weekend of frigid temperatures and snowfall, attendance was down at the North American International Auto Show. compared with the same weekend last year.
The yearly Detroit exhibition at downtown's Cobo Center brought in 101,310 attendees on Sunday, the second day of the public show. That's down from last year's 106,473.
Around 28,000 fewer walked through the doors opening day Saturday—also this winter's first big snowfall—than last year: 83,916, down from 112,000.
"Despite the snowstorm and slick roads, the kickoff to the 2019 NAIAS was a great success," Bill Golling, 2019 NAIAS chairman, said in a news release. "There are so many activities happening within the concourse and automaker exhibits, and with more than 750 vehicles on the show floor, there is something for everyone to enjoy."