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Checkered Flag's Blog of the latest Automotive News

Colorful Use of Language



The English language baffles me.  From the way that many speak around me, it seems to baffle others also.  The number of articles that show off the average American's lack of knowledge and proficiency for the use of our own language truly shows how much in need our culture is for a dictionary.

I found one article to be very amusing- although…
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Final week for hot lease deal on BMW X1



Do not miss this hot lease special from Checkered Flag BMW.

The new 2013 BMW X1 is the premium crossover vehicle.  Not as bulky as an SUV, but still big enough to haul your family and all of their accoutrements, BMW calls the X1 a Sports Activity Vehicle. 

There is just one week remaining for this BMW lease special at at our…
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Royal baby makes his way home today



Image source: [abcnews.go.com]

Checkered Flag fans would like to wish Will and Kate congratulations on their new royal bundle of joy!  We're glad to see the beautiful couple and their adorable baby boy happily headed home this afternoon. 

London (CNN) -- They looked like "a normal couple" as they left the hospital, one bystander said.

Of course, most normal couples…
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Royal baby will arrive shortly- Kate in labor



Excitement is in the air and crossing "the pond."  A royal baby will arrive soon!

Duchess of Cambridge admitted to London's St. Mary's Hospital in early stages of labor

Eun Kyung Kim TODAY  (edited for length)

The long wait for the royal baby is coming to an end.

Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, was admitted to a London hospital in…
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Applications accepted starting Monday: 100 Cars for Good




It's that time again.  Checkered Flag Toyota is proud to announce, Toyota will begin accepting applications for their third annual 100 Cars for Good next week.

Once again, Toyota is giving away 100 cars to nonprofits, and your votes will help us do it.

Each day for 50 days, online voters will choose which of five nonprofits will take home a new set of wheels. This year, each person may vote twice per day.  The two organizations who receive the most votes at the end of the day takes home a brand new Toyota.

Please mention this project to…
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Get your ride clean at Checkered Flag



Back from the beach?  Well, so is your vehicle.  Don't forget that your car or truck has been open to the same beach elements that you have.  Water, salt, sand, and even seabird poop can do real damage to your vehicle. 
 
Now, you could an entire Sunday afternoon wrangling your hoses and vacuum cleaner out to the driveway and take care of this mess yourself, or, you could do what I do and take your filthy ride up to Checkered Flag.

Most customers are not aware that their Checkered Flag dealer offers top-notch professional hand wash, vacuum, and even…
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