Monthly Archives: February 2016

In the News: Chicago Auto Show #CAS16, Top cars, Best interiors, Vehicle durability, NASCAR and more

As we wrap up the third month of winter weather and start to think a bit about springtime. much is still happening in the auto world. We’re back to motors sports and lots of best-of picks. You can catch up … Continue reading

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2016 #Ford Explorer – Taking you further

Twenty five years after the first Explorer hit the market the new 2016 is better than ever. Gone are the big V8s. Now it’s a turbocharged four and a couple V6s, one with twin-turbos. The AWD system has terrain management, … Continue reading

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2016 Bentley Mulsanne Speed

My colleague Henny Hemmes, who lives in the Netherlands, first got to be driven as a rear seat passenger and then drive herself in this gorgeous $338,000 Bentley. Read Henny’s experience right here with one mouse click. @1ChicagoCarGuy  

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In the News: Auto News Factoids of the Week

Being Green; the top pickup; gasoline delivery while you work; mini-Tesla; pot-hole protection; self-driving cars and hackers; recalls; it’s NASCAR time again, and more. Just click right here to catch up on last week’s key happenings in the auto industry. … Continue reading

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2016 #Lincoln MKX – almost self driving

New vehicles today, and not just high-end vehicles, have lots of new technology features that are available to help assist the driver to keep her or him along with their passengers out of harms way. The 2016 Lincoln MKX is … Continue reading

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2016 Chicago Auto Show #CAS16

 The Chicago Auto Show runs this week from Feb 13 to 21. Here’s a little run-down on some CARS you will not want to miss. Just click here to read. Also, my colleagues Steve and Thom put together some thoughts on … Continue reading

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In the News – auto industry post-Super Bowl happenings

Have a look with one mouse-click right here to catch up on the goings-on while you were recovering from the big party and what your Super Bowl team did or did not do. @1ChicagoCarGuy

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2016 #Ford Escape; well suited for the Windy City.

The Ford Escape has been a favorite of many for quite a few years. The 2016 model is better than ever with plenty of choices to suite everyone’s wants and needs. The Escape is packed with high tech and has … Continue reading

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In the News: January sales, Scion, Tesla, self-drivng cars, air bag recalls, motorsports and more.

  While you welcomed February and got psyched up for the Super Bowl lots of things were going on in the auto world. Catch up with just one click right here. @1ChicagoCarGuy

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2016 #Honda Civic- the North American Car of the Year

 The 2016 Honda Civic, now in its 10th iteration, is all-new from the ground up. It’ll do well as a car for your commute into the city or perhaps you’re a reverse commuter and drive out of the city each … Continue reading

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