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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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Take a Peek at the All-new Volkswagen Atlas SUV

Take a Peek at the All-new Volkswagen Atlas SUV

It’s official: the upcoming new SUV model from Volkswagen will be named the Atlas. VW officially unveiled the all-new Volkswagen Atlas SUV at the Santa Monica Pier in California at the end of October. This new SUV will be built right here in Tennessee and is designed specifically for the American market. The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas will have three rows of seating for up to seven passengers and will come with a full suite of available driver assist features. Buyers…

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VW Golf Drag Car Boasts 600 HP

VW Golf Drag Car Boasts 600 HP

Most drivers tend to love the incredibly expensive, insanely powerful, sleekly designed supercars, but what if we told you that a VW Golf could outrun them? If you’ve already laughed at the mere thought of that happening, we have a video that you need to watch. YouTuber Gumbal took a standard Golf and switched out the engine to create the ultimate VW Golf drag car. The VW Golf drag car had its standard four-cylinder engine switched out for a 2.9-liter…

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What Do Your Vehicle Warnings Indicators Mean?

What Do Your Vehicle Warnings Indicators Mean?

We’ve all been there. You’re driving along, ABBA’s greatest hits blaring from your stereo, without a care in the world, and then all the sudden, one of the Vehicle Warning Indicators lights up on your dash. Now you have a couple of options. You could place a small square electrical tape over the icon. Out of sight, out of mind. But then you’d be ignoring a really great preventative maintenance tool from workings its magic. Instead, why not learn what…

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Volkswagen Golf R Named a “2016 All-Star”

Volkswagen Golf R Named a “2016 All-Star”

The Volkswagen Golf R has always been a standout in versatility and style. But the 2016 Golf R has finally been recognized for its excellence. Automobile has named the Golf R to its 2016 list of All-Stars. Automobile—a leading automotive lifestyle magazine—awards vehicles to this list every year based on style, class, importance, and desirability. This list is quite prestigious, and Golf R scored the honor being on it for the first time. “Volkswagen Golf R wowed us with its…

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Passat Earns Top Safety Pick Plus

Passat Earns Top Safety Pick Plus

Volkswagens should never be underestimated, especially concerning their safety. And the brand proved this when the 2016 Passat was named IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus. On the 2016 Passat, there’s new front and rear styling that has given it that top safety score. The mid-sized sedan received the top score of “good” across all areas of testing. These wins include the small front overlap crash, the most difficult testing area, as well as an advanced rating for front crash prevention….

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Volkswagen Safety Technologies: Keeping You Safe Behind the Wheel

Volkswagen Safety Technologies: Keeping You Safe Behind the Wheel

Volkswagen has invested in some innovative safety technologies to make sure you’re always safe and sound behind the wheel. Most new models feature active and passive systems, and you have the option to upgrade to the latest high-tech components on the market when you buy Volkswagen. According to Volkswagen, some of the most recent and advanced Volkswagen safety technologies are Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Area View, Blind Spot Sensor, and City Emergency Braking among others. Adaptive Cruise Control automatically adjusts…

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Volkswagen Technology Stays Ahead of the Curve

Volkswagen Technology Stays Ahead of the Curve

In several areas, but particularly in technology, Volkswagen proves to be unmatched. Its vehicles are outfitted with cutting-edge technology, technology that is intelligently designed to make for a more efficient, more comfortable and more convenient driving experience. Safety Technology The Blind Spot Sensor finally lets you in on those mysterious areas that escape our sideview mirror. In vehicles featuring this technology, radar sensors are installed that can detect movement in the rear and side of the vehicle. Multi-Collision Brake is…

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Awesome New Technology in Volkswagen Lineup

Awesome New Technology in Volkswagen Lineup

For the 2016 model year, Volkswagen has decided to democratize a lot of cutting-edge infotainment and driver assistance technologies. Nearly every 2016 model will feature the new MIB II infotainment system with VW Car-Net App-Connect, making Volkswagen “one of the first in the industry to support all three available connected car systems.” Whether you use Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, or MirrorLink, VW has your covered. Tech first seen on the 2015 Volkswagen Touareg will soon be enjoyed throughout the VW…

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