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Yay or Nay: Decorate your vehicle for the holidays?

Yay or Nay: Decorate your vehicle for the holidays?
We’ve all seen them. The vehicles decked out with garland or wearing reindeer ears out the windows and a red dot on the grille. At first it made me cringe — and it still does when people go overboard. But I’ve come to the conclusion that a vehicle can be tastefully decorated — as seen... Read more »

3 vehicle reveals at LA Auto Show important to Chicago

3 vehicle reveals at LA Auto Show important to Chicago
The press days for the 2019 LA Auto Show were last week, and we saw a bevy of all-new vehicles introduced for the U.S. market. While your all-electric Ford Mustang Mach-E is really cool, it’s probably not the most practical vehicle for Chicagoland just yet. There were, however, three vehicles that will make a lot of... Read more »

A chance to see the Volkswagen ID Buzz Cargo concept in Chicago

A chance to see the Volkswagen ID Buzz Cargo concept in Chicago
On the cusp of the Chicago Marathon, Volkswagen teams up with Nike to create a pop-up event in Chicago to showcase VW’s electrified future — and recycle old running shoes. This isn’t the first time the shoemaker and automaker have been seen together. When Nike — then Blue Ribbon Sports — first opened its doors 53... Read more »
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The Chicago Auto Show gets an indoor race!

The Chicago Auto Show gets an indoor race!
It’s never too early to think about the Chicago Auto Show, and as a runner, this news delights my heart — especially since I don’t like running in the cold. The folks at the Chicago Auto Show have partnered with the Chicago Area Runners Association and the Chicagoland NW Indiana Honda Dealers to create a unique indoor race... Read more »

Stay tuned ... Drive, She Said makes a return

Stay tuned ... Drive, She Said makes a return
Yes, I’ve been on a bit of a hiatus. Work. Marriage. Surgery. Those three words encapsulate my life over the past few years, but I figure it’s time to make a return. What to expect? Trunk photos (obviously). Video car reviews. Chicago-specific written reviews. And then we’ll see what else. If you’re new to this blog,... Read more »

Should Kia build the Trail'ster Concept?

Should Kia build the Trail'ster Concept?
At the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, I teamed up with MotoManTV to do a LiveStream from the floor of the Show. The entire episode lasts an hour, so if you’re looking for a little background noise while you work and you like cars, it’s definitely worth a watch. But, if you’re looking for something a... Read more »
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Get into the Chicago Auto Show a day early

Get into the Chicago Auto Show a day early
The Chicago Auto Show officially opens to the public on Saturday, Feb. 14, at 9 a.m. But what if you could get in a day early — before all the crowds show up? Well, Volkswagen just tweeted out your opportunity to get in on Social Media Day — a whole day before the rest of... Read more »

Chicago Auto Show: It's official! Ford GT and Acura NSX on display

Chicago Auto Show: It's official! Ford GT and Acura NSX on display
The Ford GT and Acura NSX were the darlings of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit a couple weeks ago. And, we’ve just received word that they will, in fact, be on display at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. You have no idea what a coup this is, as both automakers were on... Read more »

2015 Chicago Auto Show Groupon!

2015 Chicago Auto Show Groupon!
Maybe you go every year. Or, maybe this year you’re going to be buying a new car and want to check out your options. Whatever the reason, if you’re planning on going to the 2015 Chicago Auto Show in February, now’s the time to buy tickets. Groupon is offering a deal for $6 weekday tickets... Read more »
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Auto Matters: New automotive channel launched

Auto Matters: New automotive channel launched
So, you may have noticed I’ve been a bit distracted lately. Sorry about that. I recently took a job with Sinclair Broadcast Group as its automotive editor, and I’ve been working behind the scenes to launch a new automotive section for their TV-affiliate websites. We’ve currently rolled the “Auto Matters” section out to 19 of the affiliate websites,... Read more »