Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Can I manually enter a destination for the Volkswagen Navigation System?

Monday, July 15th, 2019
A driver entering a destination into the Volkswagen Navigation System

If you’re the type of person who frequently goes on trips or heads to unfamiliar places, then a navigation system in a car is a very useful aid for you. The navigation system in Volkswagen models is quite sophisticated with detailed and up-to-date information, while providing user-friendly controls. Along with its automatic settings with locations, the Volkswagen Navigation System also enables you to manually enter a destination. (more…)

How the Volkswagen Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Works

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
Tire Pressure Monitoring System in 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan

It’s important to have properly inflated tires for your car. Overinflated tires decrease the ability to control your car and can result in an explosive flat, while underinflated tires also decrease vehicle control, along with reducing the life of the tire and fuel economy. Thankfully, Volkswagen vehicles make it easy to know if you have the correct tire pressure with the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). To learn how the TPMS works, view here. (more…)

How to Adjust Seat and Mirror Settings for the Volkswagen Memory Seats

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
Memory Seat function in 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan

You can enjoy a very comfortable ride with the Memory Seats, which are offered for select Volkswagen models. The Memory Seats not only provide customizable settings for the seats but also the mirrors. This is great to have if multiple drivers use your Volkswagen. To learn how to adjust the settings for the Memory Seats, view here. (more…)

How to Use the Voice Recognition “Help” Function in a Volkswagen Car

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
Demonstration of Volkswagen Voice Control Help function on an infotainment system touchscreen

Volkswagen aims to provide a convenient driving experience, including providing easy access to information. This can easily be accomplished via the voice recognition “Help” function, with commands to help you get the information that you need about the features and services of your car. To learn how to use the voice recognition “Help” function, view here. (more…)

The Groundbreaking Volkswagen MEB Platform Honored at Autonomous Vehicle Technology Awards

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019
Graphic of Volkswagen MEB architecture

Volkswagen MEB Platform and 2019 AVT ACES Award

The Volkswagen MEB (Modularer Elektrobaukasten) electric vehicle platform is the core component of Volkswagen’s push to produce many electric cars in the upcoming years, including the Volkswagen I.D. family of electric vehicles. Recently, at the 2019 AVT ACES awards, which was hosted by Autonomous Vehicle Technology (AVT), Volkswagen was honored for its work on the groundbreaking MEB platform. (more…)

How to Use Volkswagen Keyless Entry with Push-Button Start/Stop

Saturday, December 1st, 2018
A man pressing the Push-Button Start button in a VW Golf

In the past, losing your car keys or locking your keys in the car was a worry for drivers, but for new Volkswagen models, those days are long gone. View here to learn how to use the Volkswagen Keyless Entry with Push-Button Start/Stop. (more…)

What Siri voice commands can I use for the VW Car-Net mobile app?

Monday, November 12th, 2018
App-Connect on a touchscreen in a 2018 VW Tiguan

Volkswagen recently unveiled an Apple mobile device feature for the VW Car-Net mobile app, with two types of Siri voice commands: phrases to help control a VW vehicle and shortcuts with personalized phrases. The feature is offered with iOS 12 on Apple devices. (more…)

How to Use the Volkswagen Park Assist Feature

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
Three Volkswagen SUVs Parked in a Row

Parking can be a stressful and difficult endeavor, but it’s made much easier with Volkswagen Park Assist, which aids the driver with parallel parking or when driving or backing into a spot that is perpendicular to the road. View here to learn how to use this helpful feature. (more…)

How to Choose the Best Route Option in the VW Navigation System

Thursday, November 1st, 2018
Navigation System in the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas

When heading to your destination, there are almost always multiple ways to get there. With the VW Navigation System, you can choose the best route option, including choices for the shortest, fastest, or most economical route. (more…)

What is the partnership with Volkswagen and Microsoft?

Monday, October 22nd, 2018
Graphic that Describes the Volkswagen Automotive Cloud

Volkswagen, an icon of the automotive world, and Microsoft, an icon of the tech world, recently formed a strategic partnership with the aim of accelerating Volkswagen’s digital transformation. For the strategic partnership, Volkswagen and Microsoft will develop the “Volkswagen Automotive Cloud,” one of the largest dedicated automotive industry clouds for all future Volkswagen digital services and mobility offerings. (more…)