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Things to Remember About Sharing the Road With Bicyclists

When you approach someone who is using a part of the road to ride a bicycle, remember that they also have a right to the road. Keep in mind some basic tips that will help keep you in check and keep everyone involved safe.

Slow down as you approach a bicyclist, as you are unlikely to be accustomed to sharing as much of the road as necessary when encountering such an individual. You should treat them as pedestrians in that you should yield to them as they are clearly going to be moving at much slower speeds than what your…

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Effective, No Cost Service With Toyota Care

When trying to get the proper care for your car, sometimes it can be more effort than it's worth to deal with roadside care services, with many of them costing too much and being ineffective overall. This is why Toyota Care is so wonderful, being a no cost service plan with 24-hour roadside assistance for those with eligible Toyota cars.

For example, those who are eligible for Toyota Care will not only receive 24-hour roadside assistance, but also unlimited miles. This means that you can get assistance with your car no matter how far away you are from a…

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Stay Safer with the Toyota Yaris

When you want a popular subcompact car, the Toyota Yaris should be at the top of your list. At Grand Blanc Motorcars, we will show you all of the safety features that are designed to help you on the road.

One of the first systems is the low-speed pre-collision system that comes standard on the Yaris. It will scan the road ahead of you to identify any potential vehicle collisions. Braking assistance can even be applied automatically in case you don’t respond. 

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Get to Know the BMW X1

If you’re in the market for a new luxury subcompact sports activity vehicle, your search will be over the moment that you discover the BMW X1. The X1 is designed to take navigating any type of road to the next level, and our team is sure that you’ll like what you see when you take a closer look.

Although the X1 is ready for almost driving adventure, interior comfort and style are not overlooked. The cabin contains luxurious seating for up to five adults, and a spacious rear cargo area offers room for luggage, outdoor gear, sporting equipment…

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Tire Replacement is Easy with BMW Road Hazard Tire Coverage

Although a flat tire can be an annoying experience, there is help for you when you need it the most. With your BMW tire purchase, there is a complimentary benefit - the BMW Road Hazard Tire Coverage!

If your tire is punctured due to a nail, glass, or any type of foreign object, you're covered for a tire replacement, if needed! Each eligible tire replacement is covered for up to $600 and there's no cost to you whatsoever for processing a claim.  

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Pay Attention to Your Car's Battery in Different Temperatures

Extreme temperatures can be bad for your car’s battery. It doesn’t matter if it’s too hot or too cold. Subjecting your battery to either extreme can end up reducing the life of your battery. Learn why this happens in certain temperatures.

There are a few different reasons why batteries die in winter temperatures. In cold temperatures, the battery is under a heavier load when starting the vehicle. Second, the capacity of a battery gets reduced in colder weather. Also, the increased use of car accessories, such as wipers and headlights, adds an additional strain on batteries.  

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A Blind Spot Monitor: How it Can Help Keep You Safe

When you are in the market for a new car, our staff at Grand Blanc Motorcars can help you understand what features come with the vehicles that you have in mind, which can help you make an informed purchase. Many new vehicles come with active safety features that enhance protection. One top safety feature is a Blind Spot Monitor.

A Blind Spot Monitor works by using sensors to detect for when a vehicle moves into your blind spot zones. If one is detected, you will be warned with a visual alert that typically appears on the side mirrors.  

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Go Out on Adventures in a BMW X Model

The X Series vehicles are powerful and sporty, just as you would expect from BMW. What sets these apart from the rest are their shape and cargo capabilities. The vehicles that we have at Grand Blanc Motorcars range from the more compact X1 to the seven-seater X7.

Because the back seats can fold down in a 40/20/40 configuration, you can get additional room for gear, and you can quickly change things up whenever you need to. In fact, at BMW, these SUVs are called Sports Activity Vehicles® or Sports Activity Coupes® because they're so practical. 

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The BMW 7 Series Makes an Impression

BMW is known for its high-performing vehicles, and the 7 Series is certainly among the finest sedans that we at Grand Blanc Motorcars offer. As a full-size vehicle, it has ample space for you and your passengers, and it's packed with fine features that set it apart.

Inside the cabin, everything from the seats to the entertainment have been carefully planned. You can customize your sedan by selecting which type of leather you want for your seats, which can come heated and with massage capabilities. You'll have powerful surround sound thanks to the Bowers & Wilkins set-up. 

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Look More Closely at the New Toyota Highlander Safety Features

Every year, when we get the new inventory of Toyota vehicles at Grand Blanc Motorcars, we always highlight one model in particular. This year, the new Toyota Highlander is that popular midsize SUV due in part to a number of useful safety features drivers appreciate.

To help keep you safe as you navigate the busy highway, the Toyota Highlander comes equipped with the Blind Spot Information System. Sensors can detect another vehicle in your blind spot and then alert you by a flashing light and sound that you should not move into that lane until it is clear. 

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