Thompson Sales Explains How to Use the 2022 Hummer EV’s CrabWalk Mode

February 16th, 2021 by
Off-road vehicle view of a tire in a dry wilderness

You’ve seen the amazing videos of the 2022 Hummer EV and its advanced features. CrabWalk mode is, perhaps, the most jaw-dropping of them all. Why would you want to use a CrabWalk mode? Thompson Sales explains. Off-Roading In the promotional video, you see the Hummer EV cruising along a dirt road in the middle of…

Thompson Sales Discusses Tips for Winter Travel With Your Family

January 26th, 2021 by
Two girls travel with Christmas presents in the trunk of their car

You’re traveling with your family this winter, whether it’s to grandma’s house three states away or to a fun winter destination for a weekend getaway. Read Thompson Sales’ tips for winter travel with your family as you pack the car and set off on a cold-weather adventure! Prepare Emergency Items It’s extremely important that you…

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How to Winterize Your Gas Tank for Car Maintenance

January 19th, 2021 by
Cars driving in the snow

It’s winter time in the Ozarks! Get ready for colder temperatures and snow. Even with the chilly weather, we still have to drive to work, go shopping, and take the kids to their rehearsals and sports practice. In today’s blog from Thompson Sales, we talk about how to winterize your vehicle’s gas tank as part…

Nutritious Food to Keep in Your Car at All Times

November 16th, 2020 by
Lots of fresh food in the trunk of a car

You’ve already got an emergency kit in your car in case of a breakdown. Jumper cables, warning triangles, gloves, an air pump, tools, a flashlight, and a flat repair kit are all essentials you should carry in your trunk or cargo area. But what about food? If you’re stranded and far from the nearest exit,…

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Tips and Tricks for Traveling With Family Pets in Your Car

November 9th, 2020 by
Two dogs looking out of the cargo space of an SUV

Family vacations and road trips are more fun when the furry members of your family come along! If you’re able to take your pets with you, by all means you should! Even though vacations are fun, they can be stressful for you and your pets. Today’s blog from Thompson Sales discusses some tips and tricks…

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There’s a Wild Animal in My Car. Now What? Thompson Sales Explains

October 14th, 2020 by
Wild Bear on Car Window

You’ve probably seen the dramatic (and sometimes scary) videos of people in their cars recording an encounter with wildlife. The humans start out being in awe of the creatures… until the wild animal begins to reach into the car! What do you do when there’s a wild animal in your car? Thompson Sales explains in…

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Why Zone Air Conditioning Is Important in Cars for Sale

August 19th, 2020 by
Air conditioning control panel on vehicle dashboard

It’s a beautiful summer day and you’re cruising along in your car on a family vacation. You’re warm in the driver’s seat because the sun is bearing down on your left arm, but the kids in the back seat are cold because you have the air conditioning on full blast. Does this situation sound familiar?…

Back to School Driving Safety Tips From Thompson Sales

August 7th, 2020 by
teenager's hands on a car steering wheel

August is upon us, which means children, teens, and college students are heading back to school. It’s a busy time for both kids and parents. Today’s blog from Thompson Sales highlights some driving safety tips as children head back to school. Slow Down Near Schools Schools have restricted speed limit zones as you approach the…

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Thompson Sales Discusses Lightning Safety and Your Vehicle

May 20th, 2020 by
Flash of forked lightning in front of a car during a daytime thunderstorm

The staff at Thompson Sales loves the warmer weather that spring brings, even though it means the return of serious rainstorms. Spring and early summer storms crop up in the Ozarks every year. Some storms can get intense, with loud thunder, lightning flashing everywhere, and even hail and high winds. Read on as Thompson Sales…

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Memorial Day Weekend Trip Tips From Your Springfield Car Dealership

May 13th, 2020 by
American flag against a springtime background

Memorial Day marks the first day of summer vacations here in the Ozarks. We hope you and your family get a chance to see some beautiful scenery this year, whether you take a trip during this three-day weekend or later in the summer. Today’s blog from Thompson Sales outlines five Memorial Day weekend trips from…

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