Honda Clarity PHEV Design Shows Honda’s Commitment to Going Green

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Honda strives to continually achieve automotive innovation, and the Honda Clarity is evidence of the brand’s interest in offering alternatives to fossil fuels. Here is what we know about the Clarity Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle design thus far. According to Forbes, the PHEV has a two-motor system. The 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine does not power the wheels; rather, it powers a… Read more »

Civic Type R Sets Front-Wheel Drive Lap Record – Car Dealership Springfield MO

Civic Type R Sets Lap Record - Car Dealership Springfield MO

Usually, when you want to drive a fast car, you buy something with rear-wheel drive. However, the Honda Civic Type R is showing that that is not always true. Recently, Honda has been showing just how fast a front-wheel drive car can go by testing it out on some of the most challenging tracks. The latest feat took place at… Read more »

Honda ASIMO Robot Retires – Car Search Springfield MO

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Nearly two decades ago, Honda introduced the world to ASIMO the humanoid robot. We were all impressed with its abilities like being able to walk up and down stairs and do synchronized dance moves. Now ASIMO gets to retire, but the technology behind its development will be put to good use. Honda says it will use ASIMO’s technology in areas… Read more »

Car Dealer in Springfield MO Earns Council of Excellence Award

Car Dealer in Springfield MO Earns Council of Excellence Award

Don Wessel Honda of Springfield, Missouri, is proud to announce that it has, for the tenth year, received the Council of Excellence Award from Honda Financial Services, the highest honor Honda grants to dealership finance departments. Winners are selected from more than 1,000 dealerships nationwide, with only the top 15% able to qualify for the Council of Excellence Award. To… Read more »

4 Summer Car Maintenance Tips to Remember

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Regular car maintenance is the driving force that keeps your car, well, a driving force. If you drive your car an average of 12,000 to 15,000 miles a year, you can rely on the changing seasons to remind you of regular car maintenance. Here are a few summer car maintenance tips to keep in mind this year: Get your cooling… Read more »

New 2019 Honda Fit Arrives at Don Wessel Honda

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This just in: the new 2019 Honda Fit has begun to arrive in showrooms nationwide, including here at Don Wessel Honda. New for 2019, the Fit gets Auto High-Beams on models equipped with Honda Sensing® while a new Platinum Pearl White exterior color replaces the outgoing White Orchid Pearl. And it starts at just $16,190 MSRP. The 2019 Honda Fit… Read more »

Honda Wins Three 2018 KBB Brand Image Awards – Car Dealer Springfield MO

Honda Wins Three 2018 KBB Brand Image Awards - Car Dealer Springfield MO

  Each year, Kelley Blue Book conducts its Brand Image Awards, offering outstanding automaker achievements in creating brands that, as KBB puts it, “engender enthusiasm among new-vehicle buyers.” There are seven categories and 13 winners, and it seems that the editors enjoy Honda’s products as in the 2018 KBB Brand Image Awards, Honda has taken three top awards.* The most… Read more »

New 2019 Honda Insight Makes Debut – Buying A New Car Springfield MO

New 2019 Honda Insight Makes Debut - Buying A New Car Springfield MO

  Honda has been making a move towards offering more eco-friendly vehicles and the 2019 Honda Insight is looking to join that movement. This hybrid sedan was recently unveiled during the New York International Auto Show, showing off a sleek, sophisticated design that is sure to turn heads. Considered a premium compact sedan, this vehicle will be positioned between the… Read more »

Two Honda Vehicles Earn “Best Cars for Families” Award

Honda has long been known as a family brand, with vehicles designed specifically to give your family the comfort, safety, entertainment, and flexibility it needs on the go. That is why it came as no surprise to us at Don Wessel Honda to hear that two Honda vehicles, the 2018 Honda Odyssey and the 2018 Honda CR-V, were recently awarded… Read more »

Things to Do in Springfield, Missouri, This April

Things to Do in Springfield, Missouri, This April

After a blisteringly cold winter, spring is a welcome change of pace around here—and is a great opportunity to get out of the house and explore the city we live in. Here are some fun things to do in Springfield, Missouri, this April. Springfield Cardinals’ Home Opener On April 12, head to Hammons Field for Opening Day for the Springfield… Read more »