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Driving tech takes a leap: New Accord Hybrid shows Honda’s innovation mojo is back

Driving tech takes a leap: New Accord Hybrid shows Honda’s innovation mojo is back

It’s hard to find anything to criticize about Honda, the maker of bulletproof cars that seem to last through the eternities, but it’s had one weak point in the past decade: hybrids.

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Bosak Honda earns Honda President’s Award

Bosak Honda earns Honda President’s Award

Annually, American Honda Motor Co., Inc., recognizes top-ranking Honda dealerships with its most prestigious honor. This year, Honda is proud to announce that Bosak Honda is among the recipients of the Honda President’s Award for its exceptio…

April 17, 2014 4:42 pm

Fast Fact: Text Check

Fast Fact: Text Check

78

April 16, 2014 11:00 am

The 10 Most Traffic-Jammed Cities

The 10 Most Traffic-Jammed Cities

We play the radio, listen to CDs or enjoy audio books. Many of us talk on our cell phones and, if our observations over the years are any indication, some motorists apply their makeup, shave and even catch up on their reading while stuck in traffic.

April 16, 2014 10:35 am

SHARP TURNS: Chevy puts it all in the Cruze

SHARP TURNS: Chevy puts it all in the Cruze

In an era when fuel efficiency is more important than ever, Chevrolet revamped the impression that most people had about compact cars. With the Cruze, drivers can now have great miles per gallon along with advanced gadgets and technology.

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Helping mom choose car leads to Blackhawks tickets win for Valpo man

Helping mom choose car leads to Blackhawks tickets win for Valpo man

David Vanderhere, of Valparaiso, is the latest winner of two club level tickets to a Chicago Blackhawks game. Vanderhere’s name was drawn at Arnell Chevy-Kia, 239 Melton Road in Burns Harbor.

April 11, 2014 3:53 pm

Only 2 midsize SUVs get top rating in crash tests

Only 2 midsize SUVs get top rating in crash tests

Only two of nine midsize SUVs got the highest rating in crash tests done by an insurance industry group.

April 10, 2014 1:26 pm

Vehicles Rising

Vehicles Rising

1,500,000

April 09, 2014 11:10 am

Pickup Sheds Pounds But Is No Lightweight

Pickup Sheds Pounds But Is No Lightweight

The redesigned 2015 Ford F-150 leverages aluminum to minimize weight and boost its fuel economy, but without sacrificing utility.

April 09, 2014 10:33 am

Volvo launches ‘Drive-E’ powertrains

Volvo launches ‘Drive-E’ powertrains

Not to be confused with electric power, “Drive-E” is a new wave of 4-cylinder powertrains that maximize ‘Drive Efficiency’ and fuel economy without sacrificing performance.

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SHARP TURNS - Dodge Keeps going with The Dart

SHARP TURNS - Dodge Keeps going with The Dart

Dodge’s Dart remains the next small thing for Dodge, and is just what they needed to compete. The Dart is the first high caliber compact car from dodge sense the Neon back in 1995, which was around until 2005. The remade Dart came from the mo…

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New Chevy customer wins Blackhawks tickets

New Chevy customer wins Blackhawks tickets

BLACKHAWKS TEAM CHEVY

April 04, 2014 7:40 pm

US auto sales accelerated as March moved along

US auto sales accelerated as March moved along

U.S. auto sales went out like a lion in March.

April 03, 2014 3:05 pm

Soul Power

Soul Power

Kia’s Soul gets a makeover for 2014 that adds both style and substance to this already endearing compact hatchback

April 02, 2014 1:36 pm

Female Driven

Female Driven

54

April 02, 2014 11:10 am

Cadillac takes on Tesla with plug-in ELR

Cadillac takes on Tesla with plug-in ELR

Finally, there's an electric car that rivals Tesla's eye-catching Model S.

March 30, 2014 1:43 pm

SHARP TURNS- Fiat is a car of its own

SHARP TURNS- Fiat is a car of its own

Fiat has several different models that can be picked out of a line of vehicles any day. All of the models have there own unique style from overseas. Fiat has just released its first four-door car; you might recognize it from the many commerci…

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FTC calls Sunday auto sales ban anticompetitive

SPRINGFIELD | The Federal Trade Commission criticized the state’s longstanding prohibition on Sunday car sales in a letter issued this week.

