Value News Articles - Automotive

Step Into Superior Satisfaction

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2018

Nelson Nissan values their customers and appreciates the opportunity to provide professional services as the department continues to expand.

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New Model Excitement Builds

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Automotive | Issue: November 2018

Henry Ford once said, “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” Ford Motor Company recently announced a development that may just make the words of their founder ring true once again. Over the next year, they will be revealing two closed out models: the Ford Ranger and the Ford Bronco.

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Going Strong for 60 Years

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2018

In a time where businesses, seemingly, open and shut overnight, how has Kissee Ford thrived for sixty years? “It’s the way we treat people,” Steve explains. “The internet may have changed business for customers in terms of being able to see the availability of inventory, but the internet doesn’t change who you can trust. It’s all about relationship. We have so many repeat customers. We excel at building relationships, and we are here to stay.”

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Where Values Count

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2018

South Pointe Chevrolet is synonymous with strong core values. Integrity, transparency, professionalism and teamwork come standard with each transaction whether purchasing a vehicle or having one serviced or repaired.

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Perfection:

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Automotive | Issue: May 2018

The ability to strike a balance between keeping up with the latest technology and maintaining tried and true values is one of the reasons Classic Chevrolet is the largest, longest running locally owned Chevrolet dealer in the Tulsa Metro Area. “We still do the little things, like hand wash and vacuum every car that comes through our service department,” says Fitzpatick. “We are committed to making sure that customers are taken care of.”

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Seasoned and Skillful Service

By: Macy Goodnight | Category: Automotive | Issue: May 2018

The Parts and Service Department at Suburban Chevrolet in Claremore has been offering the highest quality vehicle maintenance for 34 years. Ben Perry recently took over management of the department as Director, and he is excited to join a team that collectively has over 222 years of experience in servicing Chevy vehicles. Ben and his advisor, Jeff Cantrell, lead a team of experts offering the best service with hometown hospitality. “We bring our collective experience to the table for you to get your vehicle serviced properly by people who know what they’re doing,” Ben said.

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Integrity • Accuracy • Satisfaction

By: Mary Bransford | Category: Automotive | Issue: April 2018

Making the most of your auto service experience shouldn’t be a dreaded visit. You should be able to take in your vehicle, get it diagnosed, get maintenances and trust that you will be treated honestly and fairly with integrity and accuracy. Jim Glover Chevrolet, in Tulsa, is one of the premier auto dealerships in Oklahoma. They have received numerous awards throughout the years based on verified results from comprehensive surveys taken by customers of the dealership.

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Collision Repairs: Not the End Of the World

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2018

It’s no wonder that the majority of their business comes from word-of-mouth and repeat customers. They’re proud of the services and finished products they’ve provided to residents of Broken Arrow and surrounding communities since January of 2001.

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The Legacy Continues

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: October 2017

The Jim Glover Auto Family has proudly opened Jim Glover Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat in Owasso providing sales and service to Metro Tulsa.

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Leading the South Pointe Team

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: September 2017

Cliff Koger became Service Manager of South Pointe Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram this past July, and he looks forward to greeting you when you bring your vehicle in for service or maintenance.

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A Trusted Relationship Keeps Getting Better

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: July 2017

Whether you’re a Ford Service/Parts department, an independent repair center, a collision center or an individual who likes to work on cars, come to the United Ford Parts Distribution Center the next time you need parts for any make car or truck. Chances are they can help you with your parts while saving you some money.

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The Quality Sign Machine

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: July 2017

Next time you’re cruising south of Kenosha on Aspen Avenue in Broken Arrow, look for Quality Signs & Banners and The Quality Sign Machine. You’re invited to stop in anytime and take photos of your kids with the bus and the Scooby-Doo Gang. When you need signage, always think Quality!

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Car Care You Can Trust

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2017

Tim Miller has owned Owasso Auto Care for five years. “I attribute our current success because of my 25 years of experience as a construction business owner,” said Tim. “I’ve found that people want three things in a business…security, honesty and trustworthiness. Combine these with kindness and you’ve got a winning combination for success.

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Quality Vehicles, Exciting New Savings

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2017

There’s excitement in the air at Green Country Mitsubishi in Bixby.

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Isn't It Time to Become an RV Owner?

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2017

Craig Goldrich is a dreamer with an uncanny knowledge of the RV industry. He also possesses the ability to recognize a great opportunity for action when he sees it. “With the positive trend in the RV industry, it’s going to be exciting to see where we are over the next several years,” says Goldrich. We’ve already received calls from potential customers who will be engaged with laying the Keystone Pipeline recently authorized by President Trump.

