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2013 CHICAGO AUTO SHOW WRAP-UP

2013 CHICAGO AUTO SHOW WRAP-UP

By Steve Purdy, Thom Cannell and Larry Nutson The Auto Channel’s intrepid auto show coverage team The Chicago Auto Show claims the distinction of being the oldest new car show (this is the 105th), and the largest in square footage and numbers of attendees. We certainly can’t dispute either. We enjoy covering ... Continue reading

Women's Day Returns To The 2013 Chicago Auto Show: February 12

Women's Day Returns To The 2013 Chicago Auto Show: February 12

While there are many activities that appeal to women during the run of the 10-day Chicago Auto Show, organizers host Women's Day annually to further reach the female demographic. Held this year on Tuesday, February 12, Women's Day at the Chicago Auto Show will feature a robust lineup of events and activities geared tow ... Continue reading

Honda Wins The Driving Engagement Award During The Chicago Auto Show Social Media Preview

Honda Wins The Driving Engagement Award During The Chicago Auto Show Social Media Preview

The Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA), producer of the Chicago Auto Show, and Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) presented American Honda Motor Co., Inc. with the first-ever "Driving Engagement" award for best social media campaign of 2012 during the Social Media Preview of the 2013 Chicago Auto Show ... Continue reading

What's Up Mac? - Diesel Cars Catch On in U.S.

What's Up Mac? - Diesel Cars Catch On in U.S.

By Mac Gordon Senior Editor At Large Michigan Bureau The Auto Channel CHICAGO-Diesel engines are a living example of the axiom, “When you can't succeed at first, try, try again!” The Windy City's show in huge McCormick Place kicked off to the public with more diesel-powered cars than it has ever had before in ... Continue reading

Nissan Project 370Z Fans Invited to Find a Challenger for the Car They Created +VIDEO

Nissan Project 370Z Fans Invited to Find a Challenger for the Car They Created +VIDEO

CHICAGO - February 8, 2013: A year ago Nissan launched a social media-directed Nissan 370Z build-up called "Project 370Z" at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show. The idea was to capture the passion and knowledge of Nissan Z fans, online, to help direct the creation of a unique, one-off Nissan 370Z with readily available afterma ... Continue reading

Four Chrysler Group Models Receive MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Award

Four Chrysler Group Models Receive MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Award

The 2013 Dodge Dart, Ram 1500, Fiat 500 Abarth and SRT Viper all earn MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Award MotorWeek, television's original automotive magazine, has released its annual list of Drivers' Choice Awards and four Chrysler Group vehicles have earned top honors, including: Dodge Dart: Best Compact Car Ram 1500: Be ... Continue reading

2013 Kia Rio Wins MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Award For Best Subcompact Car

2013 Kia Rio Wins MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Award For Best Subcompact Car

Kia Motors America (KMA) has been honored with a MotorWeek Best Subcompact Car Drivers' Choice Award for the 2013 Rio at the Chicago Auto Show. MotorWeek, one of television's longest-running and most respected automotive programs, recognized the sporty Rio for its impressive styling, practicality and tremendous value. ... Continue reading

New 2014 Ram ProMaster Debuts at 2013 Chicago Auto Show +VIDEO

New 2014 Ram ProMaster Debuts at 2013 Chicago Auto Show +VIDEO

CHICAGO - February 7, 2013: The new 2014 Ram ProMaster is Ram Commercial’s latest addition to its popular vehicle lineup. ProMaster takes its place in the expanding, purpose-built, full-size van segment with a number of best-in-class features focused on the commercial customer. Coming from a strong background of c ... Continue reading

Toyota Unveils 2014 Redesigned Tundra Pickup at 2013 Chicago Auto Show +VIDEO

Toyota Unveils 2014 Redesigned Tundra Pickup at 2013 Chicago Auto Show +VIDEO

CHICAGO - February 7, 2013: Toyota U.S.A. unveiled the redesigned 2014 Tundra full-size pickup truck at a press conference at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show. Tundra has been a quality leader with Toyota's DNA of quality, dependability and reliability. The industry has recognized Tundra with a myriad of awards over the last ... Continue reading

Nissan Features Latest NISMO and Commercial Vehicles at 2013 Chicago Auto Show +VIDEO

Nissan Features Latest NISMO and Commercial Vehicles at 2013 Chicago Auto Show +VIDEO

CHICAGO - February 7, 2013: First there was the debut of the new 2013 JUKE NISMO and then the 2014 370Z NISMO. These models are part of an expansion of the NISMO brand worldwide. As part of the NISMO lineup, they are designed to be the most forward-looking expression of Nissan, offering cutting-edge performance, techno ... Continue reading

2013 Chicago Auto Show : Kia Unveils New Cross GT Concept

2013 Chicago Auto Show : Kia Unveils New Cross GT Concept

KIA UNVEILS STUNNING NEW CROSS GT CONCEPT CUV AT 2013 CHICAGO AUTO SHOW Combining the Beauty and Elegance of the GT Concept with the Functionality of a Crossover Inspired by the power of nature while pushing the boundaries of technology Cross GT takes Kia design in a bold new direction that hints at the future of the b ... Continue reading

MotorWeek 2013 Drivers' Choice Best of the Year: 2013 Cadillac ATS

MotorWeek 2013 Drivers' Choice Best of the Year: 2013 Cadillac ATS

MotorWeek, television's longest running automotive series, names the Cadillac ATS as its "Best of the Year" 2013 Drivers' Choice award winner for delivering an American-made driving experience that's as close to a classic European sport sedan as you can get. The Drivers' Choice Awards are among the auto industry's most ... Continue reading

NBC5 Chicago Presents: The 2013 Chicago Auto Show

NBC5 Chicago Presents: The 2013 Chicago Auto Show

NBC 5 and the Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA) present The 2013 Chicago Auto Show, LIVE from McCormick Place on Saturday, February 9th, 6-7PM. This marks NBC 5's 15th consecutive year airing the Chicago Auto Show, the largest and longest running auto show in the country. NBC 5's Brant Miller, Cheryl Scott, A ... Continue reading

New Chevy Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel to Accelerate Interest In Clean Diesel Autos in U.S.

New Chevy Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel to Accelerate Interest In Clean Diesel Autos in U.S.

Unveiling of Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel at Chicago Auto Show Highlights American Automakers' Renewed Production of Diesel Vehicles The new 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel passenger car unveiled this morning at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show is a bold statement about the future for clean diesel cars in the U.S, said A ... Continue reading

Nissan Shows Off Multi-Faceted Performance Lineup At 2013 Chicago Auto Show, JUKE NISMO Revealed

Nissan Shows Off Multi-Faceted Performance Lineup At 2013 Chicago Auto Show, JUKE NISMO Revealed

Performance is the theme at Nissan's display for the 2013 Chicago Auto Show. NISMO, Nissan's performance arm, will be center stage with the U.S. debuts of the new 2013 JUKE NISMO -- the complete performance makeover of the popular JUKE crossover -- and the 2014 370Z NISMO. The two NISMO models are part of an expansion ... Continue reading

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