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December 2013

Resolution: Take a trip

The minivan segment has been engaged in a war of options of late, meaning you can really luxe out one of these grocery-getters for maximum comfort on long road trips. The Chrysler Town & Country is a perfect example. Features include automatic sliding doors, seating for seven and tri-zone air conditioning.    (more…)

Resolution: Get fit, lose weight

The resolution to lose weight and get in shape is a perennial, and perennially broken. That’s because most of us think that the path to a leaner, fitter body leads to the gym, and let’s face it, going to the gym is a drag. But what if you could get off that beaten path, far off? The Wrangler Rubicon is the ultimate off-road Jeep, and with 32-inch BF Goodrich off-road tires, 10.2 inches of (more…)

What Does the Check-Engine Light Mean?

That is a signal that the onboard diagnostics system (or OBD II) has detected a malfunction in the vehicle’s emissions, ignition or fuel systems. It could be something as simple as a loose gas cap or something as severe as a faulty catalytic converter, so you shouldn’t ignore it. All cars and light trucks have onboard diagnostics that are supposed to detect engine-related problems that affect the emissions control systems.  (more…)

Merry Christmas Greeting & Video

The entire staff at Hosick Motors want to take a moment on this Christmas Day to wish you a Merry Christmas. Each year we experience the privilege of serving our customers. With that comes the responsibility of helping you find the right vehicle for your family and then helping you keep that vehicle in proper, safe driving condition in our service department. Thank you for continuing to allow us that opportunity to serve.  (more…)

Mary Barra Named New GM CEO

Mary Barra will succeed Dan Akerson as first female CEO of General Motors

On December 10th, General Motors announced that Dan Akerson will step down as chairman and CEO on Jan. 15, 2014. Under Akerson’s leadership, GM made swift progress as the company transformed from being majority owned by U.S. Treasury to being publicly traded and investment grade rated.  (more…)

Mopar® Accessories for Winter Work and Play

Only one thing can add to the fun and satisfaction of buying a new Ram Truck: choosing just the right accessories for it.

And if you’re an experienced truck hand, here’s something you already know. Nothing fits as well, works as smoothly, or lasts as long as the factory-approved stuff. If you want the best in accessories and equipment, you go straight to the source—and for Ram Trucks, the choice is Mopar®.  (more…)

Half of All Drivers Believe Speeding is a Problem

1 in 5 drivers admit “I try to get where I am going as fast as I can”

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released a new National Survey of Speeding Attitudes and Behavior in which nearly half of drivers surveyed (more…)

Huge Road Hazard – Road Salt

Protecting Your Vehicle from Illinois Winters

While recent years have been somewhat mild, anyone who has lived in Illinois for awhile knows that winters can be rough, especially on your vehicle. (more…)

Buick & GMC Owner Center

Buick and GMC each offer an Owner Center website with great information about your vehicle including apps that allow many options including controlling your vehicle remotely.. Buick: https://my.buick.com, here is the GMC link: https://my.gmc.com/

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