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Cobe Cup cruise again rolls through region

Cobe Cup cruise again rolls through region

CEDAR LAKE | The sounds of "ah-ooo-gahs" from Model A Fords and "vrooms" of classic muscle cars filled the air in Cedar Lake on Saturday afternoon as the historic Cobe Cup cruise made its return to the region.

June 07, 2014 3:13 pm Photos

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Hobart car dealership owner was beloved by community

Hobart car dealership owner was beloved by community

HOBART | The world lost a monument of a man Monday with the death of Isakson Motors owner Rob Isakson, NWI Auto Trade Association Secretary/Treasurer Sharon Burke said.

April 23, 2014 3:24 pm
Used-car dealership chain CarMax 3Q profit up

Used-car dealership chain CarMax 3Q profit up

RICHMOND, Va. | CarMax Inc. said Friday that higher sales drove the used-car dealership chain's third-quarter profit up more than 12 percent.

December 26, 2013 12:00 am

Brentwood at Hobart holds Santa Breakfast on Saturday

HOBART | Breakfast with Santa will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Brentwood at Hobart, 1420 St. Mary's Circle.

December 11, 2013 12:05 am
Illiana Expressway FAQ

Illiana Expressway FAQ

It has been decades since a major interstate highway was built in Northwest Indiana. To help illustrate this, The Times asked historian Richard Lytle of the Hammond Public Library to search for images of the Borman Expressway's early years in the library's archives. Much has changed since 19…

December 08, 2013 12:00 am

Advance Auto Parts opens store in DeMotte

DEMOTTE | Advance Auto Parts, Inc., an automotive aftermarket retailer of parts, batteries, accessories and maintenance items, has opened a store in DeMotte at 400 North Halleck St. across from Tysen’s Grocery.

November 09, 2013 3:03 pm
Relevant statistics for Indiana's auto industry

Relevant statistics for Indiana's auto industry

How Indiana has emerged as a leader in national rankings

August 04, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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The Cobe Trophy Race of 1909: Louis Chevrolet’s big day

The Cobe Trophy Race of 1909: Louis Chevrolet’s big day

It was 1909, and automobiles were still toys for super wealthy Americans like Ira Cobe, a Chicago financier and the president of the Chicago Auto Club.

May 23, 2013 5:57 pm
Christenson Chevrolet to unveil expansion

Christenson Chevrolet to unveil expansion

HIGHLAND | March brings the start of spring, basketball frenzy and the wearing of the green on St. Patrick’s Day.

February 28, 2013 3:30 pm Photos

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Raminator monster truck flexes muscle today in Highland

Raminator monster truck flexes muscle today in Highland

A four-wheeled monster is sitting in the parking lot of Thomas Dodge Chrysler Jeep of Highland and will be destroying cars today.

November 09, 2012 5:30 pm Photos

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Volvo S60 T5 boasts all wheel drive and safety features

Volvo S60 T5 boasts all wheel drive and safety features

Snow-belt dwellers are already whispering the “W-word” in our region. So is Swedish automaker Volvo.

September 09, 2012 12:00 am
BMW 3 Series moves 4-cylinders

BMW 3 Series moves 4-cylinders

German automaker BMW dials its “Ultimate Driving Machine” down to four cylinders with the 2012 BMW 328i sedan.

July 29, 2012 12:00 am
Rear styling highlights Volvo R-Design

Rear styling highlights Volvo R-Design

Volvo takes a tall order to highlight the XC60 sport utility and C30 two-door hatchback Polestar R-Design vehicles.

June 17, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Stamp show judges 'good sports'

Stamp show judges 'good sports'

Rich Drews, left, of Palatine, and Kathy Johnson, of Skokie, judge stamp collections while dressed in hockey gear at the Park Forest Stamp Club's show, Parforex 2012, in March.

April 13, 2012 12:00 am

FORK IN THE ROAD: Struggle to afford food boosts demand for aid

In Angie Williams' ideal world, no one would go hungry.

April 07, 2012 7:05 pm
Roving into new territory

Roving into new territory

British automaker Land Rover ventures into New Year territory with a dramatic departure from the norm and the all-new 2012 Range Rover Evoque.

January 01, 2012 12:00 am

Higher durable-goods orders ease economic worries

WASHINGTON | A surge in demand for autos and aircraft drove orders for long-lasting manufactured goods higher in July, easing fears the economy might be on the verge of another recession.

August 25, 2011 12:00 am
Power Wagon delivers a full pull

Power Wagon delivers a full pull

Chrysler's former Dodge truck division now carries a brand nameplate known by a single word: Ram.

August 21, 2011 12:00 am
Schepel earns kudos from Buick-GMC

Schepel earns kudos from Buick-GMC

MERRILLVILLE | Despite the economic downturn and stagnation, Schepel Buick GMC Cadillac remained strong and was named one of the top dealerships in the nation for 2010.

August 16, 2011 2:45 pm Photos

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Nissan Versa drives higher value

Nissan Versa drives higher value

Nissan Versa is one of the vehicles in the compact car segment that caters to budget–minded consumers looking for good value and exceptional fuel efficiency.

August 14, 2011 12:00 am
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