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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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Mazda Drive for Good Program Returns

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Oct 20, 2015

Now through Oct. 28, Mazda and NBCUniversal are encouraging people to nominate an organization or individual who is influential in helping their community and that could benefit from heightened awareness and a donation. Mazda and NBC have partnered again for the Mazda Drive for Good program to help one nonprofit organization with a $30,000 in-kind contribution and marketing support.

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BMW takes Uber Users for a Ride in the Forthcoming BMW 7 Series

Posted by: Colleen Moran on Oct 19, 2015

Today only, BMW and Uber are giving Chicagoans the ride of a lifetime – to be among the first to experience the forthcoming BMW 7 Series.

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