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December 8, 2017
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2018 Detroit Auto Show: Rumors & Current Agenda

As you may know, the 2018 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), also known as the Detroit Auto Show, is scheduled on January 13-28. All our Berglund Auto Group dealers are excited to “discover something new” from our favorite brands. Like kids during Christmas, we want to see what’s going to be under our pine tree before the morning of—follow along as we peek at the automotive presents that are in store for us at the 2018 Auto Show in Detroit.

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November 21, 2017
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Our 6 Favorite Car Commercials & Videos of 2017

As a premier group of car dealers serving Roanoke, VA, we’ve seen a lot of car commercials over the years. Very few make the grade and even fewer land on our “favorites” list. Although it was difficult, we’ve managed to narrow down our must-watch list of car videos to six. So, grab some popcorn, dim the lights, and spend a few minutes sharing our love for these car commercials.

Chevy Trucks: Celebrating a Century of Dependability

Heading into its hundredth anniversary—wow, time flies—is Chevrolet, the king of dependability, the ruler of quality, the sultan of truckdom. For 100 years, Chevy trucks have been the face of the pickup class, offering power, rugged good looks, and unparalleled reliability. With 2017 and 2018 models like the Colorado and Silverado, Chevrolet is setting up shop for 100 more, and everyone from our Chevy dealers near Roanoke is excited to see what’s in store. Continue Reading →

October 11, 2017
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The Ultimate 2017 Guide to Trick-or-Treating in Roanoke, VA

You have your kids’ costumes picked out—three Wonder Woman outfits—and the trick-or-treating bags ready. But do you know where to go, what to do, and how to ensure everyone gets to bed on time? Here’s your quintessential 2017 Halloween guide to getting through the trick-or-treat season in Roanoke.

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Best Roanoke Neighborhoods to Trick-or-Treat

Not every Roanoke or Salem neighborhood is an excellent source of trick-or-treating fun. Some are just better equipped to treat your kids to treats (and a safe environment). Here are some favorite local neighborhoods to bring your pillowcases to on October 31st. Continue Reading →

September 25, 2017
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5 Best Tailgating Trucks for the 2017 Football Season

Autumn has arrived, and with it comes America’s newest beloved sport: Football! Whether you cheer on a college alma mater, the pros, or a Roanoke high school squad, you’re sure to head out to a few local tailgating parties this year. But are you fully prepared? That is, do you have the right tailgating truck to make life simpler? At Berglund Auto Group, we’d like to help you get equipped for tailgate season. Buy or lease any of these five amazing pickup trucks, and you’ll be ready for the first home game.

2018 Ram 1500 – Photo: ramtrucks.com

2018 Ram 1500 – Photo: ramtrucks.com

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October 1, 2016
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Fall 2016 Calendar of Events in Roanoke, VA

Whether you’re a lifelong Virginian or a transplant to the Roanoke area, you’ll undoubtedly find an incredible assortment of fall events with which to fall in love. At Berglund Auto Group, we strive to help our customers find more than just great deals on used and new cars in Virginia. Check out our compiled list of this autumn’s must-attend events in the Roanoke area, and mark your calendars!

GO Outside Festival (Oct 14th – 16th)

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Photo: facebook.com/GOFestival

This annual Roanoke event promotes healthy, active lifestyles via outdoor recreation. Come camp, race, and enjoy live music and entertainment through the weekend and celebrate nature. Dogs are more than welcome at the event, which will also host beer sampling stations, bike and SUP demonstrations, and much more. Continue Reading →

September 1, 2016
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9 Family-Friendly DIY Halloween Costumes from Berglund Automotive Group

Halloween is fast approaching. For some, that means a frightfully good time; for others, it means your embarrassing scream might squeak out at the drop of a hat. For people in the latter grouping, costumes with a bit more whimsy might be best. Whether you’re set to trick-or-treat with young kids at your side or hand out candy come October 31st, we’re certain you won’t find more creative, non-terrifying costumes than the nine listed below. Read on and prepare to stretch your DIY-muscles when crafting these family-friendly Halloween costumes.

  1. Bumble Bee a Chevy Camaro for Halloween

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Photos: costume-works.com

Made out of leftover cardboard, coffee cans, plastic wheels, clearance-aisle paint, and a homemade Chevrolet logo, this bona fide Transporters/Camaro costume can be crafted without shelling out Michael Bay-type dough. Aside from one of our pre-owned Chevy Camaros, this is about as affordable as the iconic sports car gets. Continue Reading →