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September 2013

Ainad Shriners visit Hosick Motors

The Ainad Shriners recently purchased a new Dodge Grand Caravan with the help of Hosick Motors.  After having graphics applied to the vehicle, they traveled back through Vandalia and unveiled the finished product. (more…)

The Ram Power Wagon – 1948

The Ram Power Wagon has been powering American workers for more than six decades, muscling through any challenge in its path. The 1948 Power Wagon (pictured) flexes that muscle in both performance and appearance. Influenced by its military predecessors, the 1948 Power Wagon brought the hardworking World War II lineage to the civilian workforce.

Entire article at: RamZone

Ram 1500 Diesel ??

That’s right RAM trucks have done it again!

Don’t know if you have heard but the 2014 Ram 1500 will have an available 3.0L Eco-Tech Diesel engine. This will be the first time in decades a half ton truck has been produced with a diesel. The new diesel is a V6 that produces 240 horsepower and a robust 430 lbs-ft of torque. That means this Diesel engine actually produces more pulling power then the Ram 1500 with the 5.7L Hemi V8. Max tow capacity is rated at 9,200 lbs. (more…)

RAM Gridiron Challenge Fundraiser for the Vandalia Sports Boosters.


Hosick Motors and RAM are joining forces with the Vandalia Sports Boosters to raise some money the fun easy way.  (more…)

The Ultimate Emergency Car Kit

No one enjoys being stranded on the side of the road, but when you have a well-equipped emergency car kit packed away in the trunk, the situation can be more bearable.

This  emergency car kit checklist covers the basics, but also has suggestions for items you may have overlooked.

Read the entire blog article from Allstate Insurance.

Child Passenger Safety Seat | Tips & Video

This is Child Passenger Safety Seat week (Sep 13-21, 2013). Seventy-three percent of car seats are not used or installed correctly, so before you hit the road, check your car seat. Here is a website with tips on how to make sure your child is in the right seat, and the seat properly installed in your vehicle: safekids.org (more…)

Social Media @ Hosick Motors

Over the last couple of weeks Hosick Motors has been re-entering the social media world.  Top on the list is Facebook.  Click here to access the Hosick Motors Facebook fan page.

Take a look, and if you are a Facebook subscriber, click the like button and join the followers of Hosick Motors.

2013 Vandalia Grand Levee

For more than forty years, Vandalia has been celebrating their history and heritage with the Grande Levee’ on the grounds of the Vandalia Statehouse, which is the Oldest State Capitol Building in Illinois. This year, 2013, the event will be held on the last Friday and Saturday in September, September 27 & 28. All events for the Grande Levee’ will take place on the Statehouse Lawn. (more…)

To Dual, or Not To Dual

When selecting a truck there are many considerations. Truck buyers often find themselves wondering if they should select single or double rear wheels. To help with that decision, we’re giving you the download on duallies to make your shopping experience a little bit easier.

Read the entire article…

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