Category Archives: Features & Technology

Volkswagen Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ features being used

Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ now available in Volkswagen models thanks to new VW Car-Net® mobile app

Volkswagen Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ 

Drivers want the latest automotive technology in their vehicle when buying a new car and Volkswagen is a leader in the auto industry when it comes to providing it to them. From high-tech connectivity features like the VW Car-Net® that offers App-connect technology to the SiriusXM® All Access feature that gives drivers the ability to listen to music, sporting events, news, and comedy. A few of the newest technologies available in a Volkswagen model equipped with VW Car-Net® App-Connect include Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™. Keep reading to learn more about what these incredible technology features can do for you.  Read the rest of this entry >>

Volkswagen Digital Cockpit Customization and 2018 availability

2018 VW models to include Digital Cockpit, but what is it?

Volkswagen Digital Cockpit Customization and 2018 availability

If you haven’t been keeping track of the latest VW news, you may have missed out on one feature that it upcoming: the Volkswagen Digital Cockpit. At first it seemed like a premium feature that may or may not happen, but with all new, recent announcements including this as a feature, it seems clear that it will be a popular addition to models for 2018.  Availability has only been announced for a few so far, but we predict a wider announcement once popular models are released in the fall. Today we’re seeing what customization will look like for this new technology. Read the rest of this entry >>

Volkswagen wire-free heated windshield

VW designs a new type of heated windshield

Volkswagen wire-free heated windshield

Even if we don’t find our vehicles covered in snow here in South Carolina, we still see some blustery mornings that leave our windows covered in a thin layer of frost. It’s hard to scrape off, and many of us don’t keep deicer on hand. Waiting for your car to heat up can be a real pain, too, but there’s soon to be a different way. Volkswagen has created a wire-free heated windshield that uses a conductive silver layer in order to heat it, melt the frost and prevent new frost from forming. Read the rest of this entry >>