| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Visitors to the 2014 Chicago Auto Show will do the same as those who attended the very first show in 1901 — stand and look at the hardware on the floor or slip inside the machines for a test ride on a track within the exhibit hall.
Of course there...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:32 AM
Some of the most exciting, intriguing and unique vehicles you'll see at auto shows are, without a doubt, concept cars. However, automakers aren't churning out the wild concepts of old much these days, and you'll have to look hard to......
| Feb 14, 2014
| 11:28 AM
The connected car promises a new level of integration for passengers. Models on display at the Chicago Auto Show are rolling, Netflix-ready hot spots giving mobile apps a whole new meaning.
The benefit for drivers is fewer distractions, not more. Bigger...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 8:47 AM
As the 2014 Chicago Auto Show heads into its last lap for Presidents Day weekend, we returned with family in mind. Presidents Day is Family Day at the 106th annual show.
With bankers, insurers and automakers bringing video games into their displays, it&...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 3:26 PM
In the midst of a rough winter, some municipalities are rationing their road salt supplies given a regional shortage -- but Chicago officials say they're not worried about the city's salt supply.
This season's above-average snowfall and deep-freeze...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:05 AM
I've combined a post from earlier this week with a commentary for my Sunday print column My PDSD — Post-Daley Stress Disorder — is relatively under control. I sometimes cringe involuntarily when inserting my credit card into parking meter...
| Mar 19, 2014
Hey, Chicago. Think we can be on our best behavior for a few days in early April? You know, be our charming Midwestern selves.
That's all we can do. It's too much to hope for blue skies and 70s, though it would be helpful if we went a few days without...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Whether the "Windy City" moniker comes from the bluster of our 19th century windbag politicians or that of our frequently frigid lakeshore breezes, here in Cars.com's home city of Chicago we're known for being boastful about everything from our big......
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:32 PM
We're live from the Windy (and frozen) City for the 2014 Chicago Auto Show where dozens of exciting new vehicles filled McCormick Place. Debuts included the newest generation of the Subaru Legacy midsize sedan and the unveiling of Toyota's new......
| Mar 4, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Chicago aldermen today gave the preliminary go-ahead to a plan to earmark $55 million in special tax district funds to help pay for a new hotel next to McCormick Place.
The City Council Finance Committee agreed to set aside the tax-increment financing...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 12:45 PM
The formula for success at an auto show is the same as at the new-car dealership: Pack a room with a variety of new products loaded with creature comforts, plus the latest and greatest electronic gadgets that operate at the touch of a button or the...