Ford Flex Voted Best Road Trip Car

The spacious and stylish Ford Flex was voted the best car for a road trip.

The spacious and stylish Ford Flex was voted the best car for a road trip.

The spacious and stylish Ford Flex was voted the No. 1 car for a road trip, according to Automotive Experts., Yahoo Autos, Edmunds, Kelley Blue Book and TrueCar worked with researchers at Texas A&M to make the top ten road trip cars list, choosing the Flex as the best.

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Complete Gallery: 2015 Subaru Legacy

The Subaru Legacy has been completely redesigned for 2015. This new model features new engines, an updated exterior, and completely updated interior. Read the full on the 2015 Subaru Legacy here.


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Complete Gallery: 2015 Subaru Outback

The 2015 Subaru Outback has been completely redesigned from the ground up. Featuring an updated exterior and a completely reworked interior, this new model makes a bold statement. Read the complete blog on this new model here.


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Review: 2015 Ford Taurus

The 2015 Ford Taurus returns to the dealership as one of the most popular full-sized sedans on the road today. Add in some new color choices and a new rearview camera standard on lower trims, this Taurus is an easy choice.


You can get your Taurus in three new colors — Bronze Fire, Magenta and Caribou. There are plenty of new great technologies on the lower trims. For instance:

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Discounts Available for Recent College Grads


Have you recently graduated from college? Are you graduating soon? Well you are luck, since many manufacturers offer discounts and/or special financing rates to recent college grads.

Some college students who are graduating within six months are also eligible for college graduate programs. At Waikem, college grads are eligible for up to $600 discounts.

The programs are too varied to list here. Contact us online to learn more about Waikem’s various college graduate programs.

View our current new car inventory, because it’s hard to be taken seriously at your first professional job if you’re still driving dad’s old beater.

Waikem Auto Family Again Shines in Canton Repository’s Reader’s Choice Awards

The readers of the Canton Repository and the Stark County Community have again recognized the Waikem Auto Family, Quicklane of Massillon, Waikem  Body ShopOscar’s Glass and Oscar Towing.

Our family of services received ten awards this week in the Canton Repository’s annual Reader’s Choice edition. This is the second consecutive year we’ve been honored by the readers for providing fair, honest services to the people of Stark County.

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The Benefits of Lease Pre-Inspections

It’s no secret that leasing has seen a rise in popularity over the last five years. With so many  people coming to the end of their first lease now, the question is what to do at the end? The most important thing is your lease pre-inspection. It is important for all lease customers to visit the dealership within 6 months of the lease’s end. Our inspection compares to the manufacturer’s inspection that happens when you turn in the vehicle, and is completed ahead of time, to save you time and money.

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Ford 1.0L EcoBoost Wins International Engine of the Year Award

Ford EcoBoost Engine

Ford’s 1.0-liter Ecoboost 3-cylinder engine was voted the International Engine of the Year Award.

Ford’s 1.0 liter EcoBoost Engine has again been named the International Engine of the Year from a panel of world-renowned Automotive Expert. This is the third consecutive year this diminutive engine has taken home the award.

With fuel economy approaching 40 MPG that doesn’t sacrifice on power, the engine is something to be seen. It has been available in Europe for years, and it’s now making its way in to the states. It’s already available in the Ford Fiesta, and it will also be available in the 2015 Ford Focus.

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George Waikem Ford Donates to Massillon Relay for Life

relay for life

George Waikem Ford helped the Massillon Relay for Life raise more than $1,600 for cancer research.

We held a special picnic at the Ford store Saturday, grilling hot dogs, selling raffle baskets and teaching customers and associates the importance of cancer research and raising awareness.

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