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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »