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GMC Overtakes Time Square?

GMC is betting big this season on the National Football League. In a PR scheme to attract attention to its American brand, GMC parked more than 30 GMC Sierra pick-up trucks in New York City's Times Square to bolster the company's sporting image. The effort drew a large crowd of sports photographers, writers, football players and fans to celebrate the opening of the NFL's 93rd season which started on September 5.

Buick's Use of Ambient Lighting in Luxury Vehicles

Today's luxury vehicles boast a host of features that didn't exist even a few years ago: adjustable petals, remote start, key-less entry, and air conditioned seats. Luxury car makers, including BMW, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz, and Bentley, continue to include more advanced features on their vehicles each year. Ambient lighting is one of the newest features that has come to define vehicle luxury, and car enthusiasts can find this luxury element in a somewhat surprising place: Buick.

Buick is quickly making a comeback in the automobile industry and has turned into GM's luxury brand. Beginning in 2009, Buick produced a car that featured ambient lighting. Its LaCrosse had a strip of ambient lighting that circled the dashboard. Buick's foray into ambient lighting resulted from years of research into the use of lighting in interior design. In extravagant homes, special soft lighting was used to set the mood and offer subtle illumination.

Buick's designers and engineers applied the same concepts to the creation of their vehicles' interiors. The result was lighting that enhanced the driving experience by creating an inviting interior. The warmth of the ice blue ambient lighting complements the lights of the car's gauges. Blue hues have a lower color saturation and are easier on the eyes, which can create a serene mood...

Buick Brand Sees Sales Increase for August 2012

August 2012 was a great month for Buick in which sales reached an all time high since 2007.

Buick reported a 8 percent national sales jump compared to August 2011. However, city-by-city comparisons revealed higher sales increases over the same period last year. Dave Arbogast Buick experienced a 16 percent sales increase.

In addition to a jump in sales numbers, Buick also saw increases in customer lease contracts. Buick said that customer leasing jumped from 15 percent to 35 percent. Buick credits this jump to their "Experience Buick" leasing program, which was introduced March 2012.

The leasing program is a 24-month all inclusive lease that includes Sirius XM satellite radio, GM's OnStar system and oil changes...

A Conversion Van Experience Like No Other

When you are ready for a conversion van experience like no other, step up to the refined luxury and unparalleled detail of the Elite Edition line of conversion vans from Southern Comfort.  These vans have it all, from the eye-catching exteriors to the plush and immaculate interiors.

From your first look at this van, you know that it is something special. Everyone will want a second (and third) look when you drive by in one of these beauties featuring an impressive mesh grill in the front, sleek painted bumpers, vented side fenders, and 20 inch rims surrounded by top of the line Nitto tires. No detail is overlooked - even the windshield wipers and door handles are painted and designed to accentuate the gleaming exterior. Customers desiring an even higher level of customization can even upgrade the already impeccable exterior paint with a stripe or fade effect.

The inside of a Southern Comfort Elite Edition conversion van cradles you in luxury and convenience with stand out features like beautiful polished beech wood accents, plush and durable Berber carpeting, exquisite dual tone leather captain's chairs, privacy enhancing window shades and a fully powered sofa seat that can fold down to make a super convenient bed. Another highlight of the luxury interior is the huge Visio 27 inch HD TV which features a LED screen and is accompanied by a high powered Kicker sound system. Your Southern Comfort van can also be upgraded to include additional features like satellite television and wireless headphones.

This past week, we received a great review from one of our customers. It caught the attention of so many of us here at Arbogast we thought we'd share it with you all.

"My daughter and I came out to Troy and the Dave Arbogast dealership on Tues. July 17, 2012 after she (Harley), found a car she was interested in online. 

When I first called about the car to see if it was...

GMC 101: What's in a Name?

It's time for a brief history lesson.

In 1912, three major truck builders, Randolph, Reliance and Rapid joined together to form GMC. Back then, the company's trucks were powered by gasoline and electricity, and all models were given numbers between one and 12, designating their carrying capacities in thousands of pounds.

But what's REALLY in a name? (At least when it comes to a GMC truck).

Modern truck labels continue to...

Artists Fuel Buick's Innovative Style


The simple, flowing elegance of the Buick line has long represented a successful marriage between artistry and engineering. Now, with the April introduction of the new 2013 Buick Enclave luxury crossover, there is a new dimension in the artistic contribution. Enjoy the beauty of the new Enclave, and you will be enjoying in part the contributions of three diverse photography enthusiasts.

Craig Zinser, John Puskar, and Alikhan Kuljanov were all on the design team. In...

Peyton Manning Calling Audibles For Buick?

Yep that's right.

Mr. Quarterback himself, Peyton Manning, recently took some time to lend his play-calling skills to Buick in the form of an all-new Buick Verano commercial which aired during Wednesday evening's ESPY awards. Check it out for yourself right here!

Have More Family Fun in the Sun with the 2012 GMC Terrain

With a host of standard safety and comfort features, the 2012 GMC Terrain is the gold standard of small SUVs. The Terrain offers all the advantages of a full-sized SUV in a smaller
fuel-efficient package for the family on the go during the busy summer season.

With seating for five, there's plenty of room to take the Terrain on the road for the family vacation. Its ample front and back seat head and leg...

Well, GMC is at it again.

We'd like to tell our customers about a current great offer being provided by Ally Insurance.

Up until July 9, Ally will be offering a 90 Payment Deferral on GMC Terrains and GMC Acadias on terms up to 60 months.

So what are the details of this great deferral program and how can you take advantage of it you ask?