Category Archives: Electric Vehicles

How Electric Vehicles Save Money

In recent years, electric vehicles (EVs) have started to take the world by storm. These vehicles get all their power from an electric motor, rather than just from an internal combustion engine. The electric motor converts electrical energy into mechanical energy to power the vehicle and turn the wheels. The electrical energy for the motor is stored in a rechargeable battery. Compared to normal, gas-powered vehicles, EVs can accelerate faster and release fewer emissions. EVs also tend to be quieter, as there are no cylinder pressure changes to cause combustion noise. Read on to explore all the ways electric vehicles can save you cash.

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ID.4 Charging Guide

It’s difficult to deny the impressiveness of the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 all-electric SUV. It’s bringing the future of the personal vehicle world to us today. But a common concern for many people who are thinking about making the switch to electric energy is how they will be able to charge their vehicle, where they will be able to, and how long it will take each time.

Our team at Capistrano Volkswagen is here to answer your questions. Below, you’ll find an introduction to charging your ID.4 to help you figure out if it’s the right choice as you search for your next vehicle.

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Volkswagen ID.4 vs Tesla Model 3

We are living through the early days of one of the most innovative periods in auto industry history. The advent and spread of hybrid electric/gas engine technology helped redefine what’s possible for fuel efficiency in cars, SUVs, and trucks. And now, 100 percent pure electric vehicles such as the Volkswagen ID.4, named the 2021 World Car of the Year, and Tesla 3 are vying for the spotlight.

How does the Volkswagen ID.4 compare to the arguably more widely known Tesla 3, closely associated with celebrity CEO Elon Musk? We’ve put together a buying guide to provide some important comparisons and contrasts as you choose the electric vehicle that suits you and your family the best.

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The AWD ID.4 GTX is Here!

The new Volkswagen AWD ID.4 GTX leaves gasoline behind as Volkswagen moves forward into the realm of fully electric vehicles. The 2021 ID.4 GTX provides clean energy without sacrificing form and function. Its stylish exterior, spacious and innovative interior, and built-in safety features are sure to impress. If you are in San Juan Capistrano, California, visit Capistrano Volkswagen and check out the 2021 AWD ID.4 GTX to discover what sets this electric SUV apart from the rest. 

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Where is the nearest Electrify America charging station?

Click Here to Locate the Nearest Electrify America Charging Station

So, you’ve been enjoying your new ID.4, huh? That’s great! We’re happy that you’ve found an electric vehicle you like! But if you’re away from home and you need some juice, then we can help.

Check below to see where the nearest Electrify America charging station is so you can get your Volkswagen EV back on the road.

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Is it safe to charge an EV in the rain?

“Can You Charge Your 2021 VW ID.4 (or Other EVs) in the Rain?” and Other EV Safety Questions

For many people, there are lots of unknowns with electric vehicles like the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4. Over the past few months, we’ve been working to provide answers to those unknowns.

Today, we’ll answer two important EV safety questions: is it safe to charge an EV in the rain and can pedestrians hear my EV while I’m driving?

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Can I start the VW ID.4 while it is charging?

2021 Volkswagen ID.4 FAQ: Can You Start It While It’s Charging?

Electric vehicles are really exciting! As with any other burgeoning technology, though, how to use and properly maintain EVs isn’t yet common knowledge. That’s where we come in. We’ve answered a few questions regarding EVs already and today we’re tackling another one:

Can I start my Volkswagen ID.4 while its charging?

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How much does it cost to charge the Volkswagen ID.4?

Volkswagen ID.4 Cheaper to Fill than Gas Cars, Plus…Free Charging?!

It seems like electric vehicles are all the rage right now. Which is great! EVs are an innovative next step for automobiles. And the Volkswagen ID.4 is proof of that. But many people are worried about keeping their potential EVs charged up. For example, where would you charge your ID.4?

And how much would it cost to charge that ID.4?

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How long does it take to fully charge the Volkswagen ID.4?

Volkswagen ID.4 Battery Charge Time Explained

Electric vehicles seem to be all the rage right now. Just look at some of the highest-priced investments in the stock market and it’s clear to see that EVs are where the money’s at. But with the rise in popularity and acceptance of EVs comes a lot of questions.

For instance, how long does it take an electric vehicle, like the Volkswagen ID.4, to fully charge?

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