Chicago Auto Show

Hennessey Venom GT set a speed record of 270 miles per hour. (Credit: Hennessey)

Hennessey Venom GT Is Fastest Sports Car Ever

It’s the fastest darn sports car ever.

02/25/2014

The IIT Motorsports racing team built an electric car they are showing off at the Chicago Auto Show. They hope it can beat similar cars with conventional fuel engines. (Credit: Facebook)

IIT Racing Team Hopes Electric Car Can Beat Gas-Powered Rivals

The auto designers of tomorrow are cutting their teeth today on the planning and construction of the vehicle, which races in two domestic events and could race overseas.

02/11/2014

Kia introduces the Soul EV at the Chicago Auto Show on February 6, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  The show, which is oldest and largest in the nation, will be open to the public February 8 through February 17.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

New Kia Electric Car Debuts At Chicago Car Show

Kia Executive Vice President Michael Sprague said the Soul EV is built to be more fun than its competitors from Chevy, Nissan and Fiat.

02/10/2014

The Chicago Auto Show.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Mayor Emanuel Cuts Ribbon At Chicago Auto Show

CHICAGO (CBS) — Mayor Emanuel cut the ribbon to open the 106th edition off the Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place. Emanuel said this is the largest Auto Show to take place in Chicago since […]

02/08/2014

The Chrysler 200 has several "smart" safety features. (CBS)

Chicago Auto Show: Cars Do Some Of The Driving For You

(CBS) – Safety is a major theme at the Chicago Auto Show. CBS 2’s Ed Curran takes a look at some of the features being highlighted beginning this weekend. The new Chrysler 200, for example, […]

02/07/2014

Workers prepare the Toyota display at the Chicago Auto Show on February 5, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The show, which is held at McCormick Place, runs February 8-17. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago Auto Show Revs Its Engine Beginning This Weekend

CBS 2’s Ed Curran offers a sneak peak at show highlights.

02/06/2014

The Chicago Auto Show opens Saturday at 10 a.m. (Credit: CBS)

Ed’s Driveway: Chicago Auto Show

Did you know Chicago hosts the nation’s largest and longest running auto show?

02/09/2013

A preview of the 2012 Chicago Auto Show is held at McCormick Place on Feb. 8, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Auto Show Set To Open Friday

The Chicago Auto Show opens to the public on Friday, and WBBM Newsradio’s Mike Krauser walked through the show during the preview.

WBBM Newsradio–02/09/2012

A preview of the 2012 Chicago Auto Show is held at McCormick Place on Feb. 8, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Rebounding Auto Industry Should Give Boost To Auto Show

As the Chicago Auto Show begins rolling into town, there are signs that an industry on a bumpy road might finally be turning a corner.

CBS 2–02/08/2012

Toyota Prius is displayed at the Chicago Auto Show (Credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Auto Show Heads Into Final Weekend

The 103rd Chicago Auto Show is heading into its second, and final, weekend.

WBBM Newsradio–02/18/2011

Man Van

Fun Cars Abound At Auto Show

Attendance is up, and so is the mood at this year’s Chicago Auto Show.

WBBM Newsradio–02/17/2011

Chicago Auto Show

Incentives Coming Back In Auto Industry

If you have held off on buying a new car because of the price, you have had plenty of company. But incentives are beginning to reappear.

WBBM Newsradio–02/16/2011

Man Van

Dodge Introduces The ‘Man Van’

When you think of a minivan, you think of soccer practice, car pools and whiny family trips — not the racetrack. Dodge is looking to change that.

WBBM Newsradio–02/15/2011

Toyota Prius is displayed at the Chicago Auto Show (Credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Fuel Efficiency Taking Spotlight At Auto Show

Gas prices have marched upward steadily for the past two months, and a number of the auto executives attending the Chicago Auto Show say it is affecting what people want to see at the show and in the showroom.

WBBM Newsradio–02/12/2011

(Photo Credit: Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

CTA Provides Shuttle, Bus Service For Chicago Auto Show

The CTA will operate special shuttle buses for people attending the 2011 Chicago Auto Show, and will provide service during all show hours on three regular bus routes.

02/12/2011

Chicago Auto Show

Auto Show Officially Opens

The Chicago Auto Show officially opens Friday morning at McCormick Place.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2011

2012 Camaro ZL 1 (Credit: General Motors)

Chevy Puts Muscle Behind Camaro At Chicago Auto Show

Chevrolet is winning awards for its electric plug-in car, the Volt, but it’s signaling at the Chicago Auto Show that it is not abandoning the muscle-car crowd.

02/10/2011

Toyota Prius V

Chicago Auto Show Set To Kick Off

The 2011 Chicago Auto Show gets underway Friday, with an assortment of trendy new vehicles.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2011

Photo Of Toyota Sign (AP Photo)

Toyota Undertaking Image Repair

Now that the U.S. Department of Transportation has absolved Toyota of any problems with the electronic throttle control in its cars, the automaker is undertaking image repair.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2011

Toyota Prius is displayed at the Chicago Auto Show (Credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Gas Savers Shine At The Auto Show

As Chicago flutters with the highest gas prices in the nation, it is no wonder Hybrids will be the buzz at this year’s Chicago Auto Show.

CBS 2–02/09/2011