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?
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.
The nimble new Scion FR-S sports coupe combines style and grace in a budget-minded package.
Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is all about wearing a tuxedo with a backpack.
“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…
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…
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…
Don’t blame the phone or fast food, it seems we’re our own worst enemies when it comes to inattentive driving.
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'…
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.
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…
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.
The redesigned Ram 1500 pickup comes in a wide variety of models, including a leather-clad version that’s especially ‘home on the range’
Smith Chevy of Lowell has been in Northwest Indiana since 1922. For someone who is looking for unlimited selections when it comes to inventory, but still that personal touch and home town feel: Smith Chevy is the place to come. It is Chevrole…
Chrysler 300 series sedans continue to build upon sophisticated design and Detroit-born style with special models added to its 2013 lineup.
Wiers Chevrolet-GMC-Cadillac of DeMotte has started the process of a15,000-square-feet expansion of their business. The interior is currently under construction, and the exterior work is expected to begin the week of March 18 or 25.
It’s finally spring! Here are 10 ways to roll your federal income tax refund into a cool used coupe or convertible for warm weather weekend excursions.
Christenson Chevrolet has been in business for over 60 years, and they’re proud to call the region home. “We worked hard to build this trust, and it’s actually helped us grow in the last few years,” says Jim Schroeder, Internet Sales Director…
The Chevrolet Corvette turns 60 years old and celebrates with an all-new version of ‘America’s sports car’ this fall.
Chrysler Group connects the Rubicon to the Autobahn with the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
SUBHEAD: Team Chevrolet leads the way with new models, a new look, and a new mission
Schererville, Indiana- After many months of construction, Team Toyota has moved to their brand new 38,000 Square Feet, seven acre state-of-the-art Toyota facility, south on Route 41, across from Lowes in Schererville.
No accidents equal lower rates, right? Not always. Find out why insurance rates aren’t solely determined by driving record.
If you think America is going to the dogs you’re probably right as an estimated 46.3 million U.S. households count at least one canine as a member of the family, according to the American Pet Products Association in Greenwich, Conn. What’s mo…
Ford’s Atlas concept shows how future half-ton pickups can be both economical and purposeful.
It’s not hard to imagine that a Chevrolet dealership that has called the region home for more than 90 years can have loyal return customers, but a bouncy automotive economy coupled with an unpredictable industry has made even the most loyal c…
Don't expect to find a four-cylinder engine in a big, roomy, 17-foot-long sedan?
Save gas and help protect the environment by choosing any of the models deemed as being the most eco-friendly for 2013.
After a 25-year hiatus, General Motors’ Cadillac Division returns to the compact segment with the 2013 Cadillac ATS.
HIGHLAND | March brings the start of spring, basketball frenzy and the wearing of the green on St. Patrick’s Day.
Several midsize models with the highest scores in recent crash tests, including one that some luxury cars failed
Some policies will pay to replace damaged parts with original equipment, while others specify lower-cost components from other makers. Does it matter?
The 2013 Chicago Auto Show has something for everyone.
Fordís Fusion stands out in a crowded field of midsize cars, though not entirely for the right reasons
CHICAGO | The Windy City blows in hot styling at the Lexus display during the Chicago Auto Show this week.
The 2013 Chicago Auto Show: If you go
CHICAGO | Siri is set to move from the phone in your pocket to the dashboard of your car.
Most automakers recalled at least one vehicle last year for safety-related defects, yet new-car sales remain strong
It has been six years since the Chevrolet Volt appeared in Concept at the Chicago Auto Show.
Chevrolet’s smallest car isn’t bad for the money, provided one has modest expectations
Find out what car colors are the most requested
Older motorists should take advantage of ësmart featuresí that can make driving safer and more comfortable.
For 2013, the Nissan Pathfinder sport utility vehicle is longer, wider and has a roomier interior than its predecessor. At the same time, this new Pathfinder is 500 pounds lighter. And with a 30 percent boost in fuel economy, it tops all othe…
Like it or not, minivans offer quintessential versatility for today’s travelers.
Midsize sedans have come a long way. Now they offer lively performance and an array of the latest technology
Midsize cars remain the heart and soul of automakers’ lineups, and the selection of four-door family-minded models has never been richer, which can make for some tough choices. Not only do today’s midsize sedans offer top-notch performance an…
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