Auto Services in Illinois
Auto Repair & Service, Automobile Body Repairing & Painting
Address: 5710 S Western Ave, Forest-Park
Phone: (773) 434-2424
New Car Dealers, Used Car Dealers
Address: 3750 N Harrison St, Hampton
Phone: (563) 386-1511
Auto Repair & Service, Towing, Tire Dealers
Phone: (618) 635-2400
Auto Repair & Service, Automobile Parts & Supplies, Glass Coating & Tinting
Address: 1108 S York Rd, Bloomingdale
Phone: (224) 588-8468
Auto Repair & Service, Automobile Parts & Supplies, Mufflers & Exhaust Systems
Address: 2934 W 63rd St, Markham
Phone: (773) 434-4304
Auto Repair & Service, Automobile Body Repairing & Painting, Glass-Auto, Plate, Window, Etc
Address: 3923 Grove Ave, Park-City
Phone: (847) 623-4422
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 13:03:00 EST
With Ford and General Motors both announcing an end to production in Australia, the country's auto industry is in a bad way. With the exit of two big players, there's increased concern that a third Australian manufacturer, Toyota, will be forced out, as well.
Thu, 26 Dec 2013 16:28:00 EST
"We are saddened to learn of GM Holden's decision. This will place unprecedented pressure on the local supplier network and our ability to build cars in Australia," Toyota Australia said in a statement. The GM closure of Holden production will be the direct end to 2,900 jobs, but will also force a dramatic reduction in the size of the country's supplier network, as there will simply be fewer cars to build.
In the same statement, Toyota Australia said it would work with suppliers and local government to figure out whether continuing production Down Under was even feasible. According to Automotive News, a representative for the Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union told reporters it was "highly likely" that Toyota would also close up shop within the next few years.
Just in time for the holidays: Ford took the 2015 Mustang to Route 66 to cook up rolling footage, and we've been given some of the leftovers ahead of the meal. There are no burnouts, no donuts, no revving, and thankfully, no music. It's just two minutes and 26 seconds of the new pony car running free in the desert.
Mon, 26 Aug 2013 16:29:00 EST
So in case you needed more visualizing help, the video below will help you start imagining how you'll look in your 2014 Christmas present to yourself...
Hemmings came across an interesting article from the Throwin' Wrenches blog about the intersection of ice cream, cars and civic duty in America's late 1950s. In particular, it focuses on the Mister Softee trucks, which criss-crossed neighborhoods of the eastern US serving ice cream. Looking past the ultra-durable vehicles used - heavy-duty Ford-based chassis, for what it's worth - the article delves into some deeper national-security territory.
See, Mister Softee truck owners were voluntary members of the Civil Defense, thanks to all the useful stuff (potable water, generators, freezers and fridges) that the machines carried with them for serving ice cream. Click over to Throwin' Wrenches for the full run down of how Mister Softee would have stepped in to help fight if the Cold War ever turned a little hotter.