Gratitude Month: Chris Wilson

🍂The year 2021 has been good to me from health, financial, and personal standpoints. It could be the best year I’ve had overall in a long time when I really think about it. My daughters are both doing great in school and have solid friends and are genuinely happy with life. My wife and I have begun the process of moving to Fort Smith to make life easier and more convenient for us both. My folks are still alive and kicking. Work has been fun and entertaining as always. Life is good! -Chris… Read More Gratitude Month: Chris Wilson

Gratitude Month: Saralinna Wilson

It’s November, and around here we like to celebrate Gratitude. Throughout the month we will be sharing stories of gratitude from our team members.… Read More Gratitude Month: Saralinna Wilson

Gratitude Month: James Durham

It’s November, and around here we like to celebrate Gratitude. Throughout the month we will be sharing stories of gratitude from our team members. Today we kick things off with James. James Durham has been a sales consultant here at HRBG for years, & has been recently promoted to Finance Manager! I’m thankful for “life”……Thankful… Read More Gratitude Month: James Durham

Best of River Valley Awards

Thanks to our awesome customers! We’re proud to announce that we were honored with several Best of the River Valley Awards by the Northwest Arkansas Gazette. All because of YOUR votes! Best of the River Valley Auto Dealer Service Center Best of the River Valley Auto Collision Center Best of the River Valley Auto Dealership-Finalist… Read More Best of River Valley Awards

Harry Robinson Buick GMC Wins 2021 DealerRater GMC Dealer of the Year Award

“Car buyers have spoken and have identified Harry Robinson Buick GMC as the best GMC dealer to do business with in United States,” said DealerRater General Manager Jamie Oldershaw. “The quality and number of reviews for Harry Robinson Buick GMC speak volumes of the top-notch experiences they provide to customers.”… Read More Harry Robinson Buick GMC Wins 2021 DealerRater GMC Dealer of the Year Award

Five Steps You Can Take to Stay Safe When Driving

Five Steps You Can Take to Stay Safe When Driving   When we drive safely, everyone on the road wins. Not only do we protect ourselves and our passengers, but we also help others at the same time. If you don’t want to be labeled a high-risk driver, then you should do all you can… Read More Five Steps You Can Take to Stay Safe When Driving

How to Plan a Safe, Comfortable Road Trip for an Unforgettable Summer

How to Plan a Safe, Comfortable Road Trip for an Unforgettable Summer   Are you making plans for an epic road trip this summer? Exploring the open road by truck can make for an exciting vacation. Before you start packing those bags, though, you need to take care of a few essential tasks to keep… Read More How to Plan a Safe, Comfortable Road Trip for an Unforgettable Summer

Please Vote for Harry Robinson Buick GMC!

We are honored to be among the nominees for River Valley’s Best of the Best 2018! Not only did we receive nominations in Best Collision/Body Shop, Auto Service/Repair, Large Used Auto Dealer & New Car Auto Dealer, but also for Best Place to Work and Best Customer Service! What an unexpected recognition! We strive to… Read More Please Vote for Harry Robinson Buick GMC!

Auto news: 40 Under 40 Retail Honoree Amanda Mendenhall. Harry Robinson Buick GMC, Fort Smith Arkansas

Congratulations to our Service Manager, Amanda!! Amanda Mendenhall AGE: 37 POSITION: Service manager, Harry Robinson Buick-GMC, Fort Smith, Ark. ACHIEVEMENT: In the last year, more than tripled service department profit by more than doubling labor hours per ticket and by performing inspections intended to show customers worn parts on their vehicles Amanda Mendenhall’s recipe for… Read More Auto news: 40 Under 40 Retail Honoree Amanda Mendenhall. Harry Robinson Buick GMC, Fort Smith Arkansas

Best of Best Fort Smith 2018

  We would very much appreciate your nominations for this years Best of the Best. You guys have given us awards every year for the past few years, and it’s time for this year’s nominations. We would appreciate your noms in the following categories: 🚗Auto Service & Repair-Dealer 🚙Collision/Body Shop-Dealer 🚗New Auto Dealer 🚙Large Used… Read More Best of Best Fort Smith 2018

