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The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly of the 2019 Detroit Auto Show

The 2019 Detroit Auto Show debuted this year on January 14th, introducing some new, promising, and enticing cars to look forward to this coming year. But with every new year and new car comes new critics! 

When & How to Use Your Car's ECO Button

Cars have gotten really technologically advanced in the past decade. These days, you're basically driving a computer on wheels! When you’re looking to purchase or you’ve just purchased a new vehicle, there may be a few features that you are unsure of how to use or what they actually do. One of the most common that we get asked about is the ECO button or sometimes labeled ECON. The ECO button does make your vehicle more economically efficient, but to what degree varies on your make/model. It is important to research your exact vehicle and check the manufacturer’s website to not only learn how to make your vehicle run efficiently, but to make use of all the features you have at your disposal.

The Ways of Waze

The Waze app is the largest community-based GPS app. Their tagline is “Outsmarting Traffic. Together.” The app is available on iPhone and Android devices and functions like one big carpool!

GPS Revolution Evolution

In 2017 the U.S. government allotted $908 million dollars to the federal GPS program in the annual budget. Most of that funding came from the Department of Defense and the rest funded by the Department of Transportation. However, the program didn’t always garner so much support. In fact, evolution of the GPS began decades earlier. 

The 2019 Car Amenity Must-Haves and Those You Can Skip

New technologies are enhancing the car driving experience more than ever before. It can be difficult to select the right amenities for you and your passengers when there are so many options available. Luckily, we’ve developed a short list of our favorites and a few we think you can skip the next time you’re on the search for a new vehicle.

Pros and Cons to Driving Electric

Electric vehicle popularity is soaring worldwide because of its reputation of environmental friendliness. The crew at Collierville Auto Center are behind electric vehicles and anything that could have a positive impact on our environment. However, we also believe that you should buy the best vehicle for your needs. So, before you buy electric, consider these pros and cons:

Luxury vs. Premium Vehicles – Which Is A Better Value?

The Difference Between Luxury & Premium What is the real difference in buying a luxury vehicle and a premium one? Is it affordability? Is it fancy features? In recent years, premium models are catching up with luxury vehicles in features and capability, so the lines are much more blurred. But, luxury vehicles are still regarded as higher-end and premium as a little bit more middle of the road and affordable. So, why should you choose one over the other?

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