A Brief History of Škoda

A Brief History of Škoda

Volks Affair are Melbourne’s independent service and repair centre for prestige German cars. We specialise in the Volkswagen Group fleet: Mercedes-Benz, Audi, BMW and, of course, Volkswagen. But did you know that there was another car brand operating under the Volkswagen Group’s umbrella? One that isn’t a German car at all?

This week, the team discuss the history of Škoda Auto, Volkswagen Group’s Czech car brand. (more…)

Why Should I Choose an Accredited VACC Workshop?

Why Should I Choose an Accredited VACC Workshop?

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.

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2018 Volkswagen Golf 7.5

2018 Volkswagen Golf 7.5

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.

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Mercedes-Benz Mixed Tapes

Mercedes-Benz Mixed Tapes

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…)

Driving in the Rain

Driving in the Rain

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.

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