INDIANAPOLIS | Chevrolet Corvette enters the record books pacing today’s 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 for the 12th time in the sport c…
Action on a public participation plan was postponed Thursday at the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission due to concerns raised b…
Americans will be traveling slightly farther on average to enjoy the Memorial Day weekend this year, but gas prices in the Midwest may have dr…
INDIANAPOLIS | Chevrolet Corvette enters the record books pacing today’s 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 for the 12th time in the sport car’s storied 60-year history.
The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority spent $225,000 marketing Allegiant airlines flights to the public, but it wasn't enough to keep the airline in Gary beyond this summer.
One very nice lady wrote in this week to explain that whenever her husband of over 40 years gets behind the steering wheel he is “Magically” transformed into Archie Bunker! I can hear it now, EDITH!!!! This is just perfect. This kind of image…
GARY | Allegiant will discontinue air service in August, officials at the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority announced late Friday.
Mazda has been trying to compete with some of the car giants like Toyota, Ford and others for years now. Could the all-new 2014 Mazda6 be that model that gives them an edge?
Action on a public participation plan was postponed Thursday at the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission due to concerns raised by disability rights advocates and confusion over what was to be voted on.
For most urban areas, electric cars are a growing convenience. Charging stations are available on every other block, and as long as residents are only driving a short distance within the confines of the city, a long range tank of gas is not needed.
The Northwest Indiana Auto Trade Association will be hosting its annual Spring Fundraising Sales Event Friday, May 24, Saturday, May 25 and Tuesday, May 28 to benefit Meals on Wheels.
Americans will be traveling slightly farther on average to enjoy the Memorial Day weekend this year, but gas prices in the Midwest may have drivers locally looking for ways to skimp on some of their fun.
PORTAGE | The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission on Thursday heard from three real estate developers in a three-hour closed session, with members mulling whether to move after 20 years in Portage.
The nimble new Scion FR-S sports coupe combines style and grace in a budget-minded package.
The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority Board on Tuesday approved working with the state to land a new employer for the region that could create more than 250 new jobs.
One day, he spent five hours straight at City Hall talking to representatives of major investment banks from all over the world. Other days he was on the phone with a $170 billion global hedge fund.
Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is all about wearing a tuxedo with a backpack.
The Gary/Chicago International Airport's expansion project is facing mounting costs, but officials say it can still be completed within its current $166 million budget.
Gary/Chicago International Airport is advertising nationwide for an airport executive director as the airport prepares for some of the biggest changes in its history.
“It was not that long ago that opting for a domestically built compact car meant sacrificing a great many things in pursuit of a bargain. Vehicles like the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze emphatically demonstrate that those days are now behind us.” –Autobytel.
“Oh when will their glory fade, Oh the dying charge they made.” Tennyson may well have been referencing the glory days of our Midwestern boyhood. The days we spent as kids at US-30 Drag Strip in NWI and the Great Lakes Drag Strip in Union Gro…
MUNSTER | Beginning to end the traffic gridlock on Calumet Avenue at the Canadian National railroad tracks is still three or four years away, but progress is being made on the first phase of the project, said Town Manager Tom DeGiulio.
Just as human life expectancy has risen dramatically in recent decades, our cars are lasting for many tens of thousands of miles more than they used to. Where the typical car lasted for only 6.75 years in 1930, today the average auto is still…
NiSource Inc. CEO Robert Skaggs told shareholders at the company's annual meeting Tuesday the company will continue with its infrastructure-based growth strategy and highlighted recent Indiana legislation that will help make that possible.
Q. Our 29-year-old salesman son says that this fall he’s going to buy a new Mercedes. When we expressed concern that he wasn’t quite in a financial position yet to be strapping himself to payments for a $40,000 car, he assured us that he’s aw…
The Gary/Chicago International Airport authority took a big step Monday toward landing a new corporate jet operation for its airport, contingent on resolving potential conflicts with its most prestigious tenant.
