Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

How to pair a compatible phone with your Volkswagen Passat

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020
man using vw car-net app

How can you pair a phone with your Volkswagen Passat vehicle? 

Pairing a phone with your Volkswagen vehicle gives you the ability to use your apps on your vehicle’s touch screen and access functions like music, navigation, and more. Better yet, it will only take a few minutes of your time to watch and follow along with the video below. Watch it and learn how to pair your compatible phone with your Volkswagen Passat. 


What is Volkswagen Lane Assist?

Friday, December 27th, 2019
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How to use Lane Assist video guide

If your Volkswagen Tiguan has Lane Assist, then you are in luck. This remarkable feature can help keep you safe on the highways by tracking lane marking in real-time. Driver assistance features like Lane Assist or Front Assist help guide drivers and aids them in emergencies, but it should be noted that they do not equate to an autonomous vehicle. Currently, drivers must always be attentive behind the wheel. To see how lane assist works, watch the video guide below from Volkswagen USA.


What is Volkswagen engine start-stop?

Sunday, December 1st, 2019
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How does Volkswagen engine start-stop work and what are the benefits?

You may have noticed that the new Volkswagen car you bought offers engine start-stop, also known as auto stop, as a standard feature. The point of start-stop is to improve your vehicle’s fuel economy. Keep reading below to learn about how Volkswagen start-stop works and the benefits of this feature. 


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.


Updates to Volkswagen Car-Net ® for 2020 models

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
man using vw car-net app

What is new for Volkswagen Car-Net ®?

Volkswagen Car-Net has been given a facelift for the 2020 model year. This feature has always been a favorite of Volkswagen owners, because it offers a long list of safety, entertainment, and convenience functions from a smartphone application. So, what are the updates to Volkswagen Car-Net for 2020 models? This year it comes back with more free services than ever for five years, new subscription options such as a 4G LTE WiFi capability, and an updated mobile app with faster response time. Below, we will tell you more about what is new for Volkswagen Car-Net.


How does the Volkswagen e-Golf display available power?

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
white vw e-golf on a street

2019 Volkswagen e-Golf Power Availability Display 

You may be wondering how electric vehicles display their level of charge, similar to how gas-using vehicles display their fuel level. They do so in much the same way, with a gauge displayed on the instrument cluster, the part of the vehicle behind the steering wheel that displays other important information such as your speed. The video guide below will show you the 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf power availability display and other aspects of the instrument panel.  


What is the Volkswagen Intelligent Crash Response System (ICRS)?

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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How does the Volkswagen ICRS work?

Volkswagen puts a lot of emphasis on safety, and we are proud to sell Top Safety Pick vehicles here at Folsom Lake Volkswagen, such as the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI. One of the safety features that makes Volkswagen vehicles so safe is the Intelligent Crash Response System (ICRS). Below, we will discuss how the ICRS works and what vehicles have an ICRS.


How Does Volkswagen Front Assist Work?

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
2015 Golf GTI MK1 Golf GTI

Should I get a vehicle with Volkswagen Front Assist?

If you are going to purchase your next Volkswagen vehicle soon, then we highly recommend considering a vehicle with Front Assist. Newer models will usually have this feature, so take a look at our current inventory of new Volkswagen vehicles to find a vehicle with Front Assist and schedule a test drive online today. Keep reading to learn how Volkswagen Front Assist works and what features are included in Front Assist.


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.