Soak Up the Sun and Have Some Fun this Summer

By Admin | Posted in Community on Friday, July 3rd, 2015 at 9:06 PM
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2015 Summer Festivals and Events Manhattan KS

Make this summer the best one yet. Gather up your friends and family and explore your options throughout Manhattan. Just to give you a few ideas, be sure to check out this list of 2015 summer festivals and events in Manhattan KS. Read the rest of this entry »

Summer Vehicle Service Specials at Briggs Auto

By Admin | Posted in Service on Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 at 4:06 PM
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Vehicle Service Specials Lawrence, Topeka, Manhattan KS

How well has your vehicle been running lately? Do your brakes squeal, or does it sound like your car is whining when you take a turn? Is your gas mileage just not what your vehicle used to get or have you noticed that the ride seems to be bumpier than usual?

Whatever the case may be, if you’re looking to save money and keep your car in perfect working condition, we encourage you to look into our vehicle service specials in Lawrence, Topeka, and Manhattan KS. Read the rest of this entry »

Electrifying Results of Pikes Peak 2015

By Admin | Posted in Electric Vehicles on Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 3:44 PM
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All-Electric Power Wins at Pikes Peak 2015

Electric vehicles have been lighting up portions of the news over the past couple of the years; their accomplishments standing out like beacons among other vehicles. The last achievement took place just yesterday when all-electric power wins at Pikes Peak 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Where to go for the firework shows!

By Admin | Posted in Community, Uncategorized on Thursday, June 18th, 2015 at 5:56 PM
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Firework Shows and Festivals Manhattan KS

Here comes the BOOM! If cavemen could see what we’ve done with fire, they’d probably “ohh and ahhh” too. People of all ages are always fascinated as the childlike-wonder spreads across their faces while red, white, and blue sparks tear open the night sky, leaving behind a smoky trail of expectation until the next big BANG. Celebrating the 4th of July just wouldn’t be the same without sparklers, smoke balls, bottle rockets, and sitting in the grass watching the big leagues light up the sky. Don’t miss the firework shows and festivals in Manhattan, KS this year for 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Plans for Next Generation Nissan 370Z

By Admin | Posted in Nissan on Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 at 10:14 PM
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Next Generation Nissan 370Z Reverts to Past Models

An affordable sports car isn’t easy to come by in today’s market; fortunately, for the longstanding Nissan 370Z, it comes from a history of evolution. Beginning in 1969, there was the Nissan Fairlady Z, followed by the 1981 Fairlady 280Z-T, and the 1985 Fairlady 200ZG. And now, the current Nissan 370Z is in its sixth generation and looking to move forward into the next. Now six years old, it’s time for a replacement, and the Nissan Chief Creative Office Shiro Nakamura has stated there is a chance that the next generation Nissan 370Z could revert to past models like the original 240Z or even the Concept Z that was seen in ‘99. Read the rest of this entry »

Leading Family Vehicles for 2015

By Admin | Posted in Car Buying Tips on Friday, June 12th, 2015 at 5:02 PM
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Best Vehicles for Families 2015 Manhattan KS

A few months in or even when the halfway marker rolls around for the year, all of the credible automotive sources begin composing top lists of vehicles: which ones are the best for college grads, the lowest cost to own, or even the ones with the coolest new technology. At Briggs Auto, we know that families have specific requirements for their vehicles, and that’s why we would like to emphasize the best vehicles for families 2015 Manhattan KS. After scouring the lists, we have found that nearly half of the vehicles on lists put together by Edmunds.com, KBB.com, and Parents.com include vehicles we have at Briggs Auto. Read the rest of this entry »

Are Drivers Saying Goodbye to Buying?

By Admin | Posted in Leasing A Car on Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 3:05 PM
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Why Drivers Are Choosing to Lease

Are drivers starting to say goodbye to buying and leaning more towards leasing nowadays? The tables haven’t turned that dramatically, but there has been an increase in drivers choosing to lease rather than buy. Buying still outranks leasing by quite a bit, but within the past two years, there has been a significant climb in the decision to lease. Here at Briggs Auto, we have found that both options are excellent choices for drivers depending on what their current life situation looks like now as well as their plans for the future. We also would like to tell you more about why drivers are choosing to lease. Read the rest of this entry »

NHTSA Develops Vehicle Technology to Prevent Drunk Driving

By Admin | Posted in Safety, Technology on Monday, June 8th, 2015 at 5:02 PM
NHTSA Driver alcohol detection system prototype

NHTSA Driver Alcohol Detection System Prototype

The total number of accidents and deaths while on the road related to alcohol use is more than alarming; it has become downright frightening. In 2013, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that 10,706 people lost their lives due to accidents related to alcohol use. This includes the people who were drinking and driving as well as those who were innocent victims. Now in 2015, the NHTSA driver alcohol detection system prototype presented in the video below is a step in the right detection to help prevent drunk driving in the first place. Read the rest of this entry »

Enjoy the Fresh Air and Fresh, Locally Grown Produce

By Admin | Posted in Community on Thursday, June 4th, 2015 at 4:55 PM
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Farmers Market and Food Trucks Topeka KS

With days in the upper 70s and 80’s, you’re probably looking for ways to get outside and enjoy some fresh air after being cooped up all winter long. Farmers markets and food trucks in Topeka, KS are a great way to try new foods and enjoy the freshest, local produce that is affordable being able to exchange a trip to the grocery store for a walk outside. Not sure where to take a stroll? Check out these nearby locations down below: Read the rest of this entry »

The Return of the Jeep Grand Wagoneer

By Admin | Posted in Jeep on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 at 4:44 PM
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2018 Jeep Grand Wagoneer

This past month, Jeep announced its plans for the future which included its timeline for redesigns, but it also presented something that was unexpected. The Jeep Grand Wagoneer made a reappearance on the chart which can be viewed down below. Here at Briggs Auto, we’re Jeep fans and were elated over the release of the Jeep Renegade, but now the 2018 Jeep Grand Wagoneer is looming ahead in the distance, and we’d like to tell you what we know so far. Read the rest of this entry »