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Holiday Gift Ideas for the Car Enthusiast

Posted by: Holly Macaluso on Nov 20, 2018

The holidays are quickly approaching, which means many presents need to be bought. To help, we put together a list of ideas that car enthusiasts will love. Happy holiday shopping! 

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SEMA Show Highlights

Posted by: Jim OBrill on Nov 20, 2018

SEMA: the show where an enthusiast can see their wildest auto fantasies come to life. A couple weeks ago, I traveled to Las Vegas, NV to check out the mecca of auto shows for an enthusiast-minded auto geek. The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show is one-of-a-kind that features the latest performance upgrades and concepts from auto manufactures, custom-built privately-owned vehicles, driving experiences and the latest in automotive products. 
 

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Back on the track in the small cars with the big growl

Posted by: Jim OBrill on Oct 23, 2018

Earlier this summer, I attended a track school at GingerMan Raceway to learn track driving skills in a Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT. After a day of driving the 5,000-lb. SUV on the track, my instructor told me any other car would be a breeze. A couple weeks ago, I was able to determine the validity of that statement and put those skills to the test in another track driving experience, only in cars less than half the size of the Grand Cherokee. 

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2019 Ford Edge ST

Posted by: Holly Macaluso on Oct 19, 2018

Ford adds the performance-orientated Edge ST to its midsize crossover SUV line. Other Edge trim levels include SE, SEL and Titanium. The Edge ST offers a potent 335-horsepower EcoBoost engine, sport-tuned suspension, and Ford's Co-Pilot360 driver-assist technology.

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Midwest Automotive Media Association Fall Rally 2018

Posted by: Holly Macaluso on Oct 12, 2018

Last week, the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA) hosted its annual Fall Rally where nearly 80 media members gathered at the Autobahn Country Club to test-drive 70 of the industry's newest cars, trucks and SUVs on track, on street and off road. 

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Essential Fall Car Care Tips

Posted by: Jim OBrill on Oct 10, 2018

October is Fall Car Care Month. This is the ideal time to give your car a thorough walk around and inspection before harsher winter conditions arrive. Taking the time now can save some stress that could surface amid frigid temperatures and snow on the ground. 

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2019 Hyundai Santa Fe - A bolder, safer and more efficient SUV

Posted by: Holly Macaluso on Oct 08, 2018

Hyundai recently introduced its completely redesigned 2019 Santa Fe, the brand's most tech-savvy SUV to-date. The fourth-generation Santa Fe is stronger, safer and more efficient than previous models.

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Seat Check Saturday

Posted by: Holly Macaluso on Sep 28, 2018

Car accidents cannot always be avoided, but injuries due to improper seat belt buckling can be. According to Traffic Safety Marketing, "car crashes are the leading death of children ages one to 13." It's a good time to inform yourself and your children about seatbelt safety.  

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Rise and Drive this Labor Day Weekend

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Aug 31, 2018

Calling all auto enthusiasts looking for plans this Labor Day weekend! Collectors’ Car Garage, a facility located on the north side of Chicago dedicated to preservation and storage of vintage and collectible automobiles, is hosting a Rise & Drive event on Sunday, Sept. 2, open to the public. 

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Teaching a not so old dog new tricks

Posted by: Jim OBrill on Aug 31, 2018

It's been awhile since I sat behind the wheel of a vehicle with a driving instructor in the passenger seat. Still, after 20 years of driving, I consider myself a good driver. That was until I headed to track school at GingerMan Raceway in South Haven, Michigan.

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