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07-10-18

VICKAR AUTO GROUP NOW CARRYING BEDFORD DECKS FOR 2500, 3500 CHEVY TRUCKS

The deck trucks, he notes, fit on both the 2500 and 3500 Chevy trucks. These decks come in various styles stating with a flat deck with tool boxes under the deck to contractor decks with tool boxes all around but still room for a fifth wheel hitch as well as 4x8 storage.
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06-30-18

2019 CHEVROLET COLORADO: COMPACT BUT CAPABLE

As the Chevy Colorado enters its fifth year in its second generation, the engineers and designers at GMC realized the compact pickup would have some seriously stiff competition in terms of smaller pick-ups in the coming months with Ford and Jeep rising to the occasion. So, the 2019 Chevrolet Colorado features some pretty cool updates and improvements.
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06-29-18

2019 CHEVROLET BLAZER: IT’S BACK!

For starters, the original Blazer was a more of a truck than a crossover, with a choppy ride and a larger engine. This all-new version is a crossover with a unibody structure, and a much smaller engine set to reside beneath the newly sculpted hood. This two-row CUV will position itself between the Equinox and Traverse in terms of size, amenities and performance.
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06-26-18

THE ALL-NEW 2019 CHEVROLET BLAZER

It has an 8-inch colour touchscreen, and includes Chevrolet MyLink with Bose audio, 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and offer up to six USB ports. Available safety technologies include adaptive cruise control and rear camera mirror.
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06-06-18

VICKAR COMMUNITY CHEVROLET, GENERAL MOTORS OFFERING GRADS DEALS

So you (or your kid) have just graduated from university – or high school. Congratulations! A new direction, a new career and a new experiences are on the road ahead. And, the Vickar Automotive Group has some incentives to make it easier to get on that road.
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05-30-18

2018 CHEVROLET CAMARO: TIME TO LET LOOSE

Enter the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro. With a modernized retro exterior design, plenty of engine and feature options, as well as a top that drops automatically at the touch of a button or via the key fob, this American muscle car is the perfect summer companion to fully enjoy the warmer months.
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05-09-18

VICKAR COMMUNITY CHEVROLET HYBRIDS, ELECTRIC VEHICLES THE ANSWER TO FAST RISING GAS PRICES

    Chevrolet Volt is into its third year, and the 2018 version of the hybrid model is little changed from last year. The 18.4kw/hour lithium-ion battery pack allows for a range of up to 80 km using electric mode in the summer months and 70 km per litre when running on gasoline after the battery capacity is used up.

     Vickar Community Chevrolet sales manager Devon Cuscito reports that the dealership currently has one Volt in stock and one more en route.

     He notes that the Chevy Bolt, General Motors’ new all-electric vehicle, is attracting a lot of interest.  “We have 10-12 people a month asking about it,” he says.  “People want to come in and see it and take it for a test drive.

     “But they are hard to get. We are also expecting to get one model this year.”

     He describes the Bolt as an amazing car.  “Its range is up to 400 km,” he says.

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04-30-18

2018 CHEVROLET TRAX

The Chevrolet Trax might be small in stature, but it’s large in features and fun on the road. Recently face-lifted just a year ago, the 2018 Chevrolet Trax makes a serious statement on the road and is ready to tackle urban life and anything you throw its way.

For starters, the 2018 Chevrolet Trax is a true compact crossover and will adapt to any urban setting you throw it into with an overall length of just 167.20”. Despite that, the Trax offers up an impressive 529 litres behind the rear seats, and if those are folded down that increases to 1,370 litres. There’s room for 5 inside, and Chevrolet claims that if needed you can transport items as long as 8 feet with the rear seat folded down. Looks can be deceiving when it comes to interior space.

From the outside, the 2018 Chevrolet Trax is the definition of approachable. Rounded features and a friendly front grille give the Trax a gentle sort of nature, yet modern touches abound with standard halogen projector-type headlights and LED taillights.

An available RedLine edition is available for LT and Premier modles and features 18” black finish aluminum wheels with red accents, black mirror caps, a blacked out front grille, front and rear black Chevrolet bowties, black beltline moldings, and a black Trax badge with red outline.

Regardless of which model (LS, LT, Premier) or which drivetrain (FWD or AWD), the same engine is found in the 2018 Chevrolet Trax: a 1.4L ECOTEC turbocharged unit that produces 138 horespower and 148 lb-ft of torque that’s paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission.

Inside the 2018 Chevrolet Trax you’ll find features like standard OnStar 4G LTE wifi connectivity, Chevrolet MyLink with a 7” color touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Bluetooth and voice control.

To find out more about the cute but capable 2018 Chevrolet Trax, head down to your local Vickar Chevrolet to speak to one of our experts, and don’t forget to take the Trax out for a test drive, too.

