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Where can I get Volkswagen accessories in Folsom, CA for Christmas 2019?

Friday, November 22nd, 2019
wrapped gifts under a tree

Volkswagen accessory Christmas gift ideas

You can find genuine Volkswagen parts and accessories here at Folsom Lake Volkswagen. The online Volkswagen DriverGear store has tons of apparel and accessories that would make good Christmas presents. Alternatively, you could opt to give someone the gift of vehicle parts, vehicle accessories, or vehicle maintenance here at Folsom Lake Volkswagen. Scroll down for our favorite Volkswagen Christmas gift ideas this year. 


How to use the keyless entry and pushbutton start in your Volkswagen vehicle

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
silver white 2019 vw jetta in front of brick building

Video guide of using the Keyless Entry on a Volkswagen Jetta

Have you ever fumbled with your keys when your arms are full of groceries? Many of us have because the foresight to get your keys out before you cram your arms full of luggage is often forgotten. Volkswagen Keyless Entry can alleviate the pains of full hands by taking away the need to use your key FOB. With Keyless Entry, your Volkswagen will let you in as long as the key FOB is within range. Plus, Pushbutton Start allows you to start your vehicle with the convenience of a button.


Can you turn a gasoline model into an electric vehicle?

Thursday, October 10th, 2019
red car turned into an electric car

How one teacher revived an old Volkswagen into an electric car

Grosinger, a teacher in New York, N.J., taught his class how to convert a gasoline-powered vehicle into an electric-powered vehicle. Below, we have the details of this class project.


Photo Gallery of a Volkswagen Type 2 Bus

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
vw type 2 bus on white

What is a Volkswagen Type 2 Bus?

The Volkswagen Type 2 bus is an old Volkswagen model that is no longer in production. However, the planned-on electric Volkswagen Buzz bus looks like a modern rendition of the old icon, with its characteristic round-edged, rectangle-like shape. Below, we have a photo gallery of a Volkswagen Type 2 Bus to show you what we mean. This particular bus will be on display at the end of September, but for those of you who won’t make it to see it in person, scroll down to view this Volkswagen Type 2.


Volkswagen ID R vs Racing Drone

Sunday, September 1st, 2019
volkswagen id r on a road

Watch this video of the Volkswagen ID R racing a drone

Who do you think will win in a race, the Volkswagen ID R or a racing drone? We won’t spoil the results. Watch this video of the Volkswagen ID R racing a drone and see which one comes out on top. Keep in mind that the Volkswagen ID R is a completely electric vehicle. Want to see another electric Volkswagen car in action? Come into our dealership to test drive the Volkswagen e-Golf.


Photo Gallery of the Volkswagen ID. Buggy

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
green text above the ID. Buggy

View our photo gallery of the Volkswagen ID. Buggy 

Volkswagen is creating a new line of electric vehicles. One of the new vehicles will be a summer cruiser vehicle called the Volkswagen ID. Buggy. This vehicle is truly unique in the Volkswagen lineup. Its two-toned exterior gives it a floating appearance. There is a lot to look at for this little vehicle and we want to share it with you. Scroll down below to view our photo gallery of the Volkswagen ID. Buggy. Check out our current Volkswagen inventory to find other hybrid and electric vehicles like the Volkswagen e-Golf 


How Does Volkswagen Adaptive Cruise Control Work?

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
silver volkswagen golf side view

Watch our video to understand Volkswagen Adaptive Cruise Control functionality

Adaptive Cruise Control is slowly replacing traditional cruise control on new vehicle models. This type of cruise control has the added capability of adjusting speed according to the vehicle ahead of your vehicle. The video below will show you how to set your Adaptive Cruise Control in a Volkswagen vehicle and how to change your follow distance or speed while using it. Watch the video to find out how Volkswagen Adaptive Cruise Control works. Check out our new vehicle inventory and take a test drive to find your next vehicle with Adaptive Cruise Control.


Iconic Volkswagen ‘Light’ Bus Unveiled in February 2019

Monday, March 4th, 2019
Iconic Volkswagen ‘Light’ Bus

View a photo gallery of the iconic ‘Light’ bus which made its first reappearance last month

The iconic Volkswagen ‘Light’ bus is a Volkswagen Type 2 van that first appeared fifty years ago at the 1969 Woodstock Art and Music Fair. The van is most well-known for its striking exterior art. Now, it has been recreated by a pair of fans, along with help from Volkswagen of America, and other fans who heard news of the project. Scroll down below to view the iconic Volkswagen ‘Light’ bus.  


Volkswagen Beetle Vehicle Restored after 51 Years

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019
2019 volkswagen beetle vehicles in a parking lot

View photos of the Volkswagen Beetle vehicle restored after 51 years 

One dedicated woman had her Volkswagen Beetle vehicle restored after 51 years of driving it. Volkswagen’s North American Region reached out to Kathleen Brooks to offer a restoration of her beloved Volkswagen Beetle after hearing her story. Now, Kathleen is back on the road again with the same vehicle she loves, just revamped. Keep reading to learn more and view photos of the Volkswagen Beetle vehicle restored after 51 years. 


2019 Volkswagen Golf models are “10Best”

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
2018 golf alltrack blue on road

Car and Driver named the 2019 Volkswagen Golf models as “10Best” 

The Car and Driver magazine has named 2019 Volkswagen Golf models on its “10Best” list. Furthermore, this year is the thirteenth consecutive year that a Golf family model has been awarded this honor. At Folsom Lake Volkswagen, we are passionate about Volkswagen models, so this news has got us excited. We are happy to share the details with all of our loyal customers. Keep reading to learn why 2019 Volkswagen Golf models are “10Best.”