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2018 VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN NAMED CARS.COM “BEST COMPACT SUV OF 2017”

2018 VW Tiguan

Volkswagen of America, Inc. is pleased to announce that Cars.com has named the all-new 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan the “Best Compact SUV of 2017.” Competing against six strong contenders for the top rank in the Cars.com Compact SUV Challenge, the All-New Tiguan won over judges with its comprehensive package of value, utility and high level of standard driver assist features.
 
  1. 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan (model tested: Tiguan SE 4Motion with Panoramic Sunroof)
  2. 2017 Honda CR-V
  3. 2017 Mazda CX-5
  4. 2017 Ford Escape
  5. 2018 Chevrolet Equinox
  6. 2017.5 Nissan Rogue
  7. 2017 Jeep Compass

 

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CHEVROLET OFFERS MORE OPTIONS TO ADD UNLIMITED DATA

Chevrolet owners can sign up for an unlimited data plan at AT&T stores across the U.S.

Great information for all our Mankato Area Chevrolet Drivers! Get more data in your Chevrolet to keep you and everyone else in your vehicle happy :) Don't have 4G LTE data in your vehicle? Let us help! Visit us online at mankatomotors.com and come pick up a New Chevy equipped with in car Wi-Fi. 
 
In response to the growing customer demand for more data, Chevrolet and AT&T are making it easier for Chevrolet owners to add an AT&T unlimited…
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VOLKSWAGEN LAUNCHES “AMERICA” AD CAMPAIGN TO PROMOTE THE ALL-NEW ATLAS



The campaign will showcase the features of the all-new midsize SUV by following a family’s journey across America.
 
Volkswagen of America, Inc., today revealed, “America,” a broad new advertising campaign scheduled to debut during primetime on May 1st that serves as the official launch of the all-new Atlas, Volkswagen’s first family-sized SUV built in America. With a total of eight spots, the campaign shares a heartfelt story of a three-generation family and their cross-country journey through the United States.
 
 
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CHEVROLET OWNERS CAN NOW GO UNLIMITED WITH ONSTAR 4G LTE

Chevy is the first mass-market automaker to offer a prepaid unlimited data plan

4G LTE Onstar Chevrolet Unlimited Program
 
After using more than 4 million gigabytes of data in 2016, Chevrolet owners in the U.S. with an in-vehicle OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot[1] will now have access to an unlimited prepaid data plan for only $20 per month[2]. It will be available starting March 3, and Chevrolet will offer this groundbreaking plan enabled by AT&T across its entire retail lineup.
 
Chevrolet data usage has increased exponentially as owners have come to appreciate the ability to stream video on a tablet.
 
 
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2018 Chevrolet Equinox near Mankato, MN

2018 Chevy Equinox Mankato

Call it the right balance. On the autumnal equinox today, Chevrolet introduced the all-new 2018 Equinox, a fresh and modern SUV sized and designed to meet the needs of the compact SUV customer.
 
“We’ve got the strongest truck business in the industry and we’ve reinvigorated our car lineup with Volt, Cruze and Malibu,” said Alan Batey, Global Chevrolet president. “We’re applying the same customer focus to grow our crossover/SUV business — starting with the Chevrolet Equinox.”
 
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CHEVROLET SUPPORTS NEXT GENERATION OF ALL-STARS

Chevrolet has enlisted the help of two world-class athletes to support the brand’s youth sports programs around the country. Andrew McCutchen, MLB All-Star and outfielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates, will work with the brand on its Youth Baseball initiatives and Alex Morgan, gold medalist and soccer champion, will help the brand grow its youth soccer programs.

“At Chevrolet, we celebrate the power of play and the positive effect it has on kids, families and communities,” said Paul Edwards, U.S. vice president of Chevrolet Marketing. 

 

 

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Nissan Rogue earns 2017 Consumer Guide® Automotive Best Buy Award

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  • 2017 Rogue takes top award in its class based on value and versatility
  • The Nissan Rogue has been updated for the 2017 model year with fresh exterior and interior treatments, an expanded suite of Nissan Safety Shield, and the first ever Rogue Hybrid model
  • Consumer Guide® Automotive Best Buy Award is the publication's highest ranking award
CHICAGO – The 2017 Nissan Rogue has been named a 2017 Consumer Guide® Automotive Best Buy Award winner. 
 
 
 
 
 
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Nissan Armada named one of Autotrader's "2017 Must Test Drive Award" winners

  • All-new Armada one of 12 vehicles selected as "best new cars worth taking for a spin"
  • Second-generation Armada is the largest and most powerful vehicle in Nissan's SUV/Crossover portfolio
  • Equipped with new 390-horsepower 5.6-liter Endurance® V8 and 7-speed automatic transmission – offering best-in-class maximum horsepower
  • Offers 8-passenger seating, 8,500-pound standard towing capacity
  • On sale now and available in a range of three high-content grade levels in both 2-wheel and 4-wheel drive configuration.
 
 
 
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VOLKSWAGEN ATLAS WEEKEND EDITION DEMONSTRATES GO-ANYWHERE APPEAL AND VERSATILITY

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  • Atlas Weekend Edition pays homage to Volkswagen’s go-anywhere spirit
  • Weekend Edition provides innovative cargo and entertainment solutions
  • Accessories enhance the flexibility of all-new seven-passenger SUV
The all-new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas that will hit American roads this Spring was designed to let people live a life as big as their imaginations. At the 2017 Chicago Auto Show, Volkswagen of America, Inc., will demonstrate how the Atlas can be enhanced with smart accessories in a new concept, the Atlas Weekend Edition.

2018 Volkswagen Atlas Weekend Edition
 
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Pond Hockey this weekend in North Mankato, Minnesota

Looking for some fun outdoor hockey located in Southern Minnesota? This weekend the annual AF99 Anthony Ford Pond Hockey Classic takes place at Spring Lake Park in North Mankato, Minnesota. The event is free to the public and runs all weekend with two divisions of play Adult and Youth. Saturday, January 28, 2017 (Adult play) and Sunday, January 29, 2017 (Youth play) Adult play will consist of 3 v 3 play, and Youth play 4 v 4.

 
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