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The Italian sedan hugs corners and turns heads with a dramatic design that stands out among the rest

Posted by: Jim OBrill on Mar 05, 2020

After a lengthy hiatus from North America, Alfa Romeo, now under the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) umbrella, returned to the U.S. in 2015 with a small portfolio of vehicles. As a kid, I was always a fan of the unique design features of this Italian brand, most notably that prominent V-shaped grille.

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High hopes for latest Highlander

Posted by: Mark Bilek on Mar 04, 2020

The 2020 Highlander is all new. It rides on Toyota's TNGA platform, which is designed to reduce development costs and increase overall rigidity. That said, most buyers will notice a 2.4-inch wheelbase stretch that provides additional second- and third-row leg room. 

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Nissan Sentra Turns Heads

Posted by: Zel Velarde on Feb 17, 2020

The all-new 2020 Nissan Sentra makes its Chicago debut at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show. Originally introduced in 1982, the Nissan Sentra reinvents itself and shows why the Sentra remains Nissan’s best-selling model in the United States. 

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What's in a Hybrid

Posted by: Jim OBrill on Feb 17, 2020

By definition a hybrid is a thing made by combining two different elements. In automotive speak, it’s the combination of a gasoline engine and an electric motor, each of which can propel the vehicle. Honda has been making hybrids for more than 20 years with the first-generation Honda Insight arriving in 1999. Technology and styling have come a long way in 20 years. 

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Honda Brings A Game to the Chicago Auto Show

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Feb 16, 2020

Hot off the heels of becoming the best-selling brand in Chicago, Honda showed up in a big way. From its all-new, beautiful display to a new vehicle debut to sponsoring an indoor run, Honda took advantage of every opportunity to engage and attract consumers. 

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Subaru Transforms the Auto Show Experience

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Feb 16, 2020

Subaru has one of the most engaging displays at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show, from adoptable puppies to a 360-degree view of national parks. It’s a fully immersive experience that leaves attendees staring at the enlarged LED screens that wrap around the exhibit as they experience Yellowstone and Yosemite. 

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Tire Safety Tips for Winter

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Dec 02, 2019

With the harsh winter season around the corner, we interviewed tire experts at Cooper Tire to clear up any confusion surrounding when to replace tires and whether or not winter tires are really necessary. 

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Auto Show Season is in Full Swing

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Nov 22, 2019

Auto show season has officially shifted into hear gear with the LA Auto Show opening its doors to the public this weekend and the Chicago Auto Show less than three months away! It’s an exciting time for not only car lovers, but families alike, as auto shows have so much to experience. At the 2020 Chicago Auto Show (Feb. 8-17), for example, there will be nearly 1,000 cars, trucks and SUVs on display; ample opportunities for attendees to jump behind the wheel with a variety of indoor test tracks and outdoor ride-and-drives; demonstrations of the most innovative technology; interactive exhibits featuring virtual reality simulators; family-friendly activities; special appearances from celebrities and sports icons; and even special themed days. 
 

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Lincoln Presents the 2020 Corsair

Posted by: Zel Velarde on Nov 19, 2019

The chief engineer of the Lincoln Corsair, John Jraiche, presented the 2020 Lincoln Corsair to Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA) members during the latest MAMA meeting. 

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2020 Hyundai Palisade Highlights

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Jul 17, 2019

Hyundai’s all-new, three-row, flagship SUV – the 2020 Palisade – took center stage at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show and, recently, the Chicago Auto Show team had the chance to attend Hyundai’s regional program featuring a driving excursion to Starved Rock State Park. The event was part of the Midwest Automotive Media Association’s July meeting where 25 media members had the chance to learn more about and evaluate the Palisade on an hour-and-a-half-drive (each way) to the scenic state park. 

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