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April 18, 2019
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2019 Sierra HD: GMC’s Latest Heavy-Duty Hauler Is Astounding

The 2019 GMC Sierra 2500HD and 3500HD are now (finally) available at our Marshall truck dealership, and they’re looking sharp! Per usual, GMC is holding a place of prominence in the heavy-duty truck industry, and these newest models fit right in with GMC’s great reputation of quality, reliability, and class. But you knew that already, so let’s just take a look at these big boys!

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March 14, 2019
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6 Fun Family-Friendly Spring Events Near Marshall, MO (2019)

With spring about to be sprung, many cabin-fever-suffering Missouri parents and their kiddos are undoubtedly ready to finally leave home. With record-breaking snowfall in Marshall and many parts of central Missouri, getting into some springtime fun is the perfect remedy for the winter blues. Here are some of Marshall’s best spring events for families this year.

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February 18, 2019
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What is Buick Avenir?

As Buick’s official tagline states, Avenir represents “the highest expression of Buick luxury.” Boy is that the understatement of the year!

The Buick Avenir trims improve upon the external appearance of several models, adds built-in and optional features, and enhances overall performance. Basically, Avenir is a luxury trim that adds a layer of sophistication to the most popular Buick models.

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January 16, 2019
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Tips to Make Your Electric Car Purchase More Affordable

Thinking about buying a new hybrid or electric car in Missouri? According to the US Department of Energy, the cost of operating an electric vehicle is roughly half of what it takes to run a similarly sized gas model. Plus, with tax credits, rebates, and incentives, you may cut thousands off your final out-of-pocket cost when buying an EV. These tips will help you minimize your initial investment and save some money when you choose to begin fighting the good fight.

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December 7, 2018
by Danny Chan
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The Best 2018 Christmas Light Displays Near Marshall, MO

If you’re a big supporter of spreading the Christmas spirit, a likely part of your holiday tradition is driving through Kansas City or Marshall with an eye out for festive Christmas light shows, decorations, and displays. As is the case each year, 2018’s best Christmas lights won’t disappoint! Here are a handful of our favorites.  

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November 27, 2018
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Important Details About The New GM Vehicle Recalls

Vehicle recalls are a pretty common occurrence in the U.S. After all, no machine is perfect, and because vehicles are mass-produced, when one vehicle has a defect it’s possible that thousands have the same flaw. Still, we understand that having your car recalled can be a hassle—which is why we’re here to help you with the most recent GM recall notice.

Two significant GM recalls have been issued: One involving GM pickup trucks and SUVs dating back to 2015 models, and another that involves various models of GM cars, trucks, and SUVs. Not all vehicles being recalled are affected — about 1 million vehicles were recalled, though no injuries have been reported — but the recall includes many newer GM models to assure safety.

If you’re unsure if your vehicle has been recalled by GM, you can search by VIN here, or continue reading and contact your local Marshall GM dealer to learn when and how to receive recall repairs. Make sure to read each recall notice carefully so that you understand what parts are involved and what the recall entails, and you’ll be maintaining both your truck and your family’s peace of mind.

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October 4, 2018
by Danny Chan
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2019 GMC Sierra 1500: What’s New & Changed?

Hey! Look what’s new this fall: the 2019 Sierra 1500. Debuting sometime in late-2018, the all-new generation of GMC Sierra brings with it a range of new features to go along with its traditionally classy GMC styling. Can’t get much better than that.

If you’re wondering whether or not the new GMC truck is worth waiting for, the answer is clearly a “yes.” Read on and we’ll discuss what has changed with the 2019 Sierra, which will be available for sale and lease soon at our GMC truck dealership in Marshall, MO.

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September 17, 2018
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GM Safety Tech Every Parent Should Have

The official start of the school year has commenced, and parents everywhere are scrambling to adjust to the craziness back-to-school season brings. The new schedules. The long drop-off lines. The this and the that. Yeah—this time of year can be chaotic.

But GM is in your corner, parents. To ensure you’re keeping everyone safe, including the kids in your back seat, GM has designed many of its Chevy, Buick, and GMC vehicles to feature some of the most advanced safety systems in the country.

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August 3, 2018
by Danny Chan
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2018 Missouri State Fair Guide: Each Day’s Best Activities

It’s August, and if you’re anywhere near the Marshall or Sedalia, Missouri area, you probably already know it’s time for the Missouri State Fair. With the opening festivities fast approaching, now’s the time to start planning your visit. Here are the best activities, events, and things to do at the Missouri State Fair this year.

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Thursday, Aug. 9

The Opening Day Parade kicks off at 6 pm, but the MRCA Show-Me State Stampede and Rodeo is the day’s big event. Starting at 7 pm, the buckin’ and lassoin’ begins, so grab your tickets online for $8.

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July 19, 2018
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Best 2019 SUVs for Family Road Trips

We’ve got two words for you: Road trip! It’s the battle cry of the vacationer and the source of cherished memories for the family. Whether counting horses from the open road, enjoying in-car tech on the journey, or sampling a drive-in theater, the family road trip offers a combination of random circumstances and personal control that just can’t be matched.

But do you have the right SUV to ensure your dream vacation goes off without a hitch? Here are a few of the best 2019 SUVs that make road trips more exciting.

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