2015 Chicago Auto Show Notes – Part 1

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Chicago ? The highlight of the winter auto show season is the annual Chicago Auto Show each February. Sure, the temperature outside might be in the single digits and the ?Windy City? is living up to its name, but inside the McCormick Place is a warm and wonderful arena for…

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Ford Transit Connect Taxis Hit the Streets

30 Percent Better Fuel Economy Chicago ? The Chicago Auto Show is always one of the best of the year with its excellent organization, amazing facilities and friendly people.? The 2011 event had all of that but was a bit short on real news.? A highlight of the participation for us, however, was the shuttles…

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Chicago Auto Show 2011

?Chicago’s 103rd Auto Show? The ?Windy City? recently hosted the 103rd Chicago Auto Show ? unquestionably the largest consumer oriented auto show in the country. The renowned show has made the McCormick Place complex on Lake Shore Drive its home since 1961. The McCormick Place complex is the largest exhibition and meeting facility in North…

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Acura TL Refined for 2012

?New Six-Speed SportShift Transmission Chicago – Acura gave us a look at the new and improved TL recently at the Chicago Auto Show, and it shows significant refinements to an already impressive mid-level sedan. Most significant changes include new front and rear styling and an important new Sequential SportShift six-speed automatic transmission for improved performance…

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The Extreme Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

550-HP Camaro in One Year CHICAGO?? I had never been to a press conference where the manufacturer handed out ear plugs before the program started. But it all made sense as the loud music had ?my body literally pulsating with every beat trumpeting the arrival of the extreme new 550-hp Chevy Camaro ZL1 to the…

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