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What is the Volkswagen MIB3 Infotainment System?

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020
2021 Volkswagen Atlas SEL exterior shot with dark blue paint color driving on a mountain highway

Volkswagen MIB3 Infotainment System Capabilities and Technologies

For its 2021 model lineup, the Volkswagen brand has upgraded most models to now have the MIB3 infotainment system as a standard feature at baseline trim levels. So, what does the MIB3 Infotainment do, what does it offer, and how does it work? We’ll be taking a look at the comfort, convenience, and entertainment features offered by the MIB3 infotainment system today here at the Volkswagen of Downtown LA blog!


What’s New with the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon?

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
2021 Volkswagen Arteon exterior shot in red paint color parked alongside a river on a cobblestone road

2021 Volkswagen Arteon Specs and Features Overview

Volkswagen has just held a world premiere for the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon model. So, what has changed with this new model year update for the VW Arteon premium sedan? Today, we’ll take a look at the specs, features, trim levels, color options, release date, and more, concerning the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon!


Can I Recharge My Air Conditioning on my Own?

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020
stock photo of hands operating air conditioner recharge gauges and hose

Out of all the home repairs people get nervous about doing, air conditioning recharging may be one of the most misunderstood. This post is dedicated to helping car owners like you get informed about your car air conditioning so you can decide for yourself if you think you can do it yourself, or if you would rather take it in to the professionals to take care of it.  


How Do I Keep My Car Safe During the Summer?

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020
stock photo of flower in sand summertime

The summer can be a dangerous time for cars. Excessive heat can cause rapid expansion of components within the car, sunlight can deteriorate some car interiors causing cracking and fading, and dry, dusty weather can make cars run less efficiently. For this very reason, this post is dedicated to bringing together some ideas as to how you can avoid these damages to your car when the summer sun starts blazing. 


How Does the 4MOTION System Work for Volkswagen?

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
2020 VW Tiguan sitting downtown

Everybody gets excited about the features that a car might have. We pour over every little detail about cars. If there is a new car or one that we are interested in, then people are prone to gathering anything and every bit of info possible. 


Should I Get an All-Wheel Drive Vehicle?

Saturday, November 30th, 2019
2020 VW Atlas Cross Sport parked at a home

It takes a lot of time to make sure you’re getting the right car. If you’re smart, then a car purchase only happens after hours of research. It needs to fit your budget and needs plus it should have a lot of fun features that make it worth driving. No one wants a boring car after all.


What Exactly is VW Car-Net?

Friday, October 25th, 2019
Man searching for his car with an app

There are a lot of high-tech things coming out every day. We hear about fancy gadgets and gizmos constantly. Technology advances at a fairly rapid pace and this new tech extends to our cars as well.


What Is Pedestrian Monitoring and How Does it Work?

Thursday, August 1st, 2019
Man crossing the street in front of a pedestrian monitoring car

Cars are packed with a lot of high-end technology features. Our cars do a lot of work for us, which is nice. All of the safety features and entertainment packages create a unique feeling when you’re driving around in a brand-new car.


What can you do with Volkswagen Car-Net?

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
Woman holding a phone with the Volkswagen Car-Net app

Volkswagen Car-Net Navigational & Safety Features

There are many benefits of using Volkswagen’s Car-Net services, particularly when it comes to navigation and security. In addition to supporting Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, Car-Net includes plenty of useful features for drivers to enjoy. Car-Net Guide & Inform and Car-Net Security & Service are both available for a wide variety of Volkswagen models. We’ve highlighted some of our favorite Volkswagen Car-Net navigational and safety features to educate Volkswagen drivers about these services’ utility. (more…)

Benefits of the Volkswagen Car-Net infotainment system

Thursday, January 18th, 2018
touchscreen in car and smartphone

Almost every new car either comes standard or available with some form of an infotainment system. What is infotainment? It’s more than a made-up word. It’s exactly what it sounds like. Infotainment systems combine the necessary information and entertainment features we want in our cars. Keep reading to learn about what Volkswagen has to offer.  (more…)