Mazda hasrecently announced what it calls the Takeri concept which is a sculpted,mid-sized sedan that just happens to contain the first capacitor-basedregenerative braking system! The company’s new “i-ELOOP” (Intelligent Energy Loop)regenerative braking system is part of the Mazda’s SkyActive suite oftechnologies that help increase efficiency. The “i-ELOOP” converts kineticenergy into electrical energy and stores it in capacitors for quick charge anddischarge to power the vehicle’s electrical components. The automaker claimsthe system reduces fuel consumption by as much as 10%. Takeri also features alightweight structure, aerodynamic body, and new chassis technologies toimprove fuel economy, performance and ride comfort. Mazda has stated that the“i-ELOOP” system will start to appear in vehicles by 2012.
TOYS FOR TOTS
The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for TotsProgram is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and Decembereach year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to needy children inthe community in which the campaign is conducted. Here at Charlie Obaugh, we areproud to be a designated site for toy donations. You can bring your new,unwrapped toy to our GM showroom and place it in the red GMC Sierra. If youchoose, you can also visit the Toys for Tots website at www.toysfortots.org and make a monetarydonation. Also listed on their website is more information on the Toys for TotsFoundation and how to contact them.
Each month, millions of shoppers visit www.cars.com in search of their next vehicle.While visiting the site, customers make contact with dealers and post reviewson their vehicles. Through this activity and a little participation in onlinevoting, cars.com compiles a list of the top 10 vehicles that best representsthe voice of the shopper. This year the shoppers have spoken and listed the GMCTerrain as well as the Kia Soul as part of the top 10! Here at Charlie Obaughwe are proud to offer both of these vehicles! Feel free to stop by and speak toany of our knowledgeable sales associates for more details. You can also visitour website at www.charlieobaugh.com.
BODY SHOP SPECIAL
Mention thisand receive 10% off at the Body Shop thru 12/31/11 as long as you are a firsttime customer.
Mention thisand receive 10% of wiper blades and all accessories. We are also offering glasscleaner, fabric cleaner, and polish for $7.99.
JOKES AND TRIVIA
The biggestselling Christmas single of all time is Bing Crosby’s White Christmas!
Question: What do snowmen eat for breakfast?
Answer: Frosted Flakes
From our family here at CharlieObaugh, we would like to wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a HappyNew Year!!