The Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce (VACC) has over 5,000 members and accredit over 50,000 automotive repairers, service people, retailers and mechanics in Melbourne and throughout Victoria. At Volks Affair, we encourage clients only to use VACC member service centres. As one of VACC’s members in Melbourne, we know first-hand the benefits of being a part of this industry body.
Volkswagen have announced that they will release the new Golf 7.5 in March next year. This week, the Volks Affair team look at what has changed from the last model and what Australian drivers can expect from the 2018 Volkswagen Golf.
We think of Volkswagen as 100% German cars, but did you know that Australia once made Volkswagens here on our own shores? This week, the Volks Affair team talk you through the forgotten history of the Australian Volkswagen.
In June 2004, Mercedes-Benz launched Mixed Tape, a free compilation of “the latest artists and new talents” handpicked for the Mercedes-Benz driving experience. For eleven years, the Mixed Tapes would be released every eight weeks for free on Soundcloud, iTunes and eventually Spotify. Then, on 11 August 2015, Mercedes-Benz announced that day’s hour of music would be the company’s last. (more…)
Over the past two months, we’ve told you about Audi’s electric model, BMW’s i-series and Volkswagen’s electric camper. To finish off our series on the electric cars of the very near future, this week we’re talking about Mercedes-Benz’s EQ C.
According to VicRoads, there have been over 158,000 road accidents in Victoria so far this year. Weather conditions, particularly rain and fog, can increase the chance of having an accident. Drivers should always be aware of changed weather conditions and how to accommodate them. So, we propose our Top 7 tips for driving in the rain.
So far, we have told you about Audi’s electric e-Tron and BMW’s future fleet of fossil-fuel-free vehicles. Today, we are talking about Volkswagen’s newest eco-friendly automobile, the ID Buzz. It’s Volkswagen’s classic camper with 0-emissions and an electric twist. The Volkswagen ID Buzz concept vehicle is possibly the most futuristic car yet!
This year, Audi announced their intentions to release a second electric vehicle. Following the e-tron Quattro, scheduled to roll out 2018, the e-tron Sportback will go into production in 2019. (more…)
From early 2018, Mercedes-Benz’s first ute will be available in Australia and New Zealand. The X-class is a twin-cab ( four-door), midsize ute that promises the ruggedness typical of the model with the prestige of the brand. This week, Volks Affair talk you through the new Mercedes-Benz model, the X-class ute.
Up to 2.1m Australian cars may be fitted with faulty airbags, including some BMW models, Reuters report. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) warn that these faulty airbags may cause serious injury or worse. This week, we talk you through the Takata airbag product recall.