MADD- Tie One on For Safety
The Hoffman Auto Group is one of the largest local contributors of Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Read here to find out how your vehicle purchase from the Hoffman Auto Group during the month of December can help MADD reach its goal of eliminating drunk driving, preventing underage drinking and helping victims of this violent crime. Donate to MADD and get a ribbon or ribbon magnet for your car!
Veterans become Technicians through Audi Program
Hoffman Auto Group’s service areas are leading the way for giving well qualified veterans the opportunity to translate their military backgrounds into careers as highly skilled auto service technicians.
Audi of America, Inc. has established the Audi Veterans to Technicians Program to meet the growing and predicted future dealership demand for talented and experienced technicians, and Hoffman was an early adopter of the program. Currently two returning veterans are in apprenticeship at our Audi dealerships. See their back stories here.
Win Tickets to the Nutcracker!
Interested in seeing the classic Nutcracker this year at The Hartt School?
Well, you have a chance to win tickets by entering our Hoffman Lexus contest on Facebook. Check it out and tell your friends to stop by.
They can enter or “Like” the page and vote for their favorite photo entries. The performances will be held at The Hartt School Dance Division. You can also purchase tickets to the show at hcd.hartford.edu or calling (860) 768-4228.
Winterize Your Car
Winter weather is coming to Connecticut and it's important to be prepared. Don't let winter stop you from enjoying all that New England has to offer this season. Read here about the different steps you can take to winterize your car and be prepared for all that Mother Nature has in store.
How to Choose the Right Tires
The onset of New England winter may be good reason for considering whether your vehicle is up for an assault of snow and ice or whatever else Mother Nature is preparing. One of the things you want to check is the status of your tires which, of course, is crucial in determining how you may fare on the roads.
We spoke with Steve Baglio of Hoffman Nissan who reminded us that your tires are one of the most important parts of your vehicle during any season, though we usually think about them more in winter. Read More
Buy or Lease a New Car?
How do you decide whether to buy or lease that new car? We've refreshed our original post on new car financing to help you decide.
Financing options and some lifestyle questions to consider are covered in our new post. Read More
Keep Connecticut Teen Drivers Safe
A local Connecticut father wrote this book after becoming involved in teen driving safety - sadly, as a result of his own son's death in a car accident.
We encourage you to talk with your teens about driving safety and hope you'll take a look at Tim Hollister's book and blog, FromReidsDad.org.
Read the details here.
New 2014 Toyota Corolla is Here and Stylin’!
According to Autoweek.com, Toyota has sold 24 million cars in the United States since the Toyota Corolla debuted in 1968, and more than nine million of those have been Corollas.
Here's what's even more amazing: more than half the Corollas are still on the road, according to Toyota.
See our latest post on the fabulous features and looks of the newly redesigned 2014 Toyota Corolla. A quick preview of the 11th major redesign of this : it's bigger and sexier, with the same reliable durability and great quality the Corolla is known for.
What’s it Like to Drive Electric in CT?
Hoffman Auto Group's own Alex Ordonez has been driving a fully electric powered Honda Fit EV since mid-June. He has a lot to say about the benefits of driving an electric vehicle, and what the transition has been like for him.
Did you know that fueling an electric car in Connecticut costs just around $1.75 per gallon when compared to regular engines? That savings, plus an amazing lease deal available on the Honda Fit EV, may have you considering the switch, too. Read More
2014 Nissan Rogue Revealed!
The Frankfurt Motor Show offered a look at the all-new 2014 Nissan Rogue compact utility vehicle, the company’s second best-selling model in the US. The 2014 Nissan Rogue sports a bold new design, with a flexible, roomy and inviting interior. Read More
In December, Hoffman customers save more than money- they save lives. For every vehicle purchased from the Hoffman Auto Group, they will make a donation to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). For the eighteenth year in a row, Hoffman Auto Group is dedicating the month of December to raising … [Read More...]
Hoffman Auto Group's service areas are leading the way for giving well qualified veterans the opportunity to translate their military backgrounds into careers as highly skilled auto service technicians. Audi of America, Inc. has established the Audi Veterans to Technicians Program to meet the … [Read More...]
Interested in seeing the classic Nutcracker this year at The Hartt School? Well, you have a chance to win tickets by entering our contest on Facebook. Check it out and tell your friends to stop by. They can enter or "Like" the page and vote for their favorite photo entries. The performances … [Read More...]
Connecticut Living & Driving
Tim Hollister is a Connecticut resident: an attorney by profession and a father. In … [Read More...]
A Quick Overview of New Car Financing Choices A while back DrivenCT wrote about whether to buy or … [Read More...]
Dog Parks and Dog-Friendly Places in CT
Connecticut has some great dog parks and lots of great places to drive with your pooch. Check them out! Find a Dog-Friendly Destination in CT
Recent Vehicle Model Posts
What it’s Like to Drive Electric in Connecticut Hoffman’s own Alex Ordonez, Assistant Service Manager at Hoffman Honda, recently transitioned from his older Honda Accord into a new 2013 Honda Fit EV, a totally electric vehicle. DrivenCT wrote about the arrival of this all-electric version of the popular Honda Fit in June (see the post on the […]
The Frankfurt Motor Show kicked off today, and the all-new 2014 Nissan Rogue compact utility vehicle, the company’s second best-selling model in the US, made its debut. Show attendees got a look at the European version, called the Nissan X-TRAIL. The new Rogue is being built on the new jointly developed Nissan/Renault Common Module Family (CMF) platform […]
Tips for Vehicle Maintenance
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