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Chicago Auto Show

WHEN FEB 8-17, 2014 WHERE McCormack Place, Chicago, IL URL www.chicagoautoshow.com

The Volt Dance had precedent; meet the Chevy Footlockers

Marketing in the auto industry can get weird sometimes – really quite bizarre, in fact. For example, remember the Chevy Volt dance from the 2009 Los Angles Auto Show? If not, a group boogied to a song about the electric car, and it was every bit as awkward (and hilarious) as that sounds. I...

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    Video: The Jitterbugs somersaulted at the 1986 Chicago Auto Show for the Chevy Nova
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    Judging by the vintage videos that the Chicago Auto Show has been uploading, if you wanted to check out the latest vehicles and watch some dancers in the same place in the late '80s and early '90s, then the Windy City event was definitely the place to be. We've already seen the Footlockers pitch...

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    Auctions: eBay Find of the Day: 1993 Chevy Highlander is a Body Glove-era concept
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    Oh, the early '90s. Gas was cheap; Seinfeld was at its peak, and apparently neon green and purple paint were appropriate for a concept car. The retina-burning Chevrolet Highlander concept is currently for sale on eBay, and it personifies the look of its era perfectly. With a combination of br...

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    Video: A closer look at the 2015 Chevy Tahoe... Police Pursuit Vehicle?!
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    As lovers of fast driving, we at Autoblog Canada normally try to stay as far away from police pursuit vehicles as possible. But in reality, the way automakers design purpose-built police vehicles is indeed worth a closer look. In the video above, Autoblog West Coast Editor Michael Harley tal...

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    Video: A closer look at the 2015 Subaru Legacy
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    The Subaru Legacy might not have been the hottest debut at the recent Chicago Auto Show, but for the Japanese automaker, it's hugely important. Much as we'd love to focus on Subaru's more engaging WRX, STI and BRZ models, the truth is, its the mainstream Forester, Outback and Legacy that make up...

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    Chicago: Editors' Choice: Top Five 2014 Chicago Auto Show Debuts
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    If you've been paying attention to the Chicago Auto Show over the past few years, it's no secret that there's less and less to talk about in the Windy City every year. (In fact, there's an inside joke here at Autoblog Canada about how we want to skip the second press day and catch a boat tour of...

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    Chicago: Ford Mustang pinball machine has supple wrist, plays by sense of smell [w/video]
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    Ford didn't have anything major to show off at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show, so it seems it instead opted to have some fun - it brought a row of pinball machines to the show. Yes, pinball machines. We originally told you about the Stern Pinball Ford Mustang machine yesterday, and as day two of ...

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    Chicago: Refreshed Kia Optima Hybrid continues to blend good looks and efficiency
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    With all the excitement at the Kia stand surrounding the new Soul EV, it's easy to forget that there were other cars on display at the Korean marque's Chicago Auto Show display. The Niro Concept from the Frankfurt Motor Show made an appearance, but the other production model on display was the r...

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    Chicago: 2014 Hyundai Veloster Re:Flex brings the bling
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    Despite launching in late 2011, Hyundai has managed to keep its funky Veloster hatchback relatively fresh in our minds, with the Turbo and R-Spec, several special edition models and even a cloth-roofed concept. Here at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show, we're seeing the next iteration of Veloster creat...

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    Chicago: Lingenfelter Chevy Reaper is ready to make Ford's Raptor go extinct [w/video]
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    Lingenfelter and Southern Comfort Automotive piqued our interest late last month with the digital unveiling of the Chevrolet Reaper, a customized Silverado designed to tackle some seriously rough terrain. While that vehicle made its original debut at the North American Dealers Association show, ...

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