Buick Owners-Fort Smith, Arkansas

At Harry Robinson Buick GMC we don’t just sell Buicks, we own them! About 10 of us own Buicks & we are in Love with them. Buick offers the best ride on the road, elegant styling, great gas mileage and luxury!… Read More Buick Owners-Fort Smith, Arkansas

HRBG Women in Automotive

We are proud Women in Automotive ❤ We made a video encouraging women to join us working in the automotive industry. *it was rainy-hence the hair 😂 *its Arkansas, what can ya do 🤷‍♀️ Some of the great advantages of joining the automotive industry are its Fun, you get to work with cars 😍, you don’t need a… Read More HRBG Women in Automotive

Harry Robinson, Time Dealer of the Year Nominee

DETROIT, Dec. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Ally Financial today announced that 47 auto dealers nationwide have been selected as nominees for the 2018 TIME Dealer of the Year award, one of the most prestigious automotive industry honors, recognizing successful auto dealers who also demonstrate a deep and long-standing commitment to community service. “Only a small fraction of the… Read More Harry Robinson, Time Dealer of the Year Nominee

Harry Robinson Buick GMC Donates Yukon to Fort Smith School Resource Officer

Harry Robinson Buick GMC Donates Yukon to Fort Smith School Resource Officer Fort Smith, Arkansas: Friday, October 20, 2017, at 5:00 pm at Harry Robinson Buick GMC, 6000 S 36th Street, Fort Smith, AR Fort Smith Police Department received the donation of a 2015 GMC Yukon to Fort Smith Public School Resource Officer Travis Watkins.… Read More Harry Robinson Buick GMC Donates Yukon to Fort Smith School Resource Officer

SWTimes Best of the Best Voting

Thank you for nominating us for Best New Car Dealer, Auto Service & Repair, and Collision Center! Voting is this week. Aug 13th-20th! Here’s the link: swtimes.com/best You will be entered to win $250 when you vote in 25 categories. As a local company it means a lot that you nominated us & are voting.… Read More SWTimes Best of the Best Voting

Women in Business discuss key aspects behind their leadership, drive and commitment to serving – Talk Business & Politics

Source: Women in Business discuss key aspects behind their leadership, drive and commitment to serving – Talk Business & Politics On behalf of the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal staff, I am pleased to present to you the 2017 class of Women in Business honorees. If you want to feel inspired, I think you will enjoy… Read More Women in Business discuss key aspects behind their leadership, drive and commitment to serving – Talk Business & Politics

Service Specials too good to not share!

Service Specials too good to not share! GM Certified Service Offers: ACDelco Advantage Wiper Blades Buy 1 Get 1 Free March 1-31 2017 Up to $100 Rebate on Select Tires March 1- April 30 2017 Tire Price Match All Local Vendors<–We Always do this! Anytime you find a local tire sale, just copy it, or… Read More Service Specials too good to not share!

We Messed Up, We Missed Something, We Apologize, Here’s Why…

You may have heard that over the weekend, unfortunately,  we had a very upset potential customer. I’m not going to mention names or specifics outside of our mistake and what we did to fix it. As soon as us “nerd herd” (internet staff) people found out, we started working on finding the problem and the solution.… Read More We Messed Up, We Missed Something, We Apologize, Here’s Why…

Harry Robinson Wins Dealer Rater Award, 4th Consecutive Year

Harry Robinson Buick GMC Wins 2017 DealerRater Buick & GMC Dealer of the Year Award Award recognizes top U.S. and Canadian auto dealers who demonstrate excellent customer service as expressed by consumer reviews written on DealerRater Fort Smith, AR Harry Robinson Buick GMC has been awarded a 2017 DealerRater Dealer of the Year Award, which… Read More Harry Robinson Wins Dealer Rater Award, 4th Consecutive Year

