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Six Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Your Car Lover

February 13th, 2024 by

Don’t look now, but tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. Have you waited until the last minute to pick something out for your special someone? Sure, you could serenade them with flowers and chocolates for the umpteenth year in a row. But if your sweetheart is a car lover, this could be your chance you’ve been waiting…

Five Early Warning Signs You Need New Brakes

January 25th, 2024 by

The new year is here, meaning that unfortunately, your car is officially one model year older. By proxy, your brakes have also experienced another year of wear and tear. Luckily, by remaining attentive to subtle signals from your brakes, you can avoid potentially expensive repair estimates this year. Furthermore, being able to identify and quickly…

Happy 75th Anniversary, Volkswagen!

January 17th, 2024 by

75 years ago today, two Volkswagen Type 1 vehicles landed on the shores of New York. 15 years before a small band from Liverpool would touch down in the Big Apple for the first time, Beetles had arrived in America.  Volkswagen gambled on Americans embracing their diminutive Love Bug, as production of the car had…

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Exploring the Volkswagen’s Pop Culture Odyssey

January 3rd, 2024 by

Taking strange detours over the course of a road trip is nothing new. That’s why every long, winding road has billboards advertising everything from discount diners to caves of wonder.  But Volkswagen’s gradual immersion into the world of pop culture has been nothing short of an odyssey. From cameos on Beatles album covers to supporting roles…

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New Year’s Resolutions for Car Owners to Consider

December 13th, 2023 by

It’s that time of year again when the calendar is about to change, signaling the need for New Year’s resolutions. We all know the drill – make a list of intentions only to break them almost immediately. But what if, in 2024, you made a resolution to actually stick to them? The beauty of New…

The Most Memorable Christmas Movie Cars

November 30th, 2023 by

‘Tis the season once again, a time for bustling shopping adventures and stress-inducing family get-togethers. Fortunately, it’s also the season to unwind by the fireplace, grab a plate of leftovers, and doze off to the Hallmark Channel’s annual marathon of classic (and not-so-classic) holiday films. No holiday season would be complete without these movies, and…

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Volkswagen’s EV Initiative is a Heavenly Endeavor

November 20th, 2023 by

As Volkswagen continues its mission of supplying sustainable mobility, a powerful – if somewhat unexpected – new partner in the crusade against carbon emissions has emerged: the Pope.  That’s right – the Popemobile is going electric.  In recent years, the Vatican City State has committed itself to the implementation of sustainable solutions that help reduce mankind’s…

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5 Facts About the Volkswagen Beetle You Might Not Have Known

October 30th, 2023 by

Even for such an undersized vehicle, no one could have predicted the VW Beetle would become such an underdog story. Built for 65 years between 1938 and 2003, the original Beetle set the mark for the longest produced vehicle in auto history. That record still stands in 2023, as we mark the 20th anniversary of…

5 Auto Myths that Movies Continue to Perpetuate

October 11th, 2023 by

  Throughout the history of cinema, films and automobiles have shared an interconnected relationship. Take the New Hollywood era of the 1960s, which popularized the car chase genre. Icons such as Sean Connery in Goldfinger and Steve McQueen in Bullit could be seen racing through city streets without abandon, setting an inaccurate precedent for most…

How to Jump Start a Car: Volkswagen of Macon’s Step-by-Step Guide to Reviving Your Dead Battery

August 31st, 2023 by
Car Battery Being Jump Started Overhead View Top Down

Have you ever experienced a dead car battery? Don’t stress, you’re not alone! It’s a common issue that most drivers run into at least once in their lives. But here’s the good news; jumpstarting your car is a straightforward process that can save you the hassle of calling a tow truck or mechanic. In this…

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