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Are Snow Tires Worth the Investment?

Posted by: Erin Guth on Dec 05, 2014

Yes! In locations where the temperature drops below 45 degree Fahrenheit, snow tires are a good idea for all vehicles - even all-wheel drive vehicles. Compared to all-season tires, snow tires are built for cool temperatures and can help maximize safety on the roads that have been affected by the winter weather. Here, we share the top reasons why you should consider purchasing snow tires this winter...especially if you're from Chicago!

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LA Auto Show Roundup

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Nov 26, 2014

The Chicago Auto Show is right around the corner and, this February, Chicagoans will get a first glimpse at the vehicles that debuted at the Los Angeles Auto Show last week. We’ve compiled the key highlights here.

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Best Fuel-saving Holiday Travel Tips

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Nov 26, 2014

In preparation for the impending holiday, we sat down with Consumer Guide Automotive Publisher Tom Appel, to gather some very helpful travel tips.

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Mazda Spreads Holiday Cheer

Posted by: Erin Guth on Nov 25, 2014

Mazda is spreading holiday cheer this season by pledging an hour of community service every time someone test-drives one of their vehicles. Mazda is also donating $150 to charity for every Mazda vehicle bought or leased.

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Ford "Goes Further" and Debuts 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Nov 18, 2014

Ford announced the 2016 Shelby GT350, calling it the most-powerful naturally-aspirated Ford production engine and is, by far, the most ambitious powertrain program it has ever done.

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Lexus Does Some Redecorating

Posted by: Mark Bilek on Nov 16, 2014

Your local Lexus showroom is getting a major remodel in the coming months. No, not new paint, or furniture, or fixtures. Two new models will give a fresh look to Toyota's luxury-brand lineup.

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Highlights from SEMA 2014

Posted by: Mark Bilek on Nov 14, 2014

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) is an annual celebration of everything automotive. Unlike the Chicago Auto Show, though, SEMA isn’t open to the public.

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Our 4 Vehicle Lineup for the Ultimate Tailgate

Posted by: Erin Guth on Nov 14, 2014

Tailgating is all about food, beverages and cheering on your team. But you can't forget about one of the most important elements of a tailgate...a properly equipped vehicle! Here's our lineup of four vehicles with features that will help kickoff the ultimate tailgate party.

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Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Coming Soon

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Nov 11, 2014

Drivers won’t have to wait too much longer for a smarter and safer way to use smartphone technology in cars. After much talk and speculation, Apple CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto integration platforms are finally set to arrive in vehicles beginning in 2015. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto will enable drivers to safely and easily make calls, send text messages, use map navigation, access messages and listen to music from a personal library – to name a few.

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12 Essentials Items to Store in your Car for the Winter

Posted by: Erin Guth on Oct 28, 2014

Ever heard of Murphy's Law? "Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong." With that in mind, a flat tire or an engine failure would surely occur in the dead of Chicago winter. Don't get stuck in a bad scenario for which you're unprepared.

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