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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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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How to Avoid Aggressive Driving

How to Avoid Aggressive Driving

If you’re running late, you might be tempted to run red lights or cut off slower drivers. But aggressive driving is a dangerous habit, and on top of that it’s a quick way to use up more fuel than you need to. Check out these tips to help you avoid aggressive driving in Aggressive Driving Awareness Month and beyond. What Is Aggressive Driving? Any driving action that is unsafe yet done intentionally could be considered aggressive driving. This could range…

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New Year’s Resolutions to Become a Better Driver

New Year’s Resolutions to Become a Better Driver

Your New Year’s goals may center around getting into better shape or trying new things, but focusing on improving your driving habits is a great way to ensure your health and safety in 2019. These New Year’s resolutions to become a better driver will have you feeling more confident at the wheel whether you’re headed to the gym or taking your spouse to that new Ethiopian restaurant you’ve been wanting to try. Don’t rage on the road Even the most…

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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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How to Transport a Christmas Tree like an Expert

How to Transport a Christmas Tree like an Expert

If you’re like a lot drivers, you love the idea of having a real tree at home for the holidays but aren’t quite sure how to transport a Christmas tree with your vehicle. Don’t worry; we have you covered with these simple tips for getting that tree home without the hassle.  Measure  One of the most important steps when transporting a Christmas tree is measuring beforehand. It’s crucial that you measure the space in which you intend to put the…

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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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