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Chicago Snow Shouldn't be a Problem for Auto Show Visitors

Chicago Snow Shouldn't be a Problem for Auto Show Visitors

CHICAGO, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a comprehensive snow removal plan in place, weather that's expected for Saturday morning in the area shouldn't affect patrons heading for McCormick Place for the 2009 Chicago Auto Show. "We encourage those who are considering visiting the show to not alter their plans du ... Continue reading

2009 Chicago Auto Show: A Benefit to SAAD Sufferers, According to Scientist

2009 Chicago Auto Show: A Benefit to SAAD Sufferers, According to Scientist

CHICAGO, Feb. 20 -- Professor Vinny Boombatz of the Dangerfield Institute has presented Chicago Auto Show officials with a study that implies that seven of the displays now staged on the McCormick Place can positively impact those with Seasonal Automotive Affective Disorder (SAAD). "We have found that the lighting in t ... Continue reading

2009 Chicago Auto Show: A Hot Ticket for a Chilly Weekend

2009 Chicago Auto Show: A Hot Ticket for a Chilly Weekend

CHICAGO, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Apparently, we've got the ticket that everyone's looking for!" said 2009 Chicago Auto Show Chairman Mark Scarpelli. "According to predictions of media experts, we were supposed to have a lackluster show that no one wanted to attend. I guess the joke's on them as attendance f ... Continue reading

Chicago Auto Show 2009: Outperforming the Pundits

Chicago Auto Show 2009: Outperforming the Pundits

CHICAGO, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you'd listen to economic and auto industry pundits, you might think you could shoot a cannon through the nation's biggest auto show and not hit a soul. But the combination of a beautifully staged show, a long weekend, good weather, big manufacturer incentives and the natur ... Continue reading

2009 Chicago Auto Show Highlights

2009 Chicago Auto Show Highlights

CHICAGO AUTO SHOW HIGHLIGHTS By Steve Purdy TheAutoChannel.com Detroit Bureau The big news at the 2009 Chicago Auto Show was the weather. We come here every year in February expecting bitterly cold temps with harsh wind chills. We were pleasantly surprised this year by mild - even warm by February standards – temp ... Continue reading

Suzuki Goes Truckin' with Hill/Street Hues - COMPLETE VIDEO

Suzuki Goes Truckin' with Hill/Street Hues - COMPLETE VIDEO

Suzuki debuts three eye-catching, fully accessorized Equator pickup trucks. 4-Wheel & Off-Road, Off-Road and Truckin' magazines communicate vibrant brand identity. CHICAGO - February 11, 2009 – One year after introducing its all-new Equator at the 2008 Chicago Auto Show, American Suzuki Motor Corp. returns to the ... Continue reading

2009 Chicago Auto Show: Mazda MX-5 Celebrates 20th Birthday - COMPLETE VIDEO

2009 Chicago Auto Show: Mazda MX-5 Celebrates 20th Birthday - COMPLETE VIDEO

HIROSHIMA - February 12, 2009: The Mazda MX-5 (known as the Mazda Roadster in Japan) was first revealed to the world at the Chicago Auto Show in February 1989. To help celebrate the 20th anniversary of this storied roadster, Mazda has announced that the freshened third generation MX-5 is making its North American debut ... Continue reading

Press Pass Coverage of the 2009 Chicago Auto Show: "As If You Were Here"

Press Pass Coverage of the 2009 Chicago Auto Show: "As If You Were Here"

TheAutoChannel.com is proud to present exclusive PRESS PASS COVERAGE of the 2009 Chicago Auto Show, which begins next week. Media Preview Days are February 11th and 12th, with the public days beginning Friday, February 13th. The Chicago Auto Show is one of North America's most important new vehicle expositions. Watchin ... Continue reading

2009 Chicago Auto Show: Complete GM Press Conference Video and Presenter Remarks - Includes New Corvette Sting Ray Concept

