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Mazda Rallies in Grant Park to Prevent Distracted Driving

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Apr 23, 2015

To celebrate Global Youth Service Day and bring awareness to the dangers of distracted driving, the Mazda Foundation has teamed up with After-School All-Stars (ASAS) to host an afternoon rally offering kid-friendly activities this weekend in Grant Park.

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

Posted by: Mark Bilek on Apr 22, 2015

Though you can't yet buy the hybrogen-powered Mirai sedan in Illinois, Toyota is starting a national marketing campaign for the vehicle and the first volley is likely to surprise you.

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2016 Acura RDX Ready for Launch

Posted by: Mark Bilek on Apr 15, 2015

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

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Chicago Highlights from the Big Apple

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Apr 09, 2015

With some flashy debuts and a healthy dose of technology news, automakers made some noise during the New York Auto Show, wrapping up the unofficial close to the (major) auto show season. We’ve pulled together our top five vehicle introduction picks that feature forward-thinking technology aimed to make driver’s lives easier, safer and overall more enjoyable.

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New Ford Technology Helps Drivers Avoid Speeding Tickets

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Mar 27, 2015

Ford announced the launch of its new technology that’s aimed to help drivers stay within the speed limit to avoid fines and help improve road safety.

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Meet the New Chrysler 300: Bolder, Safer and More Refined

Posted by: Mark Bilek on Mar 17, 2015

Chrysler’s full-size sedan gets a refresh for 2015 that includes new front and rear fascias, new exterior colors, seven new wheel designs, interior revisions and several significant new safety features.

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Top 5 Epic Social Media Moments of #CAS15

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Feb 26, 2015

While there were many “epic” (as we say in Chicago) memories of the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, here are a few social media moments that made this year’s show extra memorable.

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And That's a Wrap for Chicago Auto Show Interns

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Feb 20, 2015

Each year, the Chicago Auto Show interviews and selects students from Bradley University in Peoria to serve as communications interns during the show’s Media Preview and a portion of the public show.

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Kia Puts the B.R.A.K.E.S. On

Posted by: Ashley Alletto on Feb 20, 2015

Walking through the Chicago Auto Show many driving simulators are featured throughout the show room floor. Kia’s exhibit is no exception to this trend. Something that makes people put on their brakes for Kia is the teen defensive driving program B.R.A.K.E.S. This unique program helps teach teens to be better defensive drivers.

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More Than an Auto Show

Posted by: Hayley Feichter on Feb 20, 2015

Bike, riding, scrapbooking, traveling, baking….I have many hobbies, but cars is not one of them. So as you can imagine, being selected as in intern at the Chicago Auto Show was something I was very excited about, but also very nervous about.

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Tuesday, July, 26, 2016

A Guide to Safety Features in Cars Today

Safety technology has evolved since the standard seat belt was included in most automobiles around the 1960s. ...

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 ...

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7/27/2016 10:03:03 AM

Our local troops give so much to our country, so now it’s our turn to give back to them. Please continue to participate in our change drive by stopping by your local dealer and dumping your spare change for the troops! Visit www.DriveChicago.com for more details. #BBQ4Troops

7/27/2016 9:23:49 AM

The Chicago Auto Show Changed their cover photo.

7/26/2016 4:53:26 PM

#LaunchBlast ~ Transportation

7/26/2016 1:44:35 PM

You may be surprised to learn which safety features come standard in cars today

7/25/2016 11:28:03 AM

We hope you 'Find New Roads' this week. #MondayMotivation

7/25/2016 10:18:01 AM

This is the last week to participate in our change drive by donating your spare change to help our troops! Please visit www.DriveChicago.com to find a dealer near you! #BBQ4Troops

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

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7/28/2016 12:46:22 AM

#WCW with Chrysler 200 Spokesmodel | @ChiAutoShow 2014, Chicago, IL @fiatchrysler_nahttps://t.co/BUhwAwnd9O

7/28/2016 12:44:26 AM

#WCW with Chrysler 200 Spokesmodel | @ChiAutoShow 2014, Chicago, IL @fiatchrysler_nahttps://t.co/1bn9OX0T3t

7/27/2016 7:35:48 PM

#WCW with Dodge Durango Spokesmodel | @ChiAutoShow 2014, Chicago, IL @fiatchrysler_nahttps://t.co/lq7taz8u3f

7/27/2016 7:34:05 PM

#WCW with Dodge Durango Spokesmodel | @ChiAutoShow 2014, Chicago, IL @fiatchrysler_nahttps://t.co/U3MEvCDO9N

7/27/2016 10:48:01 AM

#WackyWednesday! The Hyundai Elantra Coupe "Zombie Survival Machine" with a carbon fiber plow & 148 hp. https://t.co/boTx7bxPyn

7/27/2016 9:47:41 AM

RT @marksweettweet: Performing the needle through balloon trick at the #AutoShow. #Chevy #magic https://t.co/LrZziB6Pap

7/27/2016 12:11:59 AM

Can you say "coup," boys & girls? @Porsche expands @ChiAutoShow presence. Sits out @NAIASDetroit => https://t.co/JohOu1itmu

7/26/2016 11:55:53 PM

The latest Chevy Parts Daily! https://t.co/AqtuoidLot Thanks to @CLTMotorSpdwy @ChiAutoShow #letsboracing #nascar

7/26/2016 4:58:06 PM

#LaunchBlast Transportation.@ChiAutoShow shares great blog post on standard safety features. LT says YES for safety! https://t.co/e8xNt8VJHK

7/26/2016 2:14:34 PM

RT @ChiAutoShow: You may be surprised to learn which safety features come standard in cars today. https://t.co/BQkqxSsarq