Heavy snowfall and bone-chilling cold hampered auto sales in January and February, but sales are still strong, said Tim Roper, owner of Smith Motors Auto Group, which operates Chevrolet dealerships in Hammond and Lowell.
A Think City electric vehicle is charged at the NIPSCO headquarters in Merrillville. NIPSCO is launcing the second phase of the IN-Charge Electric Vehicle Program with 10 public charging stations planned for the region.
Automakers sold about 15.6 million cars last year, the highest number since 2007, when 16.1 million units were sold.
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Auto dealers had been enjoying the highest sales since 2007 until the government shutdown paralyzed many consumers with uncertainty, said Tim Roper, owner of Smith Motors Auto Group.
In this Nov. 14, 1974 file photo, police and members of the Suffolk County Coroner's Office investigate the murder of six people found shot in Amityville, N.Y. The house was made famous in the 1979 film "The Amityville Horror." The Oscar-nominated film is based on the story of the Lutz famil…
Workers at Ford's Chicago Assembly Plant have checked the quality of a vehicle's paint job basically the same way since the plant opened in 1924 - by eye.
The auto industry has been having a pretty good year, and has been been boosted by a surge in pickup truck sales, said Tim Roper, owner of Smith Motors Auto Group.
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Pat O'Connor is shown in his Sumar Special, May 17, 1958, after qualifying at the Indianapolis Speedway for the Memorial Day race. Ray Nichels worked on the car, which crashed, killing O'Connor.
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Employees of Volkswagen RUS mount a new VW Passat in Kaluga, Russia. Although the multi-billion dollar commitments by foreign car manufacturers are likely to ensure stable consumption of metal, industry players count primarily on the construction sector and infrastructure development as the …
Glen Kimble, of Merrillville, celebrates at the Kennedy Mazda car dealership in Valparaiso Wednesday morning after receiving the keys to a 2014 Mazda 6 as the winner of the ABC7/WLS Chicago Mazda 6 "Dare to Dream" Search for a Star vocal performance contest. Kimble was also awarded a studio …
Glen Kimble, of Merrillville, celebrates at the Kennedy Mazda car dealership in Valparaiso Wednesday morning after winning a 2014 Mazda 6 in the ABC7/WLS Chicago Mazda 6 "Dare to Dream" Search for a Star vocal performance contest. Kimble also received a studio quality microphone and about 8 …
Glen Kimble, of Merrillville, sits in his new 2014 Mazda 6 Wednesday morning at the Kennedy Mazda car dealership in Valparaiso. Kimble was awarded the car as part of a prize package for winning the ABC7/WLS Chicago Mazda 6 "Dare to Dream" Search for a Star contest.
A woman sits in the back of a Gary police car Thursday night while officers and Lake County coroner's officials investigate the death of woman found inside a Pontiac Grand Am. The woman who died was a passenger in the Pontiac, which was pulled over near 25th Avenue and Harrison Street.
Gary police and Lake County coroner's investigators work Thursday night after a woman was found dead inside a car at 25th Avenue and Harrison Street.
Gary police and Lake County coroner's investigators try to piece together the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman found Thursday night inside a red Pontiac Grand Am with significant front-end damage.
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