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First Look Gala Expected to Raise $2 Million

Nov 13, 2014 01:51 PM

Eighteen Chicago area charities will benefit from more than $2 million expected to be raised by a black-tie gala held in conjunction with the 2015 Chicago Auto Show in February. Now in its 24th year, First Look for Charity stands as one of the special events on the winter schedules of Chicago socialites and car buffs.

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Lights, Camera, Action!

Nov 13, 2014 01:51 PM

The 2015 Chicago Auto Show is set to be the backdrop for a number of television programs. In a partnership that will last throughout the year, ABC7 Chicago is set to broadcast the official 2015 Chicago Auto Show special. The live show will air at 6 p.m. CST on Saturday, Feb. 14. In addition, ABC7 Chicago will utilize its daytime and news programming, including the popular Windy City Live, to cover the Chicago Auto Show.

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Chicago Auto Show and Digital Megaphone Team Up for Video Challenge

Nov 13, 2014 01:21 PM

The Chicago Auto Show and Digital Megaphone are teaming up again to bring the 2015 Vine and Instagram Video Challenge back to the Chicago Auto Show Social Media Preview.

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Chicago Auto Show & NRSF Invite Teens to Help Spread Message About Distracted Driving

Nov 03, 2014 09:00 AM

National Road Safety Foundation to host Drive Safe Chicago Video Contest; Winner Gets $2,000 and works with Emmy-winning director to create PSA that will air nationwide.

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Chicago Auto Show Launches 2015 Website

Oct 21, 2014 08:21 AM

The Chicago Auto Show today launched a completely redesigned website in anticipation of the 107th edition of the nation’s largest auto show.

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DriveChicago Partners with AIM to Deliver Auto Shoppers Directly To Dealership Websites

Oct 09, 2014 11:57 AM

DriveChicago.com, the automotive portal owned and operated by the Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA), is partnering with Automotive Internet Media (AIM) to help CATA dealer members get more exposure to vehicle inventory and dealership websites.

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Hyatt Regency McCormick Place Ink 3-Year Deal as Official Hotel

Jul 22, 2014 09:00 AM

The Hyatt Regency McCormick Place is pleased to announce that it will return as an official hotel for the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. Gearing up to take over the Windy City February 14-22, the Chicago Auto Show attracts car aficionados from around the globe to get an up-close-and-personal view of the world's most spectacular automobiles, some being viewed by the media and public for the first time anywhere.​

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Chicago Auto Show Announces 2015 Dates

Jul 22, 2014 09:00 AM

The public portion of 2015 Chicago Auto Show will run Saturday, Feb. 14 through Sunday, Feb. 22. Show hours are slightly adjusted. For 2015, the Chicago Auto Show hours will be 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day except for the last day when the show opens at 9 a.m. and closes at 8 p.m.

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Chicagoland New-car Dealers to Host More than 60 USO Barbecues for the Troops on July 19

Jul 11, 2014 09:00 AM

Chicagoland new-car dealers are once again on a summertime mission to raise awareness and funds for local troops and their families. For the second consecutive year, the Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA) and its dealer members have partnered with the USO of Illinois to host more than 60 Barbecue for the Troops community fundraising events.

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Colin Wickstrom Elected CATA Chairman

Jun 23, 2014 09:00 AM

Colin Wickstrom, of Wickstrom Auto Group in Barrington, was recently elected to become the 2014-2015 Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA) chairman and the 2015 Chicago Auto Show co-chairman.

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Tuesday, May, 26, 2015

Android Auto Now Available in 2015 Hyundai Sonata

As an update to a previous blog post , Hyundai is now officially the first car manufacturer to launch Android Auto ...

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

With some flashy debuts and a healthy dose of technology news, automakers made some noise during the New York Auto ...

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5/26/2015 4:25:21 PM

Good news for Hyundai owners and Android users! Android Auto is now available in the 2015 Sonata. You might remember receiving a demo during the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, but we've provided all of the necessary details here: http://bit.ly/1RlJRi2 #AndroidAuto

5/25/2015 8:54:01 AM

Today, we pay tribute to our fallen heroes

5/23/2015 10:05:00 AM

Did you know? The state of Illinois changed the way vehicle leases are taxed, allowing you to get more car for less money! Get all the details in 60 seconds here: http://bit.ly/1FF5nw5

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

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5/26/2015 8:19:41 PM

Plan a Family Day-cation at the Chicago Auto Show #CAS15 http://t.co/ccWo0th4yx

5/26/2015 4:26:55 PM

Attention @Hyundai owners & @Android users: #AndroidAuto is now available in the 2015 #Sonata! http://t.co/3NLDdEIXmR

5/26/2015 3:32:11 PM

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5/26/2015 2:58:46 PM

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5/26/2015 2:57:56 PM

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5/26/2015 2:56:49 PM

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5/26/2015 2:55:54 PM

Read why our #CAS15 intern @kristinsara would rather hop in a @chevrolet #equinox vs. sit in an all-new Ferrari: http://t.co/qEDf7MiN4V

5/26/2015 5:16:11 AM

Cars of the Chicago Auto Show 2015 #CAS15 http://t.co/4yIfiLFDwN

5/25/2015 2:38:10 PM

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5/25/2015 9:36:55 AM

RT @ChiAutoShow: Today, we pay tribute to our fallen heroes. #MemorialDay