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  • Quiz: What type of car you should drive

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    May 2, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Mazda 6 forfeits nothing with new upscale interior

    Many consumers are asking for less zoom and more fuel-stretching in their automobiles, and Mazda has answered that call with its midsize sedan tuned f ...
    April 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Emissions testing

    Quick question, “When are you due for emissions testing?” If you answered, “I don’t know. I haven’t ...
    April 19, 2016 - 7:17 am
  • Automakers say electrics, hybrids no longer just gas-sippers

    When Toyota aired a Super Bowl ad featuring a surprisingly quick Prius gas-electric hybrid eluding police, it marked a turning point for the auto indu ...
    April 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Collector car driving season is almost here

    Spring officially arrived March 20, but this seems to be one of those years that old man winter just doesn’t seem to want to leave.
    April 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Large 2016 Yukon XL Denali adds soft touch

    The era of big SUVs seems to be back in vogue with more technical and safety refinements to ease the ride. And with lower gas prices, many consumers a ...
    April 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • When to change your car battery

    There’s never a good time for your car’s battery to die. Of course, on the side of the highway in ...
    April 5, 2016 - 7:17 am
  • Gas is cheap, but you can still save money

    Anyone who drives knows that the price of gas has dropped. That price isn’t something you can contr ...
    March 28, 2016 - 7:01 am
  • Moisture from your brake fluid can cause failure

    How often do you have your brake fluid changed? Douglas McAllister, owner of Douglas Automotive, sa ...
    March 21, 2016 - 7:14 am
  • Chevy Dealer Sets Record

    Recently General Motors announced a new incentive program based on specific inventory and sales initiatives. Rock Chevrolet in Grayslake has capitaliz ...
    March 18, 2016 - 3:41 pm
  • Transmissions

    Some vehicle owners like to get under the hood and do some minor maintenance to their cars and trucks, such as replacing the wiper blades, switching o ...
    March 18, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • The future isn’t now, but it’s closer than you think

    Most car enthusiasts know all the major car companies are working toward building a totally independent car. That said, most of the car experts say th ...
    March 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Mild winters still play havoc with your vehicle

    Winter can give you the blues. Those dark, dismal and frigid days can be downright depressing. It c ...
    March 12, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Can you tell when shocks, struts need replacement?

    It’s easy to remember to schedule oil changes and tire rotations because those are more frequent maintenance services that your vehicle requires.
    March 7, 2016 - 7:07 am
  • Shocks and struts

    Roller coasters, ATVs and jet skis can provide bumpy rides, but that’s all part of the thrill and excitement that the rider is seeking.
    March 4, 2016 - 7:14 am
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