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Family Matters

By: Erica Ludwig | Category: Automotive | Issue: May 2017

It’s no secret that life never stops moving forward. No matter how hard we may try, there’s no way to stop your kids, or your family from growing, all you can do is put in the work and hope for the best.

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Jackie Cooper Imports Expands

By: Tracey Norvell | Category: Automotive | Issue: April 2017

Tulsa community and business leaders joined Jackie Cooper Imports of Tulsa executive management, staff and Infiniti USA representatives at 88th & South Memorial for the groundbreaking of the company’s third Tulsa location. The eight-acre site is the future location of a stand-alone Jackie Cooper Infiniti retail and service facility. Estimated construction cost is $10 million.

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The Diesel Expert

By: Erica Ludwig | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2016

Service Director Mike Fitzpatrick is proud to reintroduce their Diesel technician. Lloyd Hensley has returned to the service team of Classic Chevrolet as their Diesel Technician after a brief period of time away.

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The Top Three Reasons to Buy a Car before Year's End

By: Erica Ludwig | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2016

Like most retailers, car dealerships everywhere push for those year-end deals. But what exactly makes the end of the year specials so different? Chad Jennings, General Manager of Green Country Mitsubishi in Bixby, says that it’s all about financing and inventory.

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Committed to Customers

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2016

Green Country Mitsubishi opened their doors to Bixby and its surrounding communities in October of 2014. Chad Jennings serves as the general manager/managing partner for the dealership. Jennings has spent his entire adult life in the automotive industry and enjoys being a part of Green Country Mitsubishi’s steady growth.

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More than Mufflers

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2016

B&S Muffler is locally owned and operated by Martin Joyner and, according to most, is recognized as the number one muffler shop in town. The company has been at their Admiral & Yale location in Tulsa since 1992 and has kept their spot on Sheridan for 12 years now. But there’s more to B&S than just full performance mufflers.

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Pointe Your Vehicle in the Right Direction

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: March 2016

South Pointe Chrysler Jeep Dodge serves Tulsa and northeastern Oklahoma from the dealership at 92nd and Memorial in Tulsa. They offer great selections of new and pre-owned vehicles and exceptional service, maintenance and repairs. Service Director Tim McNabb leads the service department team of attentive, professional service advisors and technicians.

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Searching for a Pre-Owned Vehicle?

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2016

Don Carlton Honda has been in business in 41 years, and the successful automobile dealership is still family-owned by Don and Brenda Carlton.

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Still a Classic

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2016

Classic Chevrolet of Owasso has been locally owned by Wayne Cline and Keith Haney since 1988.

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Taking the Bite Out of Collision Repair

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2016

Do you cringe at the thought of having to take your vehicle to a collision repair company after being involved in a fender bender? And filing an accident report with the insurance company –who needs that?

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Navigate the New Year in a Nissan

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2016

The Jim Glover automotive family has been serving Tulsa and surrounding communities since 1995. The most recent addition to the family is the all new Jim Glover Nissan, located off of Memorial on Skelly Drive, just east of Jim Glover Chevrolet.

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New Extended Hours at Quick Lane

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2015

Responding to the needs of customers has contributed to the great success of Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center.

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Trick Out Your Car or Truck

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2015

Jim Glover Chevrolet needs no introduction, but many of you may not know about Glover Customs, the department that can take your car or truck “over the top” with the latest in product and design innovations.

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Riverside Chevrolet Under New Management

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2015

“We’re bringing back Riverside Chevrolet,” said Billy Caperton of David Stanley’s Riverside Chevrolet. “This dealership has gone through multiple changes in personnel and owners over the past 10 years, and we’re focused on making David Stanley’s Riverside Chevrolet greater than it’s ever been.”

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RVs for Everyone

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: October 2015

Bob Hurley, well-known and respected Oklahoma automotive dealer, partnered with Kim Siex (pronounced “six”) in January of 2013 to launch Bob Hurley RV.

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Honesty, Integrity, Respect and Trust

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: October 2015

Jim Glover Chevrolet is proud to be a family-owned and operated Tulsa Chevrolet dealer.

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Treating Customers Like Family

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: September 2015

Steve Kissee, owner of Jack Kissee Ford in Claremore, is the son of the late founder, Jack Kissee. The company has been family owned since 1958, and Steve has been at the helm since 1980. Mr. Kissee says he, the family and every employee are relentlessly focused on treating every customer like family. “Whether you live in Claremore, Owasso or anywhere in the greater Tulsa area,” said Mr. Kissee, “we want the opportunity to demonstrate our commitment to you.”

