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Uber Updates Ridesharing App Following Sexual Assault Charges In Boston, Chicago

We weren't invited to Uber's New Year's Eve party, but we have to imagine that company execs were double-fisting the Dom Perignon to blot out the memory of 2014. A new upgrade to the ridesharing start-up's smartphone app may signal a more sober approach to doing business in 2015. BACKGROUND Uber's... read more

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Was A Chicago Driver Updating Facebook When She Hit & Killed A Pedestrian?

On the morning of December 7, Raymond Veloz was involved in a fender-bender in Chicago. He dutifully called 911 on his cell phone and stepped out of his vehicle to exchange... read more February 17, 2011 by 0

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BP Dealers Are Not The Right Target

If you’re a BP gasoline dealer you have to be nervous. The impact across the country, as evidenced by widespread reports is mixed. Some retail dealers say that the... read more June 17, 2010 by 0

2010 Ford Transit Connect

Ford Transit Connect: Truck Of The Year

At the 2008 Chicago Auto Show, the Ford Transit Connect was revealed, a truly revolutionary automobile for the North American market. The Transit Connect brings a... read more May 11, 2010 by 1

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AAA Study Warns of Dangers of Mixing Driving and Drugs; Awareness Is Low

If you're reading this article and have been around long enough to remember Woodstock, the Chicago 7 and the original Beatles trip to this country, then you are an official... read more November 1, 2009 by 0

2008 Subaru WRX STI police car, Itasca, Illinois

Illinois Subaru Parade Gets Guinness World Record

When we hear "Subaru", we're more likely to think of world rallies than world records. But last Saturday, Subaru of America set a new Guinness World Record for the largest... read more July 15, 2009 by 0

2008 Ford Explorer America Concept

Car-Based 2011 Ford Explorer Rumored For Chicago Assembly

It's looking like the 2011 Ford Explorer will be produced at the same Chicago factory that assembles the Ford Taurus X. This has fueled speculation that the next-gen Explorer... read more March 30, 2009 by 0

2009 Scion tC Series 5.0

2009 Chicago Show: Scion tC RS 5.0 Is VIP

Scion yesterday announced a special edition of its sports coupe, the tC, which will be on display at the Chicago Auto Show from February 11-22. This 2009 tC RS 5.0 features... read more February 10, 2009 by 5

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News of the Weird: March 2006

More News of the Weird The Chicago Tribune reported in March that dozens of blind students in Chicago public schools are nonetheless required to take driver education... read more March 25, 2006 by 0

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Industry Report: Feb. 27, 2006

Honda Prepping Hybrid Fit? The next Honda hybrid to join the company's lineup may be a gas-electric version of the new Fit subcompact. A report in Japan's daily newspaper... read more February 26, 2006 by 0

2010 Rally in the 100 Acre Wood

Daily Edition: Feb. 10, 2006

2008 Toyota Tundra: One Big Mother? In a market increasingly dominated by imports, there's one segment still controlled by the Big Three. But maybe not much longer, at least... read more February 10, 2006 by 0

2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 2-door Coupe LS Engine

Racing Results: July 8-10, 2005

There was lots of good racing this past weekend, with some compelling strategy, surprise winners and all the things that make this sport great. Formula 1 had one of its... read more July 11, 2005 by 0

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2005 New York Auto Show Index

News 2005 New York Auto Show, Part I by TCC Team (3/22/2005) Lutz shoots the messenger, Lexus hybrids and 'Stang GT500. 2005 New York Auto Show, Part II by TCC Team... read more March 16, 2005 by 0

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Racing Results: 7/8/02

FIA FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX 7/7 British Grand Prix, Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone, Northhamptonshire, England (60 Laps; 191.604 mi. Race Distance; 1:31:45.015 Race Time)... read more July 8, 2002 by 0

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DAILY EDITION: Mar. 28, 2002

FORD FIVE HUNDRED COMING IN ‘04 A tall-roof sedan based on the Ford CrossTrainer crossover will go on sale in 2004, Ford will announce at the New York auto show on... read more March 27, 2002 by 0

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Racing Results: 8/13/01

FIA FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX Next Race: 8/19 Hungarian Grand Prix, Hungaroring, Prague, Hungary (7:30 a.m. ET; Speedvision) NASCAR WINSTON CUP 8/12 Global Crossing @ The Glen... read more August 13, 2001 by 0


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