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AWD vs 4WD - What's the Difference?

AWD vs 4WD 
At Berkshire Hathaway Automotive we want to make sure that you understand what you’re investing in when you choose a vehicle from one of our dealerships. Many of our vehicles come with the all-wheel drive feature, and there’s also a four-wheel drive option that people confuse as being the same thing. Let’s clarify what these two features are so you can choose which the best one will be for your style of driving.
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Why Is My Car Not Accelerating Properly?

Why is my car not accelerating? 
You step on your accelerator only to find that your vehicle doesn’t pick up speed as quickly as you thought it would. This problem is common, and a number of issues can cause it. It’s a good idea to have the problem corrected as soon as possible. Otherwise, you could be putting yourself in a dangerous situation if you can’t accelerate quickly enough to merge with traffic on the busy highway.
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What Motor Oil Should I Be Using?

car oil types 
After you invest in a vehicle, the amount of maintenance and service that you encounter may start to add up quickly. This maintenance is designed to keep your vehicle running efficiently, but many vehicle owners become confused regarding the specifics of this service. Routine oil changes are necessary to protect your engine and keep it running efficiently. Still, many people question what type of motor oil they should be using for their periodic oil changes. The type of oil that you choose will depend on the vehicle you have, how much you’re driving, where you’re driving, and your…
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Ford to Offer Free Teen Driver Education

Teen Driver Education 
Berkshire Hathaway Automotive remains the largest privately owned automotive dealership group in the area, and there is one common wish we have for them all as they drive from our lot, and that is a safe drive. Unfortunately, inexperience, high-risk behaviors, and youth has brought undesirable consequences we wish didn't exist, namely auto crashes. Thankfully, Ford has once again made a bold move by mobilizing its efforts to help young and inexperienced drivers learn ways to improve driving skills.
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Summer Maintenance Tips

Summer Maintenance Tips

Summer has officially arrived, and now it's time to take a summer road trip! And if you're like many other drivers in the area, you're probably ready to hit the road. But, not so fast! Have you prepared your vehicle for a safe journey? Now is the moment to do so, and our service center has the help you need. With the summer heat, your vehicle is much more vulnerable to adverse heat conditions. And our factory-trained and certified technicians are available to ensure your vehicle is in top quality shape.

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The Evolution of Car Technology

evolution of car tech

Modern cars are loaded with advanced technologies that keep drivers and passengers comfortable, entertained, and safe on the road. From the engines and drivetrains to the safety systems and infotainment units, nearly all auto components have evolved tremendously over the last few decades.

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