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Rolling Thunder Dragster Available to Local Charities

By: Jim Butcher | Category: Automotive | Issue: September 2015

When someone says, “funny cars,” do you think of your ­neighbor’s car? How about your son’s jalopy always needing gas? Wikipedia describes funny cars as “a type of drag ­racing vehicle and a specific racing class in organized drag racing. Funny cars are ­characterized by ­having tilt-up ­fiberglass or carbon fiber automotive bodies over a ­custom fabricated chassis, giving them an appearance similar to manufacturers’ showroom models. They have forward-mounted engines, placed in front of the driver, as opposed to dragsters, which place the engine behind the driver.”

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Get on the Road to a Car

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: July 2015

Joni Chesser is manager of Green Country Autoplex in Tulsa. The used automobile dealership began operation in 1997, and Joni has managed the sales lot for five years.

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It’s No Accident

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: August 2015

It’s never much fun having to take your car to a body shop after it’s been involved in a wreck or even a minor fender bender, but you’ll notice your attitude beginning to improve immediately after walking through the front doors of Premier Collision Center and receiving a heartfelt greeting by Fay Higinbotham. Ralph Higinbotham and his wife Fay own the Broken Arrow collision repair center, and Faye has a way of putting a smile on just about anybody’s face.

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Focus on Service

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: May 2015

The Bob Moore name is well-known throughout Oklahoma, and the staff of Bob Moore Nissan in Tulsa shares Mr. Moore’s enthusiasm for providing outstanding customer servi…

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Is Your Vehicle Making Funny Noises?

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: May 2015

Certified Mechanics Car Care Center is located in historic Florence Park, is owned and operated by John Mason, and has served Tulsans for the past 31 years.

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Bob Moore Nissan Builds on Stellar Reputation

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: March 2015

Bob Moore Nissan of Tulsa serves northeastern Oklahoma. The Bob Moore name is a long-time, well-known automotive leader throughout the state.

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Car Country Celebrates Two Years in Claremore

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Automotive | Issue: March 2015

Car Country is celebrating its two-year anniversary in Claremore. The auto dealership opened its doors in March 2013 at 1401 W. Will Rogers.

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Life’s Better in a VW

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: March 2015

The Don Thornton family has been selling and servicing automobiles in Tulsa and surrounding areas for 50 years.

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Neighbors You Can Trust

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Automotive | Issue: March 2015

Pruitt’s Auto Collision is the only locally-owned auto body repair shop in Owasso. Liz and her husband, Randy, established their collision repair shop about a decade ago in Owasso.

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Experience the Pointe

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: March 2015

Mike Maish was recently appointed service director at South Pointe Chevrolet in Tulsa. “We’re growing our service department team,” said Mike.

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Hit the Road Safely This Spring

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2015

Oklahoma is a winter wonderland at the moment, but spring break will be here before long, and summer is waiting in the wings. Now is the time to make sure your RV is ready to roll once the roads thaw.

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Still Green and Going Strong

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2015

“It’s always good to do something positive for the environment, especially when it doesn’t mean having to sacrifice quality or productivity,” says Ralph Higinbot…

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Car Country Rises Above Competition

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Automotive | Issue: November 2014

“We’re revolutionizing the buy-here, pay-here concept,” says Alex Sordo, general manager at Car Country.

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Bixby Welcomes New Dealership

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: November 2014

Mitsubishi is back in the area with the recent opening of Green Country Mitsubishi in Bixby. The dealership is located at 154th and Memorial, but you won’t recognize it.

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Taking Care of Cars and Drivers

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Automotive | Issue: October 2014

Car trouble. Those are two words every vehicle owner hates. You depend on your car to take you to and from work, the kids’ activities, even a much-needed vacation.

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Engine Repair for Classic Cars

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Automotive | Issue: September 2014

Cars have been around for over a hundred years, and for most of that century, carburetors were an integral part of the engine.

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Need A Vehicle? No Credit? No Problem.

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2014

If you have no credit or need to re-establish your credit, Car Country can help.

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Visit Your Friends at Fowler

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2014

The recently redesigned and remodeled Fowler Chevrolet of Tulsa is family owned and operated and a short drive from just about anywhere in the Tulsa metro area.

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Reliable and Fair Auto Repair

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2014

If there’s one thing you can count on this summer, it’s that it will be hot. Don’t find yourself stranded on Highway 169 because your radiator overheated.

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Is Your Vehicle Talking to You?

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2014

Is your vehicle making an unusual noise that you know shouldn’t be coming from it?

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Passing the Wrench

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: April 2014

Rick Medlin began M&M Automotive in Broken Arrow and has faithfully served his customers for 44 years.

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Going the Extra Mile

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Automotive | Issue: March 2014

Tim Miller of Owasso Auto Care always lived his life with a focus on both leadership and service. “The most successful people in life are ‘servant leaders,’” he says.

