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Does Your Car Have a Name?

Posted by Poquet Auto on Jul 9, 2015 5:00:46 AM

Does your car have a name? If so, you're not alone. Nationwide Insurance surveyed 1,082 U.S. car owners and found nearly 25% had a name for their car. They also found:

“She was doing WHAT?”: Crazy distracted driving stories

Posted by Poquet Auto on Jul 2, 2015 5:00:06 AM

Everyone knows distracted driving is extremely dangerous. The CDC reports that nearly one in five vehicle crashes where someone is injured result from distracted driving.

Recently, we asked our Facebook followers to tell us what they’ve seen distracted drivers doing while out on the road. Their responses, while quite entertaining, prove distracted driving is still a big issue.

Check out these crazy stories:

Cars that Park Themselves? Dave Demonstrates. [Video]

Posted by Poquet Auto on Jun 25, 2015 5:00:56 AM

At Poquet, we pride ourselves on our ability to stock the highest quality used vehicles, many of which are updated with some of the latest technology. One of the coolest technology updates to vehicles lately is the ability to park themselves.

These vehicles with parking guidance aren’t quite the driverless cars expected to appear in future years, but they’re great for helping drivers locate suitable parking spaces and navigate into them almost effortlessly.

Why Original Paint on a Vehicle Matters

Posted by Poquet Auto on Jun 18, 2015 5:00:06 AM

Car paint matters. It’s not just so you can look hip & sporty with candy-apple red or sleek and classy with sheer black. Paint is a key part of our 110-point inspection process when buying used vehicles.


Checking a vehicle’s paint job is one of the many ways we verify its history and quality. If a vehicle has been repainted, we know it has an unclear history which may reflect something as minor as having been keyed or something as major as a serious accident.

Top 10 Essentials for Your Summer Road Trip

Posted by Poquet Auto on Jun 11, 2015 5:15:57 AM

A few months ago, we wrote an article about the best road trips to take from the Twin Cities area. If you’re like us, you might be thinking about taking the kids out on the open road now that school is out and the weather is nice. To make sure you have a lovely trip with your family and your vehicle, we’ve put together a list of essential items we’ve found helpful:

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