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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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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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Check Out the Volkswagen Tarok Pickup Truck

Check Out the Volkswagen Tarok Pickup Truck

The Volkswagen Tarok pickup truck debuted last year at the Sao Paolo International Motor Show, the perfect location as the truck is currently slated only for the South American market. However, Volkswagen may someday soon bring a compact pickup truck to the United States. To gauge how well it would be received, VW unveiled the new Tarok at the New York International Auto Show back in April. The new Tarok pickup is powered by a 1.4-liter four-cylinder turbocharged and direct-injection…

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Volkswagen ID. R Debuts at the Nürburgring Nordschleife

Volkswagen ID. R Debuts at the Nürburgring Nordschleife

Earlier this year, VW unveiled the all-new Volkswagen ID. R electric race car. The car has been in development for some time, and Volkswagen’s goal is clear with the ID. R: achieve a new record lap for electric vehicles on the Nürburgring Nordschleife, a 12.9-mile-long famous race track. “The ID. R’s mission to be the spearhead of the fully electric ID. product family continues in full force,” remarked Sven Smeets, Volkswagen Motorsport Director. “Once again, in 2019, the ID. R…

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Debuts at Chicago Auto Show

2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Debuts at Chicago Auto Show

Capitalizing on the popularity of the all-new Jetta and on performance variants like the Golf GTI and Golf R, Volkswagen has brought back the Jetta GLI with a vengeance. The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI made its world premiere in February at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show and immediately put the performance sedan segment on notice. The 2019 Jetta GLI is powered by a 2.0-liter turbo TSI® engine that generates 228 horsepower (with 93-octane fuel) and 258 lb-ft of torque, making…

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Volkswagen Atlas Earns Best Three-Row SUV for Families Award from Edmunds

Volkswagen Atlas Earns Best Three-Row SUV for Families Award from Edmunds

From the food you eat to the home you make together, you only want the best for your family. A reliable and intelligent family vehicle is a big part of that equation, and with so many on the market to choose from, you may feel at a loss for narrowing down your choices. Fortunately, the experts at Parents and Edmunds have made your work a little easier by naming the new Volkswagen Atlas its Best Three-Row SUV for families in…

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