Spring is finally here. I know that because the temperature has been above freezing for a whole week. Perhaps you would think that Northwest Indiana drivers would be better now that they don't have so much weather to contend with and our brai…
A joint city/airport committee has recommended the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority hire a firm to perform a comprehensive review of its $166 million expansion project, which is scheduled for completion this year.
A 3-year-old dispute over a 3-cent fee charged to I-Pass users of the Chicago Skyway and Indiana Toll Road may get some renewed attention from the Illinois Tollway Authority.
Friday was a day for standing on the shoulders of a giant at Gary/Chicago International Airport.
A Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission committee has narrowed offers for a NIRPC headquarters location to just three, including its current building at 6100 Southport Road in Portage.
Don’t blame the phone or fast food, it seems we’re our own worst enemies when it comes to inattentive driving.
The Illinois Tollway Authority will establish a Construction Business Development Center with local community colleges in order to give minority- and women-owned firms a chance to compete.
A couple of weekends ago Anita Douglas noticed The Times on her kitchen table was open to an ad for a 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Sweepstakes.
Toyota of Merrillville, offering Northwest Indiana drivers new Toyota vehicles alongside pre-owned models from a variety of automakers, has received the President’s Award from Toyota for the second consecutive year, signaling the local store'…
The new Airport Road overpass in Gary is now open to one lane of traffic in each direction. All four lanes are expected to open by July.
Used vehicle prices remain high, so it pays to shop around for the best deal. But how far are you willing to drive to find a bargain?
An auto dealership isn’t just as good as its product line. It’s as good as its service, the spirit of its employees, and its connection to changing trends in the market. Such a top-of-the-line dealership is Arnell Chevy-Kia in Burns Harbor.
Illiana Expressway planners have whittled down crossroad closures to just three in Indiana, after starting with a list of more than a half-dozen that would dead-end at the expressway.
Tougher licensing standards and better education are being encouraged to help reverse a troubling trend
Mike Anderson is following a tradition of excellence which began when his grandfather opened Bob Anderson Pontiac in Crown Point, Indiana in 1969. Anderson has just been awarded General Motors highest honor as “Dealer of the Year” for his per…
Former Indianapolis International Airport CEO John Clark has landed a contract at Gary/Chicago International Airport that could net him a $500,000 payday within months.
The new Airport Road overpass could open as early as this week and the Gary airport authority wants to see it named for a Tuskegee airman.
The building of Potash Corp.'s new transfer facility in Hammond has been delayed, but the Canadian company remains firmly committed to the project, having spent $12 million at the site already, a top Potash Corp. executive said Friday.
The long-delayed Indiana Gateway rail project should get underway this year, with a kick-off for the $71.4 million in rail improvements tentatively set for May, according to a top Indiana transportation official.
GARY | A joint city/airport committee on Thursday recommended hiring a slate of advisers for forming a public/private partnership at Gary/Chicago International Airport.
PORTAGE | NIRPC’s 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan took the top honor at Tuesday’s American Planning Association’s conference in Chicago, NIRPC executive director Ty Warner announced at Thursday’s full commission meeting.
LOWELL | State transportation officials said Thursday they will have a "real good guess" of exactly where the 47-mile Illiana Expressway will go by midsummer, as well as what crossroads will remain open and where interchanges will be.
Some of the sportiest rides on the road may warrant a ‘buy and hold’ investment strategy
There’s a lot to be said about any business that can fight through an economic downturn and come out smelling like a rose. Such is the tale of Harbor Chevrolet Buick GMC in Michigan City.
Gov. Mike Pence has appointed the top executive at The Community Hospital in Munster to the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority.
A top Potash Corp. executive will update region businesspeople on progress on the company's planned $65 million rail-to-truck transfer facility Friday at Dynasty Banquets in Hammond.
Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and other Gary/Chicago International Airport backers now have their eyes fixed well beyond the completion of its runway expansion later this year.
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