Chicago Cars

2012 Chicago Auto Show Visitor's Guide

2012 Chicago Auto Show Visitor's Guide

Everything you will need to know before going to this year's auto show. Read »

Jan 11, 2013

Chicago Auto Show By the Numbers

2012 Chicago Auto Show: Feb. 10-19. View »

Mar 30, 2012
LINK: Auto Show Homepage

LINK: Auto Show Homepage

Take a look at the auto show homepage for even more information on attending the show. Read »

Jan 11, 2013
Yard Waste May One Day Fuel Your Car

Yard Waste May One Day Fuel Your Car

Chances are high that cars of the future won't be powered with gas. Watch »

Feb 14, 2012
Big Changes Planned for North LSD

Big Changes Planned for North LSD

A popular stretch of Chicago roadway is under the microscope. Read »

Mar 14, 2011
Feds Want to Standardize Keyless Ignitions

Feds Want to Standardize Keyless Ignitions

Keyless ignitions have been blamed in deaths involving carbon monoxide poisoning, randomly accelerating vehicles. Watch »

Dec 28, 2011
U.S. Auto Makers Look for Big 2012

U.S. Auto Makers Look for Big 2012

It's been a long time since Ford has been known for innovative, market-setting cars, but the American giant is... Read »

Dec 28, 2011
Website Aims to Simplify Auto Repair

Website Aims to Simplify Auto Repair

Brad Weisberg, founder of Body Shop Bids, explains his new website that makes it easier to get a quote from multiple... Watch »

Mar 8, 2013
Design Your New Car This Holiday Season

Design Your New Car This Holiday Season

Head over to Oak Brook Center when you can design a family-sized Model S to your very own tastes. Watch »

Nov 10, 2011

Neiman Marcus 2011 Fantasy Gifts

Get ready to do some millionaire Christmas shopping with a look at the Fantasy Gifts offered by Neiman Marcus... View »

Oct 19, 2011
1,100 Ford Jobs Bound for Torrence Ave. Plant

1,100 Ford Jobs Bound for Torrence Ave. Plant

Company employees will vote next week on tentative agreement, but company's profitability, executive bonuses... Read »

Oct 4, 2011
Car Owners Upset About Bad Paint Jobs

Car Owners Upset About Bad Paint Jobs

The problem, according to former consultants to the auto industry, is a business model that puts paint suppliers in... Watch »

Sep 20, 2011
Go Under The Hood Of Chicago's First Auto Museum

Go Under The Hood Of Chicago's First Auto Museum

Real estate tycoon Larry Klairmont is opening the first auto museum in Chicago with his own personal collection... Watch »

Aug 31, 2011
City Study: Watch Where You Walk

City Study: Watch Where You Walk

Study finds most pedestrian accidents occur in crosswalks when pedestrian has right of way. Watch »

Aug 16, 2011
Bikers May Soon be Able to Run Red Lights

Bikers May Soon be Able to Run Red Lights

Proposed law would allow motorcyclists, bicyclists to stop and proceed. Read »

May 31, 2011
Are Hybrid Cars Prone to Fire?

Are Hybrid Cars Prone to Fire?

The automotive industry maintains the cars are safe, but many consumers, experts and fire investigators remain... Watch »

Jul 23, 2013
Traffic Surges at 2011 Chicago Auto Show

Traffic Surges at 2011 Chicago Auto Show

Interactive displays, cooperating weather cited for boosting attendance. Watch »

Feb 21, 2011
Rear-End Crashes Not Always Cut-and-Dry

Rear-End Crashes Not Always Cut-and-Dry

When you're rear-ended, it's the other party's fault, right? Wrong. Watch »

Mar 9, 2011
Chicago Revs Up for Zipcar Deal

Chicago Revs Up for Zipcar Deal

The deal would save taxpayers $400,000 a year. Read »

Mar 4, 2011
Electric Car Charging Stations Coming to Chicago

Electric Car Charging Stations Coming to Chicago

An ambitious project to install nearly 280 charging stations throughout Chicagoland hopes to make electric vehicles... Watch »

Feb 18, 2011
What's New
Get Our Weather App
Stay ahead of the storm with the NBC 5 weather app, available for download on iPhone, iPad and Android devices. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out