When should you stop putting money into your car?
You have a close, personal relationship with your car. You named it Rolls McGillicutty III, and ole Rolls has been with you through some tough times, and some good ones, too. Rolls was always there for you, but lately things have been looking a little rough. The car is already quite old, and it has seen better days. You’ve become a regular customer at the local service center, and not just for oil changes. Everything seems to be going wrong, and you are starting to wonder if it is time to throw in the towel. When should you stop putting money into your car? We have some answers. Read the rest of this entry »
How does NissanConnect work with Amazon Alexa?
The future is now. Voice commands, as well as vehicles that are able to do something while you are not physically inside of it or beside it, are no longer limited to the fantasies laid out by science fiction writers. Technology has advanced a great deal. If you have seen television at any point over the last few years, you have probably run into commercials for the Amazon Echo with its Alexa service. Just speak a command, and the system will do as you say. Nissan’s forward thinkers saw an opportunity to pair this service up with NissanConnect, its own system of keeping drivers connected to their vehicles. How does NissanConnect work with Amazon Alexa? Read on for the details.
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Pumpkin patches near Kansas City MO
Fall has arrived! This season, a colorful transition between summer and winter, has its own unique look. The reds, oranges, and yellows that line the streets and fill our backyards inspire autumn-themed decorations that can get you in the mood to enjoy the season. As it is also timed with the harvest, it is a great opportunity to find apples for eating, plus pumpkins for using as decoration or for making a delicious pie. Read on for a brief list of pumpkin patches near Kansas City MO that you can visit to find the right decorations to celebrate the season! Read the rest of this entry »
Haunted houses in Kansas City
That breeze you feel is summer leaving us for another year as autumn floats in to take its place. This time of year brings a colorful change to the leaves, football on your TV sets, and an uptick in scary movie marathons. That is, of course, because Halloween is fast approaching. You can do quite a few things to get into the spirit of the season, and visiting some haunted houses in Kansas City and nearby areas is one way to do it! Read on for a few of our suggestions. Read the rest of this entry »
Let us paint you a picture. You are cruising along on the highway minding your own business when suddenly your instrument panel lights up behind your steering wheel. At the same time, you notice smoke pouring out from underneath your hood. Oh no! It’s the classic car breakdown scenario! The temperature gauge on your instrument panel is burying the needle. Your engine is overheating. What now? Read ahead for tips on what to do if your vehicle overheats while driving. Read the rest of this entry »
What is the 2018 Nissan Leaf driving range?
What is it about electric cars that make them so appealing? Is it the opportunity to save money over the long run by skipping the gas station? Is it knowing that you can help prevent harmful emissions from being released into the atmosphere, doing your part to make sure our only planet sticks around for as long as it can? It is probably a little of both, not to mention how cool and futuristic these automobiles can look. The redesign of the 2018 Nissan Leaf certainly ups the cool factor, as well as the power and range. What is the 2018 Nissan Leaf driving range? Continue reading for that and more! Read the rest of this entry »
Early in the year, Nissan extended its lineup of Midnight Edition models for 2017. With 2018 fast approaching, Nissan has opted to extend the Midnight Edition lineup by popular demand. Joining the current lineup will be the Frontier, Titan, and Titan XD. The package will be available on Frontier Crew Cab SV 4×2 and 4×4 automatic transmission models. The Titan model will offer the Midnight Edition package on Crew Cab SV and SL grade 4×4 and 4×2 models, while the Titan XD will offer the package on Crew Cab SV and SL grade 4×4 models equipped with a Cummins® 5.0-liter V8 Turbo Diesel engine. Keep looking below for pictures and videos of the 2018 Nissan Midnight Edition pickup trucks to see what they have to offer! Read the rest of this entry »
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 »