Archive for November, 2016

4 Methods to Prevent Holiday Stress

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
Eliminate Holiday Stress

If you’ve already begun celebrating your holidays in the Milwaukee area, you’re probably still maintaining a positive frame of mind. We haven’t seen much snow yet, the temperatures are still mild, and the best is still ahead. Yet, once the holidays kick into high gear, you might experience a different feeling: crippling, terrible stress. So how can you keep this from happening? Here are four methods to prevent stress this Christmas season. (more…)

Getting to Know the 2017 Chevy Malibu Teen Driver Feature

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
2017 Chevy Malibu Teen Driver Feature

If you’ve been watching any of the (admittedly pretty awesome) ads for the 2017 Chevy Malibu, then you’ve likely also seen parents swooning over the new teen driver feature. Their excitement is obviously has a pretty good reason behind it: every parent’s worst nightmare involves finding that their child has been in an accident, and this feature helps to keep this from happening. So what is it? (more…)

Knowing When it’s Time to Replace Your Brakes

Monday, November 28th, 2016
brake service milwaukee wi

There are countless important automotive components, and it’s hard to prioritize one over the other when things start to go wrong. However, we can generally agree that brakes are vitally important, since, you know, they stop your car when you don’t feel like launching off a cliff or what have you. But how do you know when they’re starting to go? (more…)

The Classic Corvettes of Instagram

Monday, November 21st, 2016
Corvette Photos on Instagram

At EVS Auto Group, we’re proud to be one of the more envied sellers of new Corvette models in the Milwaukee area. However, that doesn’t mean that we are quick to ignore the ‘Vette’s legendary past. Today, let’s enjoy a quick look back at some Instagram photos of classic Corvette models, and revel in the fact that these iconic two-seaters are only getting better with time. And then, schedule your own test drive in a new Corvette at EVS Auto Group! (more…)

Instagram Photos of the VW Bus are a Tour Through History

Friday, November 18th, 2016
VW Bus Instagram Photos

As you likely are aware, at EVS Auto Group, we are proud to sell vehicles from a number of fantastic automakers. One of our favorites happens to be Volkswagen, in large part due to its illustrious history. One of its most famous models — and one rumored to be making a comeback — is the VW Bus, or officially, the Volkswagen Type 2. They’re extremely popular on Instagram, and we’ve tracked down some of our favorite posts asserting this fact. So, let’s kick back and enjoy the iconic VW Bus in all its splendor. (more…)

We Unwrap the 2017 Chevy Spark ACTIV

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
2017 Chevy Spark ACTIV Saukville WI

By this point, the Chevy Spark is a compact hatchback that Wisconsin drivers know well. This isn’t a bad thing, of course, but might leave many among us assuming that we know all that there is to know about the model. But not so fast, folks; we’ve received word that there will be an all new 2017 Chevy Spark ACTIV trim, which represents a sportier take on our versatile mini-car. (more…)

Our Milwaukee-Area Dealerships Will Help You Prepare Your Car for Winter

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
Winter Car Service Fond Du Lac WI

We’re finally at the point in our yearly calendar when, even without looking at a forecast, we can reasonably assume that the weather is set to take a turn for the worse. While we’ve gotten off easy up to this point, we’re finally starting to see some turbulence headed our way. So how do you get your car ready for winter? We’re well-versed in the answers to this question at EVS Auto Group, and we’re happy to help out with some tips to prepare for the season ahead. (more…)

EVS Sneak Peak, Part II: The 2017 Chevy Silverado 3500HD

Friday, November 11th, 2016
2017 Chevy Silverado 3500HD Milwaukee WI

As we mentioned just yesterday, we were happy to welcome the 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD to our lineup at EVS Auto Group in the coming weeks. And, as promised, we’re happy to announce that we’re going to tell you all you need to know about the 2017 Chevy Silverado 3500HD as well, with particular attention paid to its performance, style and technology. Let’s get right into it. (more…)

EVS First Look: The 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD

Thursday, November 10th, 2016
2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Milwaukee WI

Are you ready to get to work? The reason we ask is relatively simple: two of America’s favorite heavy duty pickups have just been revealed for the new model year, and we’ve got the details to prove it. Today, we’re going to go over the finer points of the 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD, a versatile and effective jobsite companion. Then, tomorrow, we’ll get to its larger sibling, the 2017 Chevy Silverado 3500HD, before we go off and get our hands dirty.

2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Specs and Power Figures | Milwaukee, WI

Standard gas-powered Vortec 6.0L V8
Quiet, comfortable interior cabin
Available Chevrolet MyLink with 7- or 8-inch touchscreen display
Available Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8
Centrally located controls put functions at driver’s fingertips
Wireless Charging
Up to 445 hp (Duramax)
Seats are engineered for all-day driving
Built-in 4G LTE WiFi Hotspot
Up to 910 lb-ft of torque (Duramax)
Forward-hinged rear doors on Double Cab make for easier access
Available 4.2-inch diagonal color Driver Information Center

2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Performance

It all starts under the hood for the 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD, which offers two outstanding powertrain options for the new model year. The standard offering is a gas-powered Vortec 6.0L V8 that is rated for 360 hp and 380 lb-ft of torque, which results in a 14,600-pound towing capacity. Meanwhile, for the jobs that require all hands on deck, try out the Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 rated for 445 hp, 910 lb-ft of torque, and a 23,300-pound towing capacity.

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2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Trailering Features

Given that the 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD’s gaudy power numbers, the truck has figured out a way to harness all of this potency. Trailer Sway Control detects when a trailer is getting out of line, and applies the brakes to bring it back to your lane. Then, with dealer-installed features such as a fifth-wheel hitch, or the factory-installed Fifth-Wheel/Gooseneck Prep Package, you can be certain that your trailer is going exactly where you’d like it to.

Read More: The New Engine of the 2017 Chevy Colorado

2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Accessories

It’s important to be able to outfit your purchase to suit your needs, and the available accessories make this possible.

  • Available Spray-In Bedliner
  • Available Upper and Lower Tie-Down Hooks
  • Available LED Bed Lighting
  • Standard CornerStep Rear Bumper
  • Premium All-Weather Floor Liners
  • Available Stationary Toolbox
  • Underseat Storage
  • Hard-Folding Tonneau Cover
  • Assist Steps

The 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD is set to arrive at EVS Auto Group shortly after the new year, and we’d love to show it to you. Visit us today to schedule your test drive!

Show Your Gratitude with these Milwaukee Veterans Day Events!

Friday, November 4th, 2016
Veterans Day Parades near Milwaukee WI

Next Friday is a special day for many of us, and even moreso for the generations who came before us. November 11th is Veterans Day, and this specific date was chosen because World War I officially ended on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. It was initially commemorated as Armistice Day, and was renamed Veterans Day in 1954. So, what ways can you celebrate Veterans Day in Wisconsin? Here’s what we know of at EVS Auto Group. (more…)