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Chicago tows about 50 cars from its streets every day
Chicago tows about 50 cars from its streets every day

Thousands of Chicago residents have left their homes this winter to find their cars no longer where they parked them. The vehicles weren't stolen. City workers instead towed them from their spaces after deeming they were in the way. According to local CBS News affiliate CBS2, the city has towed on...Read More»

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Subaru to celebrate its 50th anniversary in US with limited-edition models

Subaru doesn't need a cake with 50 candles to celebrate five decades of selling cars and crossovers in the U.S. Instead, the automaker's U.S. arm marked the occasion Thursday at the Chicago auto show with 6,300 specially badged, limited-edition models swathed in a unique Heritage Blue paint shade...Read More»

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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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Chicago Tweaks Red-Light Camera Rules, Issues $7.7 Million In New Fines

No one likes red-light cameras. It's not just that they're automated, soulless hall monitors. It's not just that they're operated by semi-sleazy third parties that keep a big chunk of ticket revenue. It's also the fact that they seem like desperate ploys for cash. How much cash? In Chicago...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 information with the other driver. As he did so, a woman by the name of Araceli Beas struck the 70-year-old Veloz, causing...Read More»

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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 parade of Subaru cars in the world: 339 of them, to be precise. The Guinness organization even sent an official adjudicator...Read More»

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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, the Nihon Keizai, suggests that Honda will adapt the Fit to hybrid power, while keeping the price under $12,000 in its home...Read More»

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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 not if the 2008 Toyota Tundra connects with demanding American full-size pickup buyers. The long-awaited update of the Toyota...Read More»

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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 (3/22/2005) Hyundai Azera, Jeep Commander, Benz R-Class and XLR-V. 2005 New York Auto Show, Part III by TCC Team (3/23/2005) Porsche...Read More»

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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 Thursday. The Five Hundred puts an emphasis on interior room — larger than the current Taurus, the Five Hundred purports to offer...Read More»

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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, Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY (90 laps) Jeff Gordon, #24 DuPont/Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet Monte Carlo...Read More»

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