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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
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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.

The opening day of the Missouri State Fair is also “Come Home for Family Value Day,” which means discounted general admission ($4 tickets for adults). Bingo! Continue Reading →

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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June 22, 2018
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Is the 2019 Buick Envision the Perfect Luxury SUV?

The moment you lay eyes on the 2019 Buick Envision, you’ll know that this is definitely not your grandfather’s Buick. Don’t get us wrong — it’s still got the luxurious extras you’d expect in a Buick, but this compact crossover has a lot more going for it than just impeccable looks and even more impeccable features. Here’s what you can expect when you slide into the driver’s seat of the all-new Envision SUV at our Buick dealership in Marshall, MO.

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May 16, 2018
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Truck Comparison Guide: 2018 Silverado 1500 vs. Ram 1500

If you’re trying to decide between buying the new Chevy Silverado 2018 or the Dodge Ram 1500, then let us give you a jump-start. We’ve compiled data and laid out the biggest differences between both of these trucks, so you can make the best choice when visiting your trusted Chevy truck dealer in Marshall. Without further ado, here’s your Silverado vs. Ram 1500 comparison.

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April 17, 2018
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The Best 2018 Spring Events for Families Near Marshall, MO

After being trapped in the house all winter, you’re likely excited to see the sun shine and temperatures rise now that spring is here. But do you have anything scheduled this season for the family? Well, roll down your windows and drive the kids to one of these Marshall spring events, and you’re certain to find something fun to do.

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Randolph County Raceway

Of course, the first events we wanted to inform you of are our favorites: Automotive events. (After all, we are a car dealership in Marshall, MO!)

Head to the Randolph County Raceway for some racing excitement. Located in Moberly, this local raceway offers an entire spring of fun for families and kids of all ages. Here’s their schedule:   Continue Reading →

February 21, 2018
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3 Crazy Reasons the 2018 Chevy Silverado Beats the Ford F-150

Yankees vs. Red Sox. Ali vs. Frazier. Magic vs. Bird.

These three rivalries are as American as apple pie, but there’s one rivalry that’s been ongoing for decades: Silverado vs. F-150. Both American pickup trucks are bona fide classics, providing lasting memories to everyone from sixties-era teenagers to 21st-century workaholics. But which 2018 truck is best? Here are three glorious reasons why the new Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is a better buy.

3 Crazy Reasons the 2018 Chevy Silverado Beats the Ford F-150

  1. Tow an Elephant

The Chevy Silverado pushes the envelope of what’s possible with a pickup truck. Need to haul an Asian elephant from Marshall to Kansas City? For whatever reason you’d need to do that, know that the Chevy Silverado features best-in-class V8 towing of 12,500 pounds—or just around the same weight as an Asian elephant. Coincidence? We’d wager that Chevy engineers designed that V8 with the sole intent of transporting multi-ton mammals. Continue Reading →

January 24, 2018
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Useful Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Your Car

Whether you’re in a committed romantic relationship or not, you can’t ignore that other great love of your life: your car! It’s always there for you, getting you where you need to go without complaining—as long as you treat it right. Here are some great Valentine’s Day gift ideas that both car and driver will love.

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December 20, 2017
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The 2018 Buick Enclave: Perfection in Style and Function

Buick debuted the Enclave 10 years ago to enthusiastic fanfare thanks to its spacious cabin and smooth and quiet road manners. Ten years later, the 2018 Enclave not only continues the tradition of excellence people expect from Buick engineers, but it also sets new standards for brilliance in the crossover SUV sector with its cutting-edge technology and gorgeous styling (not to mention plenty of power and near-perfect handling capabilities).

Let’s dive into why the 2018 Buick Enclave—which is available today at our Marshall Buick dealership—may be your match made in heaven.

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