2009 Chicago Auto Show: Complete GM Press Conference Video and Presenter Remarks - Includes New Corvette Sting Ray Concept

2009 Chicago Auto Show Press Conference Remarks by Ed Peper and Ed Welburn Speech delivered on: 2009-02-11 2009 Chicago Auto Show Press Conference Remarks by Ed Peper and Ed Welburn Ed Peper, GM North America Vice Pres., Chevrolet Ed Welburn, GM Vice Pres., Design Chicago, IL ED PEPER Good morning. Glad you could join ... Continue reading

2009 Chicago Auto Show: New Illinois Governor Quinn to Open Chicago Auto Show

2009 Chicago Auto Show: New Illinois Governor Quinn to Open Chicago Auto Show

CHICAGO, Feb 12--Illinois Governor Pat Quinn will preside over ribbon cutting ceremonies opening the 2009 Chicago Auto Show. Joining the governor will be Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White and officials of the Chicago Automobile Trade Association, producer of the nation's biggest auto show. Event: Opening of the 2 ... Continue reading

2009 Chicago Auto Show: Complete Ford Press Conference Video with Taurus SHO and Harley-Davidson F-150

2009 Chicago Auto Show: Complete Ford Press Conference Video with Taurus SHO and Harley-Davidson F-150

CHICAGO - February 12, 2009: Amid raucous audience approval, Ford uneiled its all new Taurus SHO car along with the latest Harley-Davidson F-150 pick-up truck. Ford also presented its Euro-originated Transit Connect commercial vehicle, which included their promise to deliver an all-electric version of the Tansit Connec ... Continue reading

2009 Chicago Auto Show: Ford Hybrids Recognized by IntelliChoice.com as Best Crossover/SUV Value Under $28,000

2009 Chicago Auto Show: Ford Hybrids Recognized by IntelliChoice.com as Best Crossover/SUV Value Under $28,000

-- 2009 Ford Escape Hybrid and Mercury Mariner Hybrid were named Best Crossover/SUV Value Under $28,000 by IntelliChoice.com. -- Best Overall Value of the Year (BOVY) Awards recognize vehicles whose cost of ownership are significantly lower than expected compared to competitive models in the same class. CHICAGO, Feb. 1 ... Continue reading

2009 Chicago Auto Show: Subaru Hands Over $5 Million to 'Share the Love' Charities

2009 Chicago Auto Show: Subaru Hands Over $5 Million to 'Share the Love' Charities

- Automaker Presents Checks to Participating Charities at Chicago Auto Show - CHICAGO, Feb. 12 -- Subaru of America, Inc. today used the opening of the Chicago International Auto Show to present the $5 million raised during the "Share the Love" campaign to the participating charities. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi- ... Continue reading

2009 Chicago Auto Show: IntelliChoice.com Announces Best Overall Value of the Year Awards for 2009 Cars, Trucks, Crossovers and SUVs

2009 Chicago Auto Show: IntelliChoice.com Announces Best Overall Value of the Year Awards for 2009 Cars, Trucks, Crossovers and SUVs

CHICAGO--IntelliChoice.com, the leading source for automotive ownership cost and value analysis, and part of media and marketing services company Source Interlink Companies, Inc. , today announced the winners of its annual “Best Overall Value of the Year” awards for 2009 cars, trucks, crossovers and SUVs. The ... Continue reading

2009 Chicago Auto Show: Chrysler Intros Commercial Ram; Toyota, Hyundai, Acura Unveil New Models

2009 Chicago Auto Show: Chrysler Intros Commercial Ram; Toyota, Hyundai, Acura Unveil New Models

CHICAGO Februaary 12, 2009; The AP reported taht Chrysler LLC unveiled a new line of commercial versions of its Dodge Ram truck on Wednesday, the 2500 and 3500 heavy-duty trucks and the 3500, 4500 and 5500 Chassis Cabs. Executive Vice President for Product Development Frank Klegon said at the Chicago Auto Show that the ... Continue reading

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