Archive for the ‘VW Features & Technology’ Category

VW puts more focus on car safety features in 2016

Friday, September 11th, 2015
Safest Volkswagen models for 2016

Safest Volkswagen models for 2016

There are some things people are beginning to take for granted when it comes to shopping for a new car. Air conditioning should come standard, as should cruise control, while safety features electronic stability control and anti-theft protection are required by law. We may all expect that safety is closely mandated, but some vehicles are better for your family than others. The safest Volkswagen models for 2016 have already been rated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, and VW is showing some impressive changes for the model year. (more…)

There will be connectivity for all with the VW MIB II Platform

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
Volkswagen MIB II System will be compatible with most phones

Volkswagen MIB II System will be compatible with most phones

Most of us remember a time before cellphones, but that doesn’t mean we want to live without their convenience. Having a GPS system always on hand is convenient, especially when the sudden urge to find a new store or restaurant comes up. There are many apps that make our lives convenient, not to mention the ease of communicating with friends and family when we’re on the road. It seems like compatibility should be widely available in all vehicles, but the technology has fallen behind, typically leaving vehicles with an “either or” option when it comes to Apple versus Android devices. That’s all about to change, since the Volkswagen MIB II System will be compatible with most phones. (more…)

How does the Volkswagen 4Motion system work with Haldex?

Thursday, June 25th, 2015
Volkswagen Haldex 4Motion system function

How does the Volkswagen 4Motion system work with Haldex?

Here in America we can be a little intense when it comes to the automotive industry. Our country is large and, except in the largest cities, personal transportation is necessary for everything from our daily work commute to the trip to the grocery store. We rely on automakers to create solid vehicles on which we can depend, and having all-wheel drive is one way to make that happen. Today we’re going to look a little deeper into VW AWD and the Volkswagen Haldex 4Motion system function.  (more…)