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

Unlocking and Starting you 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
A Volkswagen logo adorns a tall sign and the back of a vehicle.

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
A vehicle undergoes reapirs and maintenance in a service garage.

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
Yellow 2019 Volkswagen Arteon cruising up a highway with its beautiful wheels prominently displayed.

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
An eerie haunted house beyond some trees at night. Text in front says, "Halloween 2019 in Lincoln, NE"

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 »

Does VW Car-Net include remote start?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, Technology on Monday, September 23rd, 2019 at 3:42 PM
A woman remote starts her Volkswagen vehicle from the comfort of her ultra-modern living room.

The days of pushing buttons and turning keys may soon fade into oblivion. With smart home technology, many of us no longer have to flick a light switch or change the channel with a button; we just tell the thing to do the thing, and it does the thing.

While we may not yet be at the point where we can scream at our car to tell it to turn on (though we’re pretty close), technology at least allows us to start our engines from a remote locale. That’s right- we’re talking about remote start. Does the Volkswagen Car-Net system include remote start? Read the rest of this entry »

Why is the Golf more expensive than the Jetta?

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparisons, FAQs, Model Information, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Jetta on Friday, September 20th, 2019 at 7:13 PM
Blue 2019 Volkswagen Jetta and white 2019 Volkswagen Golf, separated by a diagonal line and a "VS" logo.

Cost of the 2019 Volkswagen Golf Vs. 2019 Volkswagen Jetta

The 2019 Volkswagen Golf and 2019 Volkswagen Jetta are both excellent machines, but one element has confused some buyers: price. Though the 2019 Volkswagen Golf is smaller than the 2019 Jetta, it has a starting cost that’s nearly $3,000 higher. In the United States, where bigger is often equated to better, this has caused some disturbance. So why is the 2019 Golf more expensive than the 2019 Jetta? Read the rest of this entry »

Which 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan has a sunroof?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, Model Information, Trims, Volkswagen Tiguan on Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 at 7:27 PM
Red 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan parked by a sidewalk.

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan with Sunroof

Having a sunroof on your vehicle is a great way to open up to the outside elements without blasting your ears off with wind and noise. Once restricted only to sports and luxury cars, the sunroof has now become a more accessible amenity. And we’re going to let you in on the secret- it comes on the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan.

But not just any 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan- only specific trims. Which 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan has a sunroof? Read the rest of this entry »

Is Volkswagen discontinuing the Golf R?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, Model Information, Volkswagen Golf R on Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 at 6:56 PM
Silhouette of a gravestone inscribed with the words "RIP Golf R." A blue question mark dangles off to the right side.

Everybody loves the Golf R. This high-performance, all-wheel drive take on the VW Golf is a blast to experience. But some troubling rumors have started to swirl. Is the Golf R being discontinued for 2020? Read the rest of this entry »