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Shoppers Still Prefer Black and White Car Colors

Shoppers Still Prefer Black and White Car Colors

Black, white, and grey seem to be the color scheme of most new cars. The color, white, for example ranked as the most popular neutral hue last year. Silver and black followed close behind. Opting for monochrome vehicles has been a decade-long trend for drivers, but researchers think a change might be on the horizon. “Today, variations of white, black, gray and silver make up over half of the market, leaving just 21 percent of cars sold in 2020 in…

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Volkswagen Breaks Ground in Tennessee on Battery Engineering Lab

Volkswagen Breaks Ground in Tennessee on Battery Engineering Lab

As some automobile manufacturers continue to move towards electric vehicles, Volkswagen makes its latest commitments right here in our state of Tennessee. This past November, Volkswagen broke ground in Tennessee on a new Battery Engineering Lab. The lab is being erected at the Engineering and Planning Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where Volkswagen Chattanooga is working on an expansion on its electric vehicle production and has a battery pack assembly facility under construction. This Chattanooga plant forms the center for all…

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Volkswagen ID.4 Shows Off Exterior Design

Volkswagen ID.4 Shows Off Exterior Design

After months of speculation, Volkswagen officially announced its first all-electric SUV: the Volkswagen ID.4. Among the many compelling things the ID.4 has to show off, the innovative SUV boasts a truly advanced exterior design based on organic forms that boost efficiency. Designed by the wind According to the Volkswagen Group’s Head of Design, Klaus Zyciora, the ID.4’s airy exterior appearance has “gentle, soft transitions [that] alternate with sharp, clear separating edges. The design looks as if shaped by the wind…

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How Volkswagen is Helping in the Fight Against COVID-19

How Volkswagen is Helping in the Fight Against COVID-19

Volkswagen knows that it’s part of its responsibility as a global leader to help people and communities in times of need. That has been very much the case throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, which Volkswagen is helping to fight against using its manufacturing and logistical know-how. VW is teaming with heavyweights like Dow, Whirlpool, and Magna to build essential PPE like respirator hoods, air-purifying respirators, and reusable medical gowns. A taskforce out of its Chattanooga, Tennessee, manufacturing plant is working diligently…

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Volkswagen Supports Australian Bushfire Relief and Recovery

Volkswagen Supports Australian Bushfire Relief and Recovery

The recent bushfires in Australia have devastated wildlife and natural habitats, taken human lives, destroyed thousands of homes and displaced countless people. And unfortunately, the devastating effects are not over, despite the fires finally being contained. To help the wildlife, people and communities in the southern and eastern sections of the country heal and rebuild from the overwhelming trauma and damage caused by the fires, Volkswagen has pledged approximately $1.7 million USD (AUD$2.5 million) to bushfire relief and recovery. “Thousands…

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2019 Volkswagen Arteon Wins Wards 10 Best UX Award

2019 Volkswagen Arteon Wins Wards 10 Best UX Award

The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon has won the Wards 10 Best UX Award that seeks to recognize cars with the best user interfaces. As cars becomes more and more high-tech, there can sometimes be a steep learning curve when it comes to operating its advanced features. This can lead to owner frustration and problems. To help you avoid that frustration, The Wards 10 Best UX Awards recognize the vehicles with the best user-friendly features. The WardsAuto editors tested 23 new vehicles…

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VW Sponsoring First-Ever Chattanooga Motorcar Festival

VW Sponsoring First-Ever Chattanooga Motorcar Festival

About five hours out from Memphis is the great Tennessee city of Chattanooga. And this year, the city is playing host to the inaugural Chattanooga Motorcar Festival, sponsored — quite excitingly — by Volkswagen of America. That makes the event the perfect fall road trip destination for any VW fans in the Memphis area. Some of us from the dealership will certainly be going. The event will be held in downtown Chattanooga from Oct. 11-13. The festival will celebrate your…

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Volkswagen “Drive Bigger” Ad Campaign Celebrates Dedication to the Future

Volkswagen “Drive Bigger” Ad Campaign Celebrates Dedication to the Future

With the “Drive Bigger” ad campaign, Volkswagen showcases its dedication to the greater good, committing itself to environmentally friendly innovation, global responsibility, and industry leadership in the years to come. The multi-platform ad campaign debuted this summer to a global audience, demonstrating to the world the brand’s commitment to ensuring that the world is a better place for our future generations. The first Volkswagen ad spot was titled “Something Big” and depicted what “Drive Bigger” is all about. The new…

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Safe Driving Tips to Teach Teens

Safe Driving Tips to Teach Teens

Parents always have a lot to worry about when it comes to their children, and it’s made worse when their children reach driving-age. To help ease your mind when your teen takes to the road, it’s worth teaching them safe driving habits while they practice their driving with you in the vehicle. Here are some safe driving tips to teach teens. No phones: Although it’s tempting to look at your phone while driving, you should instruct your teen to keep…

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Tips for Safe Driving in the Rain

Tips for Safe Driving in the Rain

Spring tends to bring a lot of rain, so now is a great time to refresh yourself on safe driving practices for rainy days and wet roads. Whether you’re a new driver or a seasoned one, keeping in mind these tips for driving in the rain can help you prevent an unneeded headache. Go slow. Taking it a bit slower in the rain will reduce your chance of hydroplaning and skidding, and it gives you more time to brake when…

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