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 Morgan Pritchett

Kia Takes Home Multiple Awards at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show

Kia Takes Home Multiple Awards at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show

Each year, Kia arrives at McCormick Center in downtown Chicago to display the best of its vehicles, from the sporty Stinger to the all-new Seltos. This year was no different, with the refreshed 2020 Cadenza making its debut. However, along with showcasing its impressive lineup, Kia was recognized by a couple major organizations at the […]

 Morgan Pritchett

Refreshed 2020 Kia Cadenza Debuts at the Chicago Auto Show

Refreshed 2020 Kia Cadenza Debuts at the Chicago Auto Show

In recent years, Kia has made a trend of debuting new or redesigned versions of its vehicles in the Windy City at the annual Chicago Auto Show. Last year, the 2020 Sportage was in the spotlight while some custom Stingers caught the attention of many (including me). At this year’s show, Kia debuted the refreshed […]

 Kyle Johnson

Lincoln Wins a Pair of Awards at 2020 Chicago Auto Show

Lincoln Wins a Pair of Awards at 2020 Chicago Auto Show

At this month’s 2020 Chicago Auto Show, Lincoln Motor Company came away with a pair of awards for two of its latest, most popular SUVs. The 2020 Lincoln Aviator was named the winner of the 2020 MAMA Luxury Family Vehicle of the Year, and the 2020 Lincoln Navigator earned the title of Automotive Best Buy […]

 Kurt Verlin

Toyota Unveils 7 Special Edition Models in Chicago

Toyota Unveils 7 Special Edition Models in Chicago

Toyota has unveiled seven new SUV and pickup truck variants at the Chicago Auto Show, all of which will be launched as 2021 models. Six of these are new Toyota special edition models, but one is the first-ever Highlander XSE, the nomenclature Toyota uses for its sportier trims. “Designed for people who need SUV practicality […]

 Morgan Pritchett

Don’t Miss “Friday Night Flights” Craft Beer Sampling at the Chicago Auto Show

Don’t Miss “Friday Night Flights” Craft Beer Sampling at the Chicago Auto Show

This year marks the 112th edition of the historic Chicago Auto Show. Every year, auto enthusiasts make their way to McCormick Place to see what new vehicles will be introduced. The 2020 show has been exciting for sports car fans, in particular, with many revved up engines and streamlined designs on the show floor. But […]

 Kimiko Kidd

See Six Lost Classic Corvettes at the Chicago Auto Show

See Six Lost Classic Corvettes at the Chicago Auto Show

Over three decades ago, pop-art superstar Peter Max purchased six classic Corvettes with the intention of using them as canvases for his colorful designs. However, he never got the project rolling, and his vintage vehicles languished in various parking garages around the Big Apple. That is, until the Corvette Heroes rediscovered these hidden gems and […]

 Kurt Verlin

Toyota Teases Off-Road Vehicles Ahead of Chicago

Toyota Teases Off-Road Vehicles Ahead of Chicago

A Toyota teaser is hinting at new off-road vehicles ahead of the Chicago Auto Show with a picture of a Tacoma pickup truck kicking up dirt. “The forecast for the Windy City looks sporty and outdoorsy, with a touch of nocturnal mischief as Toyota debuts new variants to the portfolio,” the automaker said Last year […]

 The News Wheel

Chicago Pushes for EV Charging Spaces for Renters

Chicago Pushes for EV Charging Spaces for Renters

Many major cities in the U.S. are starting to require that apartment and condo buildings incorporate electric vehicle-friendly accommodations for EV owners. Chicago has jumped on board this initiative. Jumpstart Your Purchase: Estimate your trade-in’s value here Legislation Per Green Car Reports, Chicago passed a new ordinance in October. The legislation mandates that new residential […]

 The News Wheel

Chicago PD Orders 200 Ford Police Interceptor Utility Hybrids

Chicago PD Orders 200 Ford Police Interceptor Utility Hybrids

The Chicago Police Department is keeping it in the Windy City when it comes to its latest batch of vehicles. This month, Chicago PD ordered 200 service-ready 2020 Ford Police Interceptor Utility Hybrid vehicles. These vehicles will go on duty soon, rolling right out of Chicago Assembly where Ford committed $1 billion and created 1,000 […]

