Archive for the ‘Volkswagen News’ Category
2022 Volkswagen Golf R Anticipated Release Period
Excitement levels are running high for the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R. It’s no surprise; after taking a brief hiatus after the 2019 model year, the performance- and track-oriented take on the Golf hatchback is now poised to return better than ever. As a result, many eager customers keep asking us over and over again here at Elgin Volkswagen: when will the 2022 Golf R be released?(more…)
New Volkswagen Platform and Technology Announcement
Volkswagen is making waves throughout the automotive world again with whisperings of a new cutting-edge undertaking on the way, simply termed, “Project Trinity.” This name doesn’t give much indication as to what the project actually entails, but it sure sounds exciting. What exactly is “Project Trinity?”(more…)
Volkswagen Group Components Starts Recycling Pilot
Have you ever wondered what happens to old electrical car batteries? Do you wonder if these batteries are being properly disposed of? Well, Volkswagen has been tinkering around with this idea and has created a battery recycling pilot in Salzgitter, Germany. This program has much to offer the world of recycling with the goal of recovering raw materials from used lithium-ion batteries. This blog will cover how these batteries are being recycled and how many batteries are expected to be recycled this year.(more…)
The Volkswagen logo has been around in its basic form for 70 years. However, stylistic changes have been made to the way it’s presented to keep up with the latest trends. When did Volkswagen most recently change its logo?(more…)
Volkswagen is on the cusp of unleashing its own electric revolution onto the masses. Leading the “charge” (pun intended) are two similarly named machines: the Volkswagen ID.3 and Volkswagen ID.4. Besides one notch on the number line, what sets these two models apart?(more…)
Future of the Standard Volkswagen Golf in the United States
Though its not as zippy as the performance-oriented Golf GTI or Golf R, the standard Volkswagen Golf has a storied history and an enduring base of dedicated fans. This model continues to be a terrific value, bringing delectable Volkswagen styling to a highly practical, endearingly fuel-efficient machine.
However, while we’ve been hearing an array of exciting news about the upcoming Mk8 models of the Golf GTI and Golf R, things have been rather silent regarding an eighth-generation Golf. Is Volkswagen discontinuing the standard Golf?(more…)
2022 Volkswagen Taos Vs. 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan
Volkswagen has recently announced a new SUV to be added to its lineup: the Volkswagen Taos. Alongside the Volkswagen Atlas, Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, Volkswagen Tiguan, and new Volkswagen ID.4, that brings the total current number of VW SUV models up to five.
The Volkswagen Taos is classed as a compact SUV, just like the Volkswagen Tiguan. So that brings us to the question: what’s the difference between the VW Taos and the VW Tiguan?(more…)
A Look at the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan Interior and Exterior
The 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan was recently unveiled, and it’s got us pretty darn excited. Though there is a lot that’s still not known, a fair amount of alterations, specifically on the visual and technological front, have been revealed. So, what changes can drivers expect on the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan?(more…)
Inspiration for the Name of the Newest VW SUV
Volkswagen has excited many with their announcement of a new SUV that will slot under the Tiguan in the same manner that the Atlas Cross Sport slots under the Atlas. The Volkswagen Taos, as it’s known, was designed specifically to appeal to the North American region. It makes sense, then, that Volkswagen tried to choose a name that would also resonate with American customers.
So what exactly is, “Taos?” Where did Volkswagen get the idea for this name?(more…)
Volkswagen Warranty Changes 2020
All things must pass; unfortunately, the People First Warranty from Volkswagen is not exempt from this universal truth. The 6-year/72,000 mile bumper-to-bumper warranty was renowned for the three years of its existence as the industry’s best. So why is Volkswagen discontinuing it now? (more…)