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What to Keep in Your Car This Winter for Warmth and Safety

What to Keep in Your Car This Winter for Warmth and Safety

For drivers, the winter months can be dangerous at worst and annoying at best, with snow and ice creating ominous road conditions and covering your windshield. Fortunately, there are ways to prepare, including the stocking up of various essentials inside your vehicle. You can prepare yourself by checking out this list of what to keep in your car in winter: First and foremost, get yourself a quality ice scraper, which will save you time when you first leave home. You…

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Official 2016 Buick Envision Price Details Announced Before Release Date

Official 2016 Buick Envision Price Details Announced Before Release Date

The new 2016 Buick Envision crossover offers the best of both worlds, boasting powerful performance while still maintaining top-notch fuel efficiency. Plus, this luxurious model will be packed with the latest tech. And now, we know that the new Buick Envision will sell for the reasonable price of $42,995, with more 2016 Buick Envision variants to be released throughout the year at even lower prices. Additionally, the standard trim level will come with leather trim, heated seats, remote start, blind-spot…

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Fuel Tips: Windows Down or Air Conditioning On?

Fuel Tips: Windows Down or Air Conditioning On?

The warm weather is on its way in for the summer, so it’s time to break out this age old question: Which is more fuel-efficient, rolling the windows down or air conditioning? Some studies show windows down to be superior, but according to the Society of Automotive Engineers, both have their merits. It is better to roll the windows down at lower speeds. When you’re driving around the city, windows down is more fuel-efficient because the drag is low enough…

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Refreshed 2017 Buick Encore Revealed at the New York International Auto Show

Refreshed 2017 Buick Encore Revealed at the New York International Auto Show

The refreshed 2017 Buick Encore was revealed at the New York International Auto Show in late March. Receiving an updated design and a load of new features, the new Encore is more refined and appealing than ever. The front end of the popular small SUV was updated to look more sculpted, along with new LED headlights. Buick changed the interior as well and added convenient features like push-button start and keyless unlock technology. The biggest addition to the new Encore…

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Remembering the Buick Reatta, a Long-Lost Beauty

Remembering the Buick Reatta, a Long-Lost Beauty

Buick has produced a lot of gorgeous vehicles over the course of its existence. Some of these gorgeous vehicles, despite their undeniable beauty, for some reason just don’t make it. One of those sad cases is the beautiful Buick Reatta – which is why we are taking the time today for reminiscing and remembering the Buick Reatta. In 1990, the Reatta was Buick’s response to the huge popularity of European-styled luxury convertibles. The Reatta was clearly one of the most…

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Meet the All-New Chevy Silverado Realtree Edition

Meet the All-New Chevy Silverado Realtree Edition

The Chevy Silverado is already one of America’s most well-equipped and battle-ready pickups, offering intense standard features like a 4.3-liter EcoTec3 V6 engine and simplified yet tech-savvy infotainment board. So imagine our excitement when we heard that the outdoor outfitter Realtree was bringing its brand into the mix to create the all-new Chevy Silverado Realtree Edition (only slightly more excited than we were when we found out about the Flat Iron Realtree Edition). The Silverado Realtree Edition is offered on…

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Bill Harris GM Ranked #1 in the North Central Region!

Bill Harris GM Ranked #1 in the North Central Region!

Bill Harris GM received the honor of being ranked #1 out of 504 Chevrolet dealerships in the North Central Region! In our last mystery shops that GM has done, we’ve ranked #1 in visit, phone and web! This means when a mystery shopper visited our website, called into our store or came and visited us in store, we’ve received the highest score among the other North Central Region Chevrolet dealerships. The pictures below show our speedometers for the visit, phone…

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Chevrolet Releases Official 2016 Camaro Performance Numbers

Chevrolet Releases Official 2016 Camaro Performance Numbers

Chevrolet has just released official 2016 Camaro performance numbers, claiming new benchmarks for the segment. Given that Ford has yet to share its own numbers for the latest Mustang, we’ll just have to believe them. Step on it, Ford. Thanks to weight savings of up to 390 pounds and new, more refined powertrains, the 2016 Chevy Camaro SS can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.0 seconds. Even the barebones Camaro coupe can do the 0 to 60…

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1967 Chevy Camaro wins King of the Road Title

1967 Chevy Camaro wins King of the Road Title

In an annual contest hosted by spark plug brand Champion, car owners are eligible to submit pictures of their vehicles, both old and new, online for a chance to win a grand prize of $5,000 and the esteemed title of King of the Road. The contest is run entirely by fans’ online votes, and the contest this past year drew 549 entries and over 100,000 votes. Tim Kowalchick of Jacksonville, Florida has won the grand prize for the second year…

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New, 52-Acre GM Active Safety Test Area Opens Its Doors

New, 52-Acre GM Active Safety Test Area Opens Its Doors

General Motors opened the doors to its all-new Active Safety Test Area on Friday, July 24th. The $14 million facility provides a consolidated space in which the auto manufacturer can test all 22 of its active safety technologies like front pedestrian braking and night vision. “Our comprehensive safety strategy of helping customers before, during and after a crash continues,” said Jeff Boyer, vice president of Global Vehicle Safety for General Motors. “GM historically has been a leader in the development…

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