 The News Wheel

Ford Investing $50M in Chicago for Hybrid Production

Ford Investing $50M in Chicago for Hybrid Production

Ford Motor Company has announced that it will invest $50 million into its Chicago Assembly Plant to convert a 200,000-square-foot modification center for final assembly of the Ford Explorer Limited Hybrid and Lincoln Aviator Grand Touring. The move will also see 450 temporary union workers from Chicago Assembly and Ford’s Chicago Stamping Plant convert to […]

 The News Wheel

2020 Ford Explorer Production Begins in Chicago

2020 Ford Explorer Production Begins in Chicago

Ford has kicked off production on its 2020 Ford Explorer at its Chicago Assembly plant this month ahead of the next-generation SUV arriving at dealerships nationwide this summer. Ford announced in February at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show that the Explorer — as well as the all-new Police Interceptor Utility vehicles and Lincoln Aviator — […]

 The News Wheel

Final Ford Taurus Leaves Chicago Production Plant

Final Ford Taurus Leaves Chicago Production Plant

Sedan’s Legacy Continues in the Growing Ford Lineup

The final Ford Taurus made in the United States has left the building. The Chicago Assembly Plant rolled off its last sedan of the iconic Ford model last Friday. Find Out: Which version of the 2019 Ford Taurus is the best fit Over 8 million cars of the pioneering nameplate have made their way to showrooms […]

 The News Wheel

Visually Powerful Kia Forte GT-Line Arrives in Chicago

Visually Powerful Kia Forte GT-Line Arrives in Chicago

The 2019 Chicago Auto Show brought many exciting vehicles to its show floor and Kia made sure to make an impression with its lineup. Along with the 2020 Sportage making its debut, the performance-based 2020 Kia Forte GT-Line trim wowed show-goers. It’s Not Too Late: New Year’s car care tips for your Kia On the […]

 The News Wheel

Kia Debuts 2020 Sportage at 2019 Chicago Auto Show

Kia Debuts 2020 Sportage at 2019 Chicago Auto Show

In case you missed it, the 2019 Chicago Auto Show closed to the public on Monday. Our team was able to attend the media days earlier this month, where they witnessed the debut of the 2020 Kia Sportage. The Korean automaker has a history of unveiling some of its most intriguing production and concept vehicles […]

 The News Wheel

Ford Invests $1B in Chicago Assembly and Stamping Plants

Ford Invests $1B in Chicago Assembly and Stamping Plants

Ford Motor Company has announced a $1 billion investment in its Chicago Assembly and Stamping Plants, which will facilitate the production of the new Ford Explorer, Ford Police Interceptor Utility, and Lincoln Aviator. Plant transformation efforts are set to get underway in March will result in the addition of 500 full-time jobs, bringing the total […]

 The News Wheel

2019 Chicago Auto Show Photos: All the GMC Vehicles at This Year’s Show

2019 Chicago Auto Show Photos: All the GMC Vehicles at This Year’s Show

At this year’s Chicago Auto Show, the star for GMC was the all-new 2020 Sierra Denali HD. The public got to see this truck for the first time and take a closer look at some of GMC’s 2019 models, too. Luxurious Lineup: Learn more about GMC’s Denali models 2019 GMC Terrain 2019 GMC Acadia 2019 […]

 The News Wheel

2019 Chicago Auto Show Photos: All the Hyundai Vehicles at This Year’s Show

2019 Chicago Auto Show Photos: All the Hyundai Vehicles at This Year’s Show

Hyundai didn’t debut any new vehicles at this year’s Chicago Auto Show. The South Korean automaker did, however, bring along several of its latest models to show off, including the eagerly anticipated 2020 Hyundai Palisade. Here’s a look at all the cars, crossovers, and SUVs that Hyundai had on display in Chicago. Sleek Sedan: Get […]

 The News Wheel

2019 Chicago Auto Show Photo Gallery: Check Out All of the Chevrolet Vehicles at This Year’s Show

2019 Chicago Auto Show Photo Gallery: Check Out All of the Chevrolet Vehicles at This Year’s Show

Chevrolet had a strong presence at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show. The trendy new Chevy Blazer and new Colorado Bison ZR2 were two of the top attractions, though the classy Corvette and Camaro also turned heads. The brand also exhibited family-friendly staples like the Equinox, Encore, and Malibu, among others. Explore these photo galleries of the […]

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