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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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Truly Grand Opening!

Posted by: Mark Bilek on Nov 07, 2015

Usually when a dealership holds a grand opening, it's celebrating a new building or a new location, but in the case of Lexus of Arlington, Mr. Rohrman was celebrating a whole new way to shop for a car.

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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 ...

Monday, February, 29, 2016

Chevy Inspires Kindness in #DayItForward

Today is a unique day in history, one that does not come around often but has inspired goodness throughout ...

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6/25/2016 10:12:03 AM

Want to help support local troops and their families? Chicagoland’s car dealers are firing up the grill on Saturday, July 16 to host USO BBQ for the Troops fundraisers. Find a BBQ Near you: www.DriveChicago.com. #BBQ4Troops

6/24/2016 3:35:13 PM

A day at the park...Honda Ridgeline style. #UltimateTailgate

6/24/2016 11:31:25 AM

I think we can all agree that The Chicago Auto Show is the best in the nation! Let's show our support by voting

6/24/2016 11:31:04 AM

#FanFriday! Great photo via @chicagoland_cruisers

6/22/2016 11:13:18 AM

SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, July 16. Chicagoland car dealers are on a summertime mission to help raise money for the USO of Illinois and our local troops! Visit www.DriveChicago.com for more details and learn how you can help. #BBQ4Troops

6/21/2016 2:48:00 PM

The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, that debuted at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show, gets a "totally tubular" review

6/21/2016 11:09:03 AM

#TakeMeBackTuesday! The Chevrolet Camaro 1967 was revealed at the 59th Chicago Auto Show

6/21/2016 9:12:47 AM

Acura's NSX concept more advanced than a Tesla? - via Mashable

6/20/2016 1:15:11 PM

The Chicago Auto Show Changed their cover photo.

6/20/2016 12:17:58 PM

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6/25/2016 8:00:48 PM

RT @ChiAutoShow: Who doesn’t love a good BBQ? On 7/16, attend a @USO_of_Illinois #BBQ4Troops event at a dealer near you! https://t.co/E0eSz

6/25/2016 11:58:01 AM

Who doesn’t love a good BBQ? On 7/16, attend a @USO_of_Illinois #BBQ4Troops event at a dealer near you! https://t.co/E0eSzO49Re

6/24/2016 7:54:12 PM

The Frank's Bar In Lincoln Park Daily is out! https://t.co/thljLJrEDp Stories via @MightyVine @ChiAutoShow @RLCarriers #chicago

6/24/2016 3:36:17 PM

A day at the park... @Honda Ridgeline style. https://t.co/iP0Z2gNT1Z #UltimateTailgate #HappyFriday

6/24/2016 11:34:11 AM

#FanFriday! Thx to @chicagoland_cruisers for this great photo. https://t.co/p51ccfkw9W

6/23/2016 6:25:53 PM

RT @tweetAprilRose: Promise I'll be good if I get one of these! The new Ford GT ?? 600hp @ChiAutoShow @979TheLoop https://t.co/iRdNSmv9Ey

6/22/2016 1:48:00 PM

Save the Date: 7/16. Help us support local #troops at @USO_of_Illinois #BBQ4Troops events! Visit https://t.co/I8YFZZ217r.

6/21/2016 6:35:13 PM

It's not too soon to start planning for next year's @ChiAutoShow! Check out these reasons to attend: https://t.co/xOikaepF2Y #auto #CAS17

6/21/2016 2:21:10 PM

RT @craftymomof3: Thanks for the recent follow @ChiAutoShow @Authoramp @PinzonRobert Happy to connect :) have a great Tuesday. >> https://t