Archive for the ‘VW News’ 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…)

2015 Volkswagen Golf wins AutoPacific 2015 Ideal Vehicle Award

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015
2015 VW Golf earns 2015 Ideal Vehicle Award

2015 VW Golf earns 2015 Ideal Vehicle Award

As a Volkswagen dealership, we’re lucky to be surrounded with some iconic models days after day. The 2015 Volkswagen Beetle stands as the retro-inspired model which has a place of honor as the first model to start the lineup, while the 2015 Volkswagen Jetta remains an attractive option for those on a budget. Still, there can be little doubt the Golf is one of our most sought-after models, and with news of the 2015 VW Golf earning the 2015 Ideal Vehicle Award, it can hardly come as a surprise. (more…)

Volkswagen develops a racetrack-ready Golf

Monday, July 20th, 2015
New Volkswagen Motorsport VW Golf

New Volkswagen Motorsport VW Golf

Those deeply interested in Volkswagen culture are likely already aware of the company’s long history in motorsports, particularly rally car racing. Now Volkswagen Motorsport is attempting to throw its hat in the ring for the eight round of the Touring Car Racer International Series (TCR), and developed a racetrack-ready Golf in preparation. The new Volkswagen Motorsport VW Golf is lower and meaner looking than any Golf available in showrooms, putting the performance of the 2015 Golf GTI to shame. Which only makes sense, but we all know GTI drivers which they could drive a real racecar. (more…)

Volkswagen may deliver more electric vehicles, but not to the U.S.

Monday, May 11th, 2015
Volkswagen electric car options

Volkswagen electric car options

This year gas prices aren’t expected to skyrocket in the same way they have in past summers, and so the talk of electric vehicles is quieter than usual. Volkswagen released the e-Golf this year as a stronger contender against other electric vehicles on the market, but with one caveat that can really decrease its chances of being the best option available: it’s only available in select states along the East and West coasts. Now we’re hearing word that more electric vehicles will be available in China, and we’re pondering the Volkswagen electric car options that we think should be made widely available in the U.S. too.   (more…)