Why do hippies love Volkswagen vehicles?

By Product Expert | Posted in For Fun on Saturday, April 20th, 2019 at 4:20 PM
Man with a large wooden surfboard walks over to his Volkswagen I.D. BUZZ electric microbus concept on a beach.

Peace, Love, and Volkswagen

The Volkswagen brand has certainly undergone many changes in its image over the years. Beginning infamously as a product of Hitler and the Nazis, the practical, affordable German vehicles became an unlikely fixture of the American counterculture during the 1960s and 70s.

This hippie image has clung to particular Volkswagen vehicles over the years- most notably the beloved Volkswagen microbus. What was it about this pre-cursor to the minivan that so appealed (and continues to appeal) to droves of free-spirited longhairs? Read the rest of this entry »

Are Volkswagen vehicles high-maintenance?

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Thursday, April 11th, 2019 at 9:14 AM
A fleet of Volkswagen vehicles is arrayed on a green field with a backdrop of trees and foothills.

Service Costs of Volkswagen Vehicles

It’s widely known that Volkswagen vehicles are well-made and a thorough pleasure to operate. With impressive quality being sold for such economical prices, some have wondered- what’s the catch? Are Volkswagen vehicles perhaps high-maintenance? Read the rest of this entry »

What colors does the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan come in?

By Product Expert | Posted in Color Options, Tiguan on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 at 8:53 AM
Habanero Orange 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan parked on a city street.

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan Color Options

Boasting stylish looks and a bold design coupled with pure SUV power and capability, the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan is a great machine for the whole family. Whether you’re going on a camping trip, taking the team to practice, or just making the daily commute, the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan will take you where you need to go in style.

What colors are available to fully flesh out this killer ride? The 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan comes in eight impressive exterior color options, boasting the full range from vibrant to refined, subtle to explosive. The one commonality among them all is an enduring aura of modernity. Read the rest of this entry »

When will Volkswagen I.D. electric vehicles be available?

By Product Expert | Posted in New Models, Technology on Monday, March 25th, 2019 at 8:31 AM
I.D. CROZZ Volkswagen electric concept vehicle parked in a futuristic city-scape.

Volkswagen Electric I.D. Vehicles’ Expected Release Dates

Currently, Volkswagen only has one all-electric vehicle for sale in the U.S.: the Volkswagen E-Golf, which has been around since 2015. But that’s slated to change soon. Volkswagen is prepping for an electric-heavy future with a slate of concept vehicles prepared under the moniker “I.D.”

Wondering when you can get your hands on one of Volkswagen’s upcoming electric rides? Read on to find out when you can expect to start seeing the hotly-anticipated I.D. nameplate vehicles on dealership lots.

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Is the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta fuel-efficient?

By Product Expert | Posted in Model Information, Volkswagen Jetta on Friday, March 15th, 2019 at 11:46 AM
Blue 2019 Volkswagen Jetta parked beside a city side-street with the wall of the building all a-glow with sunshine.

Fuel economy is a figure provided by the EPA that evaluates how much fuel a car burns for a certain metric. In the U.S., we most commonly measure fuel economy in gas-powered cars as miles travelled per gallon of gas burned.

Just one or two mpg can add up to hundreds of dollars in savings on fuel. And that’s not to mention the fact that you’re contributing to a cleaner environment. One need only to look at a picture from the many smog-drenched cities across the globe to see that the detrimental effects of vehicular emissions are a very real thing.

As we can see, fuel-economy is an important stat in any vehicle’s wheelhouse. How does the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta fare? Read the rest of this entry »

St. Patrick’s Day Events in Lincoln NE 2019

By Product Expert | Posted in Community Events on Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 at 2:57 PM
A pot of gold with overlaid text that says, "Saint Patrick's Day 2019 in Lincoln, NE"

What to do on Saint Patty’s Weekend?

We decided to take a look at St. Patrick’s weekend to give you some ideas how to celebrate this year. There are a variety of unique events going down in Lincoln. So strap up your suspenders, plop on a green top hat, and stick a clover in your mouth, because it’s time to ingest our St. Patrick’s weekend itinerary. Read the rest of this entry »

2019 Volkswagen Atlas named “Best Large Utility” by MotorWeek

By Product Expert | Posted in For Fun, Volkswagen Atlas on Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 at 11:05 AM
2019 Volkswagen Atlas drives down a highway by a lake.

Acclaimed Television Series Still Loves the Atlas

Here at Schworer Volkswagen, we love the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas. And looks like we’re not alone. Last month, television’s longest-running and most-respected automotive series, MotorWeek, named the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas the “Best Large Utility” in their 2019 Drivers’ Choice Awards. This makes 2019 the second year in a row that the Atlas topped its class, and to be honest, we’re not surprised.  Read the rest of this entry »

Does the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta perform well in snow?

By Product Expert | Posted in Safety, Tiguan, Tips and Tricks, Touareg, Volkswagen Golf Alltrack, Volkswagen Jetta on Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 at 1:14 PM
White 2019 Volkswagen Jetta parked on the side of the road at a time of year that might be winter.

2019 Jetta in Winter Weather

Here in Lincoln we get a fair amount of snow and ice every year during our cold winter months. It’s important to have a car that can handle itself in this weather. Lots of people ask about the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta: is it good in the snow? Read the rest of this entry »

Where can I buy Genuine Volkswagen Accessories near Lincoln NE?

By Product Expert | Posted in For Fun, Tips and Tricks on Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 at 2:13 AM
Five different pictures illustrate some different examples of Volkswagen accessories.

Genuine Volkswagen Accessories Optimize and Enhance Your VW

Volkswagen accessories can be added to your vehicle anytime before or after purchase. They’re a great way to customize a vehicle to meet your needs, while adding your own unique touch and style. It’s also a great way for your VW to achieve peak utility and functionality. Accessories ensure you’re prepared for a multitude of situations while opening doors to new possibilities. Let’s take a look at the different kinds of exciting OEM accessories available for VW vehicles.

Here at Schworer Volkswagen we have a full selection of genuine Volkswagen OEM accessories to optimize your vehicle. These accessories fall into six categories. We take a brief look at each of them below. Read the rest of this entry »

What’s the most famous Volkswagen commercial?

By Product Expert | Posted in For Fun on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 at 7:47 PM
2014 Volkswagen Passat drives down a road on a sunny day. Volkswagen logo in the upper left corner.

Volkswagen’s Most Memorable and Innovative Ad

Volkswagen has a long history of brilliant advertisement, going back to its 1960s print series that included classics such as “Think Small” and “Lemon.” These legendary ads blended innovative minimalist style, witty humor and even occasional self-deprecation to break new boundaries in the medium. In fact, the series of ads was voted the No. 1 campaign of all time in Advertising Age’s 1999 “The Century of Advertising.” It also contributed the term “lemon,” in reference to a defunct car, to common parlance.

Since those early years, Volkswagen has continued to innovate and succeed in the advertising medium. What was their greatest advertising triumph in the modern era? Read the rest of this entry »