What are some good gifts for car enthusiasts?

By Product Expert | Posted in For Fun, Local, Tips and Tricks on Thursday, December 12th, 2019 at 7:42 PM
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Volkswagen DriveGear has Gifts for Gearheads

Finding the right gift(s) for the grease monkeys in your life can be a major pain. We would know, we are car enthusiasts! However, Volkswagen has come to the rescue. Volkswagen DriveGear has VW memorabilia for cars and their drivers.

Here are some gifts for car enthusiasts.

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Is Volkswagen Car-Net® free?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, Model Information, New Models on Thursday, December 5th, 2019 at 10:19 PM
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Most 2020 Volkswagen Models Get Free Car-Net® Support

Volkswagen has always been at the cutting edge when it comes to technological integration. As such, we were super excited when Volkswagen announced Car-Net® a few years back. While it was brilliant, it was limited. In particular, it was unavailable on many models. Sometimes it even varied by trim. Volkswagen collected consumer feedback and implemented many new features and tweaks. Relaunched for 2020, Car-Net® is shaping up to be better than ever. But, unlike past years, rumors have been circulating that Car-Net® will be free this time. So is it?

Is Volkswagen Car-Net® free? Read the rest of this entry »

What is Volkswagen Credit?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, Sales and Incentives on Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 at 1:00 AM
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How Volkswagen Credit Could Help You

For most of us, getting that new vehicle is a matter of credit. And trying to find a good deal is almost impossible at worst and a complete drag at best. Or it is, if you do it yourself. Dealerships can often leverage themselves in your favor, getting you a competitive rates without all the hassle of spending hours and hours checking rates and applying for loans yourself. When combined with Volkswagen Credit, you won’t have to worry about getting a great deal. You’ll know you have it.

But what is Volkswagen Credit? Read the rest of this entry »

What does ULEV mean?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, Model Information on Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 at 7:02 PM
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What ULEV and Other Similar Acronyms Mean

If you’ve shopped around for Volkswagen vehicles, you’ve probably seen a filter category labeled as ULEV or SULEV. When you check those boxes, it can seem like nothing changed or like you’re only getting specific models. Well, we’re here let you in on the jargon. Turns out, ULEV is a really good thing.

Here’s what ULEV means. Read the rest of this entry »

How to unlock and start a Volkswagen with dead key FOB?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, Parts, Tips and Tricks on Monday, November 11th, 2019 at 3:20 PM
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Unlocking and Starting Your Volkswagen with a Dead FOB

Keyless entry and ignition are super great features. However, if your key FOB isn’t working for whatever reason, then the prospect of not being able to start or open your car is a scary one. But don’t worry, Volkswagen thought of this. They’ve included ways to make sure that you can always unlock and start your vehicle, even if your FOB’s battery is dead.

Here’s how to unlock and start a Volkswagen with a dead key FOB. Read the rest of this entry »

Overland-equipped VW Atlas at SEMA 2019

By Product Expert | Posted in For Fun, Parts, Volkswagen Atlas on Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 at 8:02 PM
2019 Atlas Basecamp and Atlas Adventure concepts

Volkswagen Shows Basecamp and Adventure Atlas Concepts at SEMA 2019

The 2019 Volkswagen Atlas is one of the industry leaders when it comes to American SUV market. It’s incredibly spacious, has high seating capacity, stellar gas mileage, and the fantastic 4Motion® all-wheel drive option. While the Atlas is no slouch when it comes to off-road capability, there hasn’t been a specific trim designation for off-road driving like some of its competitors have. However, that doesn’t mean that the Atlas can’t be outfitted for rugged terrain.

At the 2019 SEMA auto show, Volkswagen is showing off a few overland-equipped Atlas models. Read the rest of this entry »

Who does Volkswagen own?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs on Thursday, October 24th, 2019 at 9:49 PM
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Brands Owned by the Volkswagen Group

At first glance, one might think that every car brand is created by its own, unique company. After all, the brands compete against each other, right? It would be like Coke and Pepsi being owned by the same people, and the great commercial battle we believe we witness (and get emotionally involved in) would just be a grand charade.

Well, in the automotive world, that’s kind of how it is. Fourteen car companies control a combined 54 brands. Although, it’s usually not direct competitors that are mono-controlled, but different brands that specialize in different segments of the market.

Volkswagen is a big player in the automotive world, and thus owns many different brands. What car companies does Volkswagen own? Read the rest of this entry »

Where can I get an extended warranty on a new or used car in Lincoln, NE?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs on Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 at 9:15 PM
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The unfortunate truth of vehicle maintenance is that most major repairs on a car end up being needed after the factory warranty has already expired. While having a factory warranty is certainly handy, buyers often find themselves wondering what will happen once it goes away. Will they have to pay for costly repairs out of their own pockets?

Luckily, extended warranties are available to cover those future repairs for those who are looking into the long-term future. Where can one get extended warranties on their new or used Volkswagen vehicle in Lincoln, NE? Read the rest of this entry »

What wheels are available for the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon?

By Product Expert | Posted in Uncategorized on Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 at 6:37 PM
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2019 VW Arteon Wheel Options

The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon is a head-turner. Dynamic styling catches the eye and doesn’t let go until long after this sporty machine has zoomed out of sight. One element that contributes to the stare-sucking power of the Arteon is its lovely wheel options. What wheels are available for the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon? Read the rest of this entry »

What are the best Halloween 2019 events in Lincoln, NE?

By Product Expert | Posted in Community Events, For Fun, Local on Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 at 9:40 PM
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Fun Halloween 2019 Events for All Ages in Lincoln, NE

The month of spooks has once again arrived, and we can’t wait to get out and enjoy it. Leaves are falling, the air is turning crisp, and it’s time for haunted spirits to again ooze out from the woodwork.

To celebrate this horror-filled holiday, there’s a lot of great events going on in Lincoln this year. To get you started, we’ve compiled a few of our favorites. Whether you’re looking for something to occupy the kids or adults, we’ve got you covered.

Read on for the top Halloween 2019 events in Lincoln… if you dare. Read the rest of this entry »