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AUTOMOTIVE: Auto sales up despite recalls

AUTOMOTIVE: Auto sales up despite recalls

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.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am
AUTOMOTIVE: Auto sales hit their highest point since 2007 last year

AUTOMOTIVE: Auto sales hit their highest point since 2007 last year

Automakers sold about 15.6 million cars last year, the highest number since 2007, when 16.1 million units were sold.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
Ford sells record number of Explorers while retaining sales crown

Ford sells record number of Explorers while retaining sales crown

The locally made Ford Explorer set a new sales record last year, as Ford retained its title as the best-selling vehicle brand in North America.

January 10, 2014 5:47 pm Photos

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Hobart Board of Works OKs pumper purchase

HOBART | City officials have agreed to buy a $412,255 new pumper firetruck for the Hobart Fire Department from a St. John company.

December 22, 2013 8:00 pm

One man injured in Wedneday crash in Merrillville

MERRILLVILLE | The driver of a pickup truck was injured early Wednesday morning when his vehicle entered oncoming traffic and was hit broadside, police said.

October 24, 2013 12:00 am
AUTOMOTIVE: Pickup, car truck sales were hot until last few weeks

AUTOMOTIVE: Pickup, car truck sales were hot until last few weeks

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.

October 20, 2013 12:00 am
AUTOMOTIVE: Car, pickup truck sales taking off

AUTOMOTIVE: Car, pickup truck sales taking off

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.

July 21, 2013 12:00 am

Truck stolen from Porter home recovered in Fowler

PORTER | A pickup truck stolen from a home in Porter is part of a larger ongoing investigation involving a Benton Harbor, Mich., man, another stolen car, a police pursuit and an abandoned bicycle.

July 06, 2011 7:08 pm
Car hauler catches fire on I-94

Car hauler catches fire on I-94

A semi hauling vehicles caught fire on Interstate 94 near Michigan City on Monday morning, damaging four new trucks.

April 11, 2011 1:15 pm
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