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CAS16 Intern is Granfatherd into Automotive

Posted by: Caroline Maddalozzo on Feb 09, 2016

Walking through the doors of the Communications Department as a freshman, the Chicago Auto Show internship was all I heard about.
 

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What the Average Car will Feature 10 Years into the Future

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Feb 08, 2016

Infographic shares details on what people can expect to see in cars 10 years into the future.

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The Windy City Winter Warmer: Surprises Abound at the Chicago Auto Show

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Jan 21, 2016

Toes cold, Chicago? Dreaming of the summer, when festivals, events and chances to get outside and be a part of something abound? While winter in the Windy City doesn't offer the kind of outdoor fun and camaraderie of a Pitchfork or Lollapalooza, the Chicago Auto Show is the Windy City's winter hot spot, offering all manner of welcome surprises (even if cars aren't your thing).

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These 9 Smartphone Apps are Turning Your Car into a Command Center

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Jan 21, 2016

Apps are everywhere. According to the Pew Research Center, over two-thirds of Americans now own smartphones and almost half have tablets. As these wonder-devices and the software that power them become more a part of our society, other industries are taking notice, so much so that it seems like everything in our lives is getting "smarter," from our baby monitors to our stereos and even the humble refrigerator.

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Media Flocks to First Look for Charity Preview & Tasting Event

Posted by: Colleen Moran on Jan 20, 2016

Last week, Chicagoland media saw a glimpse of what is to come at this year's benevolent black-tie charity gala, First Look for Charity on Friday, Feb. 12.

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Editors Choice: Top Picks from 2015

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Dec 29, 2015

As we say farewell to 2015 and we anxiously await the new vehicle announcements to be made at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show, we asked automotive experts to reflect on their favorite vehicles of this year. Here are their top picks – unfiltered and unedited.

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GMC Makes a Premium Statement

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Dec 17, 2015

GMC seems to have found a profitable niche in the midsized, premium truck segment with the GMC Canyon. In fact, GMC says that 56 percent of buyers come from a non-GM source of sales – notably the highest in the GMC lineup.

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The Force is strong with FCA

Posted by: Colleen Moran on Dec 03, 2015

In conjunction with the release of the long anticipated "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," FCA has partnered with Disney and Lucasfilm to create seven co-branded television spots for the Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram and FIAT brands. 

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Ford Edge Night Out

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Nov 13, 2015

Ford’s Edge Unstoppable tour recently paid a visit to Chicago for an #EdgeNightOut. The event featured some quality seat time behind the wheel of a 2016 Ford Edge and a taste of fine Chicago cuisine – all in the name of getting consumers acquainted with the Edge’s new driver assist technologies in a bustling urban environment.

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Tacoma Comes Out to Play

Posted by: Colleen Moran on Nov 10, 2015

Toyota’s corporate manager for truck operations, Rick LoFaso, shared details on the all-new Tacoma during the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA) meeting and luncheon recently.

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Wednesday, July, 13, 2016

Chrysler Says, "Hack Away!"

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is offering a "bug bounty" financial reward for discovery of potential vehicle ...

Friday, June, 24, 2016

A Day at the Park, Ridgeline Style

  Honda introduced Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA) members to the new 2017 Ridgeline truck ...

Thursday, June, 02, 2016

MAMA Spring Rally Roundup

Each spring, car manufacturers and auto writers flock to Elkhart Lake, Wis. to partake in the annual, ...

Friday, May, 27, 2016

Racing's Greatest Weekend

Memorial Day, time to sit back, enjoy the smell of new-mown grass, remember those who fought so hard to protect our ...

Thursday, May, 19, 2016

Nissan Leaf Charged Up for 2016

While the completely redesigned Chevrolet Volt and soon-to-be produced Bolt garner most of the electric-car media ...

Friday, May, 13, 2016

Ford GT a Sellout!

Ford received 6,506 fully completed applications from people around the world in the one-month window to apply to ...

Wednesday, April, 20, 2016

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Honda is encouraging safer driving habits with a social media campaign titled #PhoneDownEyesUp. The campaign ...

Wednesday, April, 13, 2016

Ford Now Accepting Applications for GT Supercar

For the first time, 2015 Chicago Auto Show goers were able to see the Ford GT supercar in person at the show and ...

Wednesday, March, 30, 2016

Cars are the Star of the Big Apple

Automakers lit up the Big Apple last week with an assortment of flashy vehicles that debuted during the New York ...

Monday, March, 14, 2016

Buick Presents Cascada to Midwest Automotive Media Association

Buick Vice President of Marketing Tony DiSalle spotlighted the all-new Buick Cascada during the Midwest Automotive ...

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7/23/2016 9:32:02 AM

Time is running out! Make sure to enter the Ultimate Backyard BBQ for the Troops contest! http://bit.ly/298YfOf

7/21/2016 9:44:03 AM

Fill in the blank! If I had access to the production version of this Acura Precision concept car, I would _______

7/19/2016 9:54:02 AM

Can you guess the name of this red sports car from the '88 Chicago Auto Show? #TakeMeBackTuesday

7/17/2016 4:47:25 PM

This year, local dealerships made the USO of Illinois #BBQ4Troops events bigger and better than ever - via ABC 7 Chicago & Ravi Baichwal ABC7

7/17/2016 2:03:59 PM

Some more highlights from Arlington Heights Ford. What a great day. Thanks to all who came out to support the USO of Illinois & local troops. #BBQ4Troops

7/16/2016 1:44:26 PM

The grill's going at Webb Chevy! #BBQ4Troops

7/16/2016 1:09:24 PM

#America #Corvette #BBQ4Troops

7/16/2016 12:34:58 PM

Enough said. ???? #BBQ4Troops

7/16/2016 12:26:10 PM

Ray Chevrolet's #BBQ4Troops event is giving attendees a chance to win Luke Bryan tickets

7/16/2016 12:25:40 PM

The Chicago Auto Show Changed their cover photo.

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7/23/2016 11:15:22 AM

@ChiAutoShow drive to Chicago:-)

7/22/2016 10:11:21 AM

RT @FordAutoShows: |REPLAY| We're live at the @ChiAutoShow w/ @Ford_Brad & the... #katch #Periscope https://t.co/PUiRFewrJC https://t.co/xS

7/22/2016 9:09:14 AM

RT @ChiAutoShow: Fill in the blank! If I had access to the production version of this Acura Precision concept car, I would _______. https:/

7/22/2016 3:13:40 AM

RT @ChiAutoShow: Fill in the blank! If I had access to the production version of this Acura Precision concept car, I would _______. https:/

7/22/2016 1:29:39 AM

@ChiAutoShow Drive it to the grocery store and get all the chicks.

7/21/2016 1:08:09 PM

RT @ChiAutoShow: Fill in the blank! If I had access to the production version of this Acura Precision concept car, I would _______. https:/

7/21/2016 10:30:08 AM

@ChiAutoShow We would call it the #HondaNSX! https://t.co/cw4xPIvg5V

7/21/2016 9:44:03 AM

Fill in the blank! If I had access to the production version of this Acura Precision concept car, I would _______. https://t.co/6mg1Mw1bcL

7/20/2016 4:41:12 PM

RT @ChiAutoShow: Get the opportunity to host your very own Ultimate Backyard #BBQ4Troops! https://t.co/NAYTlY2ue8 https://t.co/jqLtTRfw9P