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How Volkswagen is Helping Fight the COVID-19 Pandemic

How Volkswagen is Helping Fight the COVID-19 Pandemic

Volkswagen has joined in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in the US and around the world by producing and shipping personal protective equipment around the country and to nations like China and Germany to help prevent further spread of the virus. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in China early this year, Volkswagen teams in Europe and Asia have been making masks, medical clothing, and other PPE to China to assist the doctors there. Then the virus broke out in…

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U.S. News Names Volkswagen Jetta Best New Car for Teens

U.S. News Names Volkswagen Jetta Best New Car for Teens

Every year, U.S. News & World Report considers which of the myriad cars available on today’s market are best suited for newly licensed teenage drivers. For 2019, the publication named the Volkswagen Jetta Best New Car for Teens in the $20,000 – $25,000 category. You can test drive the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta at Gossett Volkswagen in Memphis, Tennessee. The Jetta beat out its competition thanks in part to its spacious interior, excellent fuel economy ratings, and available driver-assistive features. The…

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Volkswagen Sponsors 2019 Chattanooga MotorCar Festival

Volkswagen Sponsors 2019 Chattanooga MotorCar Festival

If you’re looking for something to do in your Volkswagen in October, then look no further than the inaugural 2019 Chattanooga MotorCar Festival. This festival, which is about a five-hour drive from us Gossett VW Porsche, is a multi-day celebration of classic and historic vehicles — making it the ideal destination for your weekend away. From Oct. 11-13, head to downtown Chattanooga to check out some of the most beautiful vehicles in the state. The festival, which is sponsored by…

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Volkswagen Tarok Pickup Concept Debuts in New York

Volkswagen Tarok Pickup Concept Debuts in New York

The new Volkswagen Tarok pickup concept made its U.S. debut during the New York International Auto Show in April of this year. VW has not officially announced plans to bring the truck to the US market; rather, the unveiling in the US was to gauge the public’s reception to a compact, versatile, entry-level truck. For now, however, the Tarok will be limited to the South American market, with sales already happening in Brazil. The Tarok concept owes its versatility to…

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Introducing the All-New 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

Introducing the All-New 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

Building on the success of the next-generation Jetta and the popularity of the performance-oriented Golf GTI and Golf R, the all-new 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI makes a triumphant return to the lineup. The new Jetta GLI features an even bolder design than even the redesigned Jetta and exhilarating performance to match. “Volkswagen has long been synonymous with small, sporty cars,” said Scott Keogh, CEO, Volkswagen Group of America. “The redesigned 2019 Jetta proved once more that its combination of design,…

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Understanding The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

Understanding The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

You’re likely aware of the dangers of driving drunk or buzzed and driving while distracted, but driving while sleepy can be equally as dangerous for you and others on the road. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimated that 72,000 crashes, 44,000 injuries, and 800 deaths were caused by drowsy driving in 2013, and the Centers for Disease Control notes that this may very well be an underestimation. The dangers of drowsy driving are real, and knowing how to make…

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2020 Volkswagen Passat Debuts

2020 Volkswagen Passat Debuts

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat recently debuted at the North American International Auto Show, and it’s already turning heads. The new model has been totally restyled, making a bold, fresh first impression. On top of that, the 2020 Volkswagen Passat offers even more in the way of driver-assist technologies and smart technology, making it more appealing than ever. New exterior features include a bold, updated grille and a sweeping “tornado” line. The new roofline calls to mind a sporty coupe, giving…

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2019 Volkswagen Golf Lineup Named to Car and Driver’s 10Best List

2019 Volkswagen Golf Lineup Named to Car and Driver’s 10Best List

Thirteen appears to be a lucky number for the 2019 Volkswagen Golf, as Car and Driver has named the popular VW model to the publication’s 10Best list of vehicles for the 13th year in a row. The entire Volkswagen Golf lineup impressed the editorial staff enough to make this year’s list, with no discernable favorite being named out of the Golf, e-Golf, Golf Alltrack, Golf GTI, Golf Sportwagen, and Golf R. From top to bottom, the Golf family simply stands…

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Volkswagen Car-Net App Adds Siri Integration

Volkswagen Car-Net App Adds Siri Integration

The Volkswagen Car-Net® mobile app will now offer Siri functionality for users with Apple devices running iOS 12. If you use VW Car-Net® on your iPhone, you can now interact with Siri and ask her to perform functions like lock or unlock your vehicle, check your estimated mileage, and remotely stop or start your Volkswagen. “We are constantly looking at innovative ways to make VW Car-Net® more convenient and relevant for our customers,” said Abdallah Shanti, EVP, Global Chief Information Officer…

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta Earns Place on Wards 10 Best UX List

2019 Volkswagen Jetta Earns Place on Wards 10 Best UX List

The all-new 2019 Volkswagen Jetta was named to Wards 10 Best UX list. This award is given to vehicles that demonstrate superior user-friendly features and enjoyable technology experiences. The Jetta stood out for its simple displays, easy phone pairing, and a long list of standard and available technology and driver-assist features. WardsAutos editors noted that even with its affordable price, “the new Jetta employs upscale materials and leaves no indication that shoppers on a budget need to settle for less….

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