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Why do I need to know about Brake Fluid?

Brake fluid is what goes to work in your vehicle when you press on the brake pedal to stop your vehicle. The fluid is subjected to high pressure and high temperatures, however the fluid itself is non-compressible. Because it cannot be compressed, it delivers the force needed to press your brake calipers onto your rotors and stop your vehicle from rolling. Obviously then, brake fluid is a very important part of your vehicle's safety…

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Will flying "cars" be the next advancement in green technology?

If you love cartoons or are over a certain age, surely you remember George Jetson tooling around space in his "flying car". Most children who grew up watching the Jetsons envisioned a future where flying cars would be the norm. As we all know, that isn't exactly how things turned out...yet.


photo credit:  Hanna Barbera

With the popularity of drones increasing and new uses for them being discovered every day, several tech companies have been eyeing them as having potential to transport people, albeit for fairly short distances. Being battery powered means that drones would be an environmentally…
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Are Silverado and Sierra the same? The answer might surprise you!

GM fans know the T1 platform trucks are not only dependable, but some of the best looking trucks available. Being built on the same T1 platform means the Chevy Silverado and the GMC Sierra are truly brothers. However, just like human brothers, they do have their differences. Let's explore these differences.

1.) Looks. The Silverado has long been known as the "everyman's" truck, capable of performing well all while possessing rugged good looks. The Sierra has always been known as possessing a bit more elegance and luxury than its Silverado counterpart. For example, take a look at these…
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Accessorize Your New Ride!

This list of the coolest and most helpful car accessories will help you enjoy your new ride

You’ve got your brand new shiny vehicle and you’re ready to roll! If you’re like most busy Americans, you spend a lot of time in your car, so here are some helpful accessories you can add to make your time more productive, more comfortable or more fun.

1.) Cell Phone Signal Booster. We’ve all been there, you’re driving along, talking on your cell phone through your hands-free device when suddenly, your call drops because you’ve lost signal…

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The Chevy Blazer is reintroduced - with an attitude

The 2019 Blazer is the boldest, most progressive crossover Chevrolet has introduced to date. With its wide stance, athletic look, and enhanced body lines it has just the right mix of form, function, aggression and elegance. Of course from the Blazer’s conception in 1969 on a K5 full-size truck chassis, the Blazer has always…well, blazed trails.



When the Blazer name was introduced in 1969, it was designed to compete with the Ford Bronco. Interestingly, the Ford Bronco was designed to compete with the Jeep Wrangler. At its introduction, the Blazer sported a removable top, and Chevy boasted about…

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The New Chevy Blazer - an SUV With Attitude

The 2019 Blazer is the boldest, most progressive expression of the Chevrolet crossover design theme. A wide stance, tight proportions, a high beltline and dramatic sculpting give it a toned, athletic appearance from all angles.


The 2019 Chevrolet Blazer is set to burst onto the scene next year as yet another choice for crossover-hungry consumers. Judging by the reaction thus far, people are excited about the new Blazer's bold, athletic exterior and the cabin that draws design cues from the Camaro.

 

·      The 2019 Chevy Blazer will be available in six trim levels: L, 1LT, 2LT, 3LT, RS and Premier…

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My lease is ending - what's next?

My lease is up, now what?


If you’re embarking on your first lease, there are some things you should know before your lease ends.

1.)  You’ll have two main choices – to buy your vehicle or give it back. If you choose to buy, SVG can prepare the financing paperwork for you. Should you choose to return the vehicle, you will no longer have the monthly…

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Creative name for new GM product could earn you $10,000

GM launching a completely new product to add to its diverse line of transportation choices



GM is constantly innovating to bring new products and solutions to an ever-changing transportation landscape. In a recent announcement, GM said they are designing two brand new e-bikes to be launched in 2019. While they are essentially the same machine, one will be compact while the other will be foldable GM was fairly quiet and didn’t provide many details about…

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Taking the mystery out of what "Dealer Invoice Price" actually is

SVG Urbana wants you to be excited about buying a new car, not intimidated. To help with that, we promise to educate all of our customers on auto dealer terminology so you feel comfortable when you’re shopping for your next ride. Today’s blog will teach you what  “dealer invoice” is all about.


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Dream comes true for Steve VanGorder, owner of SVG Motors, purchases Chevy dealership in Greenville

July 1, 2015

After working at car dealerships for all of his adult life; Steve VanGorder purchases Ron Garrett Chevrolet in Greenville Ohio.  In 2014, Steve left Jeff Schmitt Auto Group after 20 years and started SVG Motors in Vandalia.  He explains that owning a Chevy dealership was "a dream come true."  

Ron and Barbara Garrett owned the Chevrolet dealership for 40 years at 1225 E. Russ Road in Greenville.

“Yesterday, we signed the contracts and that was the culmination of half dozen meetings at his house and my house, lunch and dinner, just getting to know each other,” VanGorder…
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