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Road Tripping to Amusement Parks

Road Tripping to Amusement Parks

If you live in Mansfield, Ohio, or the surrounding area, you know that every Ohioan’s favorite place to visit in the summer is Kings Island and Cedar Point. For most of us they aren’t more than a couple hours away, so it’s definitely worth the day trip to ride the epic rides these parks have to offer. Road tripping to your favorite amusement park is fun for the whole family! However, road tripping to amusement parks requires a different kind of…

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Cool Car Hacks You Can Actually Try at Home

Cool Car Hacks You Can Actually Try at Home

Car hacks, like life hacks, are MacGyver-esque ways of fixing or making things with resources you can generally find in your home. Instead of going out and finding expensive products for your car, try these out instead. Toothpaste, amazingly, makes a great headlight cleaner. If your headlights are getting cloudy, smear some toothpaste on a cloth and wipe them down. You can also use hair conditioner to buff your car after a wash. To cool your car off on a…

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Check Out These Guidelines for Sunglasses to Protect Your Eyes This Season

Check Out These Guidelines for Sunglasses to Protect Your Eyes This Season

While a pair of sunglasses will forever be a stylish accessory, they also serve a much higher purpose: protecting your eyes and the skin around your eyes from the sun’s harsh rays. So when you’re choosing sunglasses this year, it’s important to look for the right qualities. Here are some guidelines for sunglasses to get you started: A good pair of sunglasses should always offer 100 percent of both the sun’s UVA and UVB rays, protecting you from cataracts and…

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Don’t Forget to Rotate Your Tires!

Don’t Forget to Rotate Your Tires!

There are some vehicle maintenance steps that you simply can’t skip, no matter how much you dislike fiddling with your vehicle or taking it into the shop. One of those steps is remembering to rotate your tires. While this might sound silly or pointless (why not just wait until you need new tires?), it’s extremely important – and we’ll tell you why: Rotating your tires prevents them from wearing unevenly, which will help avoid blow-outs on the road. Uneven wear…

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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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Car Lingo: Understanding the Difference Between a Coupe and Sedan

Car Lingo: Understanding the Difference Between a Coupe and Sedan

Anyone who has searched for vehicles knows that there is a lot of lingo thrown around in the industry, including the words coupe and sedan. Though most people assume they are the same, there are in fact some important distinctions to make between the two. According to Automoblog, most people either assume that coupes and sedans are the same, or that one has two doors and the other has four. While this is a safe assumption, there are some brands…

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Chevy Tops the Wards 10 Best Engines List, Twice

Chevy Tops the Wards 10 Best Engines List, Twice

Chevy was recently recognized by Wards Auto for exceptional engineering and design, specifically its engines. Two Chevy engines, the 3.6-liter V6 and Voltec Propulsion System, were named to the top of Ward’s 10 Best Engines list. Wards Auto considered a total of 31 engines, many of which are used in multiple models, from 11 brands worldwide. Looking at efficiency, technology, refinement, and precision, Wards determined that Chevy had two of the best engines in the world. According to Chevy, the…

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Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Named Most Efficient US Pickup Truck

Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Named Most Efficient US Pickup Truck

Chevrolet announced a few weeks ago that the 2016 Chevrolet Colorado diesel option has received a fuel rating from the Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA. EPA estimates claim that the Colorado, when equipped with the Duramax diesel engine, gets 31 mpg on the highway, making it to most fuel efficient truck in the United States. The Chevy Colorado comes with a 21 gallon tank, which means that, according to these estimates, the truck is capable of driving 651 miles without…

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EcoCar3 Competition Experiments on 2016 Camaro

EcoCar3 Competition Experiments on 2016 Camaro

Sixteen college teams across the country are participating in the EcoCar3 competition. This is the third year of the contest, which challenges university students to modify an existing vehicle and make it more environmentally friendly. The challenge this year is a 2016 Chevrolet Camaro, and it seems that the sixteen teams are just now finalizing and announcing their unique plans. Most of the sixteen schools – including universities such as Ohio State, Penn State, University of Alabama, and several others…

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Some Of The Top Reasons You Might Get Pulled Over

Some Of The Top Reasons You Might Get Pulled Over

Nothing can ruin a perfectly good day like getting pulled over by the police. You are out for a night on the town and next thing you know, you see those flashing lights and you hope and pray they go around you. Then they don’t. Want to avoid this situation? Here are some of the top reasons you might get pulled over… # 1 – Speeding. You could guess this one, right? As you’ve probably noticed, most police officers allow…

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