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Vehicle Accessories Moves to New Location

 

Our accessory shop, "Vehicle Accessories" has a brand new home!!

The shop moved earlier this month to 4207 Southwestern Blvd., which provides a more visible location with improved accessibility for all of our customers. It is close to the corner of Southwestern and McKinely Avenue, across from Big Tree Road. (The old Advanced Auto Electronics.)

The growth of the shop over the past eight years provided us with the opportunity to build a stand-alone location…
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New Drivers in the UK Will Be Tested on ‘Satellite Navigation’ Skills

 

Get this... new drivers in the UK will actually have to pass a "satellite navigation" section on their drivers test!

According to a new report from "Autoweek," the UK's Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is trying to keep up with the times. This modern twist will join more common driving tasks like rejoining traffic after pulling over, backing out of a space and parking in public.

The DVSA is attempting to keep their…
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When Can You Buy a Driverless Car?

 

That is the question that many continue to ask.

To this point, Ford had said a fully autonomous car would be available for ride-sharing companies by 2021, but we were still waiting for any sort of announcement on when consumers would be able to purchase one.

Thanks to a new report from a Ford Executive, we now have a much clearer picture for when this driverless technology will be on the open market.
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The Unexpectedly Fun 2018 Toyota C-HR Subcompact Crossover

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?Toyota is jumping into the subcompact crossover SUV game headfirst with its all-new 2018 Toyota C-HR, and drivers in Western New York and the Buffalo area should all be as excited as we are!

This is a small crossover that gives you the efficiency and practicality of a car, but the spacious interior flexibility of an SUV, and--in a shocking new discovery--the sport-tuned performance of a vehicle that was rigorously tested on the infamous Nürburgring track.

No, seriously. This new Toyota C-HR is Nürburgring approved.

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Makes It onto Autotrader's "Must Test Drive" List


 

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Picking the top "most likely to succeed" cars isn't easy--especially when you offer such a range of options as the West Herr family of auto dealers does. But for 2017, Autotrader did a lot of the hard work for us.

They analyzed, tested, inspected, and enjoyed dozens of vehicles before they were able to narrow down their list to just 12, which is actually more than last year's 10 must-test-drive cars. We're proud to say that the exciting Chevrolet Bolt EV--Chevy's all-electric hatchback--made the cut!

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Mercedes Pick-up Truck Coming to the US?

Would you buy a Mercedes-Benz pick-up truck? If you said yes, you might now have your chance.

Yes, you read that right… The upcoming X-Class midsize pickup wasn’t originally slated to roll out in the United States, but Volker Mornhinweg of the Mercedes Van Division said they are now reconsidering.

“In the past year the mid-sized truck market has come back a bit. General Motors is launching a mid-sized truck. We are watching developments…

 
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Chevrolet Cleans Up at JD Power Initial Quality Awards--for the 4th Year in a Row

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J.D. Power Initial Quality awards have been presented for 2016, and Chevrolet has a particular reason to be pleased.

That's because, with awards given to the Chevrolet Equinox, Silverado HD, Silverado LD, Tahoe, and Chevrolet Spark, Chevy brought home the most vehicle awards for 2016. Each model topped their segment for highest initial quality, and this marks Chevy's fourth year in a row collecting the most J.D. Power Initial Quality awards as compared to other vehicle brands.

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Welcome to the West Herr Family: Mike & Mike Vazquez and Jim Regan

 

We would like to welcome Mike Vazquez Sr., Mike Vazquez Jr. and Jim Regan to the West Herr family!

Get to know them:

Mike Vazquez Sr., Sales Manager at West Herr Honda

Mike Sr. has been in the automotive industry for over 27 years, getting his start in auto sales at Gary Pontiac after working in insurance sales. He then moved to a local Honda dealership in 2000 working in sales, and then made the…
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West Herr Partners with Progressive for 2016 Keys to Progress

 

West Herr was proud to partner up with Progressive this year for the annual Keys to Progress event. Willie, member of the US Marine Corps, and his family received a Chevrolet Cruze this past week. The Cruze was completely refurbished at our Collision Center North body shop and brought to the event at the Progressive Buffalo Service Center. Our very own Ray Ammerman was the MC for the event.

Willie has dedicated his life to…
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West Herr Wraps Cars in Pink in Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

 


This year, West Herr wrapped five vehicles in pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The vehicles wrapped were a Mercedes-Benz, Chevy Corvette, Chevy Camaro, Ram, and a Ford Mustang. Our cars were seen all over town including tailgating at Tailgaters Bar next to the Bills' stadium for a couple of home games. The Camaro also made an appearance at the 2016 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at Canalside Buffalo on October 15th…
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