How hard is it to travel between cities in an EV?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, New Cadillac Models, Technology, Tips and Info on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 at 10:30 PM
A map is laid out, overlaid with lightning bolts, for planning a road trip in an EV

Electric Vehicle Road Trip Tips and Feasibility

With almost all major automakers announcing major electric vehicles to be released in the next few years, it seems the era of the EV is fast coming upon us. Many drivers are excited for this change that will bring a multitude of blessings to the environment and, hopefully, their pocketbooks.

But as with anything new, there are a lot of questions in the air. One query that often gets asked is,
“how can I take a road trip in an electric vehicle?”

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What does Ford do to help veterans?

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford, Fun Stuff, Heartwarming on Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020 at 10:05 PM
A silhouette of a soldier salutes in front of a beefy American flag

How Ford Assists Vets with its “Proud to Honor” Initiative

In addition to building great cars, Ford tries to make a positive impact on the world. One way they do this is by lending support and assistance to veterans. What exactly has Ford been up to recently to help veterans?

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Why Are There So Many Lakes in Wisconsin?

By Product Expert | Posted in Community, Local Favorites on Wednesday, September 16th, 2020 at 7:38 PM
A photo from Frost Woods Beach, which is located on Lake Monona Bay in Wisconsin

An Explanation of How and Why There are So Many Lakes in Wisconsin

With up to 15,000 lakes in Wisconsin, there’s plenty of boating, fishing, and sightseeing to check out wherever you go. We even have one right nearby our Random Lake location! But why are there so many lakes in Wisconsin? At Eric von Schledorn, we look at a process of how many of them were formed in our great state.

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How old are The Cadillac Three?

By Product Expert | Posted in Uncategorized on Tuesday, September 15th, 2020 at 2:24 PM
A woman ponders, "How old are they?"

The Cadillac Three Band and Members Age

Here at Eric Von Schledorn, we’re Cadillac experts; the luxurious nameplate is one of the four main automotive brands we deal in. But sometimes, the concept of Cadillac stretches beyond vehicles.

One way in which Cadillac has found its way into modern pop culture is in the name of a band called The Cadillac Three. The group has been making some waves with their unique musical aesthetic that straddles the line between rowdy country music and rebellious hard rock. As their website points out, they might be the only artists out there who can comfortably share a lineup with Florida Georgia Line and Keith Urban one night, then Metallica and Slayer the next.

You might notice that the musicians referenced above also belong to different generations. So how old are the Cadillac Three?

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What are the tow features on my Ford vehicle and how can I use them?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, New Ford Models, Technology, Tips and Info, Towing & Payload on Monday, August 31st, 2020 at 1:02 AM
front view of white ford f-150 pulling a trailer

Ford Towing Video Guide Compilation

The latest Ford vehicles are outfitted with an impressive array of towing capabilities. It can be hard, however, to keep up with how best to take advantage of this continually improving technology.

Luckily, Ford has put together some helpful videos on the subject. Whether you’re wondering how to flat tow a Ford F-150 or how to set up a 5th wheel trailer with the backup assist feature, you’ll likely finally find you answers in the videos we’ve compiled below.

So view on and educate yourself on how best to tow with your modern Ford vehicle!

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How have Chevy vehicles changed over the years?

By Product Expert | Posted in Fun Stuff on Sunday, August 30th, 2020 at 12:56 AM
Top down view of a classic red Corvette with an open, inviting door

Chevy Classic Model Walk-around Compilation

Chevrolet has one of the most storied histories of any modern automaker. They were there at the beginning of the vehicular era, and they’ve come through a lot with the industry. Through it all, they’ve never stopped innovating and producing top-tier products.

To celebrate, Chevy has produced virtual walk-around videos of some its most memorable models. Not only do viewers get an up-close look at the innovative engineering, craftsmanship and passion that went into these rides, but they also get to learn the stories behind them and the important facts about each one.

For your convenience, we’ve compiled each of the current Chevy walk-around videos below, beginning back in 1914 and working all the way up to the past decade. So, take a trip through time and see Chevrolet and the automobile evolve in tandem. Happy viewing!

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What is the Cadillac LYRIQ?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, Fun Stuff, New Cadillac Models on Saturday, August 29th, 2020 at 12:40 AM
A Cadillac LYRIQ viewed from the side.

Cadillac LYRIQ Verses and Coda Video Compilation

You’ve likely heard tell of the Cadillac LYRIQ. This machine is a remarkable electric SUV that Cadillac describes as aiming to connect, “heart to mind, soul to body and human to machine.” The vehicle represents the dawn of a new era for the automaker, sparking off an automotive future that aims to quickly become entirely electric.

To better give you an idea of just what the LYRIQ is all about, Cadillac has produced some videos that equate to a vehicular piece of music. The LYRIQ gets five verses and a concluding Coda. For your convenience, we’ve compiled them all below.

So sit back and absorb, and hopefully by the end you too will be referring to the Cadillac LYRIQ as, “poetry in electrified motion.”

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What does Cadillac mean in French?

By Product Expert | Posted in Fun Stuff on Monday, August 24th, 2020 at 10:37 PM
The word Cadillac scrawled on a white background

There are few things that call up such a delightful association in our brains as the word “Cadillac.” Over the past hundred years, the moniker has been engrained in the minds of humanity to call up immediate images of the flagship GM brand. It’s hard to see the word as anything other than an awesome car.

But the word does come from somewhere. You may have heard that “Cadillac” is of French origin. What does Cadillac mean in French?

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Is Buick a luxury car?

By Product Expert | Posted in Buick, FAQs, Tips and Info on Saturday, August 22nd, 2020 at 2:23 PM
slightly cropped Buick logo

Buick vehicles are remarkable products. They certainly give off a luxurious air wherever they travel. However, the price points of some Buick models seem to bring a near impossible value for the machine. Can a top-tier ride really be had at such a great price? Is Buick a luxury car or not?

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What makes Alpine Valley a legendary venue?

By Product Expert | Posted in Community, Fun Stuff, Local Favorites on Wednesday, August 19th, 2020 at 11:10 PM
Magical music emenates from the pyramid at Alpine Valley

The Special Charm and Mystique of Alpine Valley Music Theatre

The Milwaukee area has many gifts. One gem that sometimes flies just under the radar is Alpine Valley, a concert venue located out in East Troy, WI. Over the years, a horde of musicians and festivals have played there, with many giving particular praise to the location as one of their favorite spots to play. What is it that makes Alpine Valley such a legendary venue in concert circles?

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