Auto Trends for 2020

Auto Trends for 2020

The best technology for 2020 models Technology (especially automotive technology) has improved and adapted at an increasingly fast pace over the last few years. There are plenty of features that come standard with vehicles but there are plenty for 2020 that cannot be...

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Another Vehicle Recall

Another Vehicle Recall

What you should know The automotive giant, Toyota, is recalling almost 700,000 vehicles in the United States due to faulty parts that could cause hazardous road conditions. The fuel pumps of the recalled cars have fuel pumps that have the potential to fail and cause...

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Mercedes-Benz Recalls Cars

Mercedes-Benz Recalls Cars

Around 750,000 cars were affected Mercedes-Benz had to recall around 750,000 cars recently due to a potentially faulty sunroof. The vehicles sunroofs could potentially detach and fly off into the roads causing hazardous conditions for other drivers. The cars included...

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Deserving Families Benefit From Charity

Deserving Families Benefit From Charity

Nonprofit provides families with transportation in Chicagoland A local man has been helping to provide families in need with transportation of their own via his nonprofit. Romas Povilonis has served as the executive director of Cars of Hope for nearly a decade. The...

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Automotive News Update

Automotive News Update

Car trends and shows for 2020 Each year, the car industry hosts their largest events, auto shows, that draw millions of people. The shows are a great platform to reach large audiences with an immersive experience with many different brands. Automakers use the shows as...

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New Taxes For Car Trade Ins

New Taxes For Car Trade Ins

The new law takes effect in January At the start of the new year, Illinois will begin taxing vehicle trade-ins that are worth more than $10,000. Currently, the state does not collect any sales tax on trade-in deals. Buyers currently get a tax credit for their old...

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Chicago News and Auto Update

Chicago News and Auto Update

December 4, 2019 Ford has teamed up with McDonald's to turn coffee waste into car parts. Starting this year, Ford is incorporating coffee chaff - coffee bean skin that comes off during the roasting process - into the plastic headlamp housing used in some cars. In...

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Chicago Cars Get Inspected For Winter

Chicago Cars Get Inspected For Winter

Auto News Update: December 2, 2019 Around 42 senior citizens had their cars inspected recently for winter readiness by high school seniors. The kids are students at Lincoln-Way Central and are studying auto mechanics. For the second year in a row, the high school has...

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Chicago Automotive News

Chicago Automotive News

New taxes on ride-sharing trips A new proposal to combat traffic congestion in the city by increasing taxes on certain ride-hailing rides was passed by city council recently. The plan, that of Mayor Lori Lightfoot, increases the city's taxes on single-passenger trips...

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Chicagoland News Update: November 25, 2019

Chicagoland News Update: November 25, 2019

Thanksgiving travel could be harder due to weather Thanksgiving is always a tough time for travel. This year, the Illinois Tollway expects around 9.2 million vehicles on the road starting on Wednesday. Drivers could run into a winter storm on Wednesday, causing even...

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Automotive And Chicago News

Automotive And Chicago News

Update: November 22, 2019 Tesla unveiled the much-hyped electric pickup truck on Thursday night. It did not go off without a hitch, however. The supposedly unbreakable window glass shattered twice when it got hit with a large metal ball. Elon Musk, along with the...

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Auto News Update

Auto News Update

Lyft and Uber proposed tax rejected Chicago's mayor, Lori Lightfoot, has rejected a proposed tax on ride-hailing services by Uber and Lyft. She accused the ride-sharing services of trying to resist regulation by stirring up racial tensions. Last month, she proposed...

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Chicago Auto News

Chicago Auto News

2020 Auto show dates and an auto launch gone wrong The Chicago Auto Show organizers have announced the 2020 dates for the nation's largest and most-attended car show. It will run from Saturday, February 8th to Monday February 17th. The show's producer, the Chicago...

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No Tariffs on Imported European Cars, For Now

No Tariffs on Imported European Cars, For Now

Current administration puts a halt on tariffs The tump administration has put a temporary halt on proposed tariffs on cars and auto parts from the European Union. Trump had given himself a November deadline to decide on whether to place levies on these products. The...

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Safe Chicago Winter Driving

Award-winning Chicago-based collision repair shop offers a few driving tips to help keep drivers aware and safe for the upcoming winter driving. Wintertime driving can be difficult anywhere you go. Driving in Chicago in the winter time can be a unique...

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