Category Archives: Volkswagen Technology

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How to set-up VW Car-Net®?

Setting Up Car-Net® Video Tutorial

Car-Net® has been revamped for the 2020 model year, meaning you can do more with it than ever before. You can check vehicle diagnostic information like mechanical condition, fuel levels, and oil age. Remote services—including remote start, remote lock/unlock, and remote climate control—are also accessible via Car-Net®. It does that and so much more, free for the first five years with eligible 2020 Volkswagen models.

But how do you set it up?

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How does my car’s wireless smartphone charger work?

How Wireless Smartphone Chargers Work

In a time when cables seem to be more plentiful than cobwebs, it’s easy to understand the desire to declutter. While doing so, you may have come across wireless charging pads. To those of us that know how finnicky wireless things can be (looking at you public Wi-Fi), being able to charge your phone wirelessly seems like a sham. Or at least pretty ineffective. It’s not, though.

Let’s look at how your car’s wireless smartphone charger works.

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How to use Park Assist in your Volkswagen

Technology is one of the areas that separates Volkswagen from some of the competition, as each Volkswagen model has plenty to offer drivers when it comes to techy sophistication. Park Assist is one of these. This optional feature can make parking simple by giving you a hand at fitting in a tight area with ease. If you’re ready to see how the Park Assist feature works, check out the video below from Volkswagen to learn how to use Park Assist in your Volkswagen! Read the rest of this entry >>

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All-New I.D. Buzz Concept Makes its World Debut

Volkswagen I.D. Buzz Concept Specs and Features

Volkswagen introduced the new future of the Microbus, the I.D. Buzz and much like the I.D. concept that was presented late last year, it is another new Volkswagen vehicle that gives a sophisticated design to electric mobility and reflects a change in the brand and its models. The I.D. Buzz concept is a zero-emissions vehicle that displays a new generation of elements and features. Inside the I.D. Buzz there is seating for up to eight passengers and has two luggage compartments. It will feature a fully autonomous “I.D. Pilot” driving mode, and during this mode, the driver’s seat can be turned 180 degrees to face the rear.   Read the rest of this entry >>

Volkswagen Driver Assistance Features

The road can be unpredictable. That’s why Volkswagen has begun introducing Volkswagen Driver Assistance, which is comprised of seven advanced safety technologies, to many new Volkswagon models. Driver Assistance features technologies like Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Braking, Adaptive Cruise Control, Parking Steering Assistant, Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Monitor, Rear Traffic Alert and Park Distance Control. Learn more about available Driver Assistance features in the short video below. Read the rest of this entry >>

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How does VW keep you safe before and after a collision?

VW Pre- and Post-Collision Braking System Differences

Volkswagen takes safety very seriously. In fact, the Volkswagen Driver Assistance package is standard on many of the VW models. This package has 7 different safety features and comes standard on the following 2016 Volkswagen models: the Jetta, the Beetle, the Beetle Convertible, the Touareg, the Passat, and all Golf models. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Why are turbocharged VW Jetta models good?

Why choose the Volkswagen turbocharged engine?

The Volkswagen Jetta has a lot going for it. It has some pretty sweet features that come standard. Like dual zone climate control and keyless access with push-button start. But did you know the Jetta also offers a choice of four turbocharged engines? And now that you do know, why choose the Volkswagen turbocharged engine? Read the rest of this entry >>