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Self-parking Vehicles, The Way of the Future

The latest driver assistant technologies are becoming more and more advanced. One of the most favored features on the market is self-parking. Used by several manufactures, the help of front, rear, and side sensors allow the vehicle to assess the parking situation and guide itself in. With the driver’s hands off the wheel, and feet off the pedal, many cars can take care of parking on their own. We have complied a few of…

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How to Become an Expert at Test Driving New Cars

Shopping for a new car can be a bit impulsive. There is so much information flying at you, it can be hard to make the right choice in the heat of the moment. With so many distractions, you may find yourself thinking about the wrong things at the wrong times. Follow these tips to make sure you get the best new car buying experience of your life and pick the right car for you!

Before…

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Hanlees Auto Group is Home to IIHS’ 2017 Top Safety Picks

Every year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awards deserving models as either a “Top Safety Pick” or a “Top Safety Pick+” rating. These distinctions let you know what models might be best for you and your loved ones. At Hanlees Auto Group, we’re happy to carry an extremely wide selection of new vehicles. Today, we’ll take a look at three 2017 models that have excelled for their exceptional safety standards. These vehicles…

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Don't Skip Scheduled Car Maintenance

Despite the importance of scheduled maintenance, not all car owners are able to visit an auto repair shop due to a busy schedule or funding shortages. Some car owners think that if there is no noticeable issue then there is no need to go to a service department. In…

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If Your Brakes Are Saying Something, You Should Listen

While your brakes don’t actually speak to directly, if you know what to pay attention to, you will find that your brakes have ways of alerting you to their current condition. Brake maintenance in Northern California is essential to staying safe on the road. Below is some simple vehicle care advice to keep in mind to make sure your brakes are working in optimal shape:

Be Aware of Warning Lights

A warning light on…

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End of Summer Road Trip Ideas around Northern California

 “Yosemite” by Kate Ter Haar is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Although school may have already started and the trees are just beginning to change colors, it’s not too late to squeeze the last few drops of goodness out of summer with an end of summer road trip. Here are some fun California road trips to consider:

Yosemite

The Yosemite National Park is one of our nation’s most beautiful national parks. Home…

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The Importance of Buying OEM Auto Parts

Buying replacement parts can be incredibly frustrating. The market is often flooded with an incredible number of options and it can be hard to determine which part is the right one for the job. Luckily, your guiding light when it comes to buying parts is the option of OEM parts, original equipment manufacturer parts.

OEM parts are held to the exacting design parameters, are often made using the same molds as when the vehicle first…

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