Taking Your EV on a Long Road Trip by Thompson Sales

February 23rd, 2021 by
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You’re a proud owner of a new electric vehicle! With so many options available, and more on the way in future model years, it’s a great time to own an electric vehicle to keep your fuel and maintenance costs low.  EVs offer great ways to save gas on your daily commute, but what if you…

Thompson Sales Discusses Tips for Winter Travel With Your Family

January 26th, 2021 by
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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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Tips and Tricks for Traveling With Family Pets in Your Car

November 9th, 2020 by
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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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Thompson Sales Presents In-Car Games to Play on Long Family Trips

August 25th, 2020 by
Happy family on vacation at the beach in a car

Family trips are so much fun! Whether you’re driving to Grandma’s house three hours away or taking a two-week vacay to a beach three days away, summer road trips are filled with adventure and fun for everyone! They say it’s about the journey and not the destination, but driving for several hours at a time…

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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?…

Thompson Sales Showcases 5 Totally Epic Virtual Tours of Car Museums

June 23rd, 2020 by
Closeup view of headlights of a classic Corvette

Thompson Sales understands your love affair with cars. You were fascinated by them when you were a kid, and your affinity for cars never waned. You don’t need a reason to drive. You just want to drive. Your ideal summer vacation would include classic car shows, auto museums, and hot rods. In today’s blog from…

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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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Hikes Within Driving Distance of Springfield, MO

May 6th, 2019 by
Two People Hiking Near a Stream

Warm weather is here to stay (maybe, you never know with Missouri), and that means it’s a great time to go on some hikes! There are plenty of incredible places to hike within driving distance of Springfield, and some right here in the city if you don’t want to go too far. Today in the…

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How To Prepare An Older Used Vehicle For Winter

April 16th, 2018 by

As winter approaches, you’ll have to start taking the necessary precautions with your vehicle to keep it healthy. Whether it’s keeping your tires properly inflated or making sure that you have enough antifreeze, there is typically more hands-on maintenance for your vehicle during the winter. This is especially true if you have an older, used…

Thompson Sales on Winterizing Tires

March 27th, 2018 by

As winter approaches, it’s important that your car is ready for the sudden change in temperature. Cold weather can have a significant impact on your vehicle, especially if you drive an older car, so it’s crucial that you take the necessary precautions. This is especially true for your tires if you expect to be driving…


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