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New 2015 LaCrosse to feature Buick 4G hotspot

By emarketing | Posted in Buick LaCrosse on Friday, August 8th, 2014 at 11:31 AM
Buick 4G hotspot

The Buick 4G hotspot will work outside of the new 2015 LaCrosse as well.

Buick 4G Hotspot

Those of your out there with a sharp eye for detail may have noticed something about many of the newer Buick vehicle ads you have seen on television. Notably, that they feature younger people driving them with the lion’s share of the focus being on the outstanding array of technology available in almost every Buick model available at Cavender Buick GMC West. Certainly, any new Buick customers are going to quickly become enthralled with the Buick Intelillink system, but the real star of the new Buick image is the Buick 4G hotspot that will provide wifi access to those in and around the new 2015 Buick LaCrosse. Read the rest of this entry »

Pricing for the 2015 GMC Canyon announced

By emarketing | Posted in GMC Canyon on Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 at 4:52 PM
pricing for the 2015 GMC Canyon

The 2015 GMC Canyon is competitively priced to beat out the rest of the class.

Pricing for the 2015 GMC Canyon

One of the many great things about being so adept at reading General Motors actions is that they generally follow the same path regarding the release of a new vehicle. First comes the unveiling of the new vehicle, followed by a trickle of information for a few month, then comes pricing information with fuel-economy scores showing up later; and a few weeks after that the vehicle arrives at dealerships like Cavender Buick GMC West. With the release of GMC’s latest offering, we are on step three and GM has given us a glimpse of the pricing for the 2015 GMC Canyon. And, as would be expected, the 2015 Canyon is ready to be a top competitor in the mid-size pickup truck market. Read the rest of this entry »

Cavender Buick GMC West proves theory about hard work

By emarketing | Posted in Dealer Information on Monday, August 4th, 2014 at 9:23 AM
Cavender Buick GMC West social media campaign

This was one of the prizes available for the Cavender Buick GMC West social media campaign.

Cavender Buick GMC Social Media

Recently, Cavender Buick GMC West was tasked by our corporate partners at General Motors to increase our presence on Facebook by collecting as many “likes” on our page from July 11 to Aug. 1. There were a few different ways we could have gone about this, their way or our way. Because of the outstanding leadership in our eCommerce Department that starts with director, Roland Perez, we played our own game using our resources that have some advantages over what we are offered from GM. By utilizing a little critical thinking and using the sterling reputation of Cavender Buick GMC West, our Facebook “likes” increased from 496 on July 11 to 5,127 on Aug. 1. An increase of 4,685 individual “likes”. Read the rest of this entry »

Consumer Reports scores for the 2014 Regal are outstanding

By emarketing | Posted in Buick Regal on Saturday, August 2nd, 2014 at 8:00 AM
Consumer Reports scores for the 2014 Regal

The 2014 Buick Regal received excellent scores from Consumer Reports.

Consumer Reports scores for the 2014 Regal

Overall the Buick Regal is one of the most enduring models in the vaunted Buick inventory. The 2014 Buick Regal that is available at Cavender Buick GMC West is the latest and, arguably, best version yet. Recently, the Consumer Reports score for the 2014 Regal was published. And to the surprise of nobody that worked for Cavender Buick GMC West, the highly respected publication had nothing but the best things to report about the 2014 Buick Regal. The magazine, and leading consumer advocate, placed the 2014 Regal up against some top flight talent from Europe from BMW and Audi.

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Cavender Auto Group celebrates 75th Anniversary honor

By emarketing | Posted in Dealer Information on Friday, August 1st, 2014 at 4:06 PM
Cavender Auto Group 75th anniversary

The Cavender family headed by Jimmy Cavender (center) is handed a plaque by former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro as an honor for the hard work.

Cavender Auto Group 75th Anniversary

The Cavender name in the San Antonio automotive community is as synonymous as just about any other landmark within the city. 2014 is a special year for the family and the Cavender Auto Group as the latter marks its 75th Anniversary doing business with the people of San Antonio and the surrounding communities. For three-quarters of a century, the Cavender name has stood next to some of the most popular and refined vehicles that have ever been made available to a driver. This stand especially true for Cavender Buick GMC West. The staff here would like to thank the Cavender family for their excellent leadership and opportunities over the years that have enriched all of our lives. Read the rest of this entry »

You beat the Madden 15 release date with this contest

By emarketing | Posted in Dealer Information on Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 at 8:15 AM
Madden 15 release date

GMC trucks have a strong reputation for being highly capable.