Arkansas Body Shop Files Case for CarFax Reporting Issues…

An Arkansas Body Shop has filed a case with the Attorney General over Carfax reporting issues. Carfax has long used its advertising dollars to convince the consumer that car dealers are out to get you, and the way to combat us from taking advantage of you is the Carfax. The problem with this and the… Read More Arkansas Body Shop Files Case for CarFax Reporting Issues…

Harry Robinson Buick GMC VIP Employee of the Year Awards

At Harry Robinson Buick GMC we pick our employee of the year by having the nominees be the employees of the months for that year and having every employee (almost 100 now!) vote. We call our employees of the month/year VIP because it’s our individual responsibility to each other the be Valuable, Inspiring and Positive.… Read More Harry Robinson Buick GMC VIP Employee of the Year Awards

Sierra Full of Joy 4

Today we kick off our 4th annual Christmas donation drive for local foster children benefitting Children’s Emergency Shelter and The CALL of Crawford/ Sebastian county . Here are their 2016 Wish lists.   Follow these links for more information about the Children’s Emergency Shelter & The CALL. The River Valley is blessed to have awesome… Read More Sierra Full of Joy 4

We Support the Blue Wrap Up

I’m about a week late with this wrap up report. I apologize. I had no idea how far behind I was! You should have seen all the emails needing tending to. Just to remind you, We Support the Blue is a month of giving dreamed up by our (Harry Robinson Buick GMC) General Sales Manager… Read More We Support the Blue Wrap Up

How To Test Drive…You Need to Test Drive

This is a TBT. I was checking out my facebook memories, and this came up. I realized I’d never shared it here. There’s a lot of value in the article, but more importantly there’s a lot of value in test driving a car…here’s the memory. 🙂 I just read an article that stated people shouldn’t… Read More How To Test Drive…You Need to Test Drive

We Support the Blue Kickoff Event at Harry Robinson

This kickoff weekend was awesome! Thank you to everyone who came out. Don’t forget we are donating $100 for every vehicle sold in the month of October to the Fort Smith Police Dept & Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office for equipment, training and other resources. You can Support the Blue even if you’re not in the market for a… Read More We Support the Blue Kickoff Event at Harry Robinson

Harry Robinson Buick GMC donating to FSPD and SCSO – News – Times Record – Fort Smith, AR

Harry Robinson Buick GMC donating to FSPD and SCSO Monday Posted Sep 26, 2016 at 3:42 PM Share By John Lovett / Times Record / jlovett@swtimes.com   A community effort to raise funds and support for the Fort Smith Police Department and the Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office is being spearheaded by Harry Robinson Buick GMC. The dealership at 6000 S.… Read More Harry Robinson Buick GMC donating to FSPD and SCSO – News – Times Record – Fort Smith, AR

Best of the Best Fort Smith

  We are honored to be voted Times Record 2016 Best of the Best New Car Dealer, Auto Body/ Collision Center & Auto Service Department! It’s exciting and humbling, and we are so, so grateful to all of our customers and everyone who voted for us. The Times Record hosted an amazing awards gala. They… Read More Best of the Best Fort Smith

Why We Switched to AutoCheck

Hey yall. 🙂 We have switched from linking our vehicles to Carfax reports to AutoCheck. I’ll tell you why & how this benefits you. First of all, if you’ve followed my blog for long, you know I’ve not been a huge fan of Carfax. The most prominent reason for this lack of fan-girl status for… Read More Why We Switched to AutoCheck

Answering Your Car Buying & Auto Technology Questions

A YouTube series of educational and fun videos in the auto industry. A while back when Jon was our BDC manager & the legendary GMC Go to Guy he created HRBG-TV. His series started off with a bang, then BAM he got promoted to Finance Manager. At that time, with all the changes going on,… Read More Answering Your Car Buying & Auto Technology Questions

We Appreciate Your Votes!

Thanks so much for nominating Harry Robinson Buick GMC for FOUR Readers Choice Awards. It’s so awesome. Thank you!!! Now, we would be honored to have your vote! You can vote each day until August 7th. here’s the link: http://goo.gl/i0BQIr If you vote in 40 categories you’ll be entered to win $100 from SWTimes Record. We’ve… Read More We Appreciate Your Votes!

