Tag Archives: 2015

Halloween Trick or Treating Safety Tips

It’s that time of year again for costumes and candy! That’s right, Halloween and trick or treating. It is a great time for kids of all ages to go out and have some fun dressed up like something they choose. However, we want to be sure that you all are safe out there. Be sure to follow these trick or treating safety tips: Be sure your route is safe and you know the area. Many people like to drive to different areas thinking children will get better candy or have more fun. This can be done, but only if you do it safely. Inform children to bring their entire candy … Continue reading

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Dodge Challenger Hellcat Impresses Europe

The European car market is a little different than what we’re used to here in the United States. For the most part, Europeans tend to buy higher-end models, like Porsche and high tier BMWs as opposed to American muscle. Exotic cars like Lamborghini and Ferrari are rare in the States but common in Europe. Most of the reasoning behind the lack of muscle on European roadways has to do with availability. Still, you can imagine what happened when a 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat turned up at a Vmax 200 event. Common attendees include McLaren, Ferrari, and Lamborghini so you can imagine the scoffs when this piece of American muscle showed … Continue reading

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Fluids Your Car Needs

There are several fluids your car needs to run smoothly, and keeping a close eye on them can help extend the life of your car and its parts. Here are some of the most important fluids in your car and what they do: Engine oil. The biggest one is your engine oil. The engine oil might leak a little or start to run low depending on the age of your car and how much you use it, so it’s a good idea to regularly check the levels between complete oil changes at your dealership or mechanic. Transmission fluid. Transmission fluid makes your gears turn smoothly. Transmission oil shouldn’t get low, … Continue reading

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How Low Should You Let Your Gas Tank Fall

We are all guilty of playing the “gas light game” at one time or another. What does that mean? It means you let your gas run so low that you aren’t quite sure if you will make it to the pump. But, what is that really costing you? Experts say that you should consider your fuel gauge to be an estimate on how much gas you actually have left. What this means is that car gauges rely on a variety of factors such as the driving style or your car’s fuel economy. It can also damage your car if you let the gas tank run really low, and also cost you … Continue reading

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Great Oregon Road Trips

Summer is the perfect time to pack up your family and head out on the open road. However, you don’t need to travel far to have a great experience. In fact, Oregon has some of the most beautiful scenic roads in the country. Here are a couple great Oregon road trips to take right here in our backyard. Silver Falls Driving Tour. With this scenic drive, you’ll need to start in Woodburn—less than half an hour away from Salem. From there, you’ll pass thought Mt. Angel, see the Gallon House Covered Bridge, and continue on to the Silver Falls State Park. Drive through the park and head down Oregon Route … Continue reading

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Easy-to-Use Uconnect System Gains New Customizable Features

Every year in-car technology gets more and more advanced. The easy-to-use Uconnect system from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is no exception. For the 2016 model year, properly equipped Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, and Ram vehicles will gain a variety of new features, including Siri Eyes Free, Do Not Disturb, SiriusXM Tune Start, and more. A Drag and Drop menu bar allows drivers and passengers to personalize their Uconnect experience. With this feature, drivers can drag their favorite apps and frequently used services to the main menu bar for fast and easy access. If you are tired of being interrupted by driving, then the Uconnect’s Do Not Disturb and Reply with Text Message … Continue reading

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Dodge Launches Viper 1 of 1 Configurator with 25+ Million Combinations

Can’t wait for the new 2015 Dodge Viper GTC 1 of 1 to come out? Well, you can get one step closer to the car using the brand new configurator for it—and just like the car promises to be, it’s a ton of fun to play around with. The Viper 1 of 1 configurator really shows off all of the extra goodies the GTC model offers over the current Viper. Under the hood is the same: a 645-horsepower, 8.4-liter V10 (why would you want it to be any different, anyway?) The rest, however, is extensively customizable. The choices include somewhere around 8,000 available body colors, two stripe styles in nearly … Continue reading

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Dodge Durango R/T Features Red Hot seats and 20-Inch Wheels

It’s not fair that the Dodge Challenger and Charger get to have all the fun. That’s why dodge has extended some pretty sweet features to the Durango R/T, its performance-based SUV. The 2015 Durango R/T now comes equipped with standard 20-inch wheels and available Radar Red Nappa Leather seats. Previously available only in the Challenger and Charger, the Radar Red Nappa Leather seats are now available on the Durango R/T thanks to overwhelming customer demand. The bold, red leather seats seem fitting for the R/T, accurately reflecting the exterior’s aggressive, sporty design. Black Nappa leather seating is already available as a part of the Premium Nappa Leather Group (but who … Continue reading

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Watch Out! Two Hot New Ram Sport Editions Available

Two new Ram Sport Editions are now available so there’s certainly something for everyone! The new versions, Ignition Orange Sport and Black Sport, are available to order and you better hurry because only 1,000 models are to be expected. The Ignition Orange Sport is spectacular with its all-over orange color and edgy black accents. The bright orange will be placed throughout the interior of the truck as well. It will be featured on the seat inserts, stitching and logos. The Ram Black Sport Edition actually takes design cues from another package, Black Express, to create a whole new look for the beloved truck. The new edition essentially blacks-out the entire … Continue reading

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Dodge Hellcat Production Increased by 1,000

Dodge never gave us an exact count on how many Dodge Challenger and Charger Hellcats they were going to build. It wasn’t too long ago that the influx of orders exceeded their supply and they shut down until they can catch up with demand. Now we have a number on how many more Hellcats they’ll produce after they complete the current orders. If you haven’t placed an order for a Hellcat model yet and want to, you better have your four leafed clover, shamrock, and lucky underwear on. Dodge has announced they’re only going to make 1,000 more Hellcats. Engine production, the power behind the Hellcat name, is limited and … Continue reading

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