Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

How long does it take to charge an electric car?

Thursday, September 10th, 2020
2021 ID.4 front exterior view

Volkswagen Answers Common EV Questions

Many people are apprehensive about buying an electric vehicle. That’s mainly because there are a lot of questions that don’t have obvious answers.

Today, we’ll show you the Volkswagen answers to two of those questions: “How long does it take to charge an electric car,” and “What happens if I don’t have private parking?”


What does it mean if a Volkswagen has a TSI?

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
2020 Arteon parked on side street

The Volkswagen TSI Engine, Explained

The auto industry sure does love its jargon and acronyms, and Volkswagen is no exception. Take, for instance, 4MOTION, the Volkswagen all-wheel drive system. Or the DSG, a 7-speed speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Perhaps the most prominent of all is the TDI, the ubiquitous Volkswagen turbocharged direct-injected diesel engine. But what about the other T-acronym engine, the TSI?

What does it mean if a Volkswagen has a TSI?


How to use Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in my VW?

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
2020 Tiguan infotainment showcase with Spotify running

Setting Up Apple CarPlay and Android Auto: Video Guides

If you have a smartphone and you have a car, it’s natural to want to be able to use them together. With Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, it’s possible to use all of your favorite apps in your Volkswagen without having to fiddle around with your smartphone while driving.

Many 2020 Volkswagen models are Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatible, but if you can’t get them set-up properly, they’re kind of useless. Let us help.

Here’s how to use Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in your VW.


Will Volkswagen start making electric cars in US?

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
ID.CROZZ public reveal

Volkswagen Expands American Facility for Electric Vehicle Production

On Nov. 4, Volkswagen announced that it would be starting production on the all-electric ID.3. The catch was that the production was only for Europe. This left many wondering if the ID.3 was going to be another European exclusive vehicle. And if it would make its way over to the States. We’ve seen this with other European exclusive vehicles. However, this doesn’t appear to be the case.

It seems that US production of electric Volkswagen vehicles is imminent. Volkswagen will start making electric cars in the US. (more…)

Does Volkswagen make an electric car?

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
2020 VW ID.3 being assembled by robotic arms

Volkswagen Starts Market Production of Electric Vehicle

Many consumers were saddened by the discontinuation of the Volkswagen e-Golf after 2019. While Volkswagen has ULEVs like the Jetta, environmentally-conscious buyers may still be frustrated and left wondering.

Will Volkswagen make an e-Golf replacement? Does Volkswagen make an electric car? (more…)

Which Volkswagen vehicles have turbocharged engines?

Monday, September 16th, 2019
Blue 2019 Volkswagen Jetta cruises down a track with the help of its turbocharged engine.

Volkswagen Models with Turbo

Besides having a really cool name, a turbocharged engine is a great way to get extra power in an engine while simultaneously increasing efficiency. Volkswagen has long been known for putting excellent turbocharged technology in their vehicles. Which Volkswagen vehicles come with a turbocharged engine? (more…)

Which Jetta has turbo?

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
White 2019 Volkswagen Jetta parked outside a brick building.

Turbocharged Engine on the Volkswagen Jetta

Anyone who’s played a racing video game knows that having turbo on a car can’t be a bad thing. While a turbocharged engine may not result in blue flames spitting from your tailpipe with a blur inducing speed-boost ala Mario Kart, it still helps pump up performance numbers while maintaining, and even improving, fuel-economy.

The word turbocharged is batted around commonly alongside Volkswagen these days. You might be wondering: which Volkswagen Jetta has a turbocharged engine? (more…)

Which 2019 Volkswagen models have all-wheel drive?

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
A disconnected Volkswagen drivetrain, presumably 4MOTION All-Wheel Drive equipped.

2019 Volkswagen Vehicles Equipped with VW 4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive

Many drivers find all-wheel drive a delightfully useful, and at times necessary, feature to have. If you’re traversing rough terrain, heading off the grid, or just want a little extra traction on the ground to keep you steady, all-wheel drive has you covered.

When you buy a Volkswagen vehicle, it goes without saying that you’re getting an excellent machine. But if all-wheel drive is a priority, there are certain models you should look at. Which Volkswagen vehicles are AWD? (more…)

Does the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas have Apple CarPlay?

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
Silver 2019 Volkswagen Atlas smoothly taking a highway curve with a lake in the background.

Connectivity Features on the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas

With a bounty of features, modern technology, premium engineering, and three delightful rows of seating, it’s hard to deny that the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas is an excellent midsize SUV. The exterior is strong and impressive, while the interior is comfortable and engaging, and the performance is capable and satisfying.

Here at Hall Volkswagen, customers often ask us about Apple CarPlay. It’s becoming more important to drivers with each passing year that their new vehicle be able to seamlessly integrate with our ever-more-present smart devices. Does the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas have Apple CarPlay?


How to use Adaptive Cruise Control in your Volkswagen

Friday, December 7th, 2018
2019 VW Arteon driving on an open road

We’ve all been in a frustrating situation on the road before where the driver in front of us drives inconsistently. One moment they’re going five miles an hour over the speed limit, and the next they slow down to five miles an hour below. That’s just how it goes sometimes. What if there was a way to set your cruise control without having to worry about the speed of other drivers? Now you can. Find out how to use Adaptive Cruise Control in your Volkswagen here on our blog! (more…)