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Get insider tips on our YouTube channel

Get insider tips on our YouTube channel

Most people believe that car dealerships want to keep you in the dark when it comes to the car-buying process. Not us. At AutoNation it is our mission to give you the tools you need to make an informed decision when it comes to purchasing your next vehicle. [...more]

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Spring Cleaning: Keeping that new car shine

Spring Cleaning: Keeping that new car shine

I was 15 years old, with a Driver’s Permit sitting in my wallet, when my father handed me the keys to his 1998 Pontiac Firebird. He told me that I had earned the keys, but I’d have to work even harder to keep them. Before I had the chance to get a feel for the [...] [...more]

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Spring Cleaning: Dump the trunk junk

Spring Cleaning: Dump the trunk junk

With the amount of time many of us spend behind the wheel, it's not surprising to find clutter built up in your car, or trash piling high on the floorboard. Read our quick and (hopefully) painless method of ridding your car of clutter. [...more]

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Your Vehicle Can Save You $$ on Your Taxes – Part II

Your Vehicle Can Save You $$ on Your Taxes – Part II

In our last blog we pointed out the many ways the purchase of a new vehicle can save you money on your taxes. In this post we’re broadening our focus on the many ways you use your vehicle which can save you money this tax season. [...more]

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You’ve survived a serious car accident – Did your car?

You’ve survived a serious car accident – Did your car?

You’ve just been in a terrible accident and except for being shook-up; everyone involved is going to be OK. Your car on the other hand is pretty damaged and may not make it. Then you hear someone say those 5 little words, “Your car may be totaled?” What happens when a vehicle is declared “a total loss?” [...more]

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Is Your Driving Distraction Leading You To Become A Statistic?

Is Your Driving Distraction Leading You To Become A Statistic?

When you hear the words ‘driving distractions’ do you immediately think cell phone user? Maybe you envision a young person driving while texting, or some person talking on their phone oblivious to the other cars around him. Distracted drivers are the number one contributor to crashes and near crashes alike. You also might be surprised by the causes of our distractions. [...more]

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Children, Chores And Cars

Children, Chores And Cars

Ask a parent about the chores their kids have to do around the house and you’re bound to hear balking, battle cries and blame and that’s just from the parent. It is assumed children resist doing chores, but that may only be half the problem. Read this post to find out how to turn chore resistance into cooperation, collaboration and completed. [...more]

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Separating Fact From Fiction

Separating Fact From Fiction

How knowledgeable are you about the care of your car? From the simple stuff – like often should you change your cars oil – to whether or not it’s time for a new air or fuel filter, there’s a lot that can mystify you. For most of us non-mechanics we turn to our dad’s, mechanic or friends for the answer, but are they really the best person to ask? [...more]

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4 Simple Things You Can Do To Save Money On The Road

4 Simple Things You Can Do To Save Money On The Road

Getting great fuel-economy isn’t reserved for hybrid vehicles. Anyone can save money at the pump with a few simple driving changes. Whether you save a little or a lot depends on which changes you want to make. Any change can improve your vehicle’s efficiency, save you money and is good for the planet. [...more]

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You’re In The Driver’s Seat

You’re In The Driver’s Seat

Buyer Beware! Whether you’re looking to shrink your carbon emission footprint or just wanting to take advantage of the government rebate worth up to $4,500 on a new fuel efficient car, it’s important you know the facts before making your next car purchase. [...more]

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