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03-29-18

2018 CHEVY CRUZE: SUBTLE UPDATES

Most notable for the 2018 model year is the addition of an available diesel engine in the hatchback Cruze. The 1.6L 4-cyl turbo-diesel engine produces 137 horsepower and 240 lb-ft of torque. On the highway, the diesel engine drinks an impressive 5L/100km, while in the city that number only increases to 7.7L/100km.
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03-16-18

VICKAR CUSTOMER REWARDS PROGRAM WORTH LOOKING INTO

Did you know that every time you take your vehicle in for servicing, you can get back 5% of what you pay if you have a Vickar Auto Group Customer Rewards card? The cards have been available for several years now - with more than 1,000 customers currently benefitting from the program, notes Vickar Community Chevrolet service manager Bill Grant.
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03-05-18

VICKAR AUTO GROUP SALES CONSULTANTS RECOGNIZED FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT

Vickar Community Chevrolet sales rep Dave Enns has long been the dean of the Vickar Chevrolet sales force in terms of sales – but, this year, he is getting a little competition from relative newcomer Rodney Neufeld.
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02-27-18

THE 2018 CHEVROLET EQUINOX HAS EVERYTHING YOUR FAMILY NEEDS

The Chevrolet Equinox has evolved significantly over the years, and the latest generation introduced last year is certainly the most advanced and evolved model in the history of the Chevrolet compact SUV. Offering a host of new features and improvements ranging from more efficient engines to an even more spacious and versatile interior, the Chevrolet Equinox has everything your family needs.
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02-16-18

VICKAR GROUP PARTNERS WITH ANCOP TO BUILD SECOND IN PHILLIPINES FOR UNDERPRIVILEGED FILIPINOS

Eight years ago, the Vickar Auto Group part­nered with the Transcona Rotary Club and the ANCOP Foundation to build the Vickar Transcona Rotary Vil­lage in the Philippines for un­der­priv­i­leged Filipinos. The CFC ANCOP Foun­da­tion USA is a Chris­tian-based or­ga­ni­za­tion founded by Cou­ples for Christ which helps the very poor in the Philippines and other coun­tries by pro­vid­ing sup­port to se­lect or­ga­ni­za­tions that work with the needy.
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01-31-18

2018 CHEVROLET TRAX VERSUS ITS COMPETITION: FOR THOSE THAT WANT AN AGILE SUV

With the 2018 Chevrolet Trax, we get a utility vehicle offering between 530 liters and 1,371 liters of cargo space depending on the configuration of the rear seats. There is no doubt that the Chevrolet Trax is a versatile and spacious vehicle. But what is especially interesting with the Trax, is that it offers all this space despite very compact dimensions.
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01-19-18

CHEVROLET WINTER DRIVING TIPS

Depending on your vehicle’s ground clearance and the snow conditions, you can sometimes gently rock the vehicle free. Turn the steering wheel left and right to clear the area around the front wheels (or using a snow shovel). Turn off any traction system. Gently shift back and forth between reverse and a low forward gear, spinning the wheels as little as possible. This creates a rocking motion that may help free the vehicle.
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12-30-17

2018 CHEVROLET TRAVERSE: ONE OF THE MOST SPACIOUS FULL-SIZE SUVS YOU CAN BUY

There are a lot of people out there that don’t want to buy a minivan, but that need space. Minivans are certainly very convenient, and they are the most spacious vehicles you can buy, but they are not necessarily a lot of fun to drive, and, well, they are kind of boring to look at.
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12-28-17

CHEVY CORVETTE IN 10 MOST SATISFYING CARS LIST FOR 2017

Chevrolet Corvette's sales were up by 32%, but it seems that sales are not the only area where the Corvette is really excelling. It recently made it to Consumer Reports list
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12-19-17

NEW VICKAR COMMUNITY CHEVROLET EXPRESS SERVICE DRIVE-THRU OPEN FOR BUSINESS

The new Express Service drive-thru – which opened for business on Thursday, December 13 – is one of the highlights of the expansion that Manitoba’s leading General Motors dealer has been undergoing over the past few months. Inside the showroom at 964 Regent Avenue West, there is a new office area for management and a new, modern look to the store.
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12-18-17

CHEVROLET DROPPED THE ALL-NEW 2019 SILVERADO FROM THE SKY

Hundreds of truck owners have gathered in Fort Worth, Texas at Texas Motor Speedway to witness the revelation of the all-new Silverado. Dale Earnhardt Jr, a retired NASCAR Superstar was hosting the event and had another surprise guest drop in -- literally.
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12-14-17

VICKAR COMMUNITY CHEVROLET TO RECEIVE LIMTED NUMBER OF SILVERADO 1500 CENTENNIAL EDITION MODELS

Vickar Community Chevrolet sales manager Devon Cuscito reports that the limited edition models will feature distinct looks that include Centennial Blue metallic exterior, heritage bowtie emblems and Centennial door badges, spray-in bedliner with heritage bowties, Centennial Edition badging on floor liners and chrome tow hooks, door handles, mirror caps and belt line
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