Archive for October, 2015

New Jeep Wrangler updates

Friday, October 23rd, 2015
2017 Jeep Wrangler redesign and release date

2017 Jeep Wrangler redesign and release date

There has been a great deal of speculation for the latest addition to the Jeep Wrangler family.  Rumors about switching from a body-on-frame to a unibody style of production while shifting to an all-aluminum body have abounded for the past year.  That appears to have been clarified (the body-on-frame style will remain for now), but there are still many discussions and ideas to keep up with about the new vehicle.  Here are a few updates on where we stand with the 2017 Jeep Wrangler redesign and release date. (more…)

National Teen Driver Safety Week 2015 is Oct. 18-24

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015
Helpful safety tips for teenage drivers

Helpful safety tips for teenage drivers

October 18 – 24 has been designated National Teen Driver Safety Week, and it is the perfect time to reflect upon the habits and behaviors exhibited by the nation’s youngest drivers. Some of the statistics about teen driver accidents are sobering and tragic, and we here at Dave Syverson Auto Center believe it’s important to stay educated on the issue. Not only could these helpful safety tips for teenage drivers prevent catastrophes, they are also important reminders for drivers of all ages and mileage. (more…)

Enjoy Albert Lea’s Halloween celebrations

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015
Halloween 2015 events near Albert Lea MN

Halloween 2015 events near Albert Lea MN

With Halloween season in full swing, Albert Lea has plenty of Halloween fun to offer ghosts and goblins of all ages. The holiday is fast approaching, but there is still time to enjoy spooky celebrations. Here are some Halloween 2015 events near Albert Lea to sink your teeth into.

Haunted Walk

When:  Friday, October 30, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Brookside Trail boat landing

United Way and the Parks and Rec department invite you to join them for a haunted walk along Brookside Trail.  Recommended for people ages 10 and up, this event costs $5 per person and should set the right mood for Halloween weekend.

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The new Dodge Viper boasts new levels of horsepower

Saturday, October 17th, 2015
2016 Dodge Viper ACR performance specs and price

2016 Dodge Viper ACR performance specs and price

At Dave Syverson, we love Dodge, which is why we like to keep you up-to-date on the brand’s latest accomplishments. The last time the auto world saw a Dodge Viper, it was 2010. While not much time has passed since then, Dodge has managed to evolve a few engineering tactics to build better, more powerful vehicles- one of which is the newest Dodge Viper. The 2016 Viper has sent auto enthusiasts into a tizzy, due to the incredible amounts of horsepower it produces. While the 2016 Dodge Viper ACR performance specs may intimidate some, it does offer the ride of a lifetime to those who dare to sit behind the wheel. If you’re curious about the power the new Dodge Viper possesses, read on. (more…)

Nissan plans a hands-free vehicle

Friday, October 16th, 2015
2020 Nissan autonomous drive car

2020 Nissan autonomous drive car

In the wonderful world of Nissan, there’s always something exciting on the horizon. As automakers around the globe prepare for what the next generation of cars (electric and hands-free vehicles), Nissan is plunging forward with its idea for an autonomous automobile. Originally, the idea was presented in 2013, it is expected that Nissan won’t plunge forward with definite plans for quite awhile. If you’re curious what Nissan has up its sleeve in terms of creating a self-driving car, look no further. We have information on the original presentation of the model, as well as an idea of the prospective release. The 2020 Nissan autonomous drive car is well on its way (even though it seems a bit far off). (more…)

Check out Albert Lea’s 2015 trick-or-treat hours!

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015
Trick-or-treat times in Albert Lea MN

Trick-or-treat times in Albert Lea MN

At Dave Syverson, we love cars. We also love keeping our community members up-to-date on what’s going on in the area! For years (thousands, in fact), trick-or-treating has been a tradition for many. While the meaning and practices have changed over time, the tradition has now become a simple way to have fun on Halloween. It gives children the opportunity to dress up, gather a basket/bucket/pillow case, knock on doors and collect goodies. If you’ve been looking for ways to liven up your Halloween night (that doesn’t include the scary things, like haunted houses), then you may be looking to plan an evening of trick-or-treating in the area! If that’s the case, we have the trick-or-treat times for Albert Lea, MN available below. (more…)

‘The Rock’ stars in Ford’s new service ads

Monday, October 12th, 2015
Ford service commercials with Dwayne Johnson

Ford service commercials with Dwayne Johnson

For decades, Ford has graced the auto world with its “tough” vehicles, and it won’t be slowing down any time soon. The brand continues to be a success, which means that it will have to keep coming up with new and exciting marketing strategies. While there have been several popular celebrities that have taken part in Ford’s ads, like James Franco, the brand has invited someone who is definitely recognizable in today’s mainstream media to take part in its new commercials: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. If you’re curious what the Ford service commercials with Dwayne Johnson will entail, or about when they’ll be airing, we have the scoop! (more…)

Ford introduces new Expedition to aluminum lineup

Friday, October 9th, 2015
2018 Ford Expedition release date

2018 Ford Expedition release date

For decades, Ford has graced the auto world with some of the toughest vehicles on the market. While the brand has big plans for the next couple years, we’ve caught wind of something new on the horizon: a 2018 Ford Expedition. Joining the new Super Duty and Raptor, the Expedition will also be stealing the F-150’s aluminum build (among several other features). While a 2018 Ford Expedition release date has yet to be officially announced, recently revealed rumors have hinted that it’s within the next couple of years. So, if you’re a fan of Ford’s Expedition, read on for the few details we know about the upcoming model. (more…)