School Supply Drive for Foster Children in the River Valley

The CALL in Crawford and Sebastian Counties is partnering with the River Valley Adoption Coalition to host a back to school event benefiting local children in foster care. Each child entering school will be allowed to shop for clothing, shoes and schools supplies donated by the community. You can drop off your donated items at… Read More School Supply Drive for Foster Children in the River Valley

Harry Robinson Buick GMC Earns 2016 Women’s Choice Award

   Before the formality, I should say one thing, Woo Hoo!!! YAY! Thank you! Yall are the best customers in the world! We love you, we love you, we love you!! muah!! -C 🙂  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Harry Robinson Buick GMC Earns 2016 Women’s Choice Award®  Harry Robinson Buick GMC Awarded for Providing an Outstanding… Read More Harry Robinson Buick GMC Earns 2016 Women’s Choice Award

2016 Buick Envision

Fort Smith & the entire River Valley, here’s a first look at the all new Buick Envision!! Envision is the midsize luxury crossover from Buick to be released in the summer of 2016.  I’m sharing all the pics I could get my hands on here. Hopefully, we will be getting the Envision in here soon. 🙂 I can’t wait… Read More 2016 Buick Envision

Show Me The Car Facts

Below I have pasted an article I wrote back in 2012. I hope you read through it & read my additional thoughts at the end. 🙂 But first, see the graphic? I see these all the time, and it REALLY should be noted that the carfax is NOT free! Let’s kick off with that. :/ Here’s the… Read More Show Me The Car Facts

2016 Buick Avista Concept

Here’s the (gorgeous) updated Buick Avista Concept unveiled at the 2016 New York International Auto Show. She’s beautiful in red. I I LOVE the interior colors on the update. Check out the “old” one with lots of pic here: 2016 Buick Avista Concept  Buick has no plans for making this concept, but the production models… Read More 2016 Buick Avista Concept

Kelley Blue Book Names GMC ‘Most Refined Brand’

DETROIT – GMC today was recognized as the Most Refined Brand in the 2016 Kelley Blue Book Brand Image Awards. It is the third consecutive year the brand has received this award. Brand Image Award winners are based on consumer automotive perception data from Kelley Blue Book Strategic Insights’ Brand Watch study. Brand Watch is… Read More Kelley Blue Book Names GMC ‘Most Refined Brand’

Harry Robinson Buick GMC Wins 2016 Dealer of the Year Award

Harry Robinson Buick GMC Wins 2016 Dealer of the Year Award from DealerRater The distinction is awarded to top-rated U.S. dealerships for online customer satisfaction FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fort Smith, Arkansas February 10, 2016 – Harry Robinson Buick GMC has been awarded a 2016 DealerRater Dealer of the Year Award, an annual recognition given to the… Read More Harry Robinson Buick GMC Wins 2016 Dealer of the Year Award

Extended Warranty: To Buy, or Not to Buy…

The extended warranty…to buy, or not to buy, that is the question, right? I have a case for buying it, but stay with me…it’s a really good case, I promise. The Car…2004 VW Bug for my daughter. If you’re wondering who the pretty girl is, that’s my daughter. We bought the car when she was… Read More Extended Warranty: To Buy, or Not to Buy…

First Look: 2016 Buick Envision

The 2016 Buick Envision will soon be making it’s way to us! I can’t wait to drive it. Buick Envision is a compact crossover for those looking for something between the Enclave & Encore. It’s the perfect balance between the two. By the looks of the photos it hasn’t lost a touch of the Buick… Read More First Look: 2016 Buick Envision

Employee Spotlight: Rick | Auto Body Fort Smith

Well friends it is that time of the month again. It is time to spotlight an employee here in Harry’s Body Shop. This month I have chosen to spotlight auto body technician, Mr. Richard Wester. Rick joined our team on March 5, 2014. He is a great technician and we love having him around our… Read More Employee Spotlight: Rick | Auto Body Fort Smith

Pickup Truck of the Year Winner: 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali!

