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Let’s PAWS For A While and Help Our Local Animal Shelter!

Waterville Humane Society Logo

Central Maine Motors believes in helping all Waterville community members, including the furry ones. Join us next month as we raise funds and pet supplies to donate to the Waterville Humane Society. Together, we can aid one of our community’s most selfless organizations.

The Waterville Humane Society is more than an animal shelter. It’s an advocate for the humane treatment of all animals. In addition to sheltering animals until they find permanent homes, the Humane Society makes it their mission to educate the community about responsible pet ownership. We invite you to stop into any of our three Central Maine Motors locations this March to help this notable pillar of our community.

All three Central Maine Motors locations will be collecting food as well as pet supplies throughout March. Check out the Waterville Humane Society’s Wish List to find their most needed items. Our hope is to fill a truck at each location with the supplies. In addition, we will host book sales at each location to raise funds.

To learn more about the Waterville Humane Society, please visit their website. We hope you take a minute to “paws” and help this incredible cause. See you next month!

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Presenting the “Family Vehicle of the Year”: the 2015 Chrysler 200!

2015 Chrysler 200 parking in the city

The judges have voted, the results have been tallied and a winner has been chosen. The Midwest Automotive Media Association’s Family Vehicle of the Year is the 2015 Chrysler 200! With its impressive fuel economy, array of safety and security features and enticing starting MSRP, it’s a compelling vehicle and a great choice for burgeoning families.

The Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA) is a nonprofit organization made up of over 200 automotive-industry journalists and public-relations professionals. The group created the Family Vehicle of the Year award to aid car shoppers in picking out a safe, reliable and affordable vehicle for their families.

To qualify for the family vehicle award, participating automobiles had to be four-door models and have a starting U.S. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of less than $50,000. They also needed to have appeared at one of MAMA’s yearly rallies and be brand new or noticeably upgraded within a year of the 2014 Spring Rally. All of the vehicles up for award consideration were voted on by 99 journalists.

The 2015 Chrysler 200 received 79 points from judges, earning praise for its subtle elegance, cutting-edge features and wealth of security technologies. With the most available safety features in the entire mid-size sedan segment, any parent with tots in tow will feel comfortable and protected in the new Chrysler 200. On top of that, the sedan sports one of two powerful engines and returns up to 36 highway mpg — perfect for long road trips and visits to in-laws. The 200 is certainly easy on the eyes, too!

Want a new Chrysler 200 of your very own? Head on down to our Waterville, ME Chrysler dealership today and you can make it happen!

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The Buick Avenir Concept Steals the Spotlight at the North American International Auto Show!

Buick Avenir exterior

At our Buick dealership near Bangor, ME, we’re always excited to hear about big automotive events like the North American International Auto Show. There is sure to be so much to see, hear, do and discuss, and all the automakers take the opportunity to display their best and brightest. This time, it was Buick who made the biggest splash. Buick unveiled its stunning new concept car for the world to see, and it took home multiple EyesOn Design awards in addition to the onlookers’ adoration!

The Buick Avenir (French for “the future”) is a sight for sore eyes. With its long, continuous hood, tapered back end, alluring paintjob and sculpted lines, it looked like no other car at the show and it demanded attention. The cabin is wavy, open and extraordinarily attractive, offering incredible comfort and personal space alongside a true sense of serenity. Anyone driving this car would feel like a million bucks at all times!

Buick Avenir Interior

The judges at EyesOn Design were just as taken with this car as everyone else. They gave not one but two awards to the exceptional concept. They credited the Avenir with Innovative Use of Color, Graphics and Materials, highlighting its “attention to detail…the way its materials worked together…its understated elegance which was true to the brand.” You only need to take one look at the interior to see that much is true.

The Buick Avenir went on to win the EyesOn design’s Best Designed Concept Vehicle award as well. The judges summed up the Avenir by calling it “something special that you could tell designers really liked doing…it represents presence, elegance, sportiness all rolled into one.” ‘Nuff said – this is one incredible vehicle!

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7 Tips for Buying Your Teen a Car

2015 Toyota Yaris

This week, we’re happy to share a guest blog post written by Tim Forsman, Digital Merchandiser for Central Maine Motors Auto Group. Read on!


At some point, each parent faces a difficult decision. Your teen has just gotten his/her permit or driver’s license and wants a car. You realize that, on one hand, you’ll have all this free time because you’ll no longer need to chauffeur your child to after-school events, hockey practice, dance class, movie night, etc. On the other hand, you’ll spend that free time wondering whether your son or daughter has arrived safely at their event and then back home afterward.

You can help to settle your worries by making sure that your child is at least traveling in a safe vehicle. Here are seven tips on this matter.

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Central Maine Motors Appreciates Your Letters of Thanks!

At Central Maine Motors, we believe the season of giving should last all year round. Organizations like the Maine Children’s Home for Little Wanderers, Mid-Maine Technical Center and Spectrum Generations enrich our community and offer opportunities for us to do the same. The team at Central Maine Motors accepted the challenge and gave back. As we share these letters of appreciation, we’d like to extend our sincerest thanks to the causes who graciously sent them. We encourage you, too, to impact our community in a positive way!

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