Monthly Archives: April 2016

In the News: VW answers, EPA backs down, Earth Day cars, Mustang is #1, Tony Stewart is back and more.

Catch up on what you missed while watching the NHL playoffs. The auto industry keeps making news. Auto shows, recalls, motorsports, clean air and more. Have a read right here with one click. @1ChicagoCarGuy

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2016 Dodge Durango – Drive Report

 You almost can say the Durango does it all. It can carry up to seven people, has lots of room for all your stuff and can tow over 3 tons. Although it’s big on the inside the Durango is not … Continue reading

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2017 Jaguar XE – a brief audition

Coming in late spring 2016, the all-new 2017 Jaguar XE will be in the market with a lineup  that includes Jaguar XE 20d and 35t models each in Premium, Prestige and R-Sport trim levels and available in RWD or AWD. … Continue reading

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In the News: More on autonomous cars, order a Ford GT, aluminum F-150 is tops, VW Beetle may go away and recalls, of course.

Baseball is hot; hockey playoffs; election news; crazy spring weather and lots of automotive news. Catch up right here with what’s going on. @1ChicagoCarGuy

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2016 MINI Cooper Clubman – Drive Report

It’s bigger and better, but not really that big. With two engine choices and yes even the chance to get a “stick shift” transmission, the new Clubman makes for a very “right-size” city car. It seats five and has a … Continue reading

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2016 Lexus RC 200t Drive Report

Might you be in the market for a personal coupe? Are the children out of college and off on their own? Do you need something for those weekend getaways? Check out the 2016 Lexus RC, now offered for 2016 in … Continue reading

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In the News: New GM design head, Tesla over-sells, testing self-driving cars, Citroën, manual drift and more.

Baseball season openers are over and auto industry news keeps happening. Check out what went on last week right here. @1ChicagoCarGuy

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