Posts in category "Chicago Auto Show"

A look inside the Chicago Auto Show [Photo Gallery]

A look inside the Chicago Auto Show [Photo Gallery]
During the media days last week, I had the opportunity to troll the Chicago Auto Show floor while it was relatively person free. So, whether you can’t get to the show this year, or you had a hard time getting a good look at the displays while you were there, this photo gallery will give... Read more »

Cool cars at the Chicago Auto Show [Photo Gallery]

Cool cars at the Chicago Auto Show [Photo Gallery]
When the Chicago Auto Show comes into town, I’m kind of like a kid at Christmas. I walk the floor at least 100 times looking at displays, snapping photos and ogling the cool cars on display. Below is a photo gallery of my favorite cars at this year’s show … The 8 cars you must... Read more »

Free rides today in an Uber Cadillac

Free rides today in an Uber Cadillac
To help celebrate the Chicago Auto Show, Uber and Cadillac have teamed up to provide Chicago with on-demand rides in 2014 Cadillacs. And, today, as a preview to the service, rides are FREE. The catch: You have to be downtown, and ride availability is limited. And by downtown I mean city center. I tried to... Read more »
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Toyota FT-1: The coolest car at the Chicago Auto Show

The Toyota FT-1 is easily the coolest car I’ve seen on the show floor so far. Launched in January at the North American International Auto Show, FT stands for “Future Toyota,” and the number “1″ represents “the ultimate.” While there are no official plans to put this car in production, Toyota says that “this concept... Read more »

Subaru introduces 2015 Legacy at the Chicago Auto Show

Subaru introduces 2015 Legacy at the Chicago Auto Show
This year marks the 25th anniversary of US-production for the Subaru Legacy. So, it’s fitting that the big introduction for Subaru at the Chicago Auto Show is the launch of the next-gen Legacy. The 2015 Legacy will come equipped with 2 Boxer engine options. The 2.5-liter, 4-cylinder engine delivers 175 horsepower and 174 pound-feet of... Read more »

Chicago Auto Show: Web cam is now live!

Chicago Auto Show: Web cam is now live!
The set up for the 2014 Chicago Auto Show is well underway. With just 3 days until the media days and 5 days until the show opens to the public, it’s amazing to see how fast the progress moves. Be sure to come back often to see what’s new right now.     As we... Read more »
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2014 Chicago Auto Show: Buy your Groupon now!

2014 Chicago Auto Show: Buy your Groupon now!
It’s never too early to think about the Chicago Auto Show. And Groupon seems to agree. For the next day, they are offering you the opportunity to buy tickets at a 50% discount. This year’s regular-priced entry is $12. The Groupon price is $6. The fine print says you can only buy 1 per person,... Read more »

Video: 2013 Ford Fusion Energi preview

At the Chicago Auto Show, I had the chance to take a look at the all-new Ford Fusion Energi, which is the plug-in hybrid version of the midsize car. Ford estimates the hybrid model will get 47 mpg on the highway and in the city (I averaged below 40 mpg combined in a wintery Chicago,... Read more »

Chicago Auto Show: 360 look at Corvette Stingray

Because I’m more than a little bit obsessed with the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, I just had to share this sneak peak of the virtual tour that the Chicago Auto Show isn’t releasing to the public until Monday. … It’s OK, they did give me permission to do it! So, have fun getting an up-close... Read more »
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Chicago Auto Show: Go green!

Chicago Auto Show: Go green!
For the past month, I’ve been working on a Green Guide for the Chicago Tribune, and with the Chicago Auto Show in town, it seemed like as good a time as any to do a little plug for the hybrids, diesels, electric vehicles and fuel-efficient gasoline models on display at the show.   Coincidentally, the... Read more »