Harry Robinson Buick GMC VIP Employee of the Month

I’ve been wanting to do this for a while. Being nominated is an honor; winning is awesome! I’m talking about being a VIP Employee of the month. We don’t use VIP’s usual interpretation, we call ourselves Valuable, Inspiring, Positive employees. Our motto being: It’s up to everyone to create a positive culture. Speaking from a… Read More Harry Robinson Buick GMC VIP Employee of the Month

Sierra Full of Joy 7

We’re excited to kick off our 7th Annual Sierra Full of Joy on Sunday, December 1st!  Sierra Full of Joy is our annual donation drive to help local foster children. Each year we take up donations for THE Call of Crawford & Sebastian Counties. The state of Arkansas has nearly 5,000 children in foster care,… Read More Sierra Full of Joy 7

Useful and Cool: Finding the Right Gift for the Car Lover on Your List

Useful and Cool: Finding the Right Gift for the Car Lover on Your List Car lovers are very picky about what goes into their vehicles, and it’s likely that they already have most of what they need and desire. That means Christmas gift shoppers have to be more diligent about doing their homework and learning… Read More Useful and Cool: Finding the Right Gift for the Car Lover on Your List

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

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

CBI Team Fort Smith, Meet Renee Durham

Source: CBI Team Fort Smith Rachel Todd  December 7, 2017   Community Influencer Renee Durham We are continuing our CBI Team Fort Smith-River Valley blog series on local Community Influencers. Meet Renee Durham, General Manager of Harry Robinson Buick GMC. Renee has been in the automotive industry since 1996. She has a bachelors degree from UALR and… Read More CBI Team Fort Smith, Meet Renee Durham

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

Time Quality Dealer of the Year, Arkansas

    This is an exciting announcement! We just received news that Harry Robinson, Harry Robinson Buick GMC has been selected as Arkansas Dealer of the Year for 2018 by the Arkansas Automobile Dealers Association (AADA). With this honor, Harry Robinson is Arkansas’ nominee for the prestigious Time Magazine Quality Dealer Award. Known to us… Read More Time Quality Dealer of the Year, Arkansas

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

Thursday is Ladies’ Day

We’re introducing Ladies’ Day here at Harry Robinson Buick GMC. Ladies’ Day is every Thursday. Ladies who make a “Ladies Day” appointment will get $10 off an oil change & tire rotation. Here’s the link to make your appointment now: https://goo.gl/1LJFuB You can also give us a call at 479-646-8600, and be sure to mention Ladies… Read More Thursday is Ladies’ Day

Harry’s Heart to Heart Diaper Drive

Harry’s Heart to Heart diaper Drive kicks off today and goes through the month of March. Last year we collected 6595 diapers, 3152 wipes, $400 cash & a baby bed mattress! I have no doubt we can do even more this year. I’ve been advised that there’s a special need for diapers Size 4 &… Read More Harry’s Heart to Heart Diaper Drive

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

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

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

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!

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

Harry’s Heart to Heart Diaper Drive

All April we will be taking diaper and baby needs donations for Heart to Heart Pregnancy Support Center! Please Drop off all donations at Harry Robinson Buick GMC located at 6000 S 36th Street in Fort Smith. What is a diaper need? The lack of a sufficient supply of diapers to remain clean, dry and healthy.… Read More Harry’s Heart to Heart Diaper Drive

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

Buick: Way Back Wednesday

I just read a great article about the “Vehicles That Paved the Way for the Buick Avista Concept“, and thought I need to see pics of these fabulous Buicks.  So I did what I always do when I’m curious…google it. These are awesome! Some of them we all know, the Wildcat, the GNX, but some of… Read More Buick: Way Back Wednesday

2016 Buick Avista Concept

Beautiful coupe concept from Buick. <3 The Buick Avista Concept far more elegant, far more of a statement, and far more sophisticated. Yet, it echoes the GN and GNX beneath the sheetmetal. It’s still a twin turbo RWD coupe, from Buick. I want one, today would be good. 🙂         –C   Update: The… Read More 2016 Buick Avista Concept

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

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…

Why The Call & Children’s Emergency Shelter?

  Do you wonder why we choose to make our yearly donation drive benefit the children of The Call & Children’s Emergency Shelter? There’s two huge reasons. To help you more fully understand the first reason, we start with some history. As you may know we are a family business for the most part. Those of… Read More Why The Call & Children’s Emergency Shelter?

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

Arkansas Oklahoma State Fair Ticket and Armband Giveaway

We’re giving away 4 tickets & 4 armbands for armband day Saturday October 3rd. To enter on Instagram follow us & tag a friend!   You can also enter by liking, sharing & commenting on our pinned post on facebook.   Winner will be announced on Friday! Good luck everyone. 🙂 –C

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

Connect with the Family: Jerry

This week I’m asking Jerry the questions. Jerry is quite fascinating. He’s a master of many trades including pilot, VIP sales consultant and has a YouTube channel with over 2.6 million views and over 23,000 followers! You can see why I was anxious to give him the #hrbg Q & A. First, here’s his professional… Read More Connect with the Family: Jerry

Connect with the Family: Cory

Yesterday Michelle shared about Cory on the body shop blog. The lazy part of me was inspired to steal it, sprinkle a little salt on it and make Cory the subject of this week’s Connect with the Family blog. 🙂 Here’s what Michelle shared: Hello friends, it’s me Michelle, your smiling receptionist at Harry Robinson… Read More Connect with the Family: Cory

Connect with the Family: Angela

Hello all & thank you for reading more about us. Today we get to connect with Angela. (She’s Awesome!) I picked her because I love a great story & adoption is an important subject, especially here in Northwest Arkansas. We have too many kids who don’t have a home or options and it’s a sad,… Read More Connect with the Family: Angela

Connect with the Family: Scott

Last week started our Connect with the Family series with Chelsey, and it’s been a big hit. Thank you to everyone who reads our blog. 🙂 This week we are going to get to know Scott a little better. I could write many blogs about Scott. Scott Durham’s story is a real life school of… Read More Connect with the Family: Scott

Lacey is Awesome & Other News

Last week I took a mini staycation with my mom. The kids went back to school & we hit the pool. I was so happy to spend some time with her. So, what you may have missed while I was out is that Lacey was voted the HRBG V.I.P. (Valuable, Inspiring, Positive) Employee of the… Read More Lacey is Awesome & Other News

Connect with the Family: Chelsey

I wanted to start a little series where we tell you a little about us. I know you can search around this blog and get a great idea of who we are as a company. Hopefully, the idea you get of our company is that we are made up of a great group of fabulous folks… Read More Connect with the Family: Chelsey

Peacemaker Fest Ticket Giveaway

Thanks to The CityWire we are giving away TWO 3-Day passes to The Peacemaker Music & Arts Fest being held this weekend in Fort Smith. There are several ways to enter. Entering through Facebook: Like our page, Share pic as status & #PeacemakerFS Entering through Instagram: Follow us @ArkansasTrucks, Tag a friend when you share… Read More Peacemaker Fest Ticket Giveaway

This Week at HRBG

So, this weeks been kind of hectic. I usually work more and some how relax more during my vacation. This vacation was different in that I didn’t seem to fit much work or relaxing into my schedule. It was a stressful week of baseball which I should be use to but apparently that failed me… Read More This Week at HRBG

So Much Fun Packed Into One Week

So this week has been action packed. We’ve had a great month. Lot’s of vacationing has been going on here & all the while we are just as busy as can be, Thankfully. Firstly, I must say I am so proud of Austin! Here’s the initial story if you missed it. Austin went to Washington… Read More So Much Fun Packed Into One Week