March 28, 2014 5:40 pm

Emma Greenwood receives a happy surprise from Mike Anderson

Emma Greenwood receives a happy surprise from Mike Anderson

Longtime Mike Anderson Chevrolet customer Emma Greenwood was the lucky winner of Friday’s Chicago Blackhawk ticket drawing. Her niece, a huge Blackhawks fan was even luckier, because Greenwood gave her the tickets to use for Sunday’s game.

March 28, 2014 5:20 pm

‘Minicars’ Fail Latest Crash Test

‘Minicars’ Fail Latest Crash Test

The laws of physics dictate that, all else being equal, a larger and heavier vehicle will always fare better in a crash than will a smaller and lighter one. For years, automotive engineers have been fairly successful at rewriting the rules by…

March 26, 2014 2:25 pm

Chatty Drivers

Chatty Drivers

660,000

March 26, 2014 11:10 am

Kia doesn't lose Soul in improvements for 2014

Kia doesn't lose Soul in improvements for 2014

The animated and dapper hamsters in Kia's television ads aren't the only ones who ride comfortably in Kia's newly revamped Soul five-door hatchback.

March 23, 2014 3:37 pm

SHARP TURNS: Hyundai goes big with the Tucson

SHARP TURNS: Hyundai goes big with the Tucson

If you are looking for an SUV that can be a great family car, and be stylish enough to take your friends for a night out on the town, then the 2014 Hyundai Tucson is worth looking at. You will get all the space you want and more with 101.9 cu…

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Loyal Chevy customer gives prize Blackhawks tickets to his daughter

Loyal Chevy customer gives prize Blackhawks tickets to his daughter

Little did loyal Christenson Chevrolet customer Joseph Boton know when he was having the oil changed and brakes fixed on his 2008 Chevy last Friday morning that he would win two Chicago Blackhawks tickets at the Highland dealership’s drawing …

March 21, 2014 3:55 pm

Toyota to pay $1.2B to settle criminal probe

Toyota to pay $1.2B to settle criminal probe

Toyota agreed to pay $1.2 billion to settle an investigation by the U.S. government, admitting that it hid information about defects that caused Toyota and Lexus vehicles to accelerate unexpectedly and resulted in injuries and deaths.

March 20, 2014 3:07 pm

Tomorrow’s Hottest Old Cars

Tomorrow’s Hottest Old Cars

A leading classic car insurer looks into its crystal ball to predict which of today’s new vehicles could become valued collectibles down the road

March 19, 2014 2:05 pm Photos

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Mobile Know-It-All

Mobile Know-It-All

58%

March 19, 2014 11:10 am

UGN chooses Ohio over Indiana

VALPARAISO | Indiana lost out on a new plant that an auto parts maker plans to build in Ohio.

March 18, 2014 12:00 pm

Schepel Buick-GMC: Award-Winning Service and Vehicles

Schepel Buick-GMC: Award-Winning Service and Vehicles

Schepel Buick GMC is Northwest Indiana’s Buick GMC dealer, offering new Buick and GMC vehicles as well as used cars, trucks, and vans of all makes and models. They also offer service, parts, and financing options and customers return for all …

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Thomas Kia of Highland: Exceptional Savings, Exceptional Service

Thomas Kia of Highland: Exceptional Savings, Exceptional Service

When customers come to Thomas Kia of Highland, their knowledgeable staff works with each person to ensure that they get the best car for the best price. Tom Seely, general manager of Thomas Kia of Highland says that they were the very first K…

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Schepel Cadillac: Luxury vehicles, exceptional service

Schepel Cadillac: Luxury vehicles, exceptional service

Schepel Cadillac is Northwest Indiana’s largest Cadillac dealer and also the Midwest's most modern, state-of-the-art facility. They have been a staple in the Northwest Indiana community for over a decade and they are Chicagoland and Northwest…

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

Lexus of Merrillville: Unequalled customer service and quality

Lexus of Merrillville: Unequalled customer service and quality

Lexus of Merrillville provides unparalleled customer service and world class quality.

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Find the area’s best selection at Webb Ford

Find the area’s best selection at Webb Ford

Serious car shoppers can find Northwest Indiana’s best selection of Ford vehicles at Highland’s Webb Ford.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Art Hill dealerships a Northwest Indiana tradition since 1948

Art Hill dealerships a Northwest Indiana tradition since 1948

The Art Hill Auto Group has been providing honesty, integrity, sincerity and service to thousands of satisfied Northwest Indiana customers since 1948. Their strong values have stood the true test of time, earning them the #1 spot as leader in…

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

Richardson Sales and Service is NW Indiana’s dealer who cares

Richardson Sales and Service is NW Indiana’s dealer who cares

As Northwest Indiana’s dealer who cares, Richardson Sales and Service goes above and beyond providing customers with the best quality pre-owned vehicles at the best price.

