What are the best walk routes in downtown Elgin?

By Product Expert | Posted in Community on Tuesday, June 30th, 2020 at 12:50 PM
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Where to Enjoy a Walk in Elgin, IL

Getting out for a walk, even if it’s just in the city, can be a surprisingly refreshing experience. Luckily for us, Elgin is a city that’s acclaimed for it’s walkability. It also enjoys plenty of attractions to check out to ensure that the walking experience is enjoyable throughout.

The Downtown Elgin Association has collaborated to compile some ideal walk routes through the city, along which you can not only enjoy yourselves but learn something as well. Just remember to be responsible; COVID is still out and about, so don’t gather in large groups, and maintain social distance. Also note that playgrounds are closed, but parks are open.

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What is the Budack cycle?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, Fuel Efficiency, Technology, Volkswagen Innovation on Thursday, June 25th, 2020 at 5:07 PM
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Budack Engine Cycle Explanation and Definition

Volkswagen is continually innovating, whether with design, technology, or mechanics. One impressive innovation they’ve created is a new type of engine cycle that bestows unique benefits on their vehicles. This is referred to at the Budack cycle. What is it?

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Where are the best places to have a picnic in Elgin, IL?

By Product Expert | Posted in Community, Just for Fun on Sunday, June 21st, 2020 at 4:57 PM
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Elgin Area Top Picnic Spots

Having a nice picnic in the park is, for many, a near-essential summer activity. Luckily, the Elgin area is flush with great places to do so. From neighborhood parks to forest preserves, we’ve got it all. Whether you want to make the picnic part of a day trip with hiking included, or just walk down the block with the kids, the options are available for you in this Cook county region.

So scroll on down to reach into the grab bag of parks we’ve compiled below. Click whichever one happens to draw your finger, or go through them to make a methodical choice. Either way, you’ll be able to get out into nature, refresh the body, mind and soul. Chakras will be aligned, and third eyes will be cleansed; whatever vibes with you.

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Does the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan have a CD player?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, Parts & Accessories, Technology, VW Tiguan on Wednesday, June 17th, 2020 at 4:46 PM
Glistening 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan in a city.

2020 Tiguan CD Player Feature Availability

It seems like it wasn’t all that long ago that having a CD player in your car, as opposed to a tape player, was a modern hallmark. This exciting feature opened up new avenues of audio fidelity and playing convenience; no more did a cassette tape have to flipped over or fast-forwarded through manually. With the CD player available, many of us proceeded to amass large collections of CDs from our favorite artists.

But as always, the world changed. Streaming services just kept increasing in popularity, continually lowering the need for CDs. And the demand for modern cars switched to technology that can play those streams rather than CDs.

Because of this, CD players are disappearing from the latest vehicular models at a lofty rate. Is Volkswagen hanging on to the compact disc? Does the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan have a CD player?

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How many crashes occur due to police chases in Chicago?

By Product Expert | Posted in Uncategorized on Saturday, June 13th, 2020 at 4:14 PM
A police car waits and watches by the side of a highway

Police Chase Injuries and Incidents in Chicago, IL

Police chases are an intriguing aspect of the automotive era. They often capture our fascination, whether in a movie, TV show, or the news. It can be fascinating to see the vehicles and streets used for daily activities transformed into a venue for eluding capture.

However, police chases have grown in controversy over the years, as a closer look at the process reveals negative elements often outweighing the positive. The main downside is the danger chases put on both the general public and police themselves during the chase. How many crashes occur due to police chases in Chicago?

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What is ULEV?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, Fuel Efficiency, Technology on Tuesday, June 9th, 2020 at 4:01 PM
The word ULEV is scrawled above iconography that brings associations of the ways in which cars impact the environment via emissions

Meaning and Value of ULEV Acronym

If you’ve been shopping for or just checking out new vehicles, you may have come across the abbreviation “ULEV.” Volkswagen models, in particular, sometimes have this abbreviation thrown on the end of their model name. What is ULEV? What does it stand for?

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What movies were filmed in Elgin, IL?

By Product Expert | Posted in Community, Just for Fun on Sunday, May 31st, 2020 at 2:48 PM
Close-up on two big wheels of film tape

Cinema Filmed in Elgin: Trailer Compilation

It’s a special thrill to see somewhere you recognize onscreen. While Elgin doesn’t appear in as many films as, say, Chicago, it’s still made appearances through its fair share of popular cinema.

Sorting through the vast sea of existent films to find glimpses of Elgin can be an exhausting undertaking, however. That’s why we’ve taken it upon ourselves to compile six popular films below that feature Elgin as a filming location. Enjoy the trailers, see if you recognize anything (or anyone), and search the movie out on streaming services if it really captures your liking!

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What does the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan look like?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, VW Tiguan on Wednesday, May 27th, 2020 at 11:30 AM
Glistening 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan in a city.

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan Exterior Image Gallery

The 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan is a remarkable machine in many ways, not the least of which is its vibrant appearance. VW has poured loving attention into every detail, and it shows. Sleek, strong lines accentuate capable innovations like the hands-free easy open/easy close lift gate, LED headlights with Adaptive Front-lighting System (AFS), and LED taillights.

But words can only go so far, and, as they say, a picture is worth a thousand of them. Rather than pouring 8,000 more words into this blog post, we decided to throw in eight lovely pictures that convey the essence of the exterior appearance of the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan. Enjoy.

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Where can I check for and remedy recalls on my vehicle in Elgin, IL?

By Product Expert | Posted in Community, Dealership Information, Elgin Volkswagen, Service on Sunday, May 24th, 2020 at 6:20 PM
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Vehicle Recall Remedying Service in Elgin

Nobody’s perfect, and that includes automakers. Models frequently have recalls issued for defective parts. Sometimes the problems are small, but sometimes they’re large and even life-threatening.

If there’s been a recall on your vehicle, it’s important to get it addressed as soon as possible. This can be done at a service center that addresses recalls. Where can one get a recall addressed in the Elgin area?

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Does the 2020 Volkswagen Arteon offer a manual transmission?

By Product Expert | Posted in VW Arteon on Friday, May 22nd, 2020 at 6:08 PM
White 2020 Volkswagen Arteon cruises up a city street.

2020 Arteon Transmission Options

The 2020 Volkswagen Arteon is a sporty, exciting, near-luxury level model that’s getting a lot of love by driving enthusiasts. But another thing that driving enthusiasts often tend to be into is manual gear shifting. Can you get the 2020 Volkswagen Arteon with a manual transmission?

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