Archive for December, 2016

How Often Should You Replace Your Windshield Wipers?

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
Windshield wiper

Failing to replace your windshield wipers when they need to be can be dangerous for driving as wipers that are not correctly working can leave streaking or hazing which causes poor visibility. Windshield wipers should be replaced every six months to a year or as soon as you begin to notice a difference in driving visibility. Here are some signs that it may be time to replace your wiper blades.   (more…)

Milwaukee Area Restaurants Open on New Year’s Eve

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

The holidays are upon us which means the next week will be busy with family gatherings, parties and more. New Year’s Eve signifies the end of the holiday season and people around the world come together with their family and friends to celebrate the beginning of a new year. Whatever your family traditions may be, enjoying a nice New Year’s Eve meal is sometimes the best place to start your festivities for the night. If you are in the Milwaukee area during the holiday season check out what local Milwaukee area restaurants will be open on New Year’s Eve.  


New Features Available on the 2018 Equinox

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016
2018 Chevrolet Equinox side view

2018 Chevy Equinox New Safety Features

The next-generation 2018 Equinox will go on sale this coming spring and Chevy just released the pricing for the crossover. The 2018 Chevy Equinox offers a new design and technologies to help keep passengers comfortable and connected to the road. For the new model year, the Chevy Equinox will feature many changes including the segment’s first turbo-diesel engine, GM’s new nine-speed automatic transmission as well as new safety features. 


EVS First Look: 2017 GMC Sierra 2500HD All Terrain X

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
2017 Sierra HD All Terrain front quarter view

2017 Sierra HD All Terrain X Specs and Features

GMC recently introduced the 2017 Sierra HD All Terrain X, the most off-road capable model in the Sierra HD lineup. The limited edition All Terrain X series will be offered on the Sierra 2500HD crew cab with four-wheel drive and customers will have the choice of either the 6.0-liter gas V8 engine or the all-new next-generation Duramax 6.6-liter V8 turbo-diesel. The new Duramax delivers a segment-topping SAE-certified 445 horsepower and an SAE-certified 910 pound-feet of torque.   (more…)

EVS First Look: 2017 Ford Focus

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
2017 Ford Focus front view

2017 Ford Focus vs 2016 Ford Focus

The 2017 Ford Focus is now available at EVS Auto Group near Milwaukee. When compared to the previous 2016 model year, the 2017 Ford Focus does not have many changes. There were a few alterations to trim levels and features availability but there were no large design changes or updates for the 2017 model year. Aside from being one of the oldest cars in its class, it is one of the most popular as well. Ford created a compact car that is fuel-efficient with a tech-filled interior and personality. Customers are able to choose from seven different Focus models. The four main trim levels include S, SE, SEL and Titanium and there is also an electric model and two high-performance ST and RS models. 


How Does Ford’s Return to Park Feature Work?

Friday, December 9th, 2016
2017 Ford Fusion front view

2017 Ford Fusion: Rotary Dial with Return to Park Feature

The 2017 Ford Fusion is full of innovative technology all designed to give drivers extra peace of mind and to address problems that often occur. This smart technology from Ford was designed to give Fusion drivers extra peace of mind that their car will select Park even if they forget to turn the dial to “P” or accidently leave the car in another gear when parking.   (more…)

EVS First Look: 2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 in rocky terrain

2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2 Off-Road Features and Engine Specs

The new Colorado ZR2 is here to change the expectations for off-road trucks in the market. Chevy’s new Colorado ZR2 will feature more off-road technology than any other midsize pickup and it combines the maneuverability of a midsize pickup truck with a host of new off-road features. Compared to the standard Colorado, the ZR2 features a much wider track and a lifted suspension. Functional rockers have been added for better performance over rocks and obstacles and the front and rear bumpers have been modified for better off-road clearance.  


EVS First Look: 2017 Buick Cascada

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
2017 Buick Cascada side view

What’s New for the 2017 Buick Cascada?

The Buick Cascada was introduced last year as a new 2016 model year vehicle. As the first Buick convertible in over 25 years, the Cascada competes with the best of them including convertible models from Toyota, Volkswagen, Mini Cooper and more. The Buick Cascada is a great option for customers looking for a reasonably priced, four-passenger midsize convertible. For the new 2017 model year, the Buick Cascada will now be offered with an all-new Sport Touring edition which will offer customers a more stylish statement.   (more…)

EVS First Look: 2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-in Hybrid

Friday, December 2nd, 2016
2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-in Hybrid front quarter view

2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-in Hybrid Driving Range and Fuel Economy

Cadillac will be releasing the first-ever 2017 CT6 Plug-in Hybrid sedan which will go on sale in spring of 2017. With advanced hybrid technology and a premium luxury sedan, the new CT6 Plug-in Hybrid delivers customers an environmentally conscious vehicle without compromising luxury and performance. The CT6 Plug-In Hybrid system is designed to provide responsive, all-electric driving for most daily commutes while maximizing fuel efficiency by providing blended power from the engine and battery at higher speeds. The all-electric driving range for the CT6 Plug-in Hybrid is an estimated 30 miles and with the combination of the efficient engine and battery power, the total driving range is an estimated 400 miles.  (more…)

Cut Your Own Christmas Tree near West Bend, WI

Thursday, December 1st, 2016
Christmas tree

Christmas Tree Farms around Menomonee Falls

It is that time of year again and it is time to start thinking about getting your annual Christmas tree. Cutting down your Christmas tree at a local Christmas Tree Farm is a popular family tradition among many families in Wisconsin. The snowfall, Wisconsin scenery, and crisp winter air make it a lasting and fun memory for everyone in the family. Cozy up in your favorite sweater, throw on your boots, grab your hat and mittens and cut down your own Christmas tree this year at any one of these Christmas Tree Farm locations in the West Bend, Menomonee Falls, Milwaukee and surrounding areas.   (more…)