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VW Digital Cockpit Information Display Features

Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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What Can the Volkswagen Digital Cockpit Information Display Do?

The Volkswagen Digital Cockpit displays information to drivers through a 12.3-inch screen located on the instrument panel. This feature connects the vehicle and driver by allowing the driver to see information while driving that is right within sight. This easy to read and easy to use feature creates an intuitive and interactive experience and it lets the driver personalize it to fit their needs. The VW Digital Cockpit Information Display can do a number of things including display the navigation feature and allow the driver to adjust the available Adaptive Cruise Control feature. Keep reading to find out what other things the Digital Cockpit system can do and what models this feature is available in.  (more…)

Reasons Why You Should Pay Attention to Your Car Battery’s Health

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
How Often Should You Change the Battery In Your Volkswagen

How Often Should You Change the Battery In Your Volkswagen

The battery in your car is extremely important, and without it, you won’t be driving anywhere. Unfortunately, it’s easy to take them for granted and forget about them. That is, until they die on you or cause a problem at the most inconvenient times. So, how often should you be changing the battery in your Volkswagen to make sure you aren’t left stranded without a vehicle? Let’s talk about it.

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Tips for Keeping Your Pets Cool While Traveling in the Car

Monday, August 22nd, 2016
How to Keep Pets Cool in the Car for Traveling in the Summer

How to Keep Pets Cool in the Car for Traveling in the Summer

The summer months can get awfully warm here in the Charleston SC area. Not only does this make things uncomfortable for you, but it can also make things uncomfortable for your pets. If you’re someone who enjoys traveling with their dog in the back seat, you’ll want to know how to keep pets cool in the car for traveling in the summer months.

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Honor Car Care Month By Preparing Your Vehicle for Spring, Summer Vacations With These Service Tips

Monday, April 4th, 2016
Spring and Summer Road Trip Car Care Checklist

Spring and Summer Road Trip Car Care Checklist

April is National Car Care Month, and with what remains of any chilly air making its way out the door, even warmer weather for spring and summer vacations is on the way in. It’s a great time to hit the road to begin a new adventure, but you need to make sure your vehicle is ready for the trip. That’s why we’re here to help with our spring and summer road trip car care checklist, helping you to take the steps necessary to get some of your car’s more critical systems and parts in optimal condition.

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How Much Gas Does Your Car Use to Charge Your Smartphone?

Monday, February 8th, 2016
Does Charging Your Phone In Your Car Waste Gas?

Does Charging Your Phone In Your Car Waste Gas?

Who doesn’t love the technology of a smartphone? It gives you immediate access to all of the contacts, music and information you could want at any time and anywhere. Of course, these devices don’t always have a stellar battery life, meaning that your vehicle often becomes a quick and easy way to charge on the go. But while charging your phone on the highway, you may wonder: does charging your phone in your car waste gas?

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Stay Connected on Your Travels With Intuitive Text Messaging Through Android Auto

Monday, January 18th, 2016
How to Send a Text Message Using Android Auto

How to Send a Text Message Using Android Auto

For those who don’t quite understand how Android Auto works, it’s an in-vehicle infotainment interface that allows drivers to utilize functions and apps on their smartphones through the vehicle’s infotainment display. This includes navigation, music and even text messaging. Of course, staying connected on the road is important to many drivers, so we’re here to show you how to send a text message using Android Auto.

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Traveling in South Carolina for Thanksgiving? Consider These Helpful Driving Tips

Thursday, November 12th, 2015
2015 Thanksgiving Driving Tips South Carolina

2015 Thanksgiving Driving Tips South Carolina

Thanksgiving is always a good time to be reminded of some simple safety tips that can keep your holiday from becoming a tragedy out on the roads. This year, because of the major flooding that has occurred across the state, putting into practice some 2015 Thanksgiving driving tips for South Carolina is as important as ever.

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Find Out What Type of Fuel to Use With Your 2016 Volkswagen

Monday, October 12th, 2015
Does My Volkswagen Really Need Premium Gas

Does My Volkswagen Really Need Premium Gas

The debate over premium fuel vs regular fuel has been going on a long time, and you’re likely to find different opinions out there on the Internet. Those who have recently purchased a new Volkswagen may be left to wonder, does my Volkswagen really need premium gas?

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Use Siri to Easily Access Your Favorite iPhone Features Through Apple CarPlay in New Volkswagen Models

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015
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How to Access Siri Using Apple CarPlay in a Volkswagen

Volkswagen’s 2016 model year introduced Apple CarPlay into the many infotainment features available through the new MIB II infotainment system. There are a lot of things you can do with this smartphpone connectivity system, but one of the first things you will want to learn in order to use CarPlay effectively and safely is how to access Siri using Apple CarPlay in a Volkswagen without having to fumble with your phone.

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Sync Your Smartphone to Android Auto and Enjoy Intuitive Connectivity in Your Volkswagen

Thursday, September 10th, 2015
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How to Connect Your Phone to Android Auto in a Volkswagen

Android Auto is one of the latest vehicle infotainment systems to hit the market, offering intuitive functionality and seamless smartphone app integration. Before you get started enjoying all these features, you’ll want to know how to connect your phone to Android Auto in a Volkswagen using the MIB II infotainment system found in most 2016 model year VW models.

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