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5 Drivers Share Stories About Getting Their Cars Seriously Stuck

Posted by Poquet Auto on Aug 13, 2015 5:00:45 AM

We’ve all been there. You’re driving on mud or snow, and suddenly your wheels are spinning and you’re going nowhere. If you’ve ever gotten really stuck before, then you know how embarrassing and frustrating it is. Where’s a crane when you need one?

We recently asked our Facebook followers to share stories about getting their cars stuck and how they got out. Here are five of their stories.

Fun Facts About the History of Cars [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Poquet Auto on Aug 6, 2015 5:00:27 AM

The first car engine was patented in 1879 by German inventor Karl Benz. Though not fully built until 1886, the first car, the Benz Patent Motorwagen, was the first vehicle of its kind.

 Almost unrecognizable from cars today, automakers have seriously advanced the safety, efficiency, and aesthetic of our vehicles.

 Today’s vehicles are decked out with convenient, helpful features. From electric headlights to sunroofs and air conditioning, the infographic below takes a look back at how cars became the modern marvels we know today.

Here are 7 of its most interesting facts:

10 Phases of Driving Through Minnesota Road Construction [as told by GIFs]

Posted by Poquet Auto on Jul 30, 2015 5:00:36 AM

It’s that time of year again. Summer has hit and road construction is in full swing. We don’t know about you, but for us, the frequent road closures and the resulting traffic jams are infuriating.

Here are 10 phases we go through when trying to reach a destination during road construction season:

5 Games to Play on Your Next Family Roadtrip

Posted by Poquet Auto on Jul 23, 2015 4:15:53 AM

With just a month or so of summer vacation left, many families are hitting the open road. With airline costs as high as they are, road trips are one of the best ways to explore new parts of the country and get away for awhile. Yet as anyone who has ever taken a road trip with kids knows, it pays to be prepared.

That means planning your route, packing the essentials, and coming up with car entertainment ideas. So we thought we’d take the time to share some road trip games you and your family can play on your next road trip:

How to Protect Your Car from Sun Damage [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Poquet Auto on Jul 16, 2015 5:00:17 AM

Most people would agree one of the best and worst parts of life in Minnesota is our four seasons. We have brutal winters, hot summers, colorful falls, and damp – sometimes snowy – springs.

When it comes to car care, most people assume it’s most important to prepare for winter. People buy snow tires, get tune-ups, and stock their trunks with emergency supplies. Most people don’t realize, however, that it’s just as important to prep your car for the hot sunshine of summer.

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