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  • Restyled Chrysler 200 has upscale look

    The newly designed Chrysler 200 might have all the right stuff to compete with the big guys, finally. Critics call the new look a stretched out Dart o ...
    June 25, 2015 - 3:48 pm
  • Lost 1915 Model T Ford Roadster hot rod reunited with Barrington man who built it by hand

    For his 83rd birthday last month, Cotton Werksman of Barrington received the ultimate car guy birthday gift: a trip back in time.
    June 26, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Don’t put off repairs

    There’s a reason why a vehicle’s “check engine” light appears. This may sound simple, but when your car or truck is warning you, it’s not fooling arou ...
    June 25, 2015 - 3:16 pm
  • Review: Infiniti SUV offers elegant luxury alternative

    Pay careful attention to the rearmost D pillar on this luxury SUV, because it distinguishes the Infiniti QX60 from the pack. Add in its lengthy hood l ...
    June 25, 2015 - 3:16 pm
  • Your Guide to July Area Parades and Fiesta Days

    July is Parade Month in McHenry County. Many parades kick off on Independence Day Weekend, but other events host fun-filled parades as well.
    June 24, 2015 - 2:08 pm
  • Gas gauge and fuel pump failure

    How often do you drive with your fuel’s low indicator light on? The worst case scenario that most th ...
    June 16, 2015 - 8:22 am
  • Altima combines value with performance

    At first glance, you may think this is just a humdrum family sedan, but get under the skin of this Nissan and that thought vanishes. For 2015, the Alt ...
    June 11, 2015 - 4:25 pm
  • Seek the advice of your auto shop when buying and selling

    Those who have been customers of the same auto service facility for some time now continue to come back because they trust the staff, find their price ...
    June 9, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Getting ready for summer vacation

    Most consider summer to be the best time of the year, especially those in Illinois. Thoug ...
    June 3, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Choose ASE-certified technicians for vehicle repairs

    Since you rely so heavily on your vehicle to get to work, as well as take the kids to school and sports practices, there undoubtedly is going to come ...
    June 2, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • BMW 2 Series serves up value, adrenaline

    If you’ve ever wanted a tried and true sports car, a fancy German coupe for not a lot of coin, your ship has come in.
    May 28, 2015 - 4:18 pm
  • Kia enters elite luxury sedan market

    Kudos to Kia Motors for unveiling a high-end luxury sedan for the discerning buyer. But can it compete? What comes to mind with Kia models is hardly a ...
    May 28, 2015 - 4:18 pm
  • Rust and more rust

    Since we are keeping our cars longer (we are at 11.9 years on average now), good maintenance is becoming really important. It is also very important t ...
    May 27, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Using CARFAX reports for used car shopping

    It’s been said that you can’t judge a book by its cover and you certainly don’t want to purchase a used car simply because its exterior appearance gra ...
    May 27, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • Mildew can grow in A/C system

    Q. The ventilation system on my Infiniti G35 smells like a musty basement when I start the car and occasionally smells when the air conditioning is on ...
    May 19, 2015 - 9:25 am
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