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2014-09-25 12:22:30

Kansas dealer pits 2015 Subaru Forester against 2015 Chevrolet Equinox TOPEKA, Kan., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 2015 Subaru Forester's redesign carries over from last year, and continues to outshine the attempts of popular competitors. Returning yet again as an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ vehicle, the 2015 Forester is a well-rounded SUV that comfortably suites a wide selection of drivers. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140924/148310 Versatile and able to...

2014-09-25 12:21:46

Briggs Dodge showcases 2015 vehicle models and service specials TOPEKA, Kan., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dodge is currently in the midst of entirely redesigning and re-engineering the Dodge Dart for 2016; meanwhile, the 2015 Dodge Dart has officially arrived in Topeka, Kansas and will therefore be the last Dart within this current generation. Entirely mindful of affordability, the 2015 Dart sets its base price at $16,495 and will be available in numerous model and...

2014-09-24 08:20:46

Briggs Kia welcomes the addition of 2015 Soul while assisting drivers with their current vehicles TOPEKA, Kan, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Passionate about design, there was no question about it when Kia introduced the first generation of Souls that debuted in 2008. The release of the second generation Souls that arrived this year further accentuate Kia's commitment to creating a vehicle that is visually recognizable as a Kia and truly unique. Photo -...

2014-09-16 16:22:48

TOPEKA, Kan., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mars Chocolate North America announced today that its new manufacturing facility in Topeka, Kan., has earned LEED(®) Gold certification --an internationally accepted benchmark for designing, constructing and operating green buildings--from the U.S. Green Building Council. The roughly 500,000-square-foot facility, which opened in March, produces M&M'S(®) Brand Candies and SNICKERS(®) Bars. This accolade represents an additional LEED(®) Gold...

2014-08-26 16:20:32

Briggs Subaru of Topeka introduces available and arriving 2015 models TOPEKA, Kan., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The differences between Subaru's two most successful and safest SUVs available on the market may appear subtle, but a more in depth comparison given by Briggs Subaru of Topeka is designed to help consumers find the determining factors that tip the scale in one direction or the other. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/139591 The dealer analyzes...

2014-08-26 12:20:57

Briggs Dodge explains power and practicality of new SUVs and trucks TOPEKA, Kan., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Until Dodge makes available the official release date and full list of updates for the 2015 Dodge Journey, a local Kansas dealer serving Topeka and surrounding cities is giving prospective buyers a head start on what they can expect from the all-new Journey. In addition to being powerful, the 2015 Journey is practical, offering consumers a choice between two engines....

2014-08-20 16:25:34

Kansas City/Overland Park and Topeka campuses now enrolling for the Professional Nursing Associate's degree program (ADN) TOPEKA, Kan., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college, announced today that it is expanding the School of Nursing to its Kansas campuses. Enrollment for the Professional Nursing Associate's degree program (ADN) is immediately available for qualified students at the Kansas City/Overland Park and Topeka campuses with...

2014-07-29 12:21:37

Briggs Auto saves drivers money on routine tune-ups and oil changes TOPEKA, Kan., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Briggs Auto has been guaranteeing and providing 100-percent customer satisfaction in sales and services for well over three decades. Each Briggs dealership location throughout Kansas presents drivers with a clear explanation of any work performed on the vehicle and charges. All customers will receive courteous, thorough and timely service no matter how major or minor...

2014-07-29 08:22:27

Subaru dealer compares 2015 Forester to 2015 Mazda CX-5 TOPEKA, Kan., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Subaru Forester is widely noted as the most capable compact sports utility vehicle that has unparalleled safety compared to other vehicles residing within its class. To further demonstrate the confidence Briggs Subaru of Topeka has within the 2015 Subaru Forester, vehicle experts have matched it up against one of the segment's toughest contenders, the 2015 Mazda CX-5....

2014-07-01 12:33:35

Topeka, Kan. drivers find Aristocrat Motors to be the perfect vehicle shopping solution MERRIAM, Kan., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Often times, car shoppers who do not live in a large metropolitan city struggle to find the perfect place to purchase a pre-owned luxury vehicle. In particular, residents in cities like Topeka, Kansas, have very limited options in terms of selection, service and proximity of a local dealership in their hometowns. One group of auto dealerships,...


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