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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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Preparing Your Vehicle for the Long Chicago Winters

Posted by: Erin Guth on Oct 16, 2014

Yes, I know fall has just begun. If you're a Chicagoan, you know that means winter is right around the corner. Plan ahead this year and prepare your vehicle for the winter season ahead.

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Subaru Fights Accidents With EyeSight

Posted by: Mark Bilek on Oct 10, 2014

When Subaru introduced the all-new 2015 Legacy at the Chicago Auto Show this past February, much mention was made of the new-and-improved EyeSight driver-assist system.

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Chicago Auto Show Stars Hit the Road at MAMA Rally

Posted by: Mark Bilek on Oct 07, 2014

This year's Midwest Automotive Media Association's Fall Rally featured a number of 2014 Chicago Auto Show introductions including the BMW 740Ld, Chevrolet City Express, Lincoln Navigator and Subaru Legacy. Each of these vehicles was introduced to the public last February in Chicago and now they are ready for the road.

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MAMA Fall Rally Picks

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Oct 06, 2014

Each fall, approximately 70 MAMA members flock to Autobahn Country Club of Joliet for the chance to jump behind the wheel of more than 70 vehicles. With so many vehicles to choose from, our team split up to try to cover as much ground as possible.

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Z06 Officially Fastest Production Chevy Ever!

Posted by: Mark Bilek on Oct 04, 2014

Chevrolet continued the recent tradition of making manufacturer news at Midwest Automotive Media Association Rally events by announcing the official 0-60 mph and 1/4-mile times for the soon-to-be-release Chevrolet Corvette Z06.

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SUVs for Everyone the '14 MAMA Fall Rally

Posted by: Erin Guth on Oct 03, 2014

Given the opportunity to test more than 70 vehicles on the street, track and trail at the recent Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA) Fall Rally, we pulled together our top three SUV picks.

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All-new 2015 Ford Edge Available Early Next Year

Posted by: Mark Bilek on Sep 25, 2014

Will the 2015 Ford Edge be the most popular utility vehicle among Millennials next year? Ford sure hopes so.

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Volkswagen Beetles Out To Prove They Can Win

Posted by: Mark Bilek on Sep 24, 2014

The No. 34 Rockstar Volkswagen Beetle GRC made is world debut at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show this past February with the Andretti team drivers Scott Speed and Tanner Foust.

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Friday, May, 22, 2015

Racing's Greatest Weekend!

If you are a speed freak, you've been waiting for this weekend all year. It's one of the few times you can ...

Wednesday, May, 20, 2015

What You Need to Know about the Takata Recall

To help clear up any misinformation that’s been circulating the Internet, we’ve compiled facts below on ...

Friday, May, 15, 2015

A Rally and a Street Legal Racecar

Earlier this week automakers and journalists once again descended on Elkhart Lake, WI, which has become home to the ...

Thursday, May, 14, 2015

Two days in paradise -- for a motorhead!

The 14th annual Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA) Spring Rally was held this past Tuesday and Wednesday ...

Tuesday, May, 05, 2015

Mazda Drive for Good

With so much negativity in the news, it’s refreshing to hear about those who contribute – both ...

Thursday, April, 23, 2015

Mazda Rallies in Grant Park to Prevent Distracted Driving

To celebrate Global Youth Service Day and bring awareness to the dangers of distracted driving, the Mazda ...

Wednesday, April, 22, 2015

Toyota's Mirai Fueled by ... ahem ... Bullsh*t

Though you can't yet buy the hybrogen-powered Mirai sedan in Illinois, Toyota is starting a national marketing ...

Wednesday, April, 15, 2015

2016 Acura RDX Ready for Launch

Fresh off it's world debut at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, the 2016 Acura is set to hit dealer showrooms ...

Thursday, April, 09, 2015

Chicago Highlights from the Big Apple

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Friday, March, 27, 2015

New Ford Technology Helps Drivers Avoid Speeding Tickets

Ford announced the launch of its new technology that’s aimed to help drivers stay within the speed limit to ...

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5/22/2015 12:41:00 PM

It's the perfect weekend to check out community car shows and cruise nights! DriveChicago has the local lineup here: http://www.drivechicago.com/carshows

5/22/2015 10:44:05 AM

Racing's Greatest Weekend On Deck!

5/21/2015 3:07:11 PM

Today started the mass production of the all-new, redesigned 2016 Honda Pilot, that debuted just a few months ago at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. The Pilot is scheduled to arrive at dealerships next month! #ThrowbackThursday #tbt

5/21/2015 11:11:33 AM

UPDATE: We've added an updated recalled model list (in the Takata recalls) to yesterday's blog post. Click here to see if your vehicle is listed & share with those you think may be affected: http://bit.ly/1R40z5B

5/20/2015 1:35:36 PM

We've compiled the facts on what you need to know about the Takata airbag recall and if or how you may be affected: http://bit.ly/1R40z5B

5/19/2015 2:43:46 PM

The USO of Illinois and Real Urban Barbecue helped prep Chicago Automobile Trade Association dealers on event and BBQ tips today! Save the Date for the 2015 USO Barbecue for the Troops events at local dealerships: Saturday, July 18. More info to come. #BBQ4Troops

5/19/2015 1:40:09 PM

Make it happen for Fuel Book - a device which turns any Car into a Smart Car for $69. Check it out at igg.me/at/fuelbook

5/18/2015 5:26:48 PM

Vice President Joe Biden says Corvettes are better than Porsches...what's your vote? http://politi.co/1AfHvwH

5/15/2015 4:08:18 PM

Dodge introduced the 2016 #Viper ACR - a street-legal racecar - to the Midwest Automotive Media Association this week. Make sure the sound is up when you listen to this engine! http://bit.ly/1bV9TZC

5/14/2015 5:18:34 PM

Two days in paradise...for a motorhead: http://bit.ly/1cZyHks #MAMA15

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5/22/2015 10:48:48 AM

Racing's Greatest Weekend! http://t.co/jMrmCGqjtK Don't miss a moment of the racing action this weekend! Tweet us your picks.

5/22/2015 10:41:17 AM

#ToyotaFT1 was voted Best Concept Vehicle at the @ChiAutoShow. RT if you agree. http://t.co/fxojB7FP4r

5/22/2015 10:39:28 AM

The Dealer Direct Parts Weekly is out! http://t.co/0oLaLHzJ1k Stories via @ChiAutoShow @oreillyauto @Import_Car

5/22/2015 12:34:47 AM

RT @jaimefennema: Few more pics from the @ChiAutoShow First Look event last night http://t.co/9nBzSSCM0C

5/21/2015 9:50:05 PM

@Toyota @ChiAutoShow Please tell me I will get to drive one of these one day! ?????? #LetsGoPlaces

5/21/2015 9:12:27 PM

RT @FordMustang: Guess who's going to be at the @ChiAutoShow? The all-new Shelby® GT350! #Ford #Mustang #FordCAS http://t.co/xe0dpl4nQe

5/21/2015 4:50:00 PM

RT @ChiAutoShow: The @Honda #Pilot, a #CAS15 debut, started mass production today & is set to arrive @ dealerships next month! #TBT http://

5/21/2015 3:50:44 PM

RT @ChiAutoShow: The @Honda #Pilot, a #CAS15 debut, started mass production today & is set to arrive @ dealerships next month! #TBT http://

5/21/2015 3:21:53 PM

RT @ChiAutoShow: The @Honda #Pilot, a #CAS15 debut, started mass production today & is set to arrive @ dealerships next month! #TBT http://