Friday, February 10th, 2017


Breaking News: Detroit Businessman Mike Ilitch dead at 87

TweetDETROIT — Mike Ilitch, founder of Little Caesars Pizza, owner of the Detroit Tigers and Detroit Red Wings, Chairman of Ilitch Holdings, and champion for Detroit, died today at a local hospital. He was 87. “My father was a once-in-a-generation entrepreneur, visionary and leader, setting the tone for our organization and our family,” said Christopher Ilitch, President and CEO of Ilitch Holdings, Inc. “He made such a positive impact in the world of sports, in business and in the community, and we will remember him for his unwavering commitment to hisRead More

WATCH: GM President Dan Ammann speaks at 2017 Chicago Auto Show

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from McCormick Place for the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. In this video, watch as GM President Dan Ammann addresses the Economic Club of Chicago. He discussed various topics including GM’s Maven car sharing service, self-driving vehicles and the all-new Chevrolet Bolt EV. Ammann said GM is waiting for state approval to begin testing autonomous vehicles in Illinois. Testing is already underway in Michigan, California and in New York. In addition, Ammann said that people can request a GM vehicle for an hour or a day usingRead More

PHOTOS: AmericaJR Live at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show — Part Two

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo and Cory Martin were LIVE at McCormick Place for the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. In this gallery, look for photos of the debut vehicles we saw here. You’ll see the all-new Mitsubishi Outlander Sport edition, the 2017 Kia Niro Triathlon, the 2017 Land Rover Range Rover SV-A and the Jaguar F-Type among others. We’ll also show you some cool sports cars and luxury vehicles. Check back tomorrow for more of our photos from the Chicago Auto Show…