DETROIT -

The White House says Vice President Joe Biden will attend the Detroit auto show later this month.

Wednesday's announcement doesn't say what day he'll attend the North American International Auto Show. News media, industry and other previews begin Monday, and the show is open to the public Jan. 18-26 at Cobo Center.

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About 5,000 journalist and about 800,000 visitors are expected.

Organizers say that last year's show included 71 vehicle debuts, 61 of which were worldwide introductions.