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Bob Hurley Welcomes New Service Manager

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2014

At one point in time, Bob Hurley Buick GMC on New Sapulpa Road was thought of as “way out there.” It no longer is.

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You Have a Choice in Collision Repair

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2014

Randy and Liz Pruitt have seen and heard it all. Customers relay stories to them about pushy insurance companies.

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Does Your Car Need a Shiny New Coat?

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2013

Brad McKisick has been involved in the auto paint and body industry since high school – that’s almost 37 years.

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Wade’s RV Clinic Earns Top Dealer Award

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: November 2013

Wade’s RV Clinic owner Wade Reeves has been ­recognized in 2013 as the top dealer in Oklahoma for Denali, Rubicon and Voltage brand RV sales.

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Honesty Still the Best Policy

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: October 2013

Tim Miller became the ­owner of Owasso Auto Care in 2012.

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Car Country Can Help

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Automotive | Issue: September 2013

A worried mother walked through the doors of Car Country in Claremore  recently. It was over 100 degrees ­outside. Her air ­conditioner had just quit and she had a small child in the car.

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Family Owned and Operated Is the Foundation for Marc Miller Buick GMC

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: August 2013

Many of you will remember Ernie Miller Pontiac GMC.

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Quick Maintenance Happens Here

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: July 2013

Whenever you think vehicle maintenance, think fast with Joe Marina Honda Express Service.  The dealership’s Service & Parts Director Cliff Koger says that all…

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Solutions to Stop Texting and Driving

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Automotive | Issue: May 2013

We’ve all experienced it, driving down the highway or pulling up to a four-way stop and plainly seeing other drivers staring at their cell phones instead of ­paying attention to the road.

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Check for Flood Damage Before You Buy

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2013

It’s a new year and many on the East Coast are still rebuilding their lives after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy.

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Quick Lane Opens New Location

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2012

Bill Knight Automotive is adding their second Quick Lane at Bill Knight Ford, located at 9607 S. Memorial.

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Go Further with Ford Night

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Automotive | Issue: November 2012

Jack Kissee Ford presents “Go Further with Ford Night” on Thursday, November 15 from 3 to 7 p.m. This free fundraising event will benefit Rogers County Youth Service…

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Trick Out Your Truck

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: October 2012

Jeff Leslie is the Bob Hurley Ford Performance Center accessories manager and is known by friends and fellow employees as the “The Accessories Guru.” Jeff has been i…

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Welcome to Town, Discount Mike!

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: July 2012

Mike Gauldin has been in the tire and automotive repair ­business for 42 years. The first Discount Mike’s Tire & Automotive was opened in Broken Arrow in 2005.

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Repair Facility of the Year

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2012

Bill Knight Collision Repair received the Farmers Insurance Circle of Dependability/Eastern Division Repair Facility of the Year Award in 2010, and again in 2011.

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Show Your Car You Care

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: May 2012

Josh Bollig was recently ­promoted to the position of manager at Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center located just east of Memorial Road on 41st Street between Bill Knight Lincoln Volvo and Hahn Appliances.

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Crash Course in Reputable Auto Body Service

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2012

When the unexpected happens, it is natural to feel as if you are on shaky ground – and in turn, to search for stability. This can be especially important if you have a car accident.

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Respectfully Yours

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2011

Bob Moore’s automotive legacy began in Oklahoma City in 1970. The dealerships are still family-owned, and Bob Moore has become a historic national and local figure.

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Gaining Momentum

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2011

General Sales Manager Kevin McPhail is pleased with the steady growth at Momentum Toyota of Tulsa.

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Racing to Earn Your Business

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Automotive | Issue: November 2011

Do you remember a time when doctors made house calls? What about when you went to fill up a tank of gas and they pumped the gas and cleaned your windshield?

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Meet Momentum Chevrolet

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: September 2011

August 29 was the official date for the name change from Speedway Chevrolet to Momentum Chevrolet of Broken Arrow.

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Quick Lane Now Open

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: July 2011

Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center opened its doors on June 1 of this year. A lot of businesses talk about service, but this place is permeated with it.

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Service You Can Trust

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2011

It happens to most of us at some point during our lives: the feeling of dread that arises when our vehicle needs some work done, or it when it comes time to purchase a new vehicle.

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GM's New Standard in Motor Oil

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2011

When you purchase your new Chevrolet vehicle, you’re going to receive more than just a new car, crossover, SUV or truck. The oil used in your new Chevy’s engine is new as well.

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Major Tire Brands at Competitive Prices

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2011

Mike Griffin, fixed operations director for South Pointe Chrysler Jeep Dodge (CJD), wants everyone to know that South Pointe is not only a leading tire selling dealershi…

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Your Car, Your Choice

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Automotive | Issue: May 2011

Randy and Liz Pruitt are the kind of people who seem to know everyone, and in turn, everyone knows them.