Announcing: Truck Trend’s 2016 Pickup truck of the Year, the 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali! After a full week of testing, followed by another two weeks of scoring and calculations, the staff and editors of Truck Trend are excited to announce that the winner of the second annual Pickup Truck of the Year competition is… Read More Pickup Truck of the Year Winner: 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali!

Catching up…

It’s been crazy around here. Between the remodel, planning next years awesomeness, and getting all my ducks in a row for this year, I’ve been letting my updates go. I apologize for that.  The last thing I want to be is inconsistent. I totally dropped the ball with the employee spotlight series, and featuring our… Read More Catching up…

YOU DESERVE A BREAK THIS TAX SEASON.

Business Owners , YOU COULD QUALIFY FOR A 2015 TAX DEDUCTION OF UP TO $25,000.1 We take pride in giving you the best value on the Buick vehicles your business depends on. With the 2015 tax incentives, you could be eligible for up to a total of $25,000 in tax deductions when you purchase qualifying… Read More YOU DESERVE A BREAK THIS TAX SEASON.

Harry Robinson Buick GMC | GMC Year End Tax Deduction

  Business Owners: With the 2015 tax incentives, you could be eligible for up to a total of $25,000 in tax deductions when you purchase qualifying GMC vehicles for your business before 12/31/15. And you can stack up select Business Choice offers and other small-business incentives to get an even bigger haul. To learn more… Read More Harry Robinson Buick GMC | GMC Year End Tax Deduction

Fort Smith: We Have A Foster Care Crisis

It’s not just Fort Smith, it’s Sebastian, Crawford, Franklin, honestly, the entire state of Arkansas has a foster care crisis. We have too many displaced kids & not enough homes for them. We have kids who have grown up in group homes and foster care who are trying to learn how to become productive adults.… Read More Fort Smith: We Have A Foster Care Crisis

Sierra Full of Joy 3

We at Harry Robinson Buick GMC are  kicking off our yearly donation drive, Sierra Full of Joy. This is our 3rd exciting year to host this giving event. We hold the Fort Smith community and it’s children close to our hearts. The children of The Call and Children’s Emergency Shelter are especially near and dear… Read More Sierra Full of Joy 3

2016 Buick Encore: Colors

The 2016 Buick Encore will come in 9 exterior colors. There’s 3 new colors. Only Summit White is included in the price of the vehicle. The other 8 colors are premium upgrades. New for 2016 colors: River Rock Metallic with Dark Cocoa Ash lower accent (premium paint, additional charge) Summit White with Dark Argent Metallic lower accent… Read More 2016 Buick Encore: Colors

2016 Buick Enclave Colors

  Buick has announced the 10 colors available on the new 2016 Enclave. Quicksilver Metallic (additional charge, premium paint) Crimson Red Tintcoat (additional charge, premium paint) Dark Chocolate Metallic (additional charge, premium paint, available with Enclave Tuscan Edition) Dark Sapphire Blue Metallic (additional charge, premium paint) White Frost Tricoat (additional charge, premium paint, available with Enclave Tuscan Edition) Midnight Amethyst… Read More 2016 Buick Enclave Colors

Connect with the Family: Amanda

This week’s subject is Amanda. If you’ve been here for service you know her! She was one of the best service advisors, and she moved on up to Customer Experience Manager, which suits her quite well because she LOVES our customers! Here’s her pic & bio from our staff page: Amanda Mendenhall Customer Experience Manager amanadam@harryrobinson.com… Read More Connect with the Family: Amanda

2016 Buick Cascada Preview

  They haven’t arrived yet. They’re on their way! Just in time for top down rides & picnics! I’m really excited about seeing this new Buick in person. What color is your favorite? I’m kinda obsessed with the picture below. I don’t know why, but I love it. Maybe this is advertising at it’s finest because… Read More 2016 Buick Cascada Preview