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05-26-16

4 Ways to Be a Safer Driver

What does driver safety mean to you? Safety starts before you get behind the wheel. Planning, concentration, and experience are just a few of the critical elements that go into being a safe driver. It is every driver’s responsibility to practice safety behind the wheel. Here are a few tips to help you be a safer driver.

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05-19-16

The 4 Best Music Streaming Apps for Your Commute

These days, there are tons of music streaming apps offering millions of songs for you to pump through your car’s Bluetooth speakers. So, how do you know which apps are best for your morning or evening drive? Many of them are great, but it all depends on you and your listening preferences. To narrow down some of the choices, we’ve gathered the four best music streaming apps that would be perfect for any commute.

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05-12-16

4 Helpful Tips to Curb Your Road Rage

No one is perfect; road rage can happen to anyone. When someone cuts you off or doesn’t follow traffic laws it can be maddening. Driving with road rage is dangerous and does not help in the long run. It is important to keep your priorities straight and not to lose your cool. Here are a few ways to avoid road rage and arrive safely.

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05-05-16

The Top 5 2015 Nissan Vehicles Available

From fuel-efficient cars to roomy crossovers and SUVs, Nissan has plenty to offer every driver out there. If you’re considering a Nissan for your next vehicle, take a look at these top models.

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04-28-16

How Your New Nissan Defines You as a Person

It’s okay, we’re all a little self-conscious! Every vehicle makes a different statement on the road, so here’s a quick rundown of some of the most popular models in Nissan’s latest lineup and what each model says about either you or someone you know that owns one.

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04-22-16

Illinois’ Weirdest Roadside Pit Stops

Sometimes the day-to-day routine can get boring, but all it takes is a little perspective and travel to see things you had no idea existed. These bizarre, freaky, or just plain strange Illinois attractions are good pit stops on a road trip or visits on their own.

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04-14-16

Five Nissans That Tow a Ridiculous Amount of Weight

Nissan is known as one of the most reliable Japanese automakers in the world, but they aren’t often known for their raw power. That’s a shame, because Nissan models definitely pull their own weight and then some. Here are the five models with the strongest towing capacity and overall powertrains in Nissan’s lineup.

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04-07-16

The Five Top Music Festivals in Chicago This Spring and Summer

As the weather warms up, live music festivals kick into high gear, and in Chicago you’re bound to come across a few. The question is, which should you check out? Here are some of the best festivals coming this year, covering different tones and crowds.

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03-24-16

The Six Most Awesome Rooftop Bars in Chicago

Chicago is the place to be when you want to shoot some pool, have a few beers, meet somebody, or just relax with a cocktail. The city’s awesome rooftop bars mix the fun of an ordinary bar with the vast sights amid the skyscrapers. Choosing the six best was tough due to strong competition, but these are definitely the coolest.

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03-17-16

The Four Best Food Challenges in Chicago

Do you have the stomach of a bear and the metabolism of a hummingbird? Or do you just really, really like challenges? In either case, these are the four best food challenges in the Windy City. Each challenge has a reward, and each is a different type of food. Study each challenge and pick carefully, because a real champion chooses a winnable game.

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03-10-16

Three Ways a Nissan NV200 Helps Your Business

Need a good vehicle for your business? While most automakers put nothing more than two van styles in their lineup, Nissan’s NV200 line has three different vehicles: a compact business van with two trim levels, and a new Taxi model offshoot of the basic NV200. Between these choices, city-based businesses can meet employee needs and improve productivity.

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03-03-16

Four Reasons the Nissan Rogue is the Perfect Spring Road Trip Car

Are you a get-up-and-go type of person, who takes advantage of the sunny, warm spring season? The spring is a great time to go on a road trip, and since road trips are all about discovery and the unexpected, you’ll need a vehicle that can tackle any situation. That vehicle is the Nissan Rogue.

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02-25-16

Mind Your Manners: The Essential Guide to Driving Etiquette

Driving should be a relaxing experience, but it isn’t always. Rush hour traffic and construction zones, in particular, can be highly stressful exercises in stop-and-go traffic, but if you ever find yourself in such a situation you should always try to be as polite as possible in order to avoid making things worse for yourself and others.

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02-18-16

5 Top Tips for Driving with Pets

The first time that you and your pet take a trip together in your car can be a real learning experience. Different animals can react differently to seeing the world around them suddenly start to move, and dogs, in particular, have been known to have a few different reactions. So whether it’s a quick trip to the vet or a cross-country driving vacation that will take you halfway across the United States, it can help to prepare yourself for whatever you may be in for.

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02-11-16

4 Tips for Choosing an Infant Car Seat

Throughout much of the United States, it’s hard to get anywhere without a car. As such, if we need to take a newborn somewhere, whether that somewhere is a pediatrician, a relative’s house, or nothing more than a grocery run, we need to know that our children will be safe and secure in an infant car seat. And since not every child car seat is created equal, finding the right one is a significant decision that you should probably make even before your child is born.

