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.
HIGHLAND | March brings the start of spring, basketball frenzy and the wearing of the green on St. Patrick’s Day.
A four-wheeled monster is sitting in the parking lot of Thomas Dodge Chrysler Jeep of Highland and will be destroying cars today.
Snow-belt dwellers are already whispering the “W-word” in our region. So is Swedish automaker Volvo.
German automaker BMW dials its “Ultimate Driving Machine” down to four cylinders with the 2012 BMW 328i sedan.
Volvo takes a tall order to highlight the XC60 sport utility and C30 two-door hatchback Polestar R-Design vehicles.
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.
In Angie Williams' ideal world, no one would go hungry.
British automaker Land Rover ventures into New Year territory with a dramatic departure from the norm and the all-new 2012 Range Rover Evoque.
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.
Chrysler's former Dodge truck division now carries a brand nameplate known by a single word: Ram.
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.
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.
Chrysler's late-model 300 sedan is an automotive success story that has turned heads and cars into driveways across America since its debut in 2005.
Last week's oppressive heat and humidity closed the lid for many convertible drivers in our region.
After 35 years of research and development Mitsubishi Motors closes the circuit on its i–MiEV Concept with a production version scheduled for release in the fourth quarter of this year.
The 10th annual North American Concept Vehicle of the Year Awards were announced last week during a ceremony at the Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn, Mich.
It appears to be a German thing -- arching a car's roofline to give the impression of a coupe body style with sedan underpinnings.
Mazda reintroduces "mini" to the minivan market with the 2012 Mazda5.
The practice of racing cars on beaches has long since passed into automotive history. Today, car owners are hammering the throttle at places like GingerMan Raceway in South Haven, Michigan, and Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, Illinois.
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