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Berman Infiniti offers an exceptional car-buying experience

Berman Infiniti offers an exceptional car-buying experience

Berman's Infiniti of Merrillville delivers inspiration in everything they do.

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Southlake Nissan blazes new trails from family cars to sporty rides

Southlake Nissan blazes new trails from family cars to sporty rides

The culture of a company speaks volumes about how it conducts business and how its customers are treated. Southlake Nissan isn’t a small cog in a chain of dealerships. In fact, “Our slogan is, ‘We treat you better than family,’" says General …

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At Bob Rohrman Nissan, valued customers get top-quality service

At Bob Rohrman Nissan, valued customers get top-quality service

“We strive to go the extra mile for our customers,” says George Lopez, general manager at Bob Rohrman Nissan in Burns Harbor, Ind. “Our fully functional service department knows people need to have servicing completed on their car as soon as …

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Toyota of Merrillville makes car purchasing process easy for its customers

Toyota of Merrillville makes car purchasing process easy for its customers

“We make it easy!”

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Bobb Auto Group: Transforming the way Northwest Indiana purchases vehicles

Bobb Auto Group: Transforming the way Northwest Indiana purchases vehicles

At Bobb Auto Group, they recognize that the time for haggling when buying a vehicle is over. That’s why they don’t have car salesmen—they have customer advocates, to better assist the car buying experience. They are partners in car buying.

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Nielsen Automotive Group is committed to serving communities throughout Northwest Indiana

Nielsen Automotive Group is committed to serving communities throughout Northwest Indiana

Nielsen Automotive Group is the premier retailer of new and used vehicles in Northwest Indiana. They offer certified dealership sales and service on all new and used Subaru and Mitsubishi vehicles at their Portage location, Kia and Hyundai ve…

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Griegers Motor Sales believes in doing right

Griegers Motor Sales believes in doing right

Griegers Motor Sales is committed to Doing Right by its employees, its customers, and the community. That Doing Right core value is at the forefront of every sale, every service, every interaction with customers.

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Team Imports is bringing the best to customers

Team Imports is bringing the best to customers

The goal at Team Audi-Volkswagen is to provide the best car buying experience possible, and that means truly connecting with what the customer wants in an automobile. Everyone at Team Audi-Volkswagen realizes that when customers are taking a …

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

Paul Sur Buick-GMC serves the region with reliability and experience

Paul Sur Buick-GMC serves the region with reliability and experience

For almost three decades, Paul Sur Buick GMC has been serving Northwest Indiana new and used car, truck and SUV shoppers from their Valparaiso Buick and GMC dealership. In 2003 Time magazine recognized their outstanding customer service with …

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CX-5 suits compact market

CX-5 suits compact market

Mazda’s “zoom-zoom” tag line has long touted the brand’s fun-to-drive product line.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

Vehicle Sales Soar: NWI auto dealers provide the best in innovation and service

Vehicle Sales Soar: NWI auto dealers provide the best in innovation and service

Another banner year for car dealerships is taking shape for 2014 in Northwest Indiana.

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Blackhawks ticket contest: Chevy dealerships come together to make one big giveaway

Blackhawks ticket contest: Chevy dealerships come together to make one big giveaway

Every year the Chevy dealerships of Northwest Indiana give their beloved customers a chance to win a Chevy Cruze. But this year they're doing more—each of the eight dealerships will draw a lucky winner to receive two Chicago Blackhawks ticket…

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SHARP TURNS: Buick specializes in Encores

SHARP TURNS: Buick specializes in Encores

Buick has come a long way from when they were known for the olds mobile. When my friends and I were getting our first cars the olds mobile is what we instantly thought of when we thought Buick. Now they have newer models and appeal to a young…

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Nissan's Z car appeal continues

Nissan's Z car appeal continues

Nissan's well-known "Z'' rear-drive sports car that started in the 1970s still pulls at the heart strings of driving enthusiasts with its sporty, two-seat cabin, low-to-the-pavement stance, racetrack-ready stiff ride and strong V-6 power.

March 13, 2014 12:23 pm

Drugged Driving

Drugged Driving

28

March 12, 2014 11:10 am
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