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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Stuck at Home? Try Auto Racer’s Fitness Tips

Stuck at Home? Try Auto Racer’s Fitness Tips

Even if you’re stuck at home or don’t feel comfortable going to the gym right now, it’s still possible to prioritize your physical fitness. Just ask Mark Webber. Here at Gossett Porsche, we admire Webber as a Formula One champion and a record-breaking driver for the Porsche 919 Hybrid project. He’s had years of experience building his strength and endurance for the rigors of auto racing, and he recently shared his favorite tips for getting and staying fit at home…

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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 ID.R Sets Electric Nürburgring Record

Volkswagen ID.R Sets Electric Nürburgring Record

The Nürburgring-Nordschleife is one of the most demanding racetracks in the world. It is used to put some of the fastest and most innovative vehicles to the test. Earlier this summer, Volkswagen took its electric ID.R to Germany and set a new electric Nürburgring record. The ID.R made it around the track in 6:05.336 minutes. This beat the previous record by 40.564 seconds. Herbert Diess, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Group, said, “The ID.R has mastered this…

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Volkswagen ID.R Sets Electric Nürburgring Record

Volkswagen ID.R Sets Electric Nürburgring Record

The Nürburgring-Nordschleife is one of the most demanding racetracks in the world. It is used to put some of the fastest and most innovative vehicles to the test. Earlier this summer, Volkswagen took its electric ID.R to Germany and set a new electric Nürburgring record. The ID.R made it around the track in 6:05.336 minutes. This beat the previous record by 40.564 seconds. Herbert Diess, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Group, said, “The ID.R has mastered this…

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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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Feel Less Stressed by Teaching These Safe Driving Tips for Teens

Feel Less Stressed by Teaching These Safe Driving Tips for Teens

When teens reach the age where they’re able to begin driving, parents are bound to worry about their teen’s safety on the road. As they say, the best offense is a good defense, so it’s a good idea to teach your teen safe driving habits while they’re learning how to drive. Here are a few that we recommend. Eliminate distractions: Distractions come in various shapes and sizes: smartphones, loud music, snacks, and so on. When teaching your teen how 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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