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New Vehicle Owner Clinics

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: May 2011

South Pointe Chevrolet has announced that they will host monthly New Vehicle Owner Clinics for customers recently purchasing either new or pre-owned Chevy or GM automobiles.

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Caring is Real at Bill Knight Volvo

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: April 2011

Isn’t it nice when you meet someone and you just know that she is a genuine “people person?” When you visit with Kelly Casey, that’s the feeling you get.

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Customer Satisfaction Is High Priority

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: April 2011

Riverside Nissan became Bob Moore Nissan of Tulsa last June.

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More Than Just Warranty Repairs

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: March 2011

When you hear the name Bill Knight, the first things that come to mind are quality, professionalism, and great service. A class act, Bill Knight Ford has raised the bar significantly in its industry.

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Experience and Excellent Service

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: March 2011

Marc Miller Buick GMC has two outstanding bulwarks in their service department with Gary Howell, service manager and master technician, and Gregg Walton, shop foreman.

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Giving Back to the Community

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: March 2011

It’s heartwarming to hear stories of how locals reached out to help others during recent snowstorms. Many businesses and service organizations simply could not reach t…

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Customer Service is Tops at Ferguson Advantage Imports

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2011

Alan McLaughlin of Ferguson Advantage Imports in Broken Arrow sums up his commitment with this statement: “We’re all about service.” McLaughlin has been with Fergu…

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Small Dealership, Big Service

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2011

Ferguson Superstore in Broken Arrow provides sales and service for Buick GMC products and other brands.

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Prevent Future Breakdowns

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2011

Preventive maintenance for your automobile can be defined simply as maintenance – including tests, measurements, adjustments, and parts replacement – performed speci…

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Inspection Lane for Brakes, Alignment and Sideslip

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2011

South Pointe Chrysler Jeep Dodge service center provides exemplary service to all makes and models of vehicles, and the latest tool in their arsenal is a high-tech Inspe…

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Much More Than a Paint Shop

By: Value News | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2011

A-1 Auto Body is family owned by Dave and Sally Lewis.

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Research Before You Buy

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2011

Buying a vehicle is a huge financial undertaking in anyone’s life and can be quite intimidating, especially when the vehicle has been previously owned.

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Alternative to the Gas Pump

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2010

According to Mark Sprowls, sales consultant at Joe Marina Honda, the Honda Civic GX just might be Honda’s best-kept secret.

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Oh, Deer!

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2010

As the days grow short and darkness comes early, Green Country drivers face more danger from vehicle-deer accidents on Oklahoma roads.

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Cadillac Treatment at a Chevy Dealership

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2010

Suburban Chevrolet of Claremore is locally owned and has served northeastern Oklahoma residents for 49 years.

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Quality Repairs by Experienced Professionals

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: October 2010

Premier Collision of Broken Arrow takes a lot of pride in the business they’ve built on three primary principles – quality repair work, outstanding service, and experience.

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Pressed For Time?

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: October 2010

Most of us are pressed for time, and a lot of us are also pressed for expendable income these days.

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Hometown Collision Repair

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Automotive | Issue: September 2010

Randy Pruitt of Pruitt’s Auto Collision has been in the collision repair business for over 20 years, and loves living and working in his hometown of Owasso.

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Dealership Proud to Be Locally Owned

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Automotive | Issue: September 2010

Suburban Chevrolet, located on Route 66 in Claremore, has served Rogers County for over 50 years. Now they’re raising the bar on customer service, auto service and maintenance.

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Don’t Pay Retail for a Pre-Owned Vehicle

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: August 2010

America’s Auto Auction in Tulsa has been doing business since the late ’60s and has been selling used vehicles to the public for the past 15 years.

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Dealership Proud to Be Locally Owned

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Automotive | Issue: August 2010

Suburban Chevrolet, located on Route 66 in Claremore, has served Rogers County for over 50 years. Now they’re raising the bar on customer service, auto service and maintenance.

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A Biker’s Paradise

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: July 2010

When Bill Ewerling took early retirement from a Tulsa-based oil company, he decided he enjoyed meeting people and working so much that he could not yet convince himself to retire.

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Small-Town Prices, Big-City Selection

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2010

Blue Ribbon Chevrolet in Okmulgee is a dealership that prides itself on offering big-city selection with small-town prices and values.

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Locally-Owned Collision Repair Service

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2010

A simple fact of life is that accidents happen. And the road, of course, is no exception – vehicle collisions occur to even the best of drivers.

