Archive for February, 2015

Rumor Mill: Is the Chrysler 200 Getting a Diesel Engine?

Friday, February 20th, 2015
FCA may be Working on a Diesel Engine for Passenger Vehicles

FCA may be Working on a Diesel Engine for Passenger Vehicles

The automotive community is getting very competitive with creating the most fuel efficient vehicles ever. As enthusiasts, we are constantly paying close attention to what the next big innovation will be within the auto industry will be, and we think that we may have just discovered it.  We have been hearing rumors that FCA may be working on a diesel engine for passenger vehicles. (more…)

Dodge is Offering a Stunning new Shaker Hood Option on the 2015 Challenger

Friday, February 20th, 2015
Dodge Recently Announced a new Shaker Hood Option for the Challenger

Dodge Recently Announced a new Shaker Hood Option for the Challenger

Dodge made some serious waves within the automotive industry this year when they unveiled a completely redesigned version of their classic Challenger Hellcat model. Most of the attention has gone to the 707 Horsepower Challenger Hellcat trim level, which is the fastest production muscle car to ever be produced. However, Dodge recently announced a new Shaker Hood option for the Challenger that is being offered on some of the other trim levels. So we have decided to dedicate this blog post to telling you all about this exciting new option. (more…)

VW Makes Financial Commitment to Support Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

Thursday, February 19th, 2015
Volkswagen Committed to Spending $10 Million on EV Infrastructure

Volkswagen Committed to Spending $10 Million on EV Infrastructure

It is an exciting time to be an automotive enthusiast. Changes and innovation are happening faster than ever right now. That is especially true when it comes to electric vehicle technology. Automakers have been producing quality electric vehicles for years now already, and as a result they are becoming more affordable. However, one of the main reasons why electric vehicles still have not appealed to a large mass market is because there is a lack of infrastructure currently available. Several businesses and automakers have pledged to try to change that by making financial commitments. Volkswagen committed to spending $10 million on EV infrastructure by 2016. (more…)

Millionaire MLB Player Lives in a VW Microbus

Thursday, February 19th, 2015
Young MLB Pitcher who Lives in a Volkswagen Microbus

Young MLB Pitcher who Lives in a Volkswagen Microbus

Here at Dave Syverson Auto Center we carry the full lineup of Volkswagen vehicles and we are huge fans of the brand. So any time that we hear a newsworthy story involving the brand we try to share it with you. Well, we recently heard a story about a young MLB pitcher who lives in a Volkswagen Microbus, and we just had to share this unique story. (more…)

1 of 1 Customization Program for the Dodge Viper

Monday, February 16th, 2015
New Dodge Viper Customization Program

New Dodge Viper Customization Program

Dodge has instituted a “1 of 1 Program” for its iconic Viper supercar, and we couldn’t be any more excited about it. This program will help to make sure that no two Vipers are produced the same way from now on. This program will apply to all Viper trim levels except for the base model. We have decided to dedicate this blog post to telling you all about this new Dodge Viper customization program. (more…)

2015 Ram Laramie Limited Rolls Into Chicago

Thursday, February 12th, 2015
New 2015 Ram Laramie Limited

New 2015 Ram Laramie Limited

The Chicago Auto Show was always known as the place where automakers would debut their latest and greatest pickup truck models. However, in the past few years that has started to change and we have not seen nearly as many new truck reveals. Ram may be looking to change all of that by bringing their new 2015 Ram Laramie Limited pickup truck to Chicago, and the thing is gorgeous. So we have decided to highlight everything that we love about this stunning new pickup truck in this blog post. (more…)

Volkswagen Unveils Next Generation Caddy Van

Monday, February 9th, 2015
2015 Volkswagen Caddy

2015 Volkswagen Caddy

When most of us think about small utility vans we think about vehicles such as the Ford Transit Connect or Ram ProMaster City. However, Volkswagen has been producing a popular model over in Europe for years called the Caddy. They finally just unveiled the new redesigned 2015 Volkswagen Caddy, and it looks absolutely stunning. Even though this vehicle will not be made available to us here in the states, we can still admire it from afar. So in this blog post we will be telling you everything that we know so far about this exciting new vehicle. (more…)

Jeep Advertisement from Super Bowl XLIX

Monday, February 2nd, 2015
2015 Jeep Renegade Super Bowl Advertisement

2015 Jeep Renegade Super Bowl Advertisement

Here at Dave Syverson Auto Center we are huge fans of the rugged capabilities of the vehicles found within the Jeep brand. We especially like Jeep’s newest model, the Renegade. This compact utility vehicle offers the perfect blend of off-road utility traits with on-road city-friendly characteristics. Yesterday was the Super Bowl, which features all of the best commercials of the year. Jeep used the Super Bowl as an opportunity to highlight their new model with a 2015 Jeep Renegade Super Bowl advertisement, and now we love the Renegade even more after seeing this commercial. (more…)