Category: automobiles

Chicago Auto Show Goes Rogue!

Rogue One: Photo: Zondra Hughes
By Zondra Hughes If you’re a Star Wars fan, don’t miss this year’s Chicago Auto Show. Nissan invited a national team of automotive journalists to #CAS17 to see their American Titan Truck, the sleek Midnight editions of their popular vehicles, and yes, the Nissan Rogue: Rogue One Star Wars Limited Edition.  (Yours truly was not... Read more »

TITAN Takeover in Chicago

TITAN Takeover in Chicago
Automotive media, lifestyle bloggers, and social media influencers recently put the new 2017 TITAN through its paces; climbing logs, towing trailers, accelerating, on-road handling and playing in the dirt. The #TITANDrive event took place last night at the Odeum Theatre in Villa Park. To get on the list for future events like this one, send... Read more »

My Son is Driving. Why Am I Crying?

My Son is Driving. Why Am I Crying?
By Nicole Harding The knock came early in the morning and sounded like the police. Bang, bang, bang! I moved slowly to answer but my 16-year-old son was up and ready! He had been waiting for months. Years probably. Today is the day for his permit and 3-hour driving lesson! I was pretty certain he... Read more »
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The Chicago Auto Show is Coming! Women in the Auto Industry

The Chicago Auto Show is Coming! Women in the Auto Industry
The Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA), producer of The Chicago Auto Show has been showcasing the world’s finest autos since 1935. While we gear up for the opening of the Chicago show, we are also giving you a behind-the-scenes look at what the women of General Motors did behind the scenes as they launched the... Read more »

Our First Film Short: A New Look at Leadership

Our First Film Short: A New Look at Leadership
Dr. Dawj and I convinced (okay, begged) Jocelyn K. Allen, Director – Regional, Grassroots and Diversity Communications at General Motors, to allow us to shadow her during the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), her 21st year working that event. We wanted to know what women in the auto industry did during arguably the most... Read more »

GM’s Head Chick Mary Barra Kicks off NAIAS Detroit Auto Show

GM’s Head Chick Mary Barra Kicks off NAIAS Detroit Auto Show
by Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster– GM’s new CEO, Mary Barra, kicked off the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit by unveiling a sleek mid-size pickup, the GMC Canyon, along with some sexy Chevrolet Trucks. Mary graced the stage at the Russell Industrial Center and addressed a crowd of over 200 local and international... Read more »
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HGTV Dream Home Contest Begins!

HGTV Dream Home Contest Begins!
by Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster– I recently visited the HGTV 2014 Dream Home in Lake Tahoe, as part of a VIP Yukon Denali Dream Drive by GM/General Motors. While I have a fabulous story to tell of how I came to appreciate the opportunity to travel these days, I will share for now these beautiful... Read more »