Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category
Which 2018 VW vehicles have adaptive cruise control?
We have to admit it. Nothing quite annoys us here at Dirito Brothers Volkswagen like being stuck behind a slow driver on a one-lane highway. It’s not about being impatient, but about how unpredictable speed can be if that driver isn’t using cruise control. Especially if there’s unexpected and repeated braking. Not only can it be irritating, but it’s a bit anxiety-inducing if you have to keep a constant eye on those brake lights in front of you. This is where the adaptive cruise control system comes in. Which 2018 VW vehicles have it? (more…)
Is it just us, or are horror movies just harder and harder to believe? No, we don’t mean because monsters don’t exist and the supernatural has to be seen to believe. We mean that the spooky car breakdown that leaves you stranded in the most inopportune place just isn’t as likely. Not with Volkswagen Car-Net. VW just released a series of videos that show the benefits and highlights of the service to help you see what we mean. With Vehicle Health Reports, for example, you’d have to almost want your car to get you stranded. (more…)
What is a Volkswagen DSG Transmission?
Nothing ever stays simple for long. In the automotive world, engineers are constantly thinking of ways to make vehicles more powerful, smoother and more efficient. For this reason, the question of transmission options is no longer as simple as manual vs automatic. The CVT, or continuously variable transmission, is one route automakers go when it comes to efficiency, but Volkswagen is prone to selecting the DSG as an upgrade. So how is it different than a regular automatic transmission? (more…)
Volkswagen Car-Net Security & Service New Features
Have you ever lost your car keys and wished there was a way to locate them with your phone? There’s virtually nothing we don’t wish we could monitor, track and record these days with our smartphones, so why should our overall car health not be one of them? This is where Volkswagen Car-Net has come into play for many VW owners. The phone app and connected service have allowed owners to have access to remote functions, parked location, fuel levels, tire pressure and other diagnostics. Now the services found within the available subscription Security & Service package have been updated with new features. Here’s what you need to know. (more…)
Ah, Volkswagen Car-Net. What can’t we do with you? You are always there to lend a helping hand whether we need access to our music, navigation, maintenance intervals, and more. As a part of Volkswagen’s Car-Net® connectivity system, Guide and Inform is all about getting you where you need to go in the safest and most efficient way possible. Take a look below as we explore this helpful feature found available on most 2018 Volkswagen models.
Last month, we gave you a quick look at the all-new Volkswagen electric crossover SUV concept called the I.D. CROZZ, a vehicle that is the first of its kind in terms of mobility and autonomous driving. This futuristic-looking crossover’s design includes interactive lighting, voice or gesture control, and a lounge-like interior space. Add in I.D. Pilot Mode that self-drives the car for you and you’ve got one cool crossover that lets nothing stand in its way.
What is the Volkswagen I.D. CROZZ?
Always a forward-thinker in the technology department, Volkswagen has unveiled the plans for yet another addition to their lineup of all-electric vehicles in the form of the new Volkswagen I.D. CROZZ concept. The first Volkswagen crossover SUV of its kind, the I.D. CROZZ will be a key pillar of the new I.D. family that is being built upon Volkswagen’s new Modular Electric Drive Matrix. Keep reading to find out more!
Does the Volkswagen Jetta have a sunroof?
Sometimes you just want to let some sunlight in, and that’s perfectly understandable. Driving with a sunroof can certainly be a pleasurable experience, but does the Volkswagen Jetta have a sunroof for 2017? We have all your answers right here. (more…)
2018 Volkswagen Atlas release date
Volkswagen is making an all-new SUV that is set to impress. It’s called the Atlas, and this model will mark a major turning point for VW SUV design. Here you can learn when the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas release date is along with other information such as the engine options, and where this model slots into the VW SUV lineup. (more…)
What’s new for the 2018 VW Tiguan?
If you are thinking about getting a Tiguan in the near future, then you may be wondering what’s new for the 2018 VW Tiguan. The answer to that question is basically everything. For the 2018 model year, the Tiguan is getting a completely new face-lift and a completely new architecture. Essentially, it’s a whole new vehicle but still with the same iconic VW design and value. (more…)