Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category
Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ in the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon
Are you thinking about purchasing a new 2019 Volkswagen Arteon? If so, then you should check out our excellent inventory of 2019 Arteon models here at Dirito Brothers Volkswagen in Walnut Creek, CA today! Are you curious to learn more about the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon before making your purchase decision? If so, then you have come to the right place! The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon is one of a number of VW vehicles that features both Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ connectivity. Let’s explore how both of these features work inside the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon together! (more…)
Connecting and Using Android Auto™ in Your Volkswagen Vehicle
Are you interested in learning how to connect and utilize Android Auto™ in your Volkswagen vehicle? If so, then you should contact the staff at Dirito Brother’s Volkswagen for more information today! Check out the videos below for more information on how Android Auto™ works inside your Volkswagen vehicle! (more…)
Using Your Volkswagen Adaptive Cruise Control
Volkswagen Apple CarPlay Features
Are you wondering what features you have access to with Apple CarPlay™ in your Volkswagen vehicle? If so, then you have come to the right place as our staff at Dirito Brothers Volkswagen is well-versed in the features available with Apple CarPlay™. Many of the vehicles in our inventory have Apple CarPlay™ available. Let’s explore some of the key features of Apple CarPlay™ together! (more…)
Volkswagen Car-Net Features and Functions
Are you interested in learning more about the features and functions that are available with Volkswagen Car-Net? If so, then you have come to the right place. Volkswagen Car-Net offers a variety of excellent features and functions that customers are sure to love utilizing in their new Volkswagen vehicle. Customers in Walnut Creek can learn more about Volkswagen Car-Net at Dirito Brothers Volkswagen today! (more…)
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.