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Jan 15, 2014, 11:19 ET
Participate in the Bill Jacobs Auto Blood Drive Jan. 18 and receive a voucher for a free oil change at the Joliet dealership.  (PRNewsFoto/Bill Jacobs Automotive Group)

Join the Bill Jacobs Auto blood drive and receive a free oil change

 Bill Jacobs Automotive, a group of car dealerships headquartered in Joliet, is teaming up with the Heartland Blood Center and offering free...

Nov 26, 2013, 07:56 ET
In a study conducted by USA Today,, and MotorWeek, the 2014 Kia Forte came out as the winner of the $20,000 compact car challenge.  (PRNewsFoto/Bill Jacobs Automotive Group)

Illinois Kia dealer highlights value of redesigned Kia Forte for holiday season

With the biggest shopping day of the year around the corner, many consumers are determined to find the best deals on the latest electronics,...

Oct 29, 2013, 15:18 ET
The attractive colors of the 2014 Chevy Spark helps owners express themselves while catching the eyes of other drivers.  (PRNewsFoto/Bill Jacobs Automotive Group)

2014 Chevy Spark, Cruze provide city-dwellers affordability, convenience

The demands of suburban and urban drivers are often dramtically different from one another. While those living on the outskirts of the city have...

Aug 20, 2013, 18:37 ET
Illinois EV shoppers can save big on the Chevy Volt with state and federal tax credits.  (PRNewsFoto/Bill Jacobs Automotive Group)

Chicago Chevy Dealer Helps Customers Uncover Chevy Volt Savings

Initial cost is one of the most common deterrents drivers face when considering entering the realm of alternative fuel vehicles. Despite the fuel...

May 30, 2013, 10:42 ET
The June edition of Bergdorf Goodman's fashion magazine will feature Cadillac as a tribute to 20th century American style.  (PRNewsFoto/Bill Jacobs Automotive Group)

Cadillac Becomes First Non-Fashion Partner of Bergdorf Goodman's Fashion Magazine

The June issue of Bergdorf Goodman Magazine will feature several cars from Cadillac's past as the luxury automaker becomes the first non-fashion...