Category Archives: educational

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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2016 Kia K900 V6 – Drive & Review

 For 2016 Kia’s flagship K900 has a new 311HP V6 and some mild exterior updates. New driver-assistance safety features such as automatic emergency braking will help keep you out of that accidental collision. The 420HP V8 is still offered but … Continue reading

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In the News: Self-Driving; Tesla; Traffic Deaths Up; MPG down; NACTOY; New #Nissan Pathfinder; the Great Race; RIP Carl Hass

It was a slow news week with the July 4th holiday. However the wheels kept spinning in the auto industry in spite of that. Spin you mouse over here to catch up on the fireworks you missed while watching the … Continue reading

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In the News: Tesla failure , Lincoln comes to you, VW settles, sales are slowing, what’s most-American and more.

2016 is half over and yet every week brings more news and updates in the auto industry. Keep up to date on what might affect you. Catch up on last week’s top auto news right here. @1ChicagoCarGuy

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In the News: King Kia, Brexit, Viper exit, VW pays up, LeMans, and more.

Summer has officially arrived and we’re hot and heavy into motorsports from F1 to IndyCar to NHRA to NASCAR to LeMans. Next week we’ll see what happened at Pikes Peak. Auto shows from Concours to Cars & Coffee are happening … Continue reading

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In the News: Auto Hall of Fame, Le Mans, BMW turns 100, VW goes EV plus more.

While we celebrate all the fathers, here’s a quick summary of some of the top news in the auto world. The hot summer is rolling across the U.S. and the news in the auto industry is often times just as … Continue reading

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In the News: Best midsize cars, VLF Destino, LAPD goes EV, much on motorsports, and more.

How was your week? Mine had me learning about America’s Cup foiling catamarans, visiting Chicago’s Rise & Drive and checking out the Mecom Motorcycle auction. Catch up on the automotive news of the week right here with one click. @1ChicagoCarGuy

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Chrysler 300 Club Spring Show

On a sunny Saturday in mid-May on the grounds of the Gilmore Museum in Hickory Corners, Michigan, the Chrysler 300 Club International held its Spring 2016 show. Take a look at the array of late ’50s and early ’60s examples from … Continue reading

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In the News: New car sales down but MPG up, little interest in self-drivers, killer air bags, Indy 500 and F1

If you’re reading this you survived the Memorial Day weekend. Great. Keep up the good work. Catch up on that end-of-May auto world news right here. Just a click of your mouse will do it…..right here. @1ChicagoCarGuy

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2016 Jeep Renegade – Cool and Capable

One of the coolest vehicles around for under $18,000 according to KBB and, in my view, perfectly suited for that new teen driver in the family.  This roomy runabout offers the newest in safety technology and equipment to help keep … Continue reading

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