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2017 BMW i3 – Drive Report

The BMW i3 was named the 2017 World Urban Car of the Year. The i3 is the bestselling compact battery-electric vehicle in the premium compact segment worldwide since it was launched in 2014. Driving range is 114 miles on pure battery … Continue reading

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2017 North American International Auto Show

The Detroit auto show is abuzz with new vehicle introductions, concept cars, tweets about American investments and lots of chatter about artificial intelligence and self-driving cars. The 2017  NACTOY winners are Chevy Bolt, Chrysler Pacifica and Honda Ridgeline, respectively the … Continue reading

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2017 Chrysler Pacifica – Drive and Review

The all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan has made a big splash. Chrysler has upped the game in the minivan segment with this new entry that replaces the Town & Country. It’s loaded with many comfort and convenience features as well … Continue reading

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2017 Honda Ridgeline – First Drive

Honda has completely redesigned its Ridgeline pickup. All-new for 2017, the Ridgeline has a longer wheelbase, increased length, still seats five and has a longer rear cargo bed. The new unibody design looks more truck-like and the 280 HP V6 … Continue reading

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Chrome & Coffee at Iron Gate Motor Condos

Iron Gate Motor Condos continued its monthly Chrome & Coffee Open House on Saturday, September 10, 2016. Featuring Antique Marques of all makes and models, the monthly Chrome & Coffee event attracts car collectors and auto enthusiasts alike who come … Continue reading

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Chicago: Rise & Drive at Collectors’ Car Garage

The Labor Day weekend first-Sunday Rise & Drive at Collectors’ Car Garage brought a couple of treats. A 1930 Ruxton Model C Sedan and a ’57 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight convertible from the Richard H. Driehaus Collection at Chicago Vintage Motor Carriage … Continue reading

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In the News- Mazda diesel?, SUV Headlights, GM Switchgate, Tesla questions, Concours of America, buy Pickup stamps and more.

We’re half way through the 2016 baseball season marked by the All-Star game.  News is still happening around the world in the auto industry that affects car buyers and drivers. Catch up on what you missed with just a quick … Continue reading

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