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Volkswagen Sign Assist Driver Assistance Technology
What new piece of car technology do you find fascinating? Maybe you like the convenience of Keyless Access and Remote Start Ignition. There’s also the helpful Smart Cruise Control that uses sensors to prevent collisions with autonomous braking. Well, luckily, there’s another great piece of vehicle tech to obsess over. From Volkswagen’s catalog of fun and affordable vehicles comes Sign Assist! So, what is Sign Assist?
How to Fix the EPC Light on a Volkswagen Vehicle
On your dashboard, you can find a bunch of warning lights that will light up to alert you about certain parts of your vehicle’s functions. These could be as simple as not putting on your seatbelt, or as serious as a problem with your brakes. But how do you know? Do you recognize what every warning light really means? Even if you recognize the symbol, do you know what to do about it? On Volkswagen vehicles you’ll find the EPC warning light. When the EPC icon lights up on your dashboard, what should you do?
Today’s cars are so jam-packed with technology that sometimes it seems like they can almost drive themselves. Modern safety features offer a much safer ride than cars from even ten short years ago. However, one of the biggest things that separates more basic models from higher-end models is additional safety features—but are they worth the extra money? (more…)
Four Ways You Can Make Sure Your Child is Safe in a Car Seat
Today’s improved safety features offer safer rides for all passengers. If you’re driving with precious cargo—especially if that cargo is pretty new to the world—it’s important to make sure that all of the boxes are checked. Take a look here to find out a little more about how to secure that car seat. (more…)
The midsize sedan segment is incredibly competitive, with all the latest advances in convenience and high-tech features making it easier and easier to enjoy your daily drive. The 2017 Volkswagen Passat has been a popular option for drivers looking to get the most out of their vehicle, as it combines a comfortable, spacious interior with a functional, modern design. Check out the engine specs and available safety features for the 2017 Volkswagen Passat. (more…)
2017 Volkswagen Jetta Safety Features
As much as we love fun multi-media technology, sometimes it’s important to power down the touchscreen display, bust out the owners manual, and get familiar with the life-saving safety features that the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta offers its drivers.
We’ve all gotten a little bit grumpy with other drivers while we are behind the wheel. It happens to the best of us. But road rage can become a serious issue when you start spending more of your trip angry with other drivers than indifferent to them. In fact, AAA reported that aggressive driving is a factor in 54 percent of fatal crashes. So what are some ways to calm down when you start feeling the road rage kick in? (more…)
The VW Golf family will welcome another member when the 2017 Golf Alltrack goes on sale later this year. The Alltrack model will come only with Volkswagen’s 4MOTION all-wheel drive, which means every trim will have some serious off-roading capabilities. The Alltrack is shaping up to be an appealing alternative for those family-vehicle shoppers who want to ditch the crossover craze but still want a little insurance when they head off the pavement. (more…)
You’ve probably been hearing a lot about the advanced safety and convenience features on new vehicles these days. Are we getting closer to a fully-automated “self-driving” car? Maybe. For now, we have Volkswagen Driver Assistance Features, which use combinations of radar, sensors and cameras to help you drive better and safer. Preventing costly and dangerous accidents is a priority for everyone – learn more about what the available Driver Assistance Features on the 2016 Passat are in our guide. (more…)