Tag: chicago auto show

The 2021 Chicago Auto Show hasn't been cancelled

The 2021 Chicago Auto Show hasn't been cancelled
This week on the Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast we had a very interesting guest: Dave Sloan, president of the Chicago Automobile Trade Association and general manager of the Chicago Auto Show. He had some very interesting news to share: The 2021 Chicago Auto Show is still in the process of being planned for February... Read more »

Car Stuff Podcast: Buying a car in the Covid Era, VW Golf + Honda's discontinued vehicles

Car Stuff Podcast: Buying a car in the Covid Era, VW Golf + Honda's discontinued vehicles
OK. I know it’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted. But I’ve been in the process of moving and have finally settled. Of course, the new abode is .6 miles from our mayor’s house, which brings all sorts of interesting new problems. But I digress. So, on to the topic at hand: This week’s Consumer... Read more »

Chicago Auto Show: Cool connected technology on cars

Chicago Auto Show: Cool connected technology on cars
On the first public day of the Chicago Auto Show, I had the opportunity to do a Facebook Live with a panel of auto experts on the ABC7 Chicago Facebook page, which I’ve embedded below. In addition to talking about the Smaht Pahk from Hyundai, we discussed a whole host of connected car features such... Read more »
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Podcast: Chicago Auto Show, the price of pickups, Super Bowl ads

Podcast: Chicago Auto Show, the price of pickups, Super Bowl ads
On this week’s podcast, the primary topic of conversation was, you guessed it, the Chicago Auto Show. What’s cool? What were the big newsmakers? And what do you need to make sure you see at the show? We also discussed the average transaction price of pickup trucks (which has passed $50K!) and our favorite Super... Read more »

Chicago Auto Show opens today!

Chicago Auto Show opens today!
The Chicago Auto Show is back in town and opened to the public today at 10 a.m. The show takes place in the North and South Halls of McCormick Place (2301 S. King Drive, Chicago, Illinois, 60616) from February 8 to 17. Show hours are from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day except that... Read more »

Podcast: 2020 Acura RDX and the Chicago Auto Show

Podcast: 2020 Acura RDX and the Chicago Auto Show
As some automakers try to move away from touch screens to help drivers stay focused on the road, each automaker has its own solution. On this week’s podcast, we look at Acura’s solution — the True Touchpad and take a look at the 2020 Acura RDX, this week’s #cardujour. A big portion of our show,... 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 »

2016 Chicago Auto Show: What do women really want? (in a car)

2016 Chicago Auto Show: What do women really want? (in a car)
Yesterday was Women’s Day at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show, and I served on the #ChicagonistaLIVE panel with ABC7’s Janet Davies, The Chicago Auto Show’s Jennifer Morand and CleanMPG’s Wayne Gerdes, discussing what women want when shopping for a car. You may have heard the stat tossed around that women influence more than 80 percent... Read more »

2016 Chicago Auto Show: Cool cars you have to see

2016 Chicago Auto Show: Cool cars you have to see
The Chicago Auto Show is going on now at McCormick Place now through Feb. 21. And trust me, there’s a lot of cool stuff to see — from concept cars to production vehicles, you’ll want several hours to walk the show floor. Though cars take center stage, the one bit of advice I will offer... Read more »
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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 »