Archive for the ‘Safety’ Category

When was safety glass first used in cars?

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
A line of older cars on the street.

The History of Automotive Safety Glass

That’s not just any glass in the windshield and windows of your automobile. That’s safety glass! The safety glass used in vehicles comes in primarily two kinds- laminated and tempered.

Is this special glass a recent invention, or does it stretch back over the years? When was safety glass first used in cars? (more…)

Does the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta perform well in snow?

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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? (more…)

What are the safety features of the 2019 Volkswagen Passat?

Thursday, January 17th, 2019
2019 passat driving around corner

Whether you are looking for a family vehicle or just a personal one, you want to feel safe and confident while you are on the road. You want a vehicle that is manufactured with the latest safety features so that you will be protected every time you get on the road. The 2019 Passat from Volkswagen has the safety features to give you the confidence you have been looking for. Keep reading below to learn more! (more…)

Does the 2019 Jetta Come Standard with Active Safety?

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
White 2019 Volkswagen Jetta driving down an empty country highway

Active safety is one of the single most requested items that buyers are looking for in a new vehicle, and the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta doesn’t disappoint. While active safety doesn’t come standard on the Jetta’s base trim, a Driver Assistance Package with active safety is available on the base model for a small additional cost. We break down what is included in the 2019 VW Jetta S trim’s Driver Assistance Package below. (more…)

How Do Volkswagen Active Safety Systems Work?

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
2018 Volkswagen Atlas dashboard and driver gauges

Unlike passive safety systems like seat belts and airbags that try and prevent injuries after an accident has occurred, active safety systems work in tandem with safe driving practices to help prevent accidents before they begin by tackling the number one cause of automotive accidents – inattentive driving. (more…)

How to Build an Emergency Car Kit

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
man stuck on the side of the road with a broken down vehicle

A good driver is always prepared. Unfortunately, one of the things we need to be prepared for is the possibility of an accident or a roadside stranding. Make sure that you and your family have what you need in case of an emergency with our must-have items for an emergency roadside kit below.  (more…)

What are the differences between VW Park Pilot and Park Assist?

Thursday, January 4th, 2018
Graphic of vehicles parking using Volkswagen Park Assist

Volkswagen driver assist features are one of the most requested items on new VW vehicles. But, there is some confusion that we would like to clear up about two features that sound very similar – Volkswagen Park Pilot and Park Assist. See what the differences are between the features below. (more…)

How Safe is the 2017 VW Touareg?

Friday, June 30th, 2017
New Driver Assistance Features for the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg_o

New Driver Assistance Features for the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg

Volkswagen models have always been known to be incredibly safe vehicles, and the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg continues that tradition thanks to a comprehensive suite of advanced new safety features and driver assistance systems.  The new VW Touareg features more safety and driver assistance features than ever before, and that has us very excited here at Schworer Volkswagen in Lincoln, NE. So, let’s get right down to it and learn all about all the advanced new driver assistance features for the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg. (more…)

Volkswagen Driver Assistance Systems: Adaptive Cruise Control

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
2017 CC

What is VW Adaptive Cruise Control?

Volkswagen offers a full suite of driver assistance features on most of its models to help give drivers confidence and peace of mind behind the wheel. Some of these driver assistance systems include Front Assist, Park Assist, and Blind Spot Monitor—but this blog will highlight the Adaptive Cruise Control feature. So, if you’ve found yourself asking: What is VW Adaptive Cruise Control?, keep reading to find out.

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Which Driver Assistance Features does Volkswagen Offer?

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
Man sitting in vehicle

Volkswagen Driver Assistance Systems and Technologies

Volkswagen offers seven available Driver Assistance features to give Volkswagen owners a little more confidence on the unpredictable roadways and help avoid accidents and collisions. The features are available on select trims on the following Volkswagen models: Jetta, Passat, CC, Touareg, and the Golf family. Continue reading for the full list of the Volkswagen Driver Assistance Systems and Technologies.

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