The Chicago Auto Show is held annually in February at Chicago’s McCormick Place convention center. It is the largest auto show in North America. Sneak previews and live coverage straight from the Chicago Auto Show floor with hundreds of photos of new vehicles and concept car debuts.

Cars you can’t buy at the Chicago Auto Show

The 2018 Chicago Auto Show (CAS) is full of some of the highest performing segments in Chicago such as SUVs and trucks. There are luxury vehicles and even a supercar highway. Scattered throughout the show are cars that you can't buy; concept cars, prototypes, museum pieces, and even a new Police car. Volvo's Petfinder Our [...]

February 13, 2015 Washington Post carchat

2015 Chicago Auto Show Good Morning Warren and friends, I'm at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show (#cas15). It's a great show; relaxed, but full of information. It's the auto show that allows me to catch up and see some cars I didn't have time to look at other shows. Someone asked about the Honda Pilot [...]

Racing and marketing Volkswagen at CAS

Chicago Auto Show (CAS) Chicago auto show - Clark Campbell is Volkswagen's General Manager of Experiential Marketing. Campbell talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the marketing of Volkswagen to their customers. What does Volkswagen have to do with racing? Campbell talks about Dakar, rallycross, and natural gas racing. How much of [...]

February 7, 2014 Washington Post carchat

Chicago auto show Good morning Warren and Friends Warren is finishing up the Washington Auto show while I am at the Chicago auto show. There were quite a few unveils, including Nissan announced that FedEx would start using the NV200 as one of their fleet vehicles to deliver packages. There was a world unveil of [...]

More Toyota scrum at the 2010 Chicago auto show

2010 Chicago Auto Show, Chicago, IL - Robert S. Carter Group Vice President and General Manager - Toyota Division Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc held a scrum after the unveiling of the redesigned Toyota Avalon. Carter talks about mechanical, not electronic problems. What about electromagnetic interference? Will all new assemblies be made to all the [...]

Ford’s Derrick Kuzak at the 2010 Chicago auto show

2010 Chicago Auto Show 2010 Chicago Auto Show, Chicago, IL- Derrick Kuzak, Ford's group vice president of global product development, talked to me at the 2010 Chicago auto show. I asked Kuzak whether Ford's products had brake override on their vehicles. How many vehicles do you have EcoBoost in right now? The Ford Fusion and [...]

Buick Regal GS concept at the 2010 CAS

2010 Chicago Auto Show (CAS) Chicago, IL - John Cafaro is on the design staff of General Motors. He took us on a walk around the Buick Regal GS. The Buick Regal GS is a concept to the production vehicle. Are there new colors for this vehicle? Some of the specs on the Buick Regal [...]

Ford designer at the 2009 Chicago auto show

2009 Chicago auto show (CAS) Moray Callum, Ford's director of car and crossover design talked to me at the 2009 Chicago auto show. Like many designers, Callum is concerned about designing a car that has such a brand image. But, what was the car that stretched Callum's creative abilities the most?

DaimlerChrysler at the 2007 Chicago auto show

Michael Manley, Vice President, Sales Strategy and Dealer Operations, talks about the newly unveiled products at the 2007 Chicago auto show. Manley also talked about the burgeoning inventory and the February 14th DaimlerChrysler conference that is looming.

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