Archive for October, 2016

5 Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips

Friday, October 28th, 2016
Trick or treating safety tips

We’ve talked at length at EVS Auto Group about the times to go trick-or-treating in our area, information you can find below by clicking on the highlighted link. However, one area we’ve ignored (and which you should be ready to think about) is the realm of safety, which invariably comes up when thinking about Halloween festivities. So, here are a few trick-or-treating safety tips to consider before you head out on your candy hunt. (more…)

EVS First Look: The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas

Friday, October 28th, 2016
2018 Volkswagen Atlas Milwaukee WI

There have been rumblings for the last few months that Volkswagen would surprise us with a new SUV, and friends, that day has arrived. Today, we at EVS Auto Group are proud to unveil the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, which we expect to arrive in the middle of 2017. Many of the details are understandably being kept close to the vest, but here’s what we know so far. (more…)

Move Those Drumsticks! The Best Turkey Trot Races for this Thanksgiving

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
Turkey Trot Races near Milwaukee

As we continue our march toward the holiday season at EVS Auto Group, we can’t help but feel like we’re already getting out of shape. All the candy we’ll eat this weekend, followed by all of the fattening foods in the coming weeks, might take their toll. Fortunately, the season also features a large number of Turkey Trot races, which is a nice way to stave off the effects of Thanksgiving. But where and when are they? (more…)

How to Get Your Car to 200,000 Miles

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
Auto Maintenance West Bend WI

With our multiple locations spread across a number of Wisconsin cities, we at EVS Auto Group certainly share our expertise with a large swatch of different types of drivers. While many visit our dealerships in search of new vehicles, we also serve a great number of drivers who are looking to get the most out of their existing rides. So, how do you do that, exactly? Here are five tips to help get your car to 200,000 miles, which is commonly held as the goal for a vehicle that has given its buyer all that it can. (more…)

How to Vote in Wisconsin

Friday, October 21st, 2016
How to Vote in Wisconsin

In case you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably aware that there’s an election coming up. In fact, given the volume and pervasive nature of these campaigns, we doubt even those living under rocks are probably ready for this thing to be finished. But what should you know before November 8th? Here’s a handy video that tells you everything you should be aware of when voting in Wisconsin. Give it a watch, and we’ll see you at the polls in less than three weeks! (more…)

Your List of Trick-or-Treating Times near Milwaukee for 2016

Thursday, October 20th, 2016
Trick or Treating Milwaukee WI

Just last week, we took a quick tour of some of the area’s more exciting Haunted Houses, which we’ll link to below. But with Halloween only a little over a week away, we thought we’d get some information about the trick-or-treating times for some of communities we serve at EVS Auto Group, as well as some of the main suburbs near Milwaukee. Write them down, forward this to your friends, etc. Do whatever you need to do to get this information out there! (more…)

Thinking About Trading In Your Car? Here are the Reasons That You Should

Friday, October 14th, 2016
Trade In Your Vehicle West Bend WI

For drivers in the Milwaukee area — and particularly in areas where EVS Auto Group has dealerships, such as Menomonee Falls and Saukville — there are multiple paths that might be taken to get yourself into a new vehicle, but by far the most common is by bringing in your current vehicle as a trade. So what are the main reasons to take this route? Here are some of the most common arguments in favor of using your car as a trade-in. (more…)

Off-Roading in the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor

Thursday, October 13th, 2016
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Milwaukee WI

In late 2009, a high-performance pickup began appearing in Ford dealerships nationwide, thoroughly changing the game for off-roaders for years to come. Fast-forward seven years, and we at EVS Auto Group — and our Ford locations in Random Lake and Lomira, WI in particular — are bracing for impact for the all-new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor, set to arrive in fall of this year. So what’s new on this model, and what can we expect when its release date arrives? (more…)

How to Avoid Hitting a Deer with your Car

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
How to Avoid Hitting a Deer

If you’ve been traveling on any of the many rural roads in our area, then you’ve likely been confronted by one of the many deer species that are making the rounds this time of year. Perhaps you’ve seen them eating grass in your yard; maybe you’ve even got your license to go hunting for one in the next few weeks. At any rate, you’ll want to be sure that you’re careful to avoid a collision with one, which is what we’re here to discuss today. Namely, this: how do you avoid hitting a deer with your car? (more…)

Finding the Best Haunted Houses near Milwaukee for 2016

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
Haunted Houses near Milwaukee WI

Hey, everyone, can you feel that? The feeling that there are spooky spirits and spectres in our midst, and that everything is just a little bit scarier than usual? That’s because Halloween is coming soon to the Milwaukee, and the haunted houses are popping up to prove it. So, before you plan your Halloween parties for 2016, here are the best haunted houses in our area. (more…)