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Spring Car Cleaning Tips

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Spring cleaning tips

Enjoying the warmer spring weather to the fullest starts by having a clean car to ride around in. While giving your car a good wash and wax is certainly needed, that’s just the tip of the car-cleaning iceberg. Enjoy a nicer, cleaner car with these spring car cleaning tips from us here at Don Wessel Honda! Windows – Odds are… Read more »

Honda Civic Type R to Hit Showrooms in Spring

Honda Civic Type R

Enthusiasts have been hyped for the release of the performance-oriented Honda Civic for a while, and now the automaker is ready to deliver. The Japanese automaker announced that the Honda Civic Type R would officially hit dealership showrooms in late spring this year. The performance-driven model packs a powerful engine, plenty of technology, and much more. The 2017 Honda Civic… Read more »

Look Forward to Springfield’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade?

St. Patrick's Day

Ready to get excited for St. Patty’s Day celebrations? Now that March is here, the 37th Annual Springfield’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade is on its way, featuring local community fun for the whole family. On Saturday, March 18th, the city of Springfield will kick off all things Irish starting at 2:00pm in downtown Springfield on Historic C Street. There will… Read more »

New Honda Civic Type R to Debut in Geneva

Honda Civic Hatchback

The Civic hatchback has never made it to North America, despite the huge splash the standard Honda Civic has made in the American market. However, as of the upcoming Geneva Auto Show, we’ll be seeing a light at the end of the tunnel, when the next-generation Civic Type R hatchback makes it public debut at the event. We at Don… Read more »

Tips for Improving Your Fuel Efficiency

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Honda- Improving Your Fuel Efficiency

Every frugal driver is happy to see that vehicles are becoming more and more efficient, meaning fewer stops to the gas station and fewer swipes of the credit card. But did you know that there are things you can do to save even more on gas? Improving your fuel efficiency is as simple as a few, quick steps. Brake Sparingly… Read more »

The Fascinating History of Groundhog Day

History of Groundhog Day

In tongue twisters, it’s called a woodchuck. In science textbooks, it’s called a Marmota Monax. But in the meteorology world, we know these little rodents as groundhogs, and they’re here on February 2nd to predict the rest of the winter weather. Read on to learn about the history of groundhog day. If you’ve seen Billy Murray in Groundhog Day, you… Read more »

Top Five Local Restaurants in Springfield, MO

Looking for somewhere new to eat? Springfield, Missouri boasts a number of excellent restaurants with diverse menus that offer guests great service and even better food. Why not stop by one of these top five local restaurants to give something new a shot? Houlihan’s Restaurant and Bar: Houlihan’s offers a great, modern, but casual dining experience that offers yummy, affordable… Read more »

Honda Ridgeline Wins Truck of the Year

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2017 Honda Ridgeline - Truck of the Year - North American International Auto Show

At the North American International Auto Show, the Honda Ridgeline narrowly beat out competitors such as the Nissan Titan and even the prestigious Ford F-Series Super Duty truck for the highest honor Detroit offers for the pickup truck segment – the Truck of the Year award. The win was a result of a massive design overhaul for the 2017 model… Read more »

Honda CR-V and Ridgeline Named Car and Driver 10Best Car and SUV Winners

2017 Honda Ridgeline - Springfield, MO

The truck and SUV segments are two of the most competitive segments in the industry—and it looks like Honda is coming out on top of these segments once again. The Japanese car maker recently had two models—the 2017 Honda CR-V and 2017 Honda Ridgeline—earn the title of Car and Driver 10Best Car and SUV winners in the compact SUV and… Read more »

How to Get Your Christmas Tree Home with Ease

Family Picking Out Christmas Tree - Springfield, MO

Picking out a Christmas tree is the ultimate family holiday tradition—but once you find the perfect tree, how do you get it home? If you want to get your tree home safe and sound, never fear. Just follow these tips on how to get your Christmas tree home with ease. Wrap it up. Pine needles can do a surprising amount… Read more »