Will using regular fuel ruin my Volkswagen engine?

Many VW turbo engines now use regular fuel

Will using regular fuel ruin my Volkswagen engine?

The last thing you want to do is pay thousands of dollars on a vehicle only to ruin it by putting the wrong gas into your vehicle. You know your gasoline engine isn’t meant to run on diesel, but whether it’s ok to change to a different grade gasoline may be less clear. If you’re wondering, “will using regular fuel ruin my Volkswagen engine?” the answer is no, but up until this year premium fuel was recommended. Now for many 2016 model year vehicles Volkswagen has changed the recommendation to regular fuel. Read the rest of this entry >>

VW e-Golf Touch Concept Infotainment Technology

VW reveals its e-Golf Touch with production-ready features

VW e-Golf Touch Concept Infotainment Technology

When it comes to technology and concepts, we’re like most people in that we’re always looking ahead to what’s coming next and how it can make our lives easier and our time behind the wheel safer. Automotive shows provide some of the most exciting news next to new model releases because we get a hint of what could be, even if it’s not quite here yet. THE VW BUDD-e may have been a show stopper at CES 2016, but it’s the VW e-Golf Touch Concept infotainment technology that you’re most likely to see come to dealerships near you. Read the rest of this entry >>

VW Tiguan GTE Active plug-in hybrid features and specs

Off-road Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Active at NAIAS

VW Tiguan GTE Active plug-in hybrid features and specs

For those unfamiliar with the Volkswagen brand, it’s the plush interiors which often make an instant impression. VW is a brand that can brag about feeling premium, but without the dip in your bank account to prove it. With this focus on luxury, VW doesn’t exactly have vehicles that are known for their trail-riding capabilities. Rally-racing is one thing, but taken your Volkswagen off the beaten path? Well, looking at the VW Tiguan GTE Active plug-in hybrid features and specs, this German automaker may be changing how we look at the brand. Read the rest of this entry >>

CES 2016 Volkswagen BUDD-e electric concept

VW offers innovative BUDD-e electric van at CES 2016

CES 2016 Volkswagen BUDD-e electric concept world premier

Technology is constantly changing, which is why every book ever written about the future includes some crazy technology that doesn’t seem realistic to our modern eyes. We suppose in some ways Volkswagen has offered up the same thing at CES 2016 with the Volkswagen BUDD-e electric concept. Some of the concept model’s technology will almost certainly make it to production models in the near future, while other aspects of what we’re seeing may never make it past automotive shows. Read the rest of this entry >>