10 Practical Valentine’s Gifts For Car Guys & Gals

Cologne and roses are so 1999. This Valentine’s Day, be a more thoughtful gift-giver by gifting your car-loving boyfriend or girlfriend a practical present that they can take with them on all their journeys. Here are 10 of the best Valentine’s gifts for car lovers, guys and girls.

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Best 2018 Winter Events & Things to do in Kansas City

The thought of ice and snow may make you weep, but Kansas City can open the door to a winter wonderland if you let it! Keep your calendars full with these amazing winter events in Kansas City, and spring will be back before you know it.

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11 Best 2018 Vehicles For Winter

Winters here in Kansas are often brutal. We may see ice, rain, and snow all in the same week. (Of course, it all comes with biting, bitter cold and frequent gusty winds.) Unfortunately, the world does not stop for inclement weather. You need a vehicle that will keep you and your family safe and warm, no matter the road conditions or outside temperatures.

Here are the 11 best vehicles of 2018 and 2019 for winter. We divided our list into our favorite “winter” cars, trucks, minivans, and SUVs based on safety, handling, comfort, and value.

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The Best Car Commercials (2000-2010)

Don’t deny your love for old car commercials. They serve as perfect vehicles to drive you through Nostalgia Lane, past Reminiscence Road, and right back into the driveway that is your memory. See if you can remember any of these car commercials from the 2000s!

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7 Cheap Labor Day Activities for Families in Kansas City

Sure, you could host a backyard barbecue this Labor Day, but even a potluck cookout costs a good bit of moolah. You work hard for that money, so why spend it all in one place? To enjoy the upcoming holiday break without shrinking your wallet, you’ll need to get creative. Here are 7 cheap activities you and the entire family can take part in over Labor Day weekend in Kansas City.

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The 10 Best Splash Pads & Water Parks in Kansas City

News flash! It’s hot out there. The high temperatures and oppressive midwestern humidity may be getting the best of us, but there’s nothing an afternoon at a Kansas City splash pad can’t cure! Beat the summertime heat at one of these top-rated splash pads and water parks in Kansas City.

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Kansas City Auto Show: A Spectacular Event for All Ages

Scheduled to run from February 28 to March 4, The Kansas City Auto Show showcases the latest in automotive innovation and styling. You’ll learn about new features for electric cars and preview developing technology options that are being added to new vehicles. You can browse popular models, including those from Hyundai, GM, Toyota, and Nissan. And there’s a whole lot of family fun, food trucks, and beverages to splurge on.

So, head to the Bartle Hall Convention Center at the end of February for any (all) of these great reasons.

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Must-Have Items for Any Winter Car Emergency Kit

As winter approaches and days get shorter, it’s time to start preparing for the cold. As you probably already know, Kansas City winters can be brutal, and while many people focus on winter-proofing their homes, they often forget to prepare their cars. This can lead to dangerous situations if you happen to get stuck on the side of the road.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Ask for a Vehicle History Report

Unlike the newest of new cars, a pre-owned vehicle has a history outside of the factory and dealership. Some cars have been cared for very well by previous owners, while others may have gone through the automotive equivalent of gladiatorial combat.


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15 Safe Driving Tips for Kansas City Drivers

We all saw what The Great Blizzard of 2016 did to the East Coast, and here in Kansas City, we’re no strangers to treacherous winter weather. In fact, our McCarthy Collision Centers in Kansas City see a significant spike in the number of accident-related auto repairs due to harsh winter weather conditions. Regardless of the season, the weather, or the temperature, it’s always a good idea to practice safe driving habits.

At the McCarthy Auto Group family of dealerships, located throughout the metro KC area and in Sedalia, MO, we’re committed to the three S’s: service, satisfaction, and safety. We’re also committed to keeping your Kansas City roadways as safe as possible, which is why we encourage everyone to follow these 15 safe driving tips.

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