Madden 15 Release Date

If you have been around a video game console in the past 25 years you have almost certain heard of the John Madden series of football games. Since those games are about as close as the average person can get to professional football without getting drafted and GMC is an official sponsor of the National Football League, Cavender Buick GMC West would like to show you there is still time to win an awesome prize package from gomadden.com. If you win, you have a chance to win a copy of the game before the Madden 15 release date as well as a VIP tour of Tiburon Studios, the developers of Madden 15.

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We help LeBron James going back to Cleveland

By emarketing | Posted in Buick Enclave, Sierra 2500HD on Friday, July 11th, 2014 at 2:38 PM
LeBron James going back to Cleveland

Any of these trucks would be great for helping LeBron James going back to Cleveland.

LeBron James going back to Cleveland

Unless you’ve wisely have subjected yourself to a total media blackout on July 11, you almost certainly heard about professional basketball’s biggest name, LeBron James, going back to Cleveland his hometown team that originally drafted him right out of high school. Certainly this is good news for Cleveland basketball fans and not great news for the rest of the league that has to play against him or was trying to woo him to their clubs. At the Cavender Buick GMC West Blog we thought some of the vehicles we have available in our showroom would be good for going back to where he started.

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2015 GMC Acadia in San Antonio, TX now available

By emarketing | Posted in GMC Acadia on Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 at 4:10 PM
2015 GMC Acadia San Antonio, TX

The 2015 GMC Acadia Denali has the style to match its outstanding performance.

2015 GMC Acadia in San Antonio, TX

As the summer rolls on here at Cavender Buick GMC West, we are happy to announce we have recently taken our first of many deliveries of the 2015 GMC Acadia Denali in San Antonio, TX. Like its predecessors, the 2015 Acadia Denali is a very capable mid-size crossover SUV that boldly displays its GMC DNA with several design elements shared with GMC pickup trucks. From an exterior standpoint, not much has changed with the 2015 Acadia Denali. However, GMC engineers took the initiative to upgrade the available technology that comes with the new 2015 GMC Acadia Denali in San Antonio, TX. Not only will this new technology help the driver have better situational awareness, but also make trips a bit more enjoyable with a better infotainment system.

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Magnetic ride control adopted for 2015 GMC pickup

By emarketing | Posted in GMC Sierra on Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 at 10:48 AM
magnetic ride control

Magnetic ride control can adjust the handling characteristics of a vehicle 1,000 times per second.

Magnetic Ride Control

One of the best things about several lines of vehicles being built under the same parent company umbrella is that engineering advances can be used across the various automakers without spending a fortune on additional research and development. Such is the case with General Motors and brands like GMC. GMC, one of the top makers of highly capable pickup trucks in the world has announced they have upgraded the suspension of the 2015 GMC Sierra Denali, coming to Cavender Buick GMC West. GMC engineers raided some of the magnetic ride control components from the Cadillac shop and placed them on the new Sierra Denali, resulting in a smoother ride that doesn’t compromise its rugged performance metrics. Read the rest of this entry »

Signs you need new brakes

By emarketing | Posted in Tips and tricks on Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 at 8:11 AM
signs you need new brakes

Having working brakes is important to being safe on the road.

Signs you need new brakes

The brakes on our vehicles are one of those things we take for granted, until they don’t work. Obviously, the health of your brakes is essential to the safe operation of the Buick/GMC car, truck or SUV from Cavender Buick GMC West. Without brakes our roads and highways would be more dangerous than “Thunderdome.” Each vehicle has a regular maintenance interval for replacing brake pads, rotors, etc. This will be clearly explained your vehicle’s owner’s manual or a service technician from Cavender Buick GMC West can help as well. In the mean time here are some signs you need new brakes on your vehicle.

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About Us

The Cavender Family has been selling and servicing automobiles and trucks in San Antonio and South Texas for over 65 years. James M. Cavendar Jr. started Cavender Oldsmobile in 1939. Over the next 30 years, Cavender Oldsmobile would become one of the top Olds dealerships in the country based on sales and customer satisfaction. With the help of his twin sons, Jimmy and Billy, James Cavender would acquire a Cadillac dealership in 1979 and a Toyota dealership in 1985. By the mid 1980’s the third generation of Cavender boys would enter the automobile business. Today the Cavender name is associated with 9 separate dealership facilities selling Audi, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Land Rover, Scion, and Toyota brands. The slogan “Where the name Cavender on the door, there is a Cavender on the floor.” certainly applies today. Each Cavender acts as not only the dealer, but general manager, and is always available to meet with customers and employees. When you buy from a Cavender dealership you are treated like family.