Things to do Labor Day weekend 2017 in Kansas City MO
Isn’t it strange? It feels as though summer just arrived, and yet, we are about to say goodbye to it and welcome in the next season. That said, it is not quite over yet! Although it is not the official end of the season, we have typically viewed Labor Day, which is on September 4th this year, as the unofficial conclusion to the season. Students and teachers will be headed back to school, and the old routine will return for the remainder of the year. You can still have one last blast of summer before it’s over! Read on for a few of our suggestions of things to do Labor Day weekend 2017 in Kansas City MO. Read the rest of this entry »
2017 solar eclipse viewing events in Kansas City
Have you heard the chatter? This month, the moon’s shadow will come between our planet and the sun, and because the two celestial objects appear to be the same size to us (because the sun is 400 times wider than the moon, but also 400 times farther away from the planet), this means the sun will disappear beneath that shadow. Daylight will briefly turn to twilight on August 21, and we just happen to be in the path of totality, which means the sun will be completely covered for us! If you want to make the day more special, there are some 2017 solar eclipse viewing events in Kansas City MO that you can check out. Read the rest of this entry »
How does Nissan Rear Door Alert work?
All too often in the summertime you hear sad stories involving kids or pets having been left in the back seat of a car on a hot day. These completely avoidable tragedies are terrible to hear about, but even if you consider what can happen when you leave everyday inanimate objects in your back seat on a hot day or overnight, that kind of forgetfulness can still be troublesome. It is important that you are always aware of what you have placed back there. What if you bought a bag of ice for the party and forgot it? You’ll return to a puddle and a waste of money, not to mention a mess to clean up. Nissan wants to help remedy what can be simply an inconvenience or an all-out tragedy with a new warning system called Rear Door Alert. How does Nissan Rear Door Alert work? Read on for the details. Read the rest of this entry »
Nissan has always been one to explore the various possibilities open to the automotive world. That kind of attitude is seen across its lineup, which includes the Nissan Leaf. The Leaf is an electric vehicle that can save on fuel costs over the course of ownership, opting for being charged at home rather than having to stop at gas stations. The 2018 Leaf is coming soon, and it will offer the new e-Pedal for a more streamlined accelerating and braking experience fit for an electric car. How does the Nissan e-Pedal work? Watch a brief demonstration video below! Read the rest of this entry »
Things to remember when test driving a car
When you are shopping for a new or used car, you’re spending quite a bit of time researching different brands and styles, reading expert and customer reviews, and taking a look at your budget, among other things. One of the final pieces in the research puzzle is the test drive. This is an absolutely critical moment, and likely the last thing you do before you decide to actually make the commitment to a specific model. There are a number of things to remember when test driving a car that will help benefit you before you make that down payment. Read on for our tips and suggestions. Read the rest of this entry »
How to protect yourself in a public parking garage
If you have ever traveled to a big city, or even if your commute requires a trip downtown, you have likely used a public parking garage. These are handy ways to fit a lot of parking spaces into one lot, however, they can also be a bit daunting at times, particularly at night. They can be vast and intimidating, and it is easy to get turned around. It is important to practice certain precautions when using one. Read on for some tips on how to protect yourself in a public parking garage. Read the rest of this entry »
How does Nissan ProPILOT Assist work?
Perhaps one of the biggest discussions happening in the automotive world today, and really for many years, is the development of autonomous driving. We dream of a time when we can just kick back inside of our cars and let the machine do all the work, taking away a lot of the responsibilities, dangers, and maybe even fun out of the driving experience. Automakers are continuously trying to find ways to integrate this kind of technology into their vehicles, and while the days of “Knight Rider” self-driving cars may not exactly be imminent, we are getting closer. Nissan has a new system inside the upcoming 2018 Leaf that takes some of the ideas of autonomous driving and brings them to life, called ProPILOT Assist. How does Nissan ProPILOT Assist work? Read on! Read the rest of this entry »
How often should you change your car’s oil?
Driving is such a routine experience for many people that it is easy to forget that when you sit behind the wheel and press the accelerator, you are operating an impressive and complicated machine. Cars have so many different moving parts and components, and when one thing goes wrong, it seems like it can cause a domino effect. One such important factor in any vehicle is the oil. Proper oil lubrication is necessary to make the works run smoothly, and the oil needs to be changed regularly to help keep the car in good shape. How often should you change your car’s oil? Read on for more details! Read the rest of this entry »
What is the MSRP of the 2017 Nissan Titan and Titan XD King Cab models?
To continue its emphasis on trucks and sport utility vehicles that has been a main focus for Nissan in recent months, the automaker is adding to its lineup of Titan and Titan XD pickup trucks by launching the new King Cab configuration. Up until now, the trucks were available with Crew Cab and Single Cab styles, so this new configuration is another way Nissan is providing more options and choices for pickup truck drivers. Nissan recently released pricing information for this new cab style. What is the MSRP of the 2017 Nissan Titan and Titan XD King Cab models? Read on for more details! Read the rest of this entry »
The 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport has just been released, and a lot of the questions people tend to have about that model lean toward the “what’s the difference between this and the original Rogue” direction. The Rogue Sport is an all-new compact crossover model that is meant to better fit the hustle and bustle of city life. Nissan has created a couple of videos to show off this latest model, including one that compares the 2017 Nissan Rogue and Rogue Sport. Watch them below! Read the rest of this entry »