Posts tagged "Chicago"

Two Kinds of Ponies in the Northwest 'Burbs This Saturday - 2015 Ford Ecoboost Challenge Test Drives and 2015 Ford Edge CUV Giveaway, video

Two Kinds of Ponies in the Northwest 'Burbs This Saturday - 2015 Ford Ecoboost Challenge Test Drives and 2015 Ford Edge CUV Giveaway, video
Want to give your Mom an early Mother’s Day gift she won’t soon forget? Take Mom over to  Ford’s 2015 Ecoboost Challenge. WHAT: Ford’s 2015 Ecoboost Challenge is bringing out turbocharged models and hybrids for back-to-back driving comparisons with competitors’ models. WHAT IS ECOBOOST: Ford’s patented turbocharging = feeding a gasoline engine greater volumes of... Read more »

2015 Chicago Auto Show - Forget the Brochures - Family Fun Around Town

2015 Chicago Auto Show - Forget the Brochures - Family Fun Around Town
“Drive…He Said” attended the media preview for the 107th running of the Chicago Automotive Trade Association “Chicago Auto Show“ earlier this week. It’s North America’s largest exhibition of cars and trucks open to the public. At the end of the media day, we realized that our tote bag was devoid of brochures. That’s because more... Read more »

Who Doesn't Like a Test Drive Part II? - Ford Is Covering the Northwest 'Burbs This Saturday

Who Doesn't Like a Test Drive Part II? - Ford Is Covering the Northwest 'Burbs This Saturday
Wednesday,  “Drive…He Said” told you about Toyota’s Drive Center roving public test drives hitting the south and west suburbs in Bolingbrook, Illinois this weekend. Ford, on the other hand, has the northwest ‘burbs covered with it’s 2014 Ecoboost Tour WHAT:  Ford’s 2014 Ecoboost Tour is bringing out turbocharged models and hybrids for back-to-back driving comparisons with... Read more »
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2014 Chicago Auto Show - Are You a Pinball Wizard? - Family Fun Around Town

2014 Chicago Auto Show - Are You a Pinball Wizard? - Family Fun Around Town
Did you know that the major Pinball machine makers in the U.S. are based right here in frigid Chicago? “Drive…He Said” discovered this and much more at media preview for the 104th running of the Chicago Automotive Trade Association “Chicago Auto Show” earlier this week. Check out our photo gallery for auto show highlights. And... Read more »

If You're In Wicker Park...tomorrow...do something SMART

If You're In Wicker Park...tomorrow...do something SMART
  Planning to be in the vicinity the Chicago neighborhood of Damen, just south of Milwaukee, actually under the Blue Line tracks? Also known as Wicker Park. Tomorrow July 7th, 2013, from 11am to 4pm. May we recommend stopping next to Big Star taqueria at 1531 N. Damen Avenue. http://bigstarchicago.com/ Take a test drive in... Read more »

2012 Toyota Prius V - A Stretched Rude Gesture Towards Gas Prices

The 2012 Toyota Prius V. A "super-sized" wagon version of the world's most popular family gas-electric hybrid car, prepares for battle against rising gasoline prices.
Just some Facts: -% Increase Americans have paid in Price Per Gallon of unleaded fuel: 150% (between 2003 and 2012) -Barrels of crude oil consumed by U.S. each year: 6.9 billion barrels - Motor vehicle petroleum consumption as a % of total annual U.S. consumption: 44% -Total annual petroleum yield of  U.S. oil fields: 2... Read more »
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2012 Fiat 500 Abarth - Don't you dare call it "Cute"

This Scorpion can sting...
A week with the 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth here at “Drive…He Said,” was replete with proclamations of  “How cute it looks.” Not even the $350 Rosso stripes or four Scorpion emblems affixed to our tester in the traditional launch Bianco color could ward off such comments. Basta, already! That junkyard dog on the choke collar... Read more »

2011 Toyota Tundra Double Cab - Anyone miss the snow yet?

    With the snow white 2011 Toyota Tundra Extended  Cab pick-up truck in the “Drive…He Said” fleet this past week we hastily hunted for the last remaining mountains of snow here in the Chicago area. It was true. The colossal snow piles that were heaped onto Chicago on February 1st 2011 were melting and... Read more »