2021 Volkswagen ID.4 EPA-Estimated Trim Ranges and Fuel Economies
The range provided by the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 differs from trim to trim. As a result, customers often ask us here at Elgin Volkswagen: how much range does each trim of the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 provide?Read the rest of this entry »
Unique Feature of the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4: Sit to Start
The 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 is playing a role in ushering in an exciting new era of technology: that of the electric automobile. In addition to an excellent electric powerplant, Volkswagen has loaded this SUV with unique, cutting edge technological features, some of which were not possible with gasoline-powered vehicles.
One of these new innovations is the Sit to Start function. We at Elgin Volkswagen are really excited about it, as are a lot of drivers. Check out the Volkswagen ID.4 sit-to-start function, along with some other nifty new gizmos, in the video below!Read the rest of this entry »
You may have found yourself in the Elgin area with a Volkswagen lease that’s winding to a close. One nice thing about leasing is you can typically turn in your leased vehicle at any participating dealership for the brand you leased from. However, you still have to find such a certified dealership in the area.
We at Elgin Volkswagen can grant some insight into that oft-asked query: where can I turn in my Volkswagen lease in Elgin, IL?Read the rest of this entry »
Get Your Car’s Oil Changed at Elgin Volkswagen
Drivers in the Elgin, IL area know how harsh the winter weather can be on our vehicles. As we head into the spring and summer months, it is a good idea to do some maintenance on our vehicles. This includes the standard oil change. To ensure your Volkswagen keeps running well, stop by Elgin Volkswagen for your next oil change. Our dealership is offering a special oil change service now through the end of June. To learn more about this special and why you should choose Elgin Volkswagen for your vehicle needs, keep reading.Read the rest of this entry »
Elgin Volkswagen Offers Deals on Cars for Recent College Grads
College can be an expensive experience. This is why Elgin Volkswagen is offering a discount to recent college graduates. Navigating the real world can be hard enough, so let us help you tackle the next stage of your life. To learn more about this discount and why you should choose to car shop at Elgin Volkswagen, keep reading.Read the rest of this entry »
Elgin Volkswagen Offers Military Discounts on New Vehicles
Are you interested in buying or leasing a new Volkswagen in the Elgin, IL area? Are you a member of one of the five branches of the military? If so, Elgin Volkswagen has a discount available for you! To show our gratitude, Elgin Volkswagen is offering a bonus on select new Volkswagen vehicles. To learn more about this discount and why you should choose Elgin Volkswagen, keep reading.Read the rest of this entry »
Volkswagen EV Battery Recycling Plant and Breakdown Process Video
Last month, we at Elgin Volkswagen wrote about how our favorite automaker is using a really cool newly developed method for disposing of EV batteries. Not only are we excited by this innovative procedure, but we’re delighted at the way in which it addresses the growing concern of how to handle EV batteries at the end of their lives, as well as how to reliably obtain the precious minerals needed to build them.
To follow up, we wanted to share this intriguing video of both the new EV recycling plant that Volkswagen has built, as well as footage of the battery itself being ground down and recycled. It’s one thing to read about it; it’s another to see this process in action. Enjoy!Read the rest of this entry »
Anticipated Future for Autonomous Cars
We here at Elgin Volkswagen are big fans of the idea of “saving time” for ourselves by letting our car drive us to our destination. Having a vehicle drive on its own would be a great opportunity to read, nap, surf the internet, play video games, meditate, or just plain chill.
We’ve been hearing about self-driving cars being worked on for a few years now, and original optimistic predictions said they’d be here by 2020. Well, 2020 has come and gone, and we still have to put our feet, hands and brains to work piloting our vehicles to the dealership each morning. When will self-driving cars actually be available?Read the rest of this entry »
Predicted Electric Vehicle Charging Speeds
Technology is continually accelerating, seemingly at a faster and faster pace (we swear we’ve heard about some law about the exponentially increasing rate of progress). That certainly seems to be the case with electric vehicle tech, which was quite rare on American streets just five years ago but now seems poised to experience a surge in popularity.
As EV technology improves, one element that has held some individuals back form making the switch to such models is the comparatively slow rate of fueling compared to that of a combustion-powered vehicle. We here at Elgin Volkswagen thus decided to look into: will EV charge speeds increase in the future?Read the rest of this entry »
Many individuals living in the Elgin, IL region enjoy when they get the chance to get a new vehicle with no money down. Being able to literally drive off without a cent due at signing is a pretty cool experience. Where can one currently find such offers on new vehicles in the Elgin area?Read the rest of this entry »