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02-05-16

Reverse Safely: Top Tips for Backing Up Your Vehicle

Most vehicles are designed to go in one direction: forward. As such, while they may have a reverse gear for when you have no other options, the visibility, the seats, the wheels, the placement of the pillars, all of it is at odds with letting you back up safely and easily. That’s why you, the driver, have to pay as close attention to everything as you can while you’re in reverse.

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01-28-16

Top 4 Museums to Visit in Chicago

Chicago is a city that is rich in culture. Whether you live here or are just visiting, you will find an array of great places to eat at, play in, and visit. But, with so many great things to do you might not be sure where to start. The one cultural aspect you do not want to miss out on in Chicago are the great museums. Chicago is known for having some of the best museums in the world, and these four are a few of the must-sees.

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01-21-16

4 Reasons the 2015 Nissan Murano is the Perfect Family Car

Have you been searching for the perfect family car? Looking for a car that will meet all of your family’s needs? If so, have you taken a look at the 2015 Nissan Murano? The Murano is a small SUV packed with technology and safety features. It is a fantastic family car that offers space for five passengers, plenty of cargo room, all-wheel-drive, and more. But don’t take our word for it; instead, check out these four reasons that Parents Magazine and Edmunds.com have named the 2015 Nissan Murano one of the 10 best family cars of 2015.

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01-14-16

5 of Chicago’s Best Ice Skating Rinks Worth Visiting This Winter

Winter doesn’t just bring cold, wind, snow, and ice; it also brings festive fun in the form of snowmen, sledding, and ice skating. And what better place to enjoy the winter fun than in Chicago? Chicago is a city that is home to some of the best places to play in the snow and on the ice. You have your choice between both indoor and outdoor facilities. So if you are looking for a place to enjoy some winter fun, check out the five best ice skating rinks in Chicago worth a visit this winter.

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01-07-16

5 Benefits of the Nissan LEAF

Are you in search of a new car? More specifically, are you wanting a fuel-efficient electric car? If so, take a look at the Nissan LEAF, which was the first plug-in vehicle to ever reach more than 30,000 U.S. sales. It is attractive, has a strong engine, and is loaded with technology features. So if you are in the market for an eco-friendly car, be sure to check out the Nissan LEAF and discover all the benefits it has to offer.

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12-24-15

5 Tips on How to Drive Safely in Snow

Winter weather can be very unpredictable. One minute you are driving on a dry road and the next you are sliding on black ice. This causes many drivers to become unnerved and anxious while driving during the winter. You can avoid that nerve-racking situation by taking the time to learn the following five tips and tricks for driving safely in the snow and winter weather.

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12-17-15

How to Prep Your Nissan for an Illinois Winter

Fall is ending, and this means winter is on its way, and winter is often hard on vehicles. Cars are left out in the cold, and if unprepared your car will begin to show signs of trouble. But, you can avoid all that trouble by taking some simple steps now. Here are some tips for how you can prep your Nissan for an Illinois winter.

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12-10-15

The Top 5 Highly Rated Restaurants in Chicago for Families

Chicago is a city filled with great restaurants. There are tons of cool bars, elegant dining establishments, and trendy up-and-coming restaurants. But where do you go when you have children and want to take your family somewhere other than Applebees? Families have spoken, and here are the top five highly rated, family-friendly restaurants in Chicago:

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12-03-15

The 6 Most Fuel-Efficient Nissan Cars of 2016

In today’s world, fuel-efficiency is extremely important when considering which car you want to buy. You want to be sure you have a car that not only meets all of your wants in the way it looks and runs but also doesn’t break the bank you need to fill it up with gas. Thankfully, Nissan has many great options. Here are the six most fuel-efficient Nissan cars of 2016.

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11-26-15

5 Best Subcompact SUVs

Subcompact SUVs provide the roominess you need to carry all your favorite people and cargo, along with an affordable sticker price. They aren’t too bulky, yet they aren’t too small and give great gas mileage to boot. If you’re in the market for a great SUV with all the amenities, check out a few of these.

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11-19-15

4 Electrifying Reasons It’s Time You Drove a Nissan Leaf

As you probably already know, electric cars are taking over the American car market. Their reliability, fuel economy, and zero – that’s right, zero – carbon emissions are perks that anyone loves. The Nissan Leaf is just one of these cars, and in September 2015, became the best-selling electric car of all time. Here’s a few reasons why drivers are jumping at the opportunity to buy this economical powerhouse.

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11-12-15

5 New Nissans You Should Be Driving in 2016

The 26th year for Nissan in the United States could become one of the car maker’s most enticing. With nearly 20 models to choose from, Nissan has offerings that few other car manufacturers boast. From SUVs to sports cars to minivans, 2016 is definitely your year to start driving a Nissan. Here are a few reasons to check them out.

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11-05-15

4 Unforgettable Illinois Fall Drives

The great state of Illinois is full of beautiful fall drives and sites you can’t see anywhere else in the United States. Once you get out of the vast prairies, you’ll find yourself in a unique ecosystem that even native residents don’t know about.

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