Road Trip Snack Tips from Cannon Autos!

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With the arrival of summer comes a season of fun, sun and of course road trips! While all-day car trips are full of fun and adventure, if you’re not prepared, they can quickly turn into disasters. Part of a road trip preparation is ensuring that you are well-prepared with nutritious snacks and drinks – just because you’re stuck in the car for hours doesn’t mean you can’t eat healthy! We’ve put together a list of excellent food-on-the-go tips to help you stay healthy and satisfied while on the road.

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Happy Fourth of July from Cannon Autos!

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Fourth of July is right around the corner, and we at Cannon Autos want to wish everyone a safe and fun-filled celebration! This time of year is always a happy occasion for our country as we cookout and light off fireworks as a symbol of our independence. During Fourth of July celebrations, safety is a top priority because fireworks are almost always the main attraction. To help keep you and your loved ones safe, we’ve put together a list of firework safety tips. Happy Fourth of July!

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Don’t Miss Summer Savings at Cannon Autos!

Every month at Cannon Buick Cadillac we get excited for the opportunity to announce our great monthly incentives and this month is no exception. Whether you are looking to lease or purchase your next Buick or Cadillac we’ve got you covered!

We currently have impressive incentives on many new vehicles on our lot. A few of our favorite deals are shown below, including specials on our best-selling Buick and Cadillac models.

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Top Father’s Day Car Lover Gifts!

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and we all want to show our appreciation for that one man in our life who has always been there for us! Although most dads have a reputation for being simple and easy to please, finding a great Father’s Day gift can still prove to be quite a challenge. If your dad is a big car guy, we have a few gift ideas that are sure to please his automotive senses. Hope this list helps you in making Father’s Day special for the dad in your life! Happy Father’s Day!


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OEM Parts vs. Aftermarket Parts at Cannon Autos

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At some point in the life of your vehicle, you will likely need to replace some component or part. The process of finding an auto repair shop can be difficult enough, but then the consumer must also make the decision between using OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) or aftermarket parts.

So, what do you do? Do you call the dealership you purchased the vehicle at? Do you call your dad? Do you Google it? Well here at Cannon Autos, we like to educate our loyal customers on the art of “Replacing Parts on your Car.”

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National Military Appreciation Month: We Salute You!

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The sun is shining, flowers are blooming, and it’s now perfectly acceptable to run errands in your swimsuit and cover-up. That’s right, Spring is here and Summer is upon us! May is one of the most wonderful times of the year as we transition from Spring to Summer, and the weather only gets more desirable as the days go by. It’s safe to say that we all love May for the obvious reasons such as the amazing weather, but May is an especially beloved time of year for a much more important reason. You may or may not be aware that May is National Military Appreciation Month, and we would like to take a moment to thank all of our Veterans and their families for the brave sacrifices they have made, and continue to make, for our Nation. Without the protection of our Military men and women we wouldn’t be able to enjoy this beautiful time of year, and for that we will always be grateful.

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Cannon Autos: 6 Tips to Prep your Car for Summer Road Trips

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Summer is quickly approaching and you will want to ensure your vehicle is in tip-top shape for all your summer travel plans. It takes very little time and money to make sure your car runs properly during the summer months, and although breakdowns happen, you can help minimize them by taking a few extra preventive maintenance steps.
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Vehicle Maintenance 101: Wiper Blade Care

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If you’ve ever tried to drive through extreme weather conditions with worn wiper blades, then you understand the importance of caring for this often overlooked aspect of car maintenance. Worn wiper blades can be dangerous because if they aren’t doing the job they’re made to do by giving you an unobstructed view of the road while driving, how will you be able to safely drive in the rain or snow? Freezing temperatures make the rubber in your wiper blades hard and brittle, which increases their tendency to crack or tear; hot weather warps the rubber and prevents the blade from wiping your windshield cleanly.
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Cannon Autos: Assembling Your Travel Car Kit!

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Whether you’re driving a mile from your home or traveling across the country, we’ve all had some kind of emergency while on the road. Emergencies can range from spilling your coffee all over your seats to running over a nail, to forgetting to fill up your tank and running out of gas! Unfortunately, you can never fully predict what will happen to you while behind the wheel, but there are several things you can store in your car that will make emergency situations a little less stressful, and could even save your life. Below is a list of in-car must haves for you to have every time you hit the road. We hope you never actually have to use these, but if the time ever comes, we want you to be as prepared as you can be!
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