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Why is Getting the Car Washed So Important?

Getting your vehicle washed will not only preserve your investment, but it also makes the car safer too. Consider these reasons to start making washing the car more of a weekly commitment rather than something that gets done only once in a blue moon.

Each time you go to the car wash, those dirty windows and mirrors are sparkling clean, allowing you to see the roadways and other drivers more easily.

Dirt on the car that mixes with rain and acts like sandpaper is quickly washed away to preserve the fine exterior of the vehicle until your next washing...

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Is Your Car Equipped for Your Summer Vacation?

Summer is about to be in full swing, and that means your vacation is right around the corner. Is your vehicle ready to hit the open road? The last thing you want on your vacation is to have car trouble. Here are three things to have our dealership check before you go on vacation.

Check fluid levels and get an oil change to make sure everything is leveled off and your oil and filter are clean.

Tire rotation to make sure you have an even tire tread and rotating your tires also decreases the chances of a flat tire...

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Avoid Distracted Driving

As a motorist it is your responsibility to try and be safe and undisturbed while driving. Before heading out onto the open road, it may be a good idea to avoid your phone completely. Avoid eating, playing with the radio, or any other activity that may distract you when you are behind the wheel. These tips may seem like pretty self-explanatory things, but it is important to emphasize the importance of staying attentive to driving. There are many potential hazards on the road such as pedestrians, cyclists, and of course other drivers...

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What's in Your Roadside Emergency Kit?

If you're putting together an emergency roadside kit, then you're on the road to a much better scenario. Sometimes we just can't avoid a roadside emergency, but being prepared will make things go a little smoother. So, what should you pack? You should have a good First-Aid kit, and bottled water and non-perishable food items. You should also pack windshield washer fluid, a foldable shovel, and jumper cables. Don't forget to pack some sand, salt or cat litter, and flares or reflective triangles...

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Help! How Do I Know When To Inspect My Brakes?

When you're driving, you use your brakes all the time, and never really realize how often you press the brake pedal. You press it all the time, and every time, your brakes respond. This constant rubbing produces wear, and eventually, your brakes are in need of adjustment. You need to have your brakes inspected and adjusted on a regular basis. The best time to do this is according to the manufacturer's maintenance schedule. Or, when you have your tires rotated or an oil change is good to remember also.

Your brakes need to be inspected by a factory…
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Fix Your Windshield

One of the most important parts of any vehicle is the windshield. Not only is it one of the most important parts but it is also one of the most fragile parts. Every day the windshield is subjected to high winds as well as hazardous weather conditions. The windshield is also subjected to bugs, dirt and other debris and rocks. Because of this the windshield make often break or crack. Should this occur it is important to have it changed in a very timely manner.

Having your cracked windshield changed in a timely manner can prevent any further damage from…
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Go High, Not Low

Don't sell your vehicle short on its motor oil. It makes a difference which oil you use. If you're not sure which oil to use in your vehicle, don't sweat it-just look in your owner's manual. 

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Honda NeuV Concept Debuts at 2017 CES

Last month, Honda unveiled the NeuV (pronounced "new-V") concept vehicle at the 2017 CES in Las Vegas. The NeuV (New Electric Urban Vehicle) explores how owners can get added value from their vehicle when they're not using it.

Since private vehicles sit unused for about 96 percent of the day, the NeuV was designed to take advantage of this idle time and function as an automated ride-sharing vehicle that picks local customers up and drops them off. The NeuV can also sell its stored energy back to the electric grid when it's not in use and demand is…

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