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Saturn Open House June 19

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2010

South Pointe Chevrolet’s Saturn factory authorized service department is inviting all Saturn owners to an open house on Saturday, June 19.

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Parts Sold Wholesale to the Public

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2010

Shade tree mechanics may not be as numerous as they were prior to the highly computerized modern vehicle, but there are a lot of you who still enjoy the pleasure and sat…

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Advantages of Waterborne Paint

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Automotive | Issue: May 2010

Have you ever tried to match paint on a wall in your house to do a simple touch-up?

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Don’t Open Your Hood to Strangers

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: May 2010

A lot of shops are eager to perform maintenance on your vehicle, but a word of caution: Don’t open your hood to strangers.Regional Hyundai and Import Supercenter is ma…

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Parts Sold Wholesale to the Public

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: May 2010

Shade tree mechanics may not be as numerous as they were prior to the highly computerized modern vehicle, but there are a lot of you who still enjoy the pleasure and sat…

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SYNC My Ride

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: April 2010

We are living in a world of incredible technology and electronics, and some of this magic is available at your fingertips and voice command in your Ford, Lincoln or Merc…

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South Pointe Welcomes New Service Manager

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: April 2010

Kevin Copeland began his career in the automotive industry over 30 years ago.

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Our Excellence Is Guaranteed

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: March 2010

Bob’s Paint & Body Shop is a full-service business with a genuine commitment to professional, affordable and personalized service.

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Headlights Done Right

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Automotive | Issue: March 2010

If your headlights have lost their brightness, you may be concerned about not being able to see the road very well, and that is a valid issue.

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Finding the Right Repair Shop

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Automotive | Issue: March 2010

Nobody plans to have a car wreck, but accidents happen, and planning ahead can provide peace of mind in a stressful situation.

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Not Just Transmissions Anymore

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2010

Owasso’s new Aamco Total Car Care is owned by partners with two very different backgrounds and one shared goal – to be a trusted business in the Owasso community.

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Darryl Starbird’s 46th Annual Custom Car Show

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2010

Are you looking for a weekend packed with fun for the whole family?

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Premier Collision Goes Bilingual

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2010

Miguel Garcia invita a todos sus clientes y amigos a que lo visiten en Premier Collision en Broken Arrow. Un taller muy reconocido en la industria automotriz de enderezado y pintura.

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South Pointe Now Certified Service Provider for Saturn

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2010

South Pointe Chevrolet has always placed valued customers first, whether you are looking for a new or used car, or are in need of factory authorized service on your vehicle.

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Car Care with a Conscience

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2010

Just like you need a good doctor you can trust, your car needs a good mechanic you can trust.

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Meeting All Your ­Automotive Needs

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2010

Jim Norton Automotive is located on South Memorial just south of the Creek Turnpike, and provides the public with service, parts and some of the most reliable and afford…

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Premier Collision Goes Bilingual

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2010

Miguel Garcia invita a todos sus clientes y amigos a que lo visiten en Premier Collision en Broken Arrow. Un taller muy reconocido en la industria automotriz de enderezado y pintura.

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Female-Friendly Tire and Service Center

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2009

Discount Mike’s Tire and Automotive is pleased to announce that they have completed AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly® training and is now Oklahoma’s first Ask…

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Quick Lane Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2009

Quick Lane® operates more than 530 tire and automotive centers nationwide, and offers all the services your car or truck needs to keep it operating optimally. They also welcome fleet customers.

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Don’t Miss Mopars at the Park

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Automotive | Issue: November 2009

Mopars at the Park, this year’s final Mopar Point Series event, is Saturday, November 7 at Tulsa Raceway Park.

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Need Collision Repair?

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: October 2009

Two fully staffed and equipped Jim Norton Collision Centers are located in south Tulsa, one at 98th and South Memorial and the other just east of the intersection at South 58th Street and Garnett.

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Giving Back to the Community

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: September 2009

Founded in 1989 as Eastside Tire & Auto, the company became Discount Mike’s Tire & Automotive in 2005 when Mike Gauldin purchased it, and the rest, as they say, is history.

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Restore and Repair Specialists

By: Julie Dermody | Category: Automotive | Issue: August 2009

When we take our car to a mechanic, we’re generally entrusting them with our second-most important material possession, hoping we have chosen someone who will be fully reliable.

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Going Green with Collision Repair

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: August 2009

“Doing something good for our environment doesn’t mean we have to sacrifice quality or productivity,” says Ralph Higinbotham, owner of Premier Collision in Broken Arrow.

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Restore and Repair Specialists

By: Julie Dermody | Category: Automotive | Issue: July 2009

When we take our car to a mechanic, we’re generally entrusting them with our second-most important material possession, hoping we have chosen someone who will be fully reliable.

