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Seasonal Maintenance


With the cold weather quickly approaching (whether we want it to or not), it is time to make sure that your vehicle is ready for the long winter ahead. Salt, rocks, and moisture can all wreak havoc on your poor vehicle, and it is important to make sure your vehicle is protected and safe.

You can have the underbody of your vehicle sprayed in order to protect it from rust that can occur with the normal winter weather conditions that…
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Uncovering the Benefits of SUV Vehicles

The vehicles we own usually impact our experiences. Therefore, we've got to make incredible choices to ensure that we get incredible opportunities to travel comfortably and in style. That said, SUVs are a great choice for a number of reasons.

1. Enhanced vehicle safety. SUVs are typically larger than sedans, and larger vehicles are safer than smaller ones. Safety is also enhanced by improved visibility, so you will be able to drive easily under stressful conditions. In addition, these vehicles are well raised above the ground so as to prevent damages when driving over objects.
 
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Car Care Tips

 

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This week’s blog is all about how to take the best care of your car. I’ll appropriately title it “Car Care Tips!” Most of these tips are common sense but it never hurts to be reminded, especially if those reminders can help keep your car in the best condition possible!

1.       Check and Change Your Oil. There are a lot of suggestions on how often to change your oil if you’re asking the internet. Some say every 3,000 miles, others say every 5,000, and if you have a newer vehicle the owner manual you haven…

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Vehicle Spotlight: 2017 Nissan Altima




 

The 2017 Nissan Altima is a vehicle that separates itself from the rest. From its sleek, aerodynamic exterior to its luxurious and comfortable interior this sedan will have heads turning everywhere you go.

With leather seats and dual climate control you’ll feel right at home with comfortability. Keep the peace and let your passenger decide how warm or cool he wants his side of the cabin to feel. Nissan didn’t forget those back seat passengers either; with new, larger back seat vents everyone can have an enjoyable ride.

With Nissan Connect this vehicle acts like a computer on…

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Flint Hills Praisefest!



 The Flint Hills Praisefest is Manhattan’s largest free Christian music festival! The event will be held on September 23rd at the Manhattan City Park. Praisefest kicks off with the 3rd annual 5K with proceeds going to The House, a non-profit café seeking to holistically minister to the community of Ogden. The headline of the festival will be the Billboard’s Hot Christian Songwriter of 2016 and four-time Grammy nominee, Matthew West!

The 3 main objective of the Flint Hills Praisefest are:

WORSHIP

The main focus is worship. Music is a powerful worship medium and the Flint Hills…

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Road Trip Tips-With Kids



 



“Are we there yet?” Whether you were the one asking the question or the one answering it, we have all heard it before. Long road trips with youngsters can be a stressful experience if you don’t have the resources (or energy) to keep them occupied!

This week I’ll give you a few ideas on how to keep the kids quiet while you’re cruising down the highway!

One game that will surely keep the kids busy is a scavenger hunt. Make a list of things you think you might see while on your road trip and have the…

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Road Trip Tips!

July is coming to an end and if you haven’t taken your Summer Road Trip yet now is a great time to do it! Before you hit the road it’s not a bad idea to keep some Road Trip Tips in mind. Throughout the next few weeks I will post blogs with some different tips for you to keep in mind as you plan for your adventure!

To start, it’s always a good idea to stay a few steps ahead. Whether you do it yourself or bring your vehicle into our Briggs Auto Service Team, you should…

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Victory Fest


 

Are you ready for some Summer Fun? Join us for Victory Fest, August 19th, at Marshal Airfield in Fort Riley!

What is Victory Fest?

Aside from being a TON of fun, Victory Fest is a festival full of live music, an auto show, fireworks, and FAMILY FUN. Tickets start as low as $25 with the option to get Platinum Tickets for $100! Performances include Lit, Charlie Daniels Band, All American Rejects, Eli Young Band, plus more. Have a car, truck or bike you want to show off? Enter the Victory Fest Auto Show for a chance to win Cash…

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Hot Car Act 2017


 

Every year new safety features are included in the newest models of our vehicles. Seatbelt sensors, brake assist, adaptive cruise control, airbags (everywhere), and maybe in the near future, back seat sensors.

In June lawmakers introduced the Hot Car Act 2017 bill that proposes automotive companies install back seat sensors to alert the driver that someone is in the backseat. This bill was introduced in hopes of reducing the number of child injuries and deaths caused by heat stroke from being left in a parked vehicle during a hot day.  

General Motors has already started putting these alert systems in…

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Electric Vehicles


 

Electric Vehicles (EV) have made a huge impact in the news lately. With Tesla Inc. releasing the new Model 3 at the end of this July, Volvo announcing their plan to only sell Electric and Hybrid vehicles by the year 2019, and Nissan’s plan to increase the mile range of the Nissan Leaf from 109 miles to over 200 miles in the next model. There is no doubt that EVs are on the rise…

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