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2022 VW Tiguan Changes Earn It IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Award

2022 VW Tiguan Changes Earn It IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Award

We at Gossett VW of Germantown care about the safety of your family. That’s why we’re proud to share the news that the latest Volkswagen Tiguan has received the highest designation possible from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. For the 2022 model year, the VW Tiguan safety rating has been upgraded to its top category: Top Safety Pick+. This achievement puts the compact Tiguan SUV among the safest new vehicles on the market. What contributed to the VW Tiguan…

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Volkswagen Revives the Scout as a New EV Brand

Volkswagen Revives the Scout as a New EV Brand

Volkswagen has been itching to get a bigger foothold in the electric vehicle market with its plan to release two dozen electric-powered models in the next decade. That strategy began with the launch of the ID.4, and now VW has revealed its next move: resurrecting the Scout nameplate. As a respected moniker in off-road utility, Scout established an expertise for rugged performance. Volkswagen is drawing from that legacy while giving the new Scout models a 21st-century update: an electric powertrain. …

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The Fascinating Stories of Volkswagen Model Names

The Fascinating Stories of Volkswagen Model Names

The Volkswagen lineup at Gossett Volkswagen of Germantown has many unique, memorable model names. But how did the automaker come up with the monikers of your favorite vehicles? Here’s a quick look at some of the most memorable Volkswagen model names and their origins. Volkswagen Atlas Name No, the VW Atlas doesn’t get its name from a book of road maps. It’s based on the muscular Greek titan — a fitting name for such a burly SUV. You don’t need…

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Top 3 Reasons to Buy a Volkswagen in Memphis, TN

Top 3 Reasons to Buy a Volkswagen in Memphis, TN

You have many automotive brands you can choose from when you’re shopping for a car here in Memphis, Tennessee. We want to help you decide which automaker offers the best options for you. Here are some great reasons to buy a Volkswagen if you live near Gossett Volkswagen of Germantown. Quality engineeringVolkswagen has a well-deserved reputation for its automotive engineering prowess. For nearly a century, the company has been producing long-running models like Golf and Jetta. Thanks to its German…

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Volkswagen Ranked Among Top-Rated Brands for Safety

Volkswagen Ranked Among Top-Rated Brands for Safety

Whether you’re a young adult in Memphis who’s just started their first job or a new parent with an infant in the back seat, safety should be a major priority when you’re driving. Every time you’re on the road in Tennessee, your wellbeing could be at risk. That’s why it’s important to trust a reliable automaker that has a history of quality, dependable engineering. One of the safest automotive brands on the market is Volkswagen, as evidenced by its stellar…

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Best Places to Drive Your VW in Tennessee

Best Places to Drive Your VW in Tennessee

We count ourselves lucky to live in such a beautiful state as the Volunteer State, and driving a Volkswagen to celebrate its beauties is an activity we enjoy. Here are few of the best places to drive your VW in Tennessee. Little River Road You do not have to travel far off the road to witness a wonder of nature. Meigs Falls is viewable from Little River Road. Sequatchie Valley Scenic Byway The path of the Sequatchie Valley Scenic Byway…

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Check Out the Updates to the New Tiguan Allspace

Check Out the Updates to the New Tiguan Allspace

Thanks to its recent refresh, the Tiguan Allspace boasts some exciting new design tweaks, tech tools, and comfort features. On the outside, it sports a sharp new front end, signature IQ.LIGHT® LED matrix headlights, unique sweeping turn signals, and an eye-catching illuminated strip in the radiator grille. Inside the cabin, you’ll find plenty of cutting-edge amenities. Its standard three-zone automatic air conditioning can be controlled through a new digital touch-screen system, located in the center console. It also boasts the…

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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 Named Among Top Employers in America

Volkswagen Named Among Top Employers in America

Volkswagen is one of the best automakers in the world thanks to its quality engineering, exceptional performance, high-tech features, and affordable pricing. But did you know it’s also one of the top employers in America. The Top Employers Institute recently named VW a “Top Employer for 2020,” one of just 24 employers in the United States to earn such an accolade. How do they pick the top employers in the country? The Top Employers Institute performs a company-wide audit by…

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Celebrating 70 Years of Volkswagen in America

Celebrating 70 Years of Volkswagen in America

In 2019, Volkswagen celebrated its 70th anniversary in the United States with a unique showcase of VW models new and old at the LA Auto Show. What does 70 Years of Volkswagen in America look like? Keep reading for just a small glimpse… Humble Beginnings: The VW Beetle — known then as the Volkswagen Type 1 — was initially brought to New York City in 1949 by the enterprising Ben Pon. Though it initially took him two months to sell…

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