Waikem Honda Technician Earns Master Certification

Jason Cushman (center) was awarded the Master Technician Certification Thursday from Honda.

Jason Cushman (center) was awarded the Master Technician Certification Thursday from Honda.

Waikem Honda Technician Jason Cushman has earned Honda’s Master Technician Certification. Master Technician is the top honor a Honda Technician can earn in the industry. Obviously, everyone here at Waikem is proud of Jason. He is our third person to earn the Honda Master Technician Certification.

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Waikem Wins Repository Reader’s Choice Awards

Readers choice

Readers of the Canton Repository chose the Waikem Auto Family as the best Automotive Service Department and the area’s Best Employer.

The Waikem Auto Family Service Departments pride themselves in having the area’s best service. We do all repairs, big or small at our seven new car franchises — Mitsubishi, Hyundai, Kia, Honda, Subaru, Ford and Nissan. But we will service all makes and models at any Lincoln Way Auto Mile Service Department.

Our service departments use the latest technology. We recently completed major renovations at the both the Ford/Nissan and Mitsubishi, Hyundai and Kia service departments. The new service lane at Ford/Nissan features a large, convenient customer welcome area, expanded waiting room, secure overnight drop box, expanded hours on Monday and Thursday, and museum quality vintage automobile memorabilia.

The Waikem Body Shop was also named the Best Body Shop in the Reader’s Choice Awards.

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Waikem Honda Service Department Wins Awards

Waikem-Honda-Service-Staff The Waikem Honda Service Department received the Express Service Elite Status Thursday at a reception in the Massillon Honda service department.

Brian Solenthaler of American Honda attended the ceremony, and told the service department that Elite Service designation is given to Honda Service Departments who score high on customer satisfaction surveys.  Waikem Honda Service Department received top scores for Time to Complete Service, Customer Service, and Customer Satisfaction.

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Stark County No. 1 For Car Versus Deer Collisions

deer near the road

Sights like this are all too common in Stark County, as it has the most deer related accidents. The Waikem Auto Body and Collision Center is part of the largest dealership in Stark County and will repair all cars with deer related accidents.

Be careful when hitting the road this month.

November is the peak month for deer versus car collisions, and Stark County is the most likely places for a deer versus car accidents.

According to data from State Farm Insurance and the Ohio State Highway Patrol, there were more deer crashes in Stark County than any other county in Ohio in 2011.

Also, November has the most deer/car collsions. State Farm says that more than 18% of deer accidents happen in November, with October and December the next most dangerous months, respectively.

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Waikem Quicklane, Service Featured in Canton Repository

Check out the nice story today in the Canton Repository about recent expansions to Waikem Quick Lane and George Waikem Ford/Nissan Service Center.

The Quick Lane expansion is currently underway, and when it is finished, we will have 14 Service Bays, two which can handle the large trucks for expanded oil and gas drilling.

We’ll also be open seven days a week when this expansion is completed.

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