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How to Clean Your Windshield (Updated)

 


Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 8/9/16 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.


The open road.


The fresh breeze.


The music blaring.


Ahhh, spring is in the air.


And these are just some of the perks of springtime on the open road.


You’ve just gotten rid of the winter gunk, but there’s a nasty side to nicer weather and driving your car, too.


And that’s the dirt, bugs and grime.


On your windshield, they’re a nuisance and a potential safety hazard.


Follow these tips to care for the windshield…

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Production of Hybrid Supercar Continues to Wow in Marysville (Updated)

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 6/18/16 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.


Ohio is the hub of the automotive industry in the U.S.


Honda (who also makes Acuras) is the most prolific vehicle manufacturer in Ohio.


645,900 Hondas were assembled in the Buckeye state in 2018.


Did you know your neighbor or family member made automotive history in 2016?  


It happened right here in our backyard of Marysville.

The birth of the Acura NSX

In Marysville, beginning in 2012, a few hundred Honda employees were quietly engineering, building, painting and…

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5 Tips for a Fun, Safe Road Trip (Updated 2)

 

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 12/14/18 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.


No matter the season, road trips are exciting.


Until warmer weather is on the horizon, your road trips will probably involve some winter weather.


A problem on the road can put an end to the fun.


It’s important to take the necessary steps to make your road trip enjoyable and safe for everyone.


Here’s what you need to know.

1. Go off the beaten path

Fast-food can lose its luster really quickly when you’re traveling.


Enjoy a…

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Acura – 2019 ILX – Suspension and Handling (Updated)

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 2/11/15 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.


Sedan sales have been taking a dive in recent years.


Enter the ILX.


The new 2019 Acura ILX may be the addition the brand needed. Its new look will have heads turning and your friends begging you to be the group chauffeur.


But, before we dive into the latest gem in the Acura line-up, let’s take a look at what the 2016 model year had to offer with this video.



In 2016, Acura gave the ILX a re-engineered suspension…

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2019 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid Review: The True Definition of Sleeper Car? (Updated)

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 5/10/16 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.


 


A new year brings a new Acura RLX Sport Hybrid, with the same superior performance you’ve come to expect with this generation of RLX.

What’s new?

Here’s what has changed since the 2016 model first came out:

  • The base trim was dropped and RLX now comes standard with the technology package.

  • AcuraWatch suite of safety features comes standard.

  • New 10-speed automatic transmission.

  • Refreshed exterior with new grille.


Let’s take a look back at our first impressions…

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Review: Acura Pours Its Best Into NSX Supercar (Updated)

 


Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 4/25/16 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.


A car that you can drive to work on a Friday, then take to the raceway on a Saturday.


It's not a new concept in the auto business, but Honda has found a way to take it to the extreme.


In 2016, Acura was about to start deliveries of its new NSX supercar. Its designers envisioned it as being as much at home at the drive-thru window at Wendy's as it is tearing through hairpin turns.


In 2019…

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2019 Acura RDX: Drive Like a Boss (Updated)

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 5/3/16 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.



This is the third generation of Acura’s RDX and it’s a standout in every way.


One of the perks is that it’s the first RDX to be designed and built in the United States, but that’s far from all that’s cool about the latest version.

RDX by the numbers

Let’s take a look at some of the differences from the previous models to the 2019 version.


  • The wheelbase has grown from 105.7 inches…

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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (Updated)

This post was originally published on 10/19/15 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.


Giving back is always on our agenda.


Back on October 18, 2015, Angela Battista from our Honda store did something that was totally in-line with the values we hold dear here at Serra.


 


Angela organized a Breast Cancer Awareness Walk for Serra Auto Park (formerly Park Auto Group).


Here’s the thing: This wasn’t an isolated, one-off event for us.


In the 1980’s, the former Park Auto Group opened up in Green, Ohio. From those early days, we made the commitment…

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Get to Know Serra: Meet Serra Product Specialist Sherman Thomas

At Serra Auto Park, we’re serious about putting our customers first.


People Pleasin’ is more than just a motto to us.


We understand how important it is to our success to have people like Product Specialist Sherman Thomas on our team.


Sherman is a native of Flint, Michigan and he’s an alum of The University of Michigan.


He’s been with Serra for 6 ½ years, and in the auto industry for 12.


We appreciate Sherman answering some fun questions to let you get to know him better.


Sherman says...

What’s your favorite local food joint?

Wasabi!

Where…

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Follow These 5 Tips to Stop Car Thieves in Their Tracks

 


87.


That’s the number of vehicles stolen every hour, according to the FBI.


While car theft is common, there are some ways you can reduce your chances of falling victim to this crime.


Follow these tips to keep your vehicle safe.

1. Keep track of your keys

Did you know that there’s technology available that allows car thieves to intercept the signals going from your key fob? Outside your home?


Using this nefarious trick, they can open your car doors and get away with your vehicle without you ever knowing.


The best way to prevent this is to…

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