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Chevy to bring horsepower to SEMA Show

Chevy to pack some muscle at 2018 SEMA

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Every year at the end of October, SEMA attracts a huge crowd of automotive enthusiasts and vehicle accessory manufacturers to Las Vegas. What is SEMA? The SEMA website defines their show as such, "The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world." In reality, for auto enthusiasts, it's a festival showing off drool-worthy automotive performance enhancement goods.

As always, GM will be on hand at the Las Vegas convention center for SEMA 2018 with their usual grand display of parts and accessories from…
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SVG Motors employees dish on their favorite rides under $50K

Everyone has their own “fantasy” car. For some, it might be a Lamborghini. For others, it might be a Tesla Roadster. Since none of us at SVG has hit the lottery, we asked some car-enthusiast employees what their favorite realistic rides are. The questions were simple:


1.)   Pick your favorite car that costs $50K or less;
2.)   Tell us what features make this car your favorite choice.


 

Jonah Reynolds, Digital Programs Manager

 

“The Toyota Tacoma…

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Signs it's time for an oil change!

Let's face it. We all have busy lives. Unfortunately, that means that it's fairly easy to forget to schedule important maintenance on our vehicles. Here is a list of some clues indicating you might have gone too long since your last oil change.

Noisier than normal

If your engine sounds slightly louder than it used to, it could be lacking oil. While exhaust issues are the biggest contributing factor to cars becoming louder, an engine that isn’t well lubricated can get…

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Ram is rolling out something crazy clever for 2019…


Ram is set to offer a new motor configuration that isn’t quite a hybrid, yet still takes advantage of a torque-increasing electric motor in place of a traditional alternator.

 

The 3.6-liter 24-valve V6 with eTorque will be the standard engine in most models. The 5.7-liter Hemi V8 model is an option in all Ram trucks. The Hemi V8 will be available with and without the eTorque system.


eTorque replaces the engine's alternator with a small, 10-hp electric motor that's belt-driven off the engine's…

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First Car Financing Tips

Buying a car for the first time can be intimidating. One of the most intimidating aspects is the financing. Read on to learn how to prepare for buying and financing your first car.




1. Know your credit options. As a first-time car buyer, you may have little to no credit history. So you'll likely have…

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Coming Soon: A Silverado To Intimidate All Others


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Chevy just can’t keep this under wraps…it’s far too aggressive to be complacent hiding in the shadows. In 2019, Chevy is releasing a 2020 model Silverado HD, whose looks could easily scare the meek.

The new grille design features a bold block-lettered brand badge. Unlike other grille patterns, the 2020 Silverado has huge oval-shaped openings. The hood sports a massive bulge with an aggressive vent. Be afraid, very afraid.

Now, we’re just getting a little preview here. It could be that the truck (when viewed in full) looks super friendly. Somehow, though...that…

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Jeep, Chevy and Dodge Venturing Close to Supercar Territory

For most, owning a supercar is the stuff of dreams. Take for example the gorgeous Pagani Huayra. Beautiful car, but who has $2.4 million to buy a car other than the extremely wealthy? For those of us who crave a supercar experience but have more modest budgets to live within, we present the top 2019 model vehicles with superior horsepower -- for under $100,000.

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Steve VanGorder Featured in Dayton Business Journal


The SVG Auto Network is growing rapidly, and the Dayton area is noticing. Due to the fun, relatable television advertisements and the ethical manner in which SVG Motors has gained such a large client base, the reporters from the Dayton Business Journal (DBJ) wanted to know more about what makes Steve VanGorder so successful.

The DBJ is a regional division of the ACBJ which is comprised of 40 business newspapers that stretch from Washington, D.C., to San Francisco, and from Austin, Texas, to Albany, N.Y. Bizjournals features local people and decision makers who are leaders in their business…
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How To Properly Wax A Car

Waxing a car can help you extend the life of your car’s paint and gives it a brilliant shine that can help deflect water. However…if done improperly, you could damage your car’s finish and create a problem where none exists. Let’s learn a few things about wax products and procedure, then we’ll jump in to the steps to get your car looking fierce!


1. Waxing is not the same as polishing. Ideally, you should do both. Choosing the right products is crucial.  Stick the same brands for wax and polish.  This blogger’s personal preference…

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