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Maserati Makes Waves with MC20 Announcement and 2021 Model Year Lineup

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Feb 24, 2021

Last week, Maserati introduced its 2021 model year lineup to the North American market, including an expanded Trofeo collection with V8 engines in the Levante, Ghibli and Quattroporte. The entire lineup receives a significant range of styling updates as well as a new Maserati Intelligent Assistant multimedia system and the addition of active driving assist.

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2021 Kia Sorento Sets a New SUV Benchmark

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Jan 04, 2021

While the Sorento nameplate is pushing 20 years of U.S. history, this midsize crossover is completely redesigned for 2021 offering more capability, more safety features, heightened performance and a bolder design. The all-new Sorento is now hitting dealerships nationwide.

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Highlights of the 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Dec 22, 2020

A couple of months ago, the 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe was one of the latest vehicles to be unveiled virtually, and now, the significantly enhanced SUV is hitting dealerships. For 2021, the Santa Fe features a freshened, innovative design motif, advanced front and rear lighting signatures, a new hybrid powertrain with all-wheel drive and extensive driver safety and convenience technologies.

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The swiss-army knife of trucks comes in a flavor for everyone.

Posted by: Jim OBrill on Nov 24, 2020

The Jeep Gladiator arrived for the 2019 model year with a lot of hype. It was the first pickup truck for Jeep since Comanche departed in 1992. Gladiator is a 4-door, 5-passenger midsize pickup with exterior styling similar to the Jeep Wrangler. Most notably, the Gladiator is currently the only pick up on the market with a removable roof and doors.

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Getting to Know the 2021 Lexus IS

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Oct 29, 2020

In a typical year, automotive manufacturers traditionally unveil their latest and greatest models surrounding or during an auto show. However, due to the current state, carmakers are forced to “pull the sheet” off of new vehicles virtually, whether that’s through YouTube, Zoom or during a World Series commercial. While these virtual announcements certainly offer the public a front-seat glimpse at the newest sheet metal to soon hit the street, one could argue that they still can’t replace the tangible experience that an auto show provides.

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America's Best-Selling Truck Has New Tricks Up Its Sleeves

Posted by: Jim OBrill on Oct 19, 2020

The Ford F-150 is the most popular vehicle on the road in 39 out of 50 states, including Illinois. With a history that dates back to 1948 and thirteen previous generations, Ford has introduced an all-new fourteenth generation of the 2021 Ford F-150.

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Built in Chicago. Good for Chicago.

Posted by: Mark Bilek on Oct 15, 2020

The only auto manufacturing plant located within the city limits is Ford's Chicago Assembly Plant on Torrance Ave. Ford broke ground on that plant 100 years ago and, over the years, the plant has produced some of the company's most iconic vehicles including the Model T, Model A, Thunderbird, Taurus and today's Ford Explorer.

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Prepare Your Vehicle for Fall & Winter

Posted by: Jim OBrill on Oct 14, 2020

The leaves are changing and the temperatures are falling. Coats are needed in the morning but not the afternoon, welcome to Fall in Chicagoland. The changing of seasons also signifies new road conditions and new elements that can affect your vehicles. Here are some key tips to ensure your vehicle is ready for winter. 

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FCA Midwest Vehicle Tour Showcases Latest and Greatest

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Oct 08, 2020

Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCA) recently held a media preview of its Midwest Vehicle Tour to show off a few concepts and the latest and greatest models across its brands including Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram. Many of the vehicles on-hand were recently revealed via virtual presentations and had never been seen before in person. 

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Cadillac Live Leads to In-person Sales

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Sep 09, 2020

Last winter—before COVID-19 hit hard in the U.S.—Cadillac had the foresight to launch a virtual showroom called Cadillac Live. The brand says this virtual experience will help enhance the overall shopping experience by engaging with customers in the online showroom and then launching that into an in-person test drive or sales experience in a physical dealership. 

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