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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…)


Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

vweVolkswagen of America, Inc., today, announced that a lower-priced version of the fully-electric 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf will go on sale at participating dealerships. The 2015 e-Golf Limited Edition is priced nearly $2,000 less than its SEL counterpart at $33,450, without compromising performance, quality, or versatility. The e-Golf Limited Edition is also available at a monthly lease price of $229, plus applicable fees.

The e-Golf Limited Edition is built on the same sporty Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB) platform as the rest of the award winning Golf family. It is powered by a compact electric motor and a 24.2 kWh lithium-ion battery (built in-house at the Volkswagen facility in Braunschweig, Germany), and offers 115 horsepower and class-leading torque of 199 pound feet.