Watch What Apple Can Do with Your Car

By Admin | Posted in Technology on Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 8:25 PM
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Will The Apple Watch Work With Nissan Vehicles

With all of the advancements in smartphones, personal devices, and in-vehicle entertainment, you can practically feel like Inspector Gadget driving the Batmobile. Okay, so maybe you don’t quite have the Batmobile, but you do have a Nissan and already have ordered your Apple Watch and you’re wondering, “Will the Apple Watch work with Nissan vehicles?Read the rest of this entry »

Are you a recent college grad and looking for a new car?

By Admin | Posted in Nissan on Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 at 8:31 PM
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2015 Nissan College Grad Program Manhattan KS

College grads, we have a question for you. How many times since you walked across that stage and flipped your tassel to the other side have you heard someone say, “Welcome to the real world”? Just a guess, but it was probably when you were up to your elbows in job applications, signing a lease for an apartment. or shopping for a new car.

By now you’ve figured out that after college, not everything falls into place and things are confusing once you’re on your own in the “real world,” but we have another question for you. Have you heard of the 2015 Nissan College Grad Program Manhattan KS? Read the rest of this entry »

Video Proof That the Buick Cascada is Waterproof

By Admin | Posted in Buick, Videos on Friday, April 17th, 2015 at 2:15 PM
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2016 Buick Cascada Convertible Waterproof Testing

The North American Buick lineup is welcoming a brand new addition come 2016 just in time for top-down driving weather. But what happens when it’s cloudy with a chance of rain…or meatballs? It has been forecasted that a majority of car-shoppers shy away from convertibles because they are known to leak because of faulty seals. Determined to prove just how leak-proof the all-new Buick is, the automaker has released a funny and informative video of the 2016 Buick Cascada convertible waterproof testing. Read the rest of this entry »

New Vehicle Redesign vs Refresh

By Admin | Posted in Car Buying Tips on Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 at 3:25 PM
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Difference Between Vehicle Redesign and Refresh

Each year an updated version of a vehicle becomes available, but just how much of that is actually new on the vehicle will really depend on on whether or not the vehicle is up for a redesign or refresh. Although the two terms may sound somewhat similar, there is a big difference between a vehicle redesign and refresh which we will further explain. Read the rest of this entry »

Clear Indications of Texting and Driving

By Admin | Posted in Safety on Friday, April 10th, 2015 at 9:50 PM
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Obvious Signs of Texting and Driving

On today’s roads, most drivers hands aren’t at 10 and 2’ o clock. Unfortunately, most drivers are guilty of having one hand on the wheel and the other texting a message or checking their social media. On average, a driver will take their eyes off the road on for 4 seconds to check their phone which would be the equivalent to traveling the length of a football field blindfolded at 50 mph.

Because of the increasing number of accidents due to distracting driving that primarily stem from cell phone usage, it now has been made illegal in forty-four states. Police officers have taken notice of a number of obvious signs of texting and driving to look for. Read the rest of this entry »

Coming Soon: 2016 GMC Terrain

By Admin | Posted in GMC on Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 at 3:13 PM
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2016 GMC Terrain Release Date

Updated and redesigned for 2016, the smallest sport utility vehicle within the GMC lineup is making a powerful statement that demands all eyes on it. Personality, power, and practicality takes form in both its standard and luxury Denali form. Here at Briggs Auto, we are excited to further explain the recent updates and design upgrades as well as the 2016 GMC Terrain release date. Read the rest of this entry »

Fire Up Your Skills, Cooking Class is in Session!

By Admin | Posted in Community, Just for Fun on Friday, April 3rd, 2015 at 5:44 PM
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Briggs Auto Hosts the Taste of Home Cooking School Manhattan KS

What’s for dinner? Tired of the same old, same old? You know that living on cereal, Lunchables, and Ramen just isn’t going to cut it as cooking for your friends and family, right? If that’s the case, you won’t want to miss out when Briggs Auto Hosts the Taste of Home Cooking School in Manhattan, KS. Read the rest of this entry »

Two Wheels or Four: Share the Road!

By Admin | Posted in Safety, Uncategorized on Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 at 2:42 PM
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Driver and Bicyclist Safety Tips and Rules

Warmer weather means more walkers, joggers, and cyclists on the road. When behind the wheel of a vehicle, you’re basically the king of the road; not a whole lot can stand in your way, and this is exactly why it’s so important to be aware of your surroundings. A simple distraction that causes you to take your eyes off the road for a couple seconds could change your life forever. At Briggs Auto, we would like to share with you a few driver and bicyclist safety tips and rules, just as a reminder to share the road with those around you. Read the rest of this entry »

List of Hiking and Biking Trails Near Topeka

By Admin | Posted in Just for Fun on Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 at 7:46 PM
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Running, Walking, Biking Trails Near Topeka KS

Rolling down the windows and going for a relaxing drive can be a great mini escape from the chaos of daily life, but sometimes you just want to get away from it all and really enjoy the outdoors on your own or with a friend. With spring weather finally underway, summer close behind, and fall still far enough off in the distance, there are quite a few running, walking, biking & trails near Topeka, KS worth exploring. Read the rest of this entry »

Kia Optima Models on Sale at Briggs Auto!

By Admin | Posted in Kia on Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 4:41 AM
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Save Thousands on New Kia Optima Models in Manhattan KS

Looking to save an extra couple thousand on a brand new vehicle? How about the 2015 Kia Optima? At Briggs Auto we are ecstatic to announce that you can save thousands on a new Kia Optima Models in Manhattan, KS. We have plenty of models in stock, and if you have been shopping around for a brand new sedan, one of these Optimas is bound to fit your criteria as the affordable, powerful, efficient car of your dreams. Read the rest of this entry »