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Vehicle Service You Can Trust

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Automotive | Issue: July 2009

The recent upheaval in our economy has affected all types of business, and the automotive industry is no exception.

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Going Green with Collision Repair

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: July 2009

“Doing something good for our environment doesn’t mean we have to sacrifice quality or productivity,” says Ralph Higinbotham, owner of Premier Collision in Broken Arrow.

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Friendly, Expert Service

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2009

No matter what make or model of car you drive, Jim Norton Mitsubishi’s service department is working to be your one-stop shop for all your service and customization ne…

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Going Green with Collision Repair

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2009

 “Doing something good for our environment doesn’t mean we have to sacrifice quality or productivity,” says Ralph Higinbotham, owner of Premier Collision in Broken Arrow.

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Mystery Shopper Says Life Is Better in the Quick Lane

By: The Mystery Shopper | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2009

Do you dread going to get your oil changed? I know that around our house, it’s one of the least favorite errands.

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Hometown Family Auto Care

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Automotive | Issue: May 2009

There’s a shop in Collinsville where you can take your car for mechanical repairs and know that it will be taken care of. The owners are friendly and honest, and have a simple way of doing business.

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Safe Driving Checklists

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Automotive | Issue: May 2009

Although Randy Pruitt repairs wrecked cars for a living, he wants you to take good care of your vehicle and be safe on the road.

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Building Long-Term Relationships

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2008

Bill Knight Ford’s service department is taking great strides to win and keep customers by providing great service in a variety of ways.

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Keeping Customers Satisfied

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2008

Bill Knight Lincoln Mercury Volvo is building a tradition of earning and keeping satisfied customers through its emphasis on excellent customer service.“It’s our big…

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Affordable Transmission Repair

By: Kim Thornhill | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2008

The youngest of nine children, Tom Hammond grew up around transmissions. “I was born into the business,” he said.

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Our Customers Are Our Family

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2008

Thomas Kwik Kar now serves the public with two locations – Owasso and Claremore.

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Discount Mike’s New Location Now Open

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: November 2008

Discount Mike’s Tire and Automotive was founded in 1989. Originally known as Eastside Tire & Auto, the business was founded by Leroy Richards and his partner, Vic Taylor.

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Improve Your Gas Mileage

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Automotive | Issue: November 2008

It is no secret that gas prices are through the roof these days. But it doesn’t have to be a hopeless situation.

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Be Prepared for Accidents

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Automotive | Issue: November 2008

Fall is here and the treacherous driving of winter is just around the corner.

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United Ford North Highlights New F-150

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: November 2008

When you see the 2009 Ford F-150 series, you’ll fully understand the meaning of the word, “Wow!” In mid-October, United Ford North introduced the newly engineered …

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Improve Your Gas Mileage

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Automotive | Issue: October 2008

It is no secret that gas prices are through the roof these days. But it doesn’t have to be a hopeless situation.

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­­Newly Remodeled South Pointe Chevrolet

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: September 2008

The friendly, courteous and professional staff of South Pointe Chevrolet is very proud of their recently remodeled store and invites the public to come in for a look.

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Wreck–A–Mended

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Automotive | Issue: August 2008

Have recent storms put hail dings on your vehicle? You want them repaired, but who can you trust to do the job right and stand behind their work?

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Treating You Like Family

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: April 2008

The common denominator you’ll find when visiting with the employees of Danny Beck Chevrolet on New Sapulpa Road in Tulsa is how much respect they have for Danny Beck a…

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First Rate RV Sales and Service

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: April 2008

RVing is a fun, family-oriented activity full of opportunities. You can spend weeks on the road touring the countryside, or just stay a few days at a campsite.

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Real People. Real Service.

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: April 2008

Members of the Nelson Nissan service team are pleasant, outgoing and helpful. Five-year Nelson employee Mike Gaddy was promoted to service manager in January of this year.

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Heartland Auto Auction

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Automotive | Issue: March 2008

For ten years, Heartland Auto Auction has been providing hundreds of cars a week to both dealers and the public. If you’re interested in saving money on a car (as much as 20%), come out and see them.

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Jaguar XF Dynamic by Design

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: March 2008

There is not enough room on this page to tell you everything you need to know about the excitingly beautiful Jaguar XF, a fusion of sports car and luxury sedan.

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The Tradition Continues

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2008

Discount Mike’s Tire and Automotive had its humble beginnings in 1989 as Eastside Tire & Auto.

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Lenox Wrecker Serving Owasso for over 20 Years

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2008

For years, Jimmy Robertson had waved at the bright red wrecker trucks driven by his Owasso neighbor, Dennis Lenox.

