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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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Bill Harris Auto Center Sponsors Local Youth Baseball League

Bill Harris Auto Center Sponsors Local Youth Baseball League

In case you missed all the commotion of the All-Star Game and Home Run Derby this past week, Chevrolet is the official sponsor of the MLB. The All-Star Weekend was full of Chevrolet Silverados and the MVP, Mike Trout, took one home! Chevrolet Baseball is a program that is not only part of the MLB, but it’s also part of our community. Chevy Baseball has been around for nine years and strives to initiate and establish a positive relationship between…

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Buick, Cadillac, Chevy Top Latest J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study

Buick, Cadillac, Chevy Top Latest J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study

Buick, Cadillac, and Chevy were all top performers in the latest J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study, which examines problems experienced during the past 12 months by original owners of 2012 model-year vehicles. Overall dependability is measured based on the number of problems experienced per 100 vehicles, with a lower score reflecting higher quality. J.D. Power ranked Buick as the 2nd most dependable brand overall, Cadillac 4th, and Chevrolet 10th, out of the 31 brands analyzed. All three brands had, on…

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Two GM Michigan Plants Receive $200 Million Investment

Two GM Michigan Plants Receive $200 Million Investment

In October at the Detroit Economic Club, General Motors CEO Mary Barra discussed the future of GM, promising a $300 million investment that will help further the American carmaker’s future. Now, we know where a large part of that investment will be going. GM recently made the announcement that two GM Michigan plants—Orion Assembly and Pontiac Metal Center— will be receiving a $200 million investment to prepare for a future vehicle program. “Today’s announcement is a shot in the arm…

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Fall Driving Tips from Bill Harris Auto!

Fall Driving Tips from Bill Harris Auto!

September is coming to a close and the fall weather is starting. We know that the fall and winter weather can make driving difficult, especially when we get snow. Here at Bill Harris, we wanted to give you some fall driving tips to make the transition into the last quarter of the year is an easy one! Watch for Leaves on the Road – Leaves have a tendency to accumulate on roads and when they become wet, they become very…

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Great Tire Discounts at Bill Harris Auto!

Great Tire Discounts at Bill Harris Auto!

With Labor Day just passing, whether we want to admit it or not summer is coming to a close. Before you know it, Ohio will be in winter with snow, sleet, freezing rain and below-zero temperatures. It’s never too early to start getting your car ready for winter. Now through the end of October Bill Harris Auto Center have some great deals on tires! When you come to our service drive you can receive a $100 or $50 Certified Service…

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Chevrolet Helps Students Support Local Businesses with 12 Volts

Chevrolet Helps Students Support Local Businesses with 12 Volts

Chevrolet is providing 12 extended-range electric Volts to help support a unique program called MBAs Across America, which pairs MBA students with local businesses to help them get going or going again. MBAs Across America launched last year when four first-year Harvard MBA students drove 8,000 miles across the United States to offer free business counseling to local entrepreneurs. It was so successful that two of the original team members decided to grow the program into a nonprofit organization. For…

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This Just In: Redesigned 2015 Chevrolet Suburban

This Just In: Redesigned 2015 Chevrolet Suburban

We have a new star here at Bill Harris Auto Center, and it’s the full-size, fully redesigned 2015 Chevrolet Suburban. This SUV is like the big teddy bear of vehicles, providing powerful performance while waiting for you to come enjoy its interior comforts. The all-new Suburban does not disappoint when it comes to performance. It features a 5.3-liter V8, producing 355 hp. The efficient EcoTec3 engine increases highway fuel economy by almost 10 percent to 22 miles per gallon. As…

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