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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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10 Millionth Ford Mustang Rolls Off the Assembly Line

Posted by: Jennifer Morand on Aug 08, 2018

Today Ford is celebrating the production of its 10-millionth Mustang, a Wimbledon White GT V8 model convertible. The first Mustang produced in 1964 was the same color and model. In fact, the first Mustang ever sold was sold right here in Chicago, before its debut at the World Fair and two days before it was set to go on sale. As of 2015, Gail and Tom Wise still owned it, and fans may even remember seeing it on display at the Chicago Auto Show. It’s in perfect condition.

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5 Steps to Transition Your Vehicle from Cold to Warm Weather

Posted by: Annamarie Beretta on May 01, 2018

Now that springtime has finally arrived and is hopefully here to stay, it’s officially time to prepare your vehicle for warmer weather. Provided below are five simple steps on transitioning your vehicle from cold to warm weather.

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