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Glad to be Back

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2008

Owasso has a new auto collision repair site with familiar faces behind the counter and in the shop.

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New Dealership with Familiar Faces

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2008

An old friend has a new addition in west Tulsa. The Bob Hurley Auto Group is excited to announce the opening of its Buick Pontiac GMC dealership. The dealership joined the Bob Hurley family in November.

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Kellam and Mayor Join Affordable Automotive

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2007

Two new yet familiar faces have joined the Affordable Automotive and Battery team in Broken Arrow.

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Get Ready for Winter

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: October 2007

Although it is still warm outside, winter lurks just around the corner. Many people have not begun thinking about the upcoming cold months.

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More Than A Body Shop

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: October 2007

Quality, integrity, service and experience. These are the attributes upon which Ralph Higinbotham, owner of Premier Collision Center, has built his collision repair business.

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Unrivaled Expertise

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Automotive | Issue: September 2007

After a suspenseful wait by both employees and customers, BMW of Tulsa has finally opened its doors.

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Thomas Kwik Kar Thanks Patrons for Their Support

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Automotive | Issue: August 2007

James and Cindy Thomas, owners of Thomas Kwik Kar, maintain a business of quality car care and excellent customer service.

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Award-Winning Service, Parts and Sales

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: August 2007

The President’s Award, Ford Motor Company’s highest honor, acknowledges Ford dealerships that have led the United States in exceptional service and vehicle ownership experiences for their customers.

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Opportunities for Auto Technicians

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2007

The Brad Noe Autoplex Service Department is looking for a few good auto technicians who are goal-oriented, motivated and want to move to the top levels of their profession.

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Exemplary Customer Service

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2007

Aside from its quality vehicles, Joe Marina Honda guarantees quality service and customer satisfaction.

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Growing & Renovating to Rise Above

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Automotive | Issue: May 2007

South Pointe Chevrolet’s customers are comfortable and pleased with the dealership’s reliable automotive sales and service.

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Luxury Service in a World Class Facility

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Automotive | Issue: May 2007

Jaguar of Tulsa’s world class facility, renovated in 2002, is reflected in its world class service.

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Superwrench Equals Super Service for Import Automobiles

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: May 2007

Superwrench Import Auto Specialists has served Tulsans and their import automobiles for 30 years. The company has been at its current location near 61st Street and Garnett for the past 20 of those years.

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Honesty & Stability

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: March 2007

Kelly Casey, Service Manager for Lincoln Mercury of Tulsa, runs her department with the utmost honesty and integrity. Casey says, “I focus on the needs of the customer.

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This is One Super Ford Truck!

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: March 2007

WOW! What a treat it is to experience a test drive in the NEW 2008 F-SERIES SUPER DUTY Ford Truck!

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Off-Road Form & Function

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2007

Toyota quality leaves little room for improvement. Available customization takes that quality to a new level.The recently unveiled FJ Cruiser adds to the list of exceptional Toyota vehicles.

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Super, Specialized Auto Service

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2007

Su•per. A prefix indicating: 1. Superiority in quality. Superwrench. A far from typical automotive repair shop (with a cool logo as well).Superwrench Import Auto Specialist began in 1977.

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They Have the Keys

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2007

Three keys. That is what Mike Fitzpatrick, Service and Parts Director, believes is significant to the success of Owasso’s Classic Chevrolet.He has been with this locally owned dealership for 15 years.

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Keep It Genuine

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2007

Joe Marina Honda has a reputation for quality automobiles and service.

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The Importance of Vehicle Maintenance & Why

By: Randy Grady | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2007

“Vehicle manufacturers spend Billions of dollars designing, engineering, conducting performance and durability studies and tests before sending their vehicles to the final production assembly line.

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Conveniently Located – Really!

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2007

Location, location, location and Sand Springs Ford is no exception!

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Super, Specialized Auto Service

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2007

Su•per. A prefix indicating: 1. Superiority in quality. Superwrench. A far from typical automotive repair shop (with a cool logo as well).Superwrench Import Auto Specialist began in 1977.

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First Choice for Auto Rental

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2007

Today’s rental car market has many choices.

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The Can-Do Spirit of Route 66 Chevrolet

By: Mary Bransford | Category: Automotive | Issue: November 2017

Our area has seen many changes in the automotive name landscape over the years, and the merging of two icons: Chevrolet and Route 66 make for a powerhouse combination.

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Making Customers for Life

By: Mary Bransford | Category: Automotive | Issue: November 2017

Isn’t it nice when you meet someone and you just know that they are a genuine “people person?” When you visit with Mike Rener and his service staff at Route 66 Nissan of Tulsa, that’s the feeling you get. They truly enjoy taking care of people and their Nissans.

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