Driving Tips to Avoid Hitting a Deer

By Admin | Posted in Tips 'N Tricks, Uncategorized on Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 5:23 PM
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Tips on How to Avoid a Deer While Driving

Oh deer, they’re everywhere and will only continue to become more frantic throughout the next months. With bow hunting opening last weekend, and gun hunting starting soon, be prepared to see a lot of deer in the beds of pickup trucks and on the side of the road. During this time, deer will be darting across roads and highways more frequently, especially at night. The deer probably isn’t going to know what to do when it sees your vehicle approach, hence “deer in headlights” so we would like to give you a couple of tips on how to avoid a deer while driving in order to help keep you safe, prevent your vehicle from being damaged, and to save a deer. Read the rest of this entry »

Luxury Meets Affordability in the Buick Verano

By Admin | Posted in Buick on Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 5:16 PM
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2015 Buick Verano Manhattan KS

How does a small luxury sedan with a starting MSRP of just $23,380 sound? Pretty affordable, right? The all-new 2015 Buick Verano available in Manhattan, KS does not bare the old fashioned title that typically followed around old timers cruising along 10 mph below the speed limit in their Buicks and Caddys. Take a good look, because this subtle grace of luxury is the new face of Buick and here to stay as is continues to transform into a sleek and sophisticated ride for all ages. Read the rest of this entry »

Are We Ready For Self Driving Cars?

By Admin | Posted in Technology on Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 9:57 PM
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Does Google Belong Behind The Wheel

The ruler of the internet and king of search engine, almighty Google has decided it’s gotten a little too cramped behind the computer screen and it’s time to take on bigger and better things. Autonomous vehicles are no shock at this point, we’ve seen them in action on Youtube videos, and have been struck by mixed feelings of awe and aw naw. But, we have a question for you, does Google belong behind the wheel of a car? Read the rest of this entry »

NHTSA and IIHS Safety Ratings

By Admin | Posted in Safety on Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 4:05 PM
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What Does an NHTSA Safety Rating Mean

When shopping for a new car or when considering a used vehicle, safety is always ranked at the top of the priority list. An unsafe vehicle is entirely useless…unless you plan on sitting in it and pretending to drive it, sound effects included. The two most highly regarded safety institutes whose rating must be earned for a vehicle to even be worth discussion are the IIHS and NHTSA. Okay, with that being said, so your vehicle earned some type of rating, 5-stars even maybe, but what does an NHTSA safety rating mean? Read the rest of this entry »

Pre-K Car Mechanics

By Admin | Posted in Just for Fun on Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 2:43 PM
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Playset Teaches Kids to Repair A Car Engine

Toy stores have always been filled with automotive-related toys for kids; whether it’s Matchbox cars that go zooming beneath the refrigerator only to be rescued by a yard stick, or a remote controlled car barreling down the driveway and off the curb, left turtle back with its wheels still spinning. Oh, and of course, you can’t forget about the Barbie Jeeps, speaking of which, be sure to check out our upcoming Jeep Jamboree next month.

Anyway, but what about a practical automotive toy for kids to play and practice with? In the same hands-on way kids love preparing and serving up plastic food, and those kitchen play sets were a blast, but what about a a car playset that teaches kids to repair a car engine? Read the rest of this entry »

How To Clean Coffee from Car Seats

By Admin | Posted in Tips 'N Tricks on Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 5:20 PM
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Step-By-Step: Remove Coffee Stains from Car Seats

Your’e late to work, your coffee was too hot to drink, and naturally after hitting every red light possible, you take a speed bump a little too quickly and coffee splashes all over your car seats. Even if your bad no good dirty rotten day doesn’t clean up its act, at least you will be able to clean your seats and pretend like none of this ever happened with this quick step-by-step: how to remove coffee stains from your car seat. Read the rest of this entry »

Save the Date: 23rd Annual Jeep Jamboree

By Admin | Posted in Uncategorized on Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 at 2:26 PM
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Briggs Auto 23rd Annual Jeep Jamboree Manhattan KS

Get off the beaten road, get dirty for a good cause, and save the date for the 23rd Annual Jeep Jamboree in Manhattan, KS. Briggs Auto Group and the Flint Hills Jeep Club are welcoming all Jeep drivers and Jeep lovers to come have come have some fun on Sunday, October 12th, 2014 and enjoy the Jeep life. Read the rest of this entry »

Win Free Tickets to See Garth Brooks

By Admin | Posted in Multimedia, Special Offers on Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 at 1:39 PM
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Briggs Auto Giving Away Free Garth Brooks Tickets

The number of country legends that are still around today can probably be counted on two hands, while the number of them that are still performing can be counted on one. Despite all of these new names cropping up, this is your opportunity see one of the greatest living legends live next month because Briggs Auto is giving away free Garth Brooks tickets! Read the rest of this entry »

Back-to-School Vehicle Choices in Kansas

By Admin | Posted in Community, Used Vehicles on Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 5:51 PM
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Top Back-to-School Vehicles in Kansas

At Briggs Auto we specialize in a total of nine different brands: GMC, Buick, Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, Subaru, Nissan, and Kia. These account for all of our new vehicles, and a vast majority of our used, but our used selection has branched out to include a few other automakers as well. If you’re looking for a vehicle, this is a huge selection to sift through and would involve a great deal of research, so instead, we’ve highlighted the top back-to-school vehicles here in Kansas that have made the Motor Trend and KBB top lists for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

See Garth Brooks Live This Summer for FREE

By Admin | Posted in Special Offers on Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 at 2:45 PM
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Win Free Garth Brooks Tickets Manhattan KS

Garth Brooks is going to be performing live this summer at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, located just outside of Chicago on Saturday, September 6th, and this your chance to see this country legend for free because Briggs Auto is giving you and a guest, the chance to win free Garth Brooks tickets here in Manhattan KS.

This summer, we’ve teamed up with hit station, BIG 94.5 Country to create the biggest giveaway for all of your country fans out there. So what do you have to do in order to win free tickets? Just click the following link which will lead you to the official Briggs Auto Garth Brooks Experience page. Here you will find a short electronic form on the right hand side, just fill that out, and you will be all registered, and ready to win! Not only are we giving away the concert tickets, but we’ll get you there too; we will fly you and a companion, round trip to Chicago for the sold-out concert and provide a spectacular hotel for you both to stay in. (This